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Babi Pur Lucky Dip Review

I love a lucky dip box, they remind me of fetes when I was small, putting in 20p for a surprise gift. This lucky dip box was quite a bit more than 20p, but I’m so pleased with it. It’s from Babi Pur – which is…

Apples or tomatoes? #LittleLoves

This week has just flown by – it has been a bit of a strange one really, but I have realised even more than I had already how lucky I am to have my wonderful little family. Read Blogs galore! I’ve joined in with some linkups on my…

5lbs in 5 days – Jason Vale’s Juice Plan

Last week I gave up my beloved marmite on toast and sweet creamy date shakes for five days, and replaced my normal diet with five days of juices. I followed Jason Vale’s ‘5lbs in 5 days’ plan. A couple of years ago I followed his &#8216…

Favourite things from July

1. Sweet Peas – this month’s favourite things is very flower focussed, which is just about right in high summer. Sweet peas are one of my very favourite flowers, and I was lucky enough to be brought bunch after bunch early in the month, making our bedroom smell…

Somerset Lavender Garden

Isn’t it exciting when you discover something wonderful on your doorstep that you didn’t realise was there? This happened to us last week when we took a trip to Somerset Lavender Garden in Faulkland, Somerset. What an amazing place – and the perfect time of year…

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…