Another growth spurt

My darling daughter has been anything but perfect these last few days, however the last 24 hours have been like going back to day one. She woke me up every couple of hours last night, mostly for food, sometimes for cuddles so, needless to say, we were both completely shattered today. In an attempt to…

Booty or not booty…

Now that is the question. Personally I am a no booty type of person. They flail about like oversize clown shoes on a newborn’s feet and are seemingly ridiculous. But, after days of picking up socks from the floor I finally succumbed. The booties had greater chance of staying on. Luckily, rummaging through a drawer…

Vegan win of the day #2

Jelly Tots. YESSSS!!!