Meeting Constance Hall

Hanging Out with Constance Hall

When I was invited to meet and interview the queen that is Constance Hall, I did a little booty shake in my living room because I love that lady (we all love that lady), she's brave, smart, sisterly. driven and utterly inspiring and I knew we'd get on and talk for days (which we did).
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Brilliant Blog Posts 9th March 2017

Hey amazing bloggers and vloggers, this week I have a special request for Brilliant Blog Posts... Comic Relief invited me to visit the charity Harmony, an inclusive choir in Leeds, and it was an incredibly ...
Date Plunge Bralette

Why a Great Bra is Everything

My boobs are not what they once were post-kids and breastfeeding (show me anyone's who are, hey?) and whilst I'm totally cool with that- *weep, no seriously my chest's AOK and breasts are breasts, right, I don't get too hung up about my body now I've seen it morph so much over the years- I did have a bit of a bra epiphany the other week and have come to appreciate the importance of more support in that department.
Coach Edie 31 Pebble Leather Shoulder Bag, Black

Win A £50 John Lewis Gift Card

To celebrate John Lewis' opening a store in Leeds (whoop), I have a £50 gift card to give away to one lucky Honest Mum reader.
How to make Nadyia Hussein's Orange Drizzle Cake for the queens 90th

Nadiya Hussain’s ‘Her Majesty’s Cake’

As a keen baker, I've always been a huge fan of the Great British Bake Off and one of my all time favourite contestants has to be the wonderful Nadyia Hussein. A fellow Leeds girl, I loved her warm, dow...
Christmas at the Royal Garden Hotel

A Fabulously Festive Weekend In London

Since leaving London, almost 6 years ago, after eleven years in the capital, I've often questioned whether we were, my husband and I, 'tired of life' as John Samuel's famous saying goes, when we departed.
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The Perfect Red Dress For A Trip Down Memory Lane

I love, love, love an LBD (as those who follow me and my LBD-obsessed ways here, already know), but I do like to cheat on my go-to black with it's classic sister from another mister: red, adoring the whole spectrum from scarlet to ruby, peach, crimson russet and even oxblood and maroon.
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Going on a Bear Hunt at the Rainbow Factory in Leeds

One of our most favourite places in the world in the Rainbow Factory in Leeds, a haven for kids (and parents), it seamlessly merges EPIC fun with education, opening up new and well-loved literary worlds (and more) to kids aged 2-8.