Welcome to my new 'Brilliant blog posts' linky which was born from the interest and popularity in a short time of my Pinterest board of the same name. (You can follow here and request an invite).
There are currently so many fab giveaways across both my blogs, anyone would think it's Christmas!
My little boys have really turned a corner recently, a bickering to brotherly love corner that I'm rejoicing about.
Saturday night was spent with old friends for a girly dinner at one of my parent's restaurants The Olive Tree, catching up, enjoying great Greek food and the odd glass of Prosecco too.
It's a pleasure to welcome fashion designer Olivia Rubin to Honest Mum
If there wasn't enough anxiety-filled pressure when you're pregnant (big bump, little bump, too much weight, not enough) once you pop that baby out or have him airlifted as I did twice, first an emergency, second an elective (the latter a whole other set of pressures, of which I ignored wholeheartedly) you are quickly, at least with first baby anointed with parenting pressures.
Commissioned Post. As a fashion lover, I adore nothing more than time out (preferably in the bath, with a glass of bubbles, in bubbles) flicking through glossies discovering new trends before replicating the...
Last Sunday we spent the day with Rachael, Richard, Holly & Henry for a roast at the Olive Tree, one of my parents' restaurants followed by park time with the kids and a long walk in the Autumn sunshine to work off the large lunch.
My husband is a little camera shy (in front that is, he's a genuis behind the light box) and only fleetingly appears on the blog. Here we are in a rare couple pic!
Autumn has definitely set in now – the leaves are turning, the temperatures are dipping and the nights are getting darker. So, it can only mean one thing – time to invest in our biggest fashion purchase of the year, the winter coat.
Hobbs' Pretty A/W Shoes & Boots...I'm totally head over heels shoe mad and really need to curb my addiction, it's just so hard. I really love the confidence a great pair of shoes or boots gives you irrespective of how you might feel about your body that day or even year. A great pair of shoes which fit well always lifts my spirits.
When Dame Kelly Holmes stepped off the track for the last time in 2005, it marked the end of a rollercoaster career of devastating lows and incredible highs. Yet the race goes on- even if these days the flashbulbs are the ones found on the red carpet, not the running track.
Zarouhi/Zaz calls herself French-Creole, having grown up in Trinidad & Tobago, but with a French passport! London is now her home, where she married a husband who works in film, and she is a working mother of two monkeys/angels so she feels she straddle many cultures.
A stripe-lover, this Sunday I wore my latest buy from Phase Eight, a 'Stripe Cindy Tunic' in Mushroom/Ivory for a laid back lunch and post cinema trip. Loving discovering cool backgrounds for these shoots too.
The other day, I received an exciting email from online sunglasses boutique Pret a voir asking if I might like some Chanel sunglasses to model and review. Obviously this took a lot of careful thought and consideration as you can imagine....So about half a millisecond later, I gracefully accepted while dancing round the living room!