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  • Things we’re liking lately…

    Here’s  a little round-up of a couple of things we’ve been doing and trying recently:

    A night away at Hawkwood House, Oxford

    Last week we had a night away in Oxford, staying at the Hawkwood House Hotel which is just outside the city in super-pretty Iffley Village.…

    How to make really easy breakfast muffins (with children)

    Cooking with children…making mini breakfast muffins on camera…all the ingredients for fun or a recipe for disaster?! Both came to mind when Schwartz asked us…

    Five easy ways to update your wardrobe for spring

    Stuck in a post-pregnancy style rut? It’s so easily done, isn’t it? Especially due to the day-to-day constraints of baby and toddler parenting (where anything too…

    Things no-one tells you about being a grown-up

    No-one ever really *feels* like a grown-up: When I was younger my friends and I often used to quiz our parents about when they felt…

    If toddlers did London Fashion Week…

    It’s London Fashion Week this week. Which shows are you off to? What did you think of the amazing conceptual use of texture and shade…

    Five quick beauty pick-me-ups

    What are your favourite quick beauty pick-me-ups? It’s fair to say the pre-baby beauty routine takes a back seat when you have children. Both spare…