MAD Blog Awards – A Thank You

Last night I had the most unexpected tweet. It was from the MAD Blog Awards to say that I have been nominated as Best Pregnancy Blog! I can’t begin to tell you how surprised and chuffed I am about this. The reason that I’m so surprised is because I simply…

Preparing for baby – transforming the study

I’ve mentioned recently that we’ve got the decorators in this week, repainting our hallway and landing as it’s the only part of the house when we didn’t move in a couple of years ago. We’ve got three floors so it’s a big, awkward job that as complete amateurs we wouldn’t…

Pregnancy Diary Week 29

This week of the pregnancy has mostly been about sorting. All the sorting! And a bit of preparing for labour too. Some wise women who have already had babies suggested to me that I might like to purchase some enormous pants and dark-coloured towels for when I go into hospital.…

Naming your unborn child (when you’re a teacher)

Hubby and I are having particular difficulty coming up with a name for our little girl. This seems to be primarily because we are both teachers! Don’t get me wrong, we love working with children and appreciate their many positive qualities but, like adults, children are human and as such…

Gluten Free Chocolate Easter Nests

I’ve made some super cheap, super easy Easter nests ahead of Easter weekend this weekend, so I thought I’d share them with you! They’re gluten free too, which if you’re gluten free you’ll know that it’s rare to find something that’s both gluten free and cheap! Ingredients: 100g bar of…

Pregnancy Diary Week 28

This has been a relatively busy week for appointments for the baby. On Monday I saw the midwife. From this appointment I learned that I don’t look pregnant from behind, have a very low pubic bone and my bump is measuring almost bang on average for 28 weeks. The midwife…

Secret Saviours Anti Stretch Mark Pack – 6 Week Update

I’ve been using Secret Saviours Anti Stretch Mark Pack for six weeks now, so I thought I’d do a little update to let you know how I’ve been getting on. As you may have read here, my first impressions of the pack were really good; the product smells lovely and…