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Natural Soothing Remedies for Summer Skin

We’re having such a beautiful summer here, with so much sunshine! I usually buy a bottle of sun lotion each year which gets used a couple of times and then put away in a drawer ready for the next sunny day which never seems to arrive, but not…

How to make rose flower water

I am so happy that it’s rose season again. There isn’t much to dislike about a rose, they’re one of my (many) favourite flowers, and the showier, the pinker, and the more fragrant the better! Last summer I wrote a post just about how…

Making a natural first aid kit with herbs and aromatherapy

As I write this, the sun is streaming in through the window as our precious summer is now with us. The perfect weather for shorts, t-shirts, and lots and lots of time outside with the little ones. Of course, lots of outdoor play with the little ones doesn&#8217…

The joy of sleep

This is a subject I’ve written about before, as it’s one that’s very close to my heart, as I’m sure it is for many parents of young children.. and that’s precious, precious sleep. When my eldest was a baby, I…

Our bedtime routine

As Mama to a toddler and a newborn, sleep is now back at the top of my wish list! I’ve written before about how Frey wasn’t a great sleeper, to put it mildly, when he was a baby, and about all the different things I tried…

Why lavender is actually magical…

  If you’ve read my ‘Introducing Alfie’  blog post then you’ll see that I was lucky enough to use aromatherapy during his birth, and the scent of lavender oil in the air, along with the sound of the water running into the birthing pool…

Indigo Herbs Pregnancy Care Gift Set

I am a huge fan of natural health and remedies, so I was delighted to be sent the wonderful Pregnancy Care Gift Set from my lovely friends at Indigo Herbs. A kit packed with support for use during the 2nd and 3rd trimester of Pregnancy. During the time of pregnancy…

Five ways to help baby to sleep

Five ways to help your baby to sleep

I read somewhere the other day, that by six months old, a baby is capable of sleeping through the night. Sleeping through the night. So good I had to say it twice. I often wonder if Frey will ever sleep through the night – or at least for more than…

My Favourite Things – Gift Guide

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I’ve really enjoyed putting together gift guides this Christmas, it’s been a fabulous excuse for hours of window shopping! I’ve found so many lovely things recently I wanted to put together one more, but I couldn’t decide on a theme, so these…

A little shop of delights

My Mum came to visit last week, and we went for a wander around Frome, which is our nearest town, and a brilliant place to spend an afternoon. Catherine Hill is a beautiful cobbled street lined with the loveliest shops. As I’ve mentioned before, I can’t…