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Little Bird by Jools Oliver

I do try to be frugal when it comes to buying baby clothes, and I don’t buy many things that are brand new, but when, on a recent trip to Mothercare I saw the Little Bird range, I just couldn’t resist picking up this gorgeous little…

True Grace Candles

I am a candle junkie. Candles, home fragrancing, anything that smells good.. I can’t resist it. The best candles are long burning, made from plant wax, and strong. And I have a new love. I discovered True Grace candles in a beautiful shop in Glastonbury a few weeks…

Frey at 19 weeks.. and a week of firsts

Munchkin was 19 weeks old on Sunday, and he seems to be getting longer by the day! He’s going to be a very tall munchkin one day. We took our first visit to Cardiff to visit my parents, munchkin’s Mamgu and Grandad. He had his first…

A new use for an old boot

Munchkin loves being out in the garden, and I feel so lucky that summer is here and we have the time to spend enjoying it. ? The other day we started a new little project to add some colour very simply using bedding plants and some fabulous vintage collanders that I…

Welcome to the Sparkle Nest Show!

You’re told that when you become a parent, everything changes. Life Is completely different, and completely wonderful. Well, mostly wonderful, perhaps not so in the middle of the night when your little one won’t sleep, or when he cries and cries for no obvious reason, and…