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Harrods Annual Bear 2018 – the perfect gift for a newborn baby

If you’re anything like us at the moment, it seems like everyone is pregnant and having babies…I think being a thirty-something, I’m just at that age! And sometimes it can be tricky to know what to buy a newborn baby that’s a little bit different or a little bit special. Clothes can be great, but you don’t know what the parents have already bought or how big the baby will be (or the sex in some instances!) and toys have to be age appropriate. Well since marrying the hubby, I’ve been introduced to a little family tradition of theirs…the Harrods Annual Bear…

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Grand Pacific High Tea – Something a bit different

Any of you that follow me will know I enjoy a good afternoon tea and I’ve sampled a fair few in Manchester and the North-West in my time (it’s a tough job, but someone’s gotta do it!). So when I was invited to review the Grand Pacific High Tea, I jumped at the chance as I knew it wouldn’t be your bog-standard cucumber sandwich and scone with cream and jam. I wasn’t wrong…Continue reading

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These Boots Are Made for Walking

Being pregnant means you don’t fit into your usual clothes, fact. Despite some more exciting and appealing ranges of maternity fashion out there these days, you can still be left feeling frumpy and bored with your daily clothing selection. It’s also a pain to spend lots of money on a new wardrobe which has a very limited lifespan. So this pregnancy, I’ve invested in a few key pieces, I’ve worn things from my first pregnancy and I’ve tried to make non-maternity fashion work for me where I can.

Don’t get me wrong, if money were no issue I’d happily buy everything going in maternity-version, but I have to be realistic. So my winter “looks” (if you can call them that – I’m no fashionista), have consisted of a hybrid of maternity and non-maternity pieces…

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