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Sassy Bloom Baby Subscription Box review with a £10 voucher off your first box


Ok so I had my first Sassy Bloom box come yesterday, and I thought I’d do a review for you. So firstly a bit about this box. This is a monthly subscription gift box, which costs £30 a month, which you can cancel at anytime and you never know what you are getting each month..it’s a complete surprise. But it’s tailored to your little one. You fill in details when you register about yourself and your baby. The gift boxes are available from pregnancy up until your little one is 2. And each month is tailored to your babies age.  Here are some example boxes below which I got from their website. Check out their site for example boxes for older babies and toddlers too.





So I thought i’d share what I got in our first Sassy Bloom box.



So firstly it comes in a super cute box with a lovely little ribbon. I’m a sucker for frills and cuteness. So to the big reveal.




So in the box we got a baby moov love nest which is a cute pillow for support for babies head when they are on the floor, on a change mat or even in a bouncer. It’s super cute with a star and polka dot detail in a lovely apple green. Nice and neutral. We also got Finn the whale bath and room thermometer. This actually floats in the bath and is a life saver, as we have needed a bath thermometer for a while now. We got a Silly Billyz towel giblet which is super helpful, a My first nici rattle bear, sleepy tot baby’s sea shore cd ( which I am totally going to try out in the car) and lastly a personalised baby comforter with Archer’s name on it.





This is just lovely, like super cute.. So the subscription costs £30 a month and it’s free postage to the UK. But if you use the link above you can get £10 off your first order, which you cancel anytime by emailing them. So there’s no reason not to try it out. I can’t wait for next months one!





Here’s my little cutie with his personalised comforter. So soft it’s crazy! So go check out Sassy Bloom now.


My Labour Experience..The joys of Childbirth

Newborn-baby-boy-mummy-blog-chikdbirth-experinceSo i’ve had so many people ask me about my labour experience and i’ve told the story so many times now that I felt it would be easier to just do a post on it plus it give you guys a chance to read about it too. So let’s just jump into it shall we.

Now everyone wants that calm idyllic birth, and I was no different. I had a very difficult pregnancy and was hoping that the saying that goes bad pregnancy good birth would relate to me..it didn’t. Although Archie is here and so am I. So really I can’t complain. After having everyone tell me that I would be  early, even the midwives, I went into hospital on July 30th at 10:00 am to be induced. I was 5 days overdue, and my induction was scheduled early due to me having gestational diabetes.

Now I feel I should mention that the couple of days leading up to my induction weren’t great. I went in on the Tuesday for lack of fetal movement and after being monitored for an hour thankfully all was fine, but I thought while  we were there I’d ask for a sweep. For those who don’t know what a sweep is, it’s a technique used to try and bring on labour. During an internal exam, a finger is used to try and separate the membranes of the amniotic sac surrounding the baby from your cervix. The separation is meant to release hormones which may kick start your labour.  Well lets just say it wasn’t an overly enjoyable experience for me.  The midwife who did my sweep was a senior midwife, and afterwards during my labour, I found out she’s notorious for giving good sweeps. ( good sweeps tend to be quite painful). I wasn’t able to endure the whole sweep, and left in tears. I was in pain for the next 2 days, and cried for about 7 hours afterwards..he midwife said she could have done a good sweep but she managed to pull my cervix forward…urgh it gives me shivers just typing it..But the sweep did it’s job as when I had my internal examination before my induction process was to start, the midwife said she was able to break my waters which would save me 12 hours.

So what should of happened was I would have had a pessary, waited 6 hours and had another one if labour hadn’t started. If that failed too I then would have had the hormone drip. But because the midwife was able to break my waters I saved myself the 12 hours of not needing the pessary. Now I should mention that my midwife was great. I mentioned my awful sweep which in turn made me terrified of having anymore internals and we came up with a sign of when she needed to stop to let me adjust and pretty much when to stop altogether and get out of me! Remember it’s your body, your baby, they are there to help and guide you. If your uncomfortable or worried just mention it to them. During my labour I had 3 different midwives, and with each one I spoke my concerns and we did the same system. Anyway to the breaking of the waters.

So they broke..which by the way didn’t hurt at all, and I was given an hour to see if contractions started, if they didn’t I would be put on the hormone drip. Well it didn’t take long.  By having my waters broke I went from 2 to 3 cm dilated. So I was on the right track. Then came the contractions. Now these weren’t a gentle increase. I went straight into 2 minute apart contractions lasting a minute long. The midwife stood there mouth open seeing me contract like clockwork..an hour passed and my contractions showed no sign of stopping. I was contraction a minute apart for a minute and they were getting intense. Bring in the gas and air. Which by the way is great. It makes you giggle and helps with the pain. Also you sounds like Darth Vadar, an impression I did constantly why giggling through contractions!  But you do kind of loose it a little. I lost all track of time, had no problem running to the toilet (which wasn’t in my room) with my butt hanging out in my gown. That gave the decorator a bit of a shock who was painting the hall way. Apparently at one point I thought I was in Canada, and trying to sprint in-between contractions to leave my glorious gas and air to go pee..well was a challenge. I did this about 10 times until I realised there was gas and air in the bathroom..typical! Now I had the privilege of having morning sickness all through pregnancy, and it didn’t disappoint as I threw up a lot during labour..and I mean a lot..one point Richard went into the supply cupboard to grab me one of those cardboard dishes to catch my vomit..the next time he wasn’t quick enough as I threw up all over myself…it was so romantic…


Me struggling through contractions, while holding tightly onto the gas and air as if it was encrusted with gold..which believe at that point it kind of was to me.

Bring on a couple of hours of me trying to breathe through my ever increasing contractions. I mean come on where were my five minutes of peace between contractions that only lasted 30 seconds..Anyway they were getting pretty intense and I was feeling some right urges to push…but after being checked and only being 5cm dilated…there was no way I was ready.

It was heartbreaking as the gas and air was starting to not cut it through my now minute and half long contractions which were coming every minute..Now everyone wants that natural birth, but all I can say is go in with an open mind because until you feel that intense pain, and your energy levels start to dwindle, you can’t decided how your going to handle your labour. My next pain relief option was pethidine. To be honest by this point I don’t even remember it going in or doing anything, I was literally trying to jump out of my own skin..the pain was intense. I had been in active labour for nearly 6 hours..and my contractions were coming every 30 seconds…and I was only 6 cm dilated..it was time for the big E.

Ok so my biggest fear about having the epidural were the risks of having the epidural, and the idea of having a needle in my spine. Me and Richard had come up with a code. I had the chance to ask 3 times for the Big E. On the 3rd time I was serious, and he was to tell the midwife this. What I didn’t realise was that it can take up to 40 mins to get the epidural in motion, then 20 minutes once administered for it to take full effect. I was on the edge of passing out, but before I knew it (you loose time like I said earlier) a lovely anesthetist was putting a drip into my hand, stroking my back to calmly talk to me about the risk, how it works and that I would have to sit deadly still..my contractions were 30 seconds apart, I told him when I was having one and as soon as it finished I stayed still like a rock.( apparently I mean I was  pretty high at this point) and he had done it in 30 seconds. Amazing. and I didn’t feel the needle or anything.  It was a god job I went for the epidural as Archie didn’t make an appearance for another 7 hours..there’s no way I would have been able to cope..

I should note that just before my epidural, I peed all over Richards feet. What can I say contractions are intense especially when your standing up..


Me after my epidural asleep…Richard decided to become a documentary photographer during my labour..don’t I look great…One disadvantage to epidurals is having all the tubes attached to you, and not being able to move about. I was lucky as I didn’t have a permanent catheter put it..I just had an in out one..every coupe of hours or so to just empty my bladder. Labour is so attractive isn’t it.

But that was it. Epidurals are pretty amazing. Although I got a bit clicky happy as every 25 minutes you could up the dose a little..so for the next 7 hours I actually managed to sleep a little…and feel little or no pain (sometimes) what so ever. Although when it came to the pushing part I wish I hadn’t been so clicky happy…as it’s hard to push when you have no idea when your having contractions. When I finally hit 10cm..and was told its time to start pushing I went into full panic mode. I had no idea if It was going to hurt, and the fact I was about to meet my baby…well I start shaking..like uncontrollably shaking.. It didn’t help that the monitors wouldn’t pick up my contractions so I was guessing when to push. But it didn’t hurt..I felt pressure plus the need to go to the loo (which I didn’t…yay) but I didn’t feel any pain, the pushing was hard though…I had midwives holding my legs, while a doctor took over and was pretty much screaming at me to push and hold my breath…which believe me is hard to do when you have been in active labour  for 14 hours..everything got a bit intense…alarms were going off which I now know was little Archers heart rate dropping..and the doctor was getting more and more concerned. So with a little snip I had a small episiotomy, and he came..he also caused me a small tear, which the doctor assured me was the smallest one she had ever seen..still a 2nd degree one though.

