Why I quit the day job

First of all let me be honest…  There was no grand ‘I quit’ moment.  There was no walk out.  Rather more of a ‘me sobbing quietly into my boss’s very understanding arms’ moment and accepting that it was time for things to change. I started working with Fi at Bluebellgray just one month after launching the blog in 2011, wow… …
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Some thoughts on warmth

Weekends are spent here, by this fire, filled with warmth and laughter (and sometimes toasted marshmallows).  This room was what sold the house to us…  The previous owners showed us around and filled our heads with this vignette of cosy family life and whilst we’ve changed the superficialities of the space, the bones remain the same and this roaring fire the centre.  We…
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The five bra styles I truly need in my life

You might know that over the past eighteen months my lingerie drawer has been through some kind of overhaul.  There have been pregnant shapes and newborn baby shapes (also known as ouch) and now it seems my body is finally beginning to settle…  I have partnered with Figleaves to restock the lingerie drawer one more time and, by now, I consider…
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Five things I do every morning

I don’t know about you but I am always really interested to know what other people’s mornings look like.  So if you don’t mind I’m just gonna go ahead and share five things about mine…  they might surprise you and then again they might not.  I went ahead and skipped a couple of super obvious ones like waking up and brushing…
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Five things I learned from partnering with TK Maxx

With 2018 in full swing now I have been taking a look at my blog from a business point of view, reviewing partnerships and successes of the past year and looking forward to the coming year and my direction.  There were some big changes for me last year, hey mama, and whilst I made a very conscious decision not to turn…
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