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let's play, motherhood

Summer must-have for toddlers: Paddlers

I wasn’t sure about the name of these specific little summer shoes or if any of you would know what I’m talking about so I’ll get straight to the point. If you have a toddler that loves running and you want to protect their little feet from hot surfaces then you need paddlers!


Learning to love my mummy tummy

Georgie lay down beside me and rubbed my belly. My mummy tummy. That flabby bit of fat I hate with all my might. The one that prevents me from wearing tight tops and the one I look at every night and sigh. Then he said: I love you mummy. And your belly. 

on our island

Two months

James is two months old today! Wow right?

Our lives have definitely changed since he arrived on the scene but we tried to keep our summer holiday just the way it has always been. For Georgie. Which means Agia Napa, hotel living, beach, fun parks, ice creams, walks, late nights and breakfast buffets. So far all those boxes have been ticked. With a newborn in tow.

let's play

The most awesome water balloons

A couple of months ago I saw a video featuring these awesome water balloons that fill up and tie themselves. It was one of those things that I wish I could get my hands on but knew I probably couldn’t. Then last week while I was walking through Jumbo I saw them and went berserk!

home and design

Home style inspiration: Patio Oasis

This summer, we’ve been spending most of our time at home, entertaining friends and family and of course a newborn. While we’re lucky to have a home with a garden and a patio, said patio needs some serious summer lovin’.

I’ve found ways to spruce it up, on a budget and with little maintenance. I love the idea of plenty of colourful throws and cushions, various lanterns, fairy lights and potted plants, rugs and wall decor pieces too. Here’s what inspired me: