I've always been a huge fan of fashion illustration and one of my favourite artists in this field is my incredibly talented friend, artist, and blogger Cara Gray.
A whopping 12 million people in the UK suffer from allergies caused by dust mites in bedding with symptoms including sneezing and sore eyes and even sleepless nights. My son Oliver, 5, and I are one of those 12 million people, getting rashes, sinus problems and even itching from those little mites.
Are you a sweet or sour kind of person? I vary depending on my mood but I'm mostly spicy I think, I love chilli on just about everything and have been known to eat a salmon stir fry for breakfast before!
Just over a year ago, thanks to a post I'd written on Mummy's Got Style, I was approached by the luxury designer baby bag brand Nova Harley to model for them. At the time I actually couldn't believe it (there might have been some booty shaking round my living room to celebrate)!
If you could have any super power what would it be? Whilst flying and invisibility would be pretty cool (obviously I would use this power for good and not sneaking into George Clooney's dressing room *cough...), I would have to choose the ability to extend time because having 24 hours in a day simply isn't enough to get everything done. Can you relate?
Hotel Chocolat superhero hamper I'm excited to announce I'm running ANOTHER delicious Hotel Chocolat competition and this prize is pretty fabulous! My most epically chocolate-ly offering yet! 1 very lucky Honest Mum reader can win a Hotel Chocolat Superheroes hamper worth over £100.
I love kidswear that is playful, fun and inspires creativity, so I'm naturally a huge fan of the new clothing line by Enchanted Forest and Friends which does all of the above. I was delighted when they asked myself and the boys to review their latest range as well as kindly offering 1 lucky Honest Mum reader the chance to win a £50 gift card.
As a woman obsessed with fashion, my motto when buying shoes has mostly (stupidly) been to choose style over comfort. I have kind of perfected the whole running in heels though. It's a skill which requires years of dedication and practice. See VB for inspiration! But when it comes to the boys' footwear, it is of course exactly the opposite. Comfort is the number one priority and ideally I can combine both finding dapper shoes that fe
If like myself you have worked your way through your easter eggs and are ready for your next chocolate fix, you'll be very excited about my latest competition. My favourite chocolatier Hotel Chocolat is offering a lucky Honest Mum reader the chance to win a £50 gift card. Amazing huh?
Being married to a software developer and general computer wizz, Peter, and of course being a pro-blogger myself, means the boys were introduced to IT from a young age. Both feel confident using iPads (hello Cbeebies app), my phone (give it back!) and even using the remote control for the TV!
Exciting News, I’ve Been Signed as the Face of The Essential One (& win £300 Baby Clothes Hamper to Celebrate)
So, as you've gathered from the title of this post, I've continued to merge my blogging and modelling career (the latter borne from the former!) which still makes me pinch myself by the way, and have been signed as the face of beautiful boutique baby and maternity wear brand The Essential One!