Then he came out, which is the weirdest sensation ever..but he came out blue, Richard got told to pull the emergency cord and about 8 people rushed in..after he was checked though, thankfully everything was fine and he was given to Richard but by god didn’t it scare me to death.


This is Archer a few minutes old. Not the best picture as I was being sewn up at the time…but still one of my favourite pictures ever.

I wasn’t allowed to hold him while I was being sewn up. (I’m not sure why as I have been told by other midwives there’s no reason why I wouldn’t have been able to hold him) but after an hour I finally got my baby. I made the midwives giggle as I said be honest ladies is my vagina fu**ed…I was still slightly high at this point. But Archie was out safely and came to us at 1:43 am. Weighing 8 lb 1 oz and was 50cm long. All family was awake as Richard had done a running commentary the last 14 hours to keep himself occupied. Including lovely pictures of me on the toilet and high on gas. But it was lovely to know everyone was awake waiting for the news of this delivery.

This is me finally holding my baby, and it’s crazy how cute he is. I was expecting a mini E.T. but he looked just perfect, and he still is.





This is me looking rather exhausted..but totally worth it. The next 48 hours were really tough, and I’ll leave that for another post. But now as I sit and write this Arch is asleep in his bouncer, and it’s my first official day looking after him on my own. 3 weeks and 4 days old. Where is the time going. I can’t believe he will be 1 month old on Friday. I’ll have to do a photo and compare him to his first day..he was so tiny!


But that was my labour and to be honest the labour part wouldn’t put me off having another baby. Even the pregnancy I think I could possibly do it again..possibly. It was sadly the hospital stay after. It was a shame really as we had such good care up until he was born. Then a lack of communication ruined it. But that’s another post. Hope you all had a lovely weekend. I’m off to nap..you know sleep when the baby sleeps and all!


Our last couple of weeks in pictures

So I know I have been MIA, due to have the cuteness that is Mr Archer Sanders. But I thought I’d share with you some pictures from the last couple of weeks, warning there are a few baby ones..just a few..ok so it may be entirely pregnancy and baby related..but lets be honest the last month has been very baby related.

It’s kind of crazy not being pregnant, though I am not missing throwing up every day. Although my belly now feels and looks like a deflated balloon, but hey, I have a bundle of cuteness to show for it. Archer is 11 days old, and I have no idea where the time has gone…but me and Richard find ourselves slowly getting into a routine, as I sit writing this Archie is fast asleep on his daddy. Perfectly peaceful.

So to some pictures!


Date night, this was our last proper date night, we went for a curry..you know to try and kickstart my labour…it didn’t work…nothing really ended up working…Archie had to be evicted..



My full term bump…my midwife was convinced I was having a big 9 lb baby..thankfully Archie was only 8 lb 1.  it’s weird not having my bump anymore, but I enjoy having the ability to get out of bed nice and easily.



Our scrummy little man. My first picture of him. Perfection. Here he is an hour old..1 hour…crazy they let you hold and keep and baby that tiny.



I will do a post on my labour and on our first few days with Archie as they weren’t the easiest. He was a little poorly and this picture was taken when we finally made it home. It’s quite possibly one of my most favourite pictures ever..My little family.


It could be the lack of sleep, but me and Richard are enjoying the funny positions and faces our little man seems to come up with. I honestly think I’ll end up doing a little gallery wall project of the many faces of Archie. I call this one…You talking to me?


Getting ready for bedtime..sorry this is probably a massive overload of baby pictures..but I did warn you…


So I did a first aid course on Saturday…it honestly terrified me, I don’t think I even remember exactly what I am meant to do in a mergence. Luckily it came with a poster that I will be putting up in the nursery. But it’s always good to be prepared.



Joint nap time. Baby Archie on mummy, with daddy on the floor. I think this picture sums up parenthood quite well…but he’s totally worth it.


Sorry for my absence…but we have some news..

So yes I know I have been away for far too long…I can only apologise, the couple of weeks leading up to my due date and induction date were manic, and I needed some rest..pregnancy really takes it out of you! But hopefully I will be back blogging frequently again soon.But to the news!

On July 31st at 1:43 am our little guy was born..a slightly manic labour which I will leave for another day, but here is Archer Charlie Sanders. I call him Archie..which yes I know technically isn’t a nickname because it isn’t shorter..but either way, me and Richard are in love.



My beautiful boys….we are both uber tired..but it’s worth every minute.



I have some super cute outfits, I’ll probably end up doing a while look book just for Archie. Now as I have said, this blog won’t be baby over kill..but he’s a massive part of my life and I hope you enjoy the updates of our little family. But the blog should be back to running smoothly in a couple of weeks, with all our DIY, recipes,ramblings and lifestyle craziness.

Love to you all.

Pins I’m loving, baby themed

Still no baby..so much to everyone who thought I would be early..(my due date is on Saturday) and man am I uncomfortable…plus I have tried everything.. My newest system being watching one born every minute ( get the emotions going) while bouncing on my birthing ball, eating pineapple and stimulating my nipples.. Just picture doing all that at once…who said pregnancy isn’t sexy! Anyway, I thought I’d look at some cute baby related pins to see if it get’s anything going..


How super cute is this, we don’t know what we are having but I think maybe a boy, but to be honest..I’d totally consider dressing a boy in this because I mean why not?! This is from Mini Style Blog.


I’m seeing a theme with pink and yellow…yes once again more girly, but it has sharks on it! Sharks! This is from Stella McCartney. 


I recently showed you my gallery wall post here, when the baby is here i’m looking forward to adding some personal touches, like a name letter and maybe some cutesy things too! This is from Mommo Design.


How adorable is this nursery, it’s just so whimsical. This is when I wish we owned our own place, would have been nice to be able to paint the room, but I love how our nursery came out. This is from Petite Vintage Interiors.


This room is super awesome, all the patterns and bold colours, plus the pictures are super cute too! This is from The boo and the boy.


How adorable is this, the whole little outfit is just super cute! Ok I have officially said super cute way top much..I am just loving the hat though! This is from here.


I am in love with these shoes, and there are a few other designs too! These are from Oh Joy.




Here’s hoping our little one makes an appearance soon…if you have any other ideas to induce labour do feel free to leave me a comment!

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Our Nursery Gallery Wall



Ok so I thought I’d give you a snippet look into our nursery, which is nearly finished, just a few touches need doing, and my office side needs reorganising, but overall I feel pretty ready for this baby…if it ever comes..

So I didn’t exactly have a big budget for this gallery wall, but I had an idea of what I wanted. Not being able to paint the nursery was a bit of a bummer, so we made do with rent fixes like copper polka dot decals, and colourful frames to add a little something to the nursery.

I spent many hours sourcing frames off of free cycle and rummaging around charity shops and ended up spending around £10 altogether on the 12 frames I used. One day if I have tons of money I will probably pay to have them all professionally framed, but because I wanted to spend more money on the actual artwork, getting the frames cheaper meant I could spend a little extra on the contents.

Ok so here are a few of the frames I sourced.



So they needed a bit of a clean up, but it was super easy to do and then I just spruced them up with paint and spray paint..really simple. Really effective. Really budget friendly.



Ok so here are a few close ups and I’ll list where I got the artworks from too.I used some Etsy vouchers I had for most of the artworks, but there are so many places to get free  printables, see my post here, and even creating some of your own pieces or asking family members to create something, can add a really lovely personal touch.

Ok so from L-R.  1.Linocut goat, Etsy. 2.Gondoliere Print, Etsy.  3.Dinosaur was part of four postcards, Etsy.   4.Bonjour cat and dog print, Etsy.  5.Owl postcard, Etsy.

You can see some more Etsy artworks for a nursery here and here.



Etsy prints L-R. 1.Deer print, Etsy.  2.Hello Print, Etsy.  3. leopard drawing, my dad did this when he was younger. 4. Hippo Print, Etsy.  5.Sea Life postcard I got free with one of my purchases. 6. Click Click camera Postcard, Etsy.  7. lemon horse Postcard, Etsy.

So there you have it, my gallery wall on a budget. I do note that there’s quite a lot of blues and greens. Honestly, I happened to have those colours in spray paint, and it’s much easier to spray paint the frames, rather then hand paint them and being I was on a budget, buying more spray paint in a variety of colours not seen as gender specific would have cost quite a bit. I went for a mix of neutral prints, and it was a lot of fun curating them together! When the baby is here, I will probably add some more and if it takes another 2 weeks for this baby to make an appearance I will probably end up grabbing my paints and doing some little doodles for the room myself to try and keep me sane!


Hope everyone had a good weekend…oh joy for Mondays!!


Weekend Antics: Good company, chilling and early signs of labour

So this weekend was filled with good company, laughs, emotions, one tasty burger and some fun early labour symptoms….yet nothing regular..I mean seriously I wish they had a red light that goes off when your in labour.

So I had my friends Letty, Alex and Jon stay over and we ate food..probably too much food, watched annoying films and generally lazed around. Was perfect. Saturday evening and Sunday brought on emotions, wine was needed, as I had the joy of uncomfortable tightenings. 3 every hour for like 5 hours..which didn’t progress or become any more regular..and then stopped. It’s been one of those weekends where things changed dramatically. Everything got shaken up but for the good..I mean I think it hit us pretty quickly that in a few weeks there’s going to be a little one of us..and that’s pretty mental.


Then there was the burger, I am not ashamed to admit that me Letty and Richard travelled 40 minutes to Cambridge for a Five Guys burger…so totally worth it…and it’s something i’ve been craving for like the last 6 months.



Yes this is a depressing looking pond…but things were discussed and emotions were high, so no matter how ugly it looks, in my mind I felt like I needed to remember it..I have to say, and I know I have said it  lot, but pregnancy is really hard emotionally, physically and mentally. You can completely loose yourself, and it’s always the women who get the attention but it’s easy to forget that the men go through just as much mental and emotional changes, I mean come on..it’s kind of scary having a baby…and this weekend with my early labour pains, we both discussed it honestly how hard the last 9 months have been and now I think we are finally ready..with 2 weeks to spare!

So ending it on a less dramatic note, I promised you a couple of pictures of my outfit from the wedding. Now I hate having my picture taken, honestly I can’t really smile on cue, but surprisingly I loved these two which were taken by my friend for me..I don’t know if I have just accepted my big whale pregnancy body, or more that it’s nice to see me and Richard in pictures together all dressed up with the bump included. But either way…quite possibly my favourite pictures of me and Richard.





So here is a full view of my outfit. It was super important that I picked something that was going to be comfortable. So my dress is from ASOS, they don’t have it anymore, but it actually was white, and obviously I can’t wear white to a wedding so I died it pastel lilac and it came out really lovely. My kimono with lemon detail is also from ASOS see it here. I loved the bright pattern, and it was nice and cool to wear..although it was still a super warm day as you can see by my lovely red cheeks. Richards suit was lovely, and he spent a good hour polishing his shoes…so let’s just appreciate that for a minute..

So I’m 38 weeks and 3 days…so yeah not long now at all…and my list is still super crazy long..but I think i’m ready..well to be honest I am sooo ready to not be pregnant anymore..

yep. Bring it on.




Food’s I miss since being pregnant

Ok so Im at 37 weeks, so not long to go now, but it’s crazy how much I am missing certain foods. I have seriously come to the conclusion my diet consisted of smoked salmon, poached eggs, rare steak and prawns before I got pregnant. Like thats all I want to eat right now, so I thought i’d round up some recipes that are making my mouth water which I will be eating shortly after I give birth!


Ok so this one is more of a drink yes, but I seriously can’t wait to try out these cotton candy champagne cocktails, from Lauren Conrad. They look super cute! Now I wouldn’t say I have ever been a big drinker, but being that I have been pregnant through Christmas, New Years, a hen do and a wedding I have missed having a cocktail on such occasions. Plus pregnancy can be pretty stressful and sometimes I would have loved to sit down and have a frozen cocktail, especially the last week during this heat.


I think my plan is to have a massive feast consisting of all these foods…like a weird massive surf and turf..I miss sushi a lot too! Like a lot..but I was unfortunate enough to have a stomach bug when I was 20 weeks, it was a horrific three days and really took it out of me, so I can kind of see why not to eat foods that might cause food poison, it isn’t pretty and it takes a lot longer to bounce back..plus keeping hydrated was a big issue. These prawn cocktails looks amazing from the food addicts.


I want lobster, i’ve never had lobster like this but this looks insane…so yes please I will have this after the baby is born..i’ll wash it down with a little ( i still need to be responsible) cotton candy champagne cocktail. This is from Saveur.



We used to eat a lot of steak and it’s been killing me to have it cooked well done when usually i’d have it blue…what can I say I like a bit of red meat, and I have missed having this. This recipe looks insane from nosh on it.



Mmmmm. Poached eggs…I think I miss these the most…Just look at that runny egg..soon. soon you will be mine! This recipe is from Pinch of yum.


So i’m now dribbling over these foods…just a few more weeks to go…what foods have you missed the most when you have been pregnant? Or what are you craving now that you can’t have?

I feel your pain.


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Wide Awake on this Wednesday morning



So due to my ever growing belly, sleep seems to become more and more uncomfortable as the days go on. I have like a 6 point turn, turning over in bed..takes me quite a while plus its paired with a tugging that causes me a lovely pulled muscle..what can I say pregnancy is fun…

So I thought while being up this early ( i’ll mention that I got up at 6 for no other reason then I couldn’t sleep) I thought i’d be proactive. My ever growing list has been put into overdrive with an inspection on Friday from our estate agents. So  I have no choice but to sort through my cleaning to do list. This is also paired with bets going down that the majority of people think i’ll have the baby in 3 weeks. 3 weeks! I am currently 35 weeks and 4 days..so yeah..i’ll probably end up going past my due date, but this timeline has sent me into overdrive..

I have all these cute and wonderful things I want to do before this kid is born, but I have to say with the lack of sleep, and the fact that I can only clean for like 30 mins before having to take a break, I think that maybe, just maybe…I might not get all these things done..which if I’m honest is annoying me massively..

I have no idea what to expect when this baby arrives, I hope the blog doesn’t suffer, maybe it will make it more interesting..lack of sleep  can cause people to do weird things… I guess we will just have to see.. I’ll do a full on bump post soon and maybe you all can give me your ideas on what you think the gender is and predict when i’ll have the baby? eh?

I’m off to start cleaning, then maybe i’ll have a nap..

Hope you all have a lovely Wednesday


I’m back….and I’ll be 30 weeks tomorrow…

Ok so I’ve had a couple of weeks off from the blog purely because I was just exhausted really. I went into my 3rd trimester with a revenge of morning sickness similar to my 1st trimester blues. It really took it out of me, and with that I went to a hen do and did a mini break in Center Parcs. Both lovely, but both exhausting..I know what your thinking…they are meant to be relaxing…and they were, I just dealt with nausea and tummy tightness most of the time which led to walking being a massive pain.

On a plus though, I haven’t been sick for a day now so here’s hoping it settled down again. Here are a few photo’s from the Hen do. We did a Charleston dance class and had Afternoon tea which was sooo good. I only did the dance class in small intervals…you can see how warm I looked in the picture.. had to take it slow!

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Plus here’s my pancake I had at Center Parcs…I only managed like half, luckily Richard was able to eat all his and the rest of mine..death by chocolate is an understatement.


Also…I’m in my 3rd trimester…hello…where did the time go??…slightly panicking now…just a little. I’ve been away from our little house for a couple of weeks so now I’m back I’m on full cleaning and DIY mode again..I haven’t even begun to think about things I need to buy yet…

I also have my first NCT class tomorrow, which also happens to be Richard’s birthday so I hope he’s looking forward to a whole day of talking about vagina’s and labour…I’ve heard mixed reviews on NCT classes, but primarily I have heard it’s where you go to buy mummy friends..and being as I don’t really know many people here, I am all for buying friends! So wish me luck.

I thought I’d mention briefly about how the blog is going to change.Ideally I don’t want this to be a mummy blog, as that’s not what I had ever planned, this has just been a creative outlet of ramblings, projects and inspiring things. But let’s be honest babies change things in a big way so I will be posting a few things, but I guess thats just how the blog develops..But I promise not to overload you with baby orientated topics!! unless you request it!  To completely contradict all this..here are a couple of pics of my twin nieces and nephew..such cuties!

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Here’s to week 30 tomorrow… eeeek!