Style hack – dressing the bump in non-maternity

Whilst I fully believe there are certain pieces worth investing in for these special few months (lingerie drawer and jeans, I am looking at you), I really try to avoid spending my pennies on items that are only going to work for pregnancy.  Instead, there are a few tricks and tips worth bearing in mind when shopping if you are…
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In which I empathise with the lawn

Enough of these grey days already. Right now my front lawn is a big ol’ field of brown mud.  The husband was not happy to mend the patchy lawn but preferred to rip it all up, essentially plough it, and sew a whole new lawn.  Most of the family (ok, everyone in the family) disagreed with him but in the…
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Same same but different

Same same but different.  Another super affordable broderie anglaise dress, another headband, another basket bag and another wall of flowers.  These are the things that make me happy…   OUTFIT DETAILS dress – Nextboots – Pavementheadband – Asosaviators – Ray-Bannecklaces – Astley Clarke & Essentiabasket bag – Nexttotem cuff – Edge of Ember  
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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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The date night dream dress

This is the dress.  I mean it’s not ‘The dress’, it’s not my wedding dress obviously…  but if I could marry the husband all over again I might very well do it in this.  For that matter, if I could only wear one designer for the rest of my life then Zimmermann would be a fine pairing (except that I might need to relocate…
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