Featuring in a Film for bareMinerals

A month ago saw me being commissioned to join a group of ab-fab bloggers Ella of La Petite Anglaise, Rosie from Cider with Rosie, Catherine of Not Dressed as Lamb and Ambarina of Beauty Passionista) to undergo a bareMinerals make over and discuss the beauty label's new and exciting bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation for a film on their site.
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Summer Days

Isn't summer time simply the best (when they kids aren't making us feel like we're going slowly insane that is)- so far we've had some gorgeous Vitamin D fuelled days in the garden and out and about in glorious Yorkshire to make us happy. Why not get yourself a lovely glass or jug (ha) of Pimms and enjoy some of my favourite photos taken so far this summer-carefree, fun days pf the kids enjoying the rays:
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Stockeld Park’s Summer Adventure

My friend Claire invited us to the preview of Stockeld's Park's Summer Adventure a week ago, to enjoy a day and evening of super summery fun for all the family! I took my Mum and kids along, Oliver, 4 and Alexander, 21 months.
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Hotel Chocolat’s Roast and Conch Restaurant Review

Saturday saw me being invited to review Hotel Chocolat's restaurant Roast + Conch in Leeds-their second fine dining restaurant in the UK with the first in Borough Market, London and the original created in 2011...
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Girly Night at The Restaurant Bar and Grill, Leeds

I love a good girly night and last Saturday saw me celebrating my great friend Rachel's birthday at the Restaurant Bar and Grill, Leeds-a place I also reviewed for one of my weekly posts for Grazia Live (I ...
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A Lovely Day Out in Liverpool

This family LOVES Liverpool, I nearly studied English at the university there before opting for the bright lights of London and Goldsmiths, University of London- but now we live in Leeds, we like to visit it a lot-for culture, shopping, great food and family fun.
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Wetherby Food Festival Fun

Last weekend, the village next to ours, Wetherby in Leeds held what was quite an impressive food festival-Wetherby Food Festival to be precise- bursting with world cuisine, entertainment for the kids and although out of their control, the sunniest day we've had this year! Woohoo!
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Review of Cosatto’s Ooba Travel System

Last week saw us visiting the magical RHS Harlow Carr gardens in Harrogate, a usual family haunt of ours and a perfect location to show off the luxurious ride that is the Cosatto Ooba Travel System in duck-...
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Papa G’s Birthday Party

We hosted Papa G's birthday at our house yesterday for an early dinner that saw me hitting the sack before my guests left (what a lightweight)!
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Am I ‘Normal’?

Ok so we all know 'normal' doesn't really exist but surely everyone can relate to that very real pressure to fit in, you know, feeling like you're doing the right thing, ticking the boxes of thriving at life, parenting, your job....this oh so common weighing yourself up against the 'norms' and trying not to feel the odd one out...
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Mother and Son Model Joules

Over on my style blog Mummy's Got Style, it's #Fashionfriday, a linky for all you fashionistas where you can add style posts of you and your kids or fashion wish-lists. All style related posts are welcome- new, archived and as many posts as you like! Everybody's welcome too of course!
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Party Al Fresco

If you follow me on Instagram (and if you don't, where've you been?!) then you'll know last night saw my family come together for another legendary party at my stunning Auntie Angelou's beautiful home under a marquee in her garden.
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Tips for Creative Success

After the overwhelming response to my post My Career as a Professional Blogger, I want to share more tips and advice and will do regularly on my blog right here.
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eBay’s New Collections Feature

STOP PRESS as much-loved online marketplace eBay have revamped their UK site to include a new and quite frankly, fabulous 'Collections' feature, reminiscent of Pinterest but with much more purpose...