Tuesday, February 23, 2016

First Trimester Essentials

At almost 21 weeks I am well into my second trimester and feeling great after what was a horrible first few months. On Lyla, I had very little symptoms, a little bit of nausea and exhaustion but nothing too bad. This time round was completely different. The sickness was awful, leading to not leaving the house for days on end. 


Wednesday, February 17, 2016

5 Super Cool Mama's on Instagram

I love Instagram. Like really love it. I might even be addicted. 
What sets it apart from every other social media platform is the real sense of community on it. There's something for everyone, especially mothers. 
I have connected (in real life as well!) with so many wonderful, inspirational women (who happen to take gorgeous pictures of their kids) who prove that there's more to being a mum than changing nappies and night feeds. 
Picking just five to include here is near impossible, as I have so many favourites from different kind of genres...if you get me... the stylish mums, the ones with amazing houses, the fit ones, the business women, the funny mums, and the ones that take the cutest photos. I could definitely do about 30 of these posts. I probably will; but for now here are five "insta-famous" mums that I look forward to seeing on my feed everyday:


Saturday, February 13, 2016

Decorating a toddlers bedroom

Bright, cute and colourful, all of these toddlers bedrooms are perfect for our beloved little people. Lyla's room is anything but perfect. Although bright and airy its a mish mash of furniture and prints we had to spare when we moved in.


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Clinique Pep Start Eye Cream

Cliniques Pep Start Eye Cream is the latest must-have beauty product, being endorsed by young fresh faced bloggers all over the world. The eye cream which claims to take "just 3 seconds to look wide awake and refreshed. Hydrates, brightens, perks you up. Its cool touch and de-puffing tip help keep eyes looking fresh"; has been getting mixed reviews from the general public, rating just 3 out of 5 on the Clinique website. 


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sostrene Grene

Image via fashionary.dk

I might be a little late to the party with this one but I've only just discovered Nordic interiors store Sostrene Grene, which opened on Georges Street, Dun Laoghaire in December. 
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