Latest tales and pretty things

Beautiful Children’s Furniture


children's furnitureOne thing I am loving as Roo gets older is that her tastes are changing, becoming more grown up and she’s beginning to put her imprint on her own things. Nowhere is this more true than her bedroom.

Now we’re currently split between two houses but recently we started looking at beds for Roo as she’d outgrown my old bed of 30 odd years and we wanted to get her a little bit special.  On a recent shopping trip around The Trafford Centre Roo had seen a children’s mid sleeper bed in one of the stores and she loved the fact that this style of bed gave her the option to make dens underneath, create secret game spaces for her and her toys and also by going up the ladder each night was like a little adventure.

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Avoiding Muddy Winter Lawns


choosing an artificial lawn for your gardenNo matter how hard you try keeping on top of your lawn in the dreary, wet, snow laden winter months is a chore.  Making sure you get in that final lawn cut of the season before the ground gets too boggy takes careful strategic planning and watching of the weather forecast.  Leave it one day too late and you’ll spend the next three months cursing yourself and your other half moaning about the state of the grass.

More and more families though are turning to artificial grass as an alternative solution to a ‘green’ garden because of the brilliant benefits it offers for year round use, whatever the weather.

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Win a Pink Lining Changing Bag

pink lining yummy mummy bag

uk mummy blogger competitionsThere are those items you lust after when you are pregnant, they become must have items that you simply have to own. One items that comes up again and again with my pregnant friends is Pink Lining Changing Bags.

Now I have to admit I didn’t have one when I was pregnant 5 years ago.  I simply couldn’t afford it and made do with a rather dull changing bag that whilst practical was terribly dull and dreary and not at all made from the beautiful vintage and eclectic fabrics that the Pink Lining changing bags come in.  To this day I still lust after one as a general handbag as they are so multi-functional they are useful long after your little ones have outgrown changing bags.

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Beautiful Christmas Flowers


beautiful christmas flowersThere’s something about flowers that instantly can brighten a room, lift your mood and make someone smile.  I love to receive them and equally love to send them as gifts.  There is so much choice for ordering flowers online that it can be a minefield of where to go and who to trust to deliver your heartfelt message at that special time of year.

For me in particular sending flowers at Christmas to friends across the UK is the perfect way to let them know I am thinking of them.  With many of my blogger friends being too far away to simply jump in the car and send a card this year some of them will receive a little Christmas bouquet from me to say thank you for being amazing and my rocks of support.

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