competitions · Reviews

Blossom nursing bra: a review and giveaway

Most nursing bras are ugly. Most are ridiculously expensive too. But they are an absolute ESSENTIAL for breastfeeding. It’s an investment that you have to make. What makes it tougher is sizing-how do you know what to buy before you have your baby as your boobs change so much and not just once either. Up… Continue reading Blossom nursing bra: a review and giveaway

The Hopbine

Renovation end of phase 2: the survey decision

Our survey has been done. We have hauled in as many favours as we could with our friends in the trade, MrSlender has worked night and day. We have a working kitchen, a working bathroom, all windows have been replaced, downstairs has been plastered except a tiny bit round the front door (as we are… Continue reading Renovation end of phase 2: the survey decision

365 · All about the pob

2013 365 #119 ‘jelly’

After the party on Saturday the pob has been asking for Jelly like the party. He was such a good boy today that we made a special effort to squeeze in some jelly making. Here he is concentrating very hard on pulling the jelly apart. He was very patient and waiting for it to set… Continue reading 2013 365 #119 ‘jelly’

All about the pob

Country kids: Granny’s garden

This week has been a beautiful week for getting outside and every sunny day we’ve spent the majority of the day in the garden. At 39 weeks pregnant (tomorrow) I’m just not up to long energetic walks or trips out. We’re lucky we have beautiful outside space to take advantage of whilst we’re at Granny’s.… Continue reading Country kids: Granny’s garden


2013 365 #116 ‘tummy kisses’

Since I’ve had a baby bump the pob and I have done ‘Tummy kisses’ where our tummies bump gently together. The pob went for tea with cousin Lily and decided tummy kisses were the way forward. They played tummy kisses until Lil had had enough at which point the pob followed her around saying ‘Lilibean… Continue reading 2013 365 #116 ‘tummy kisses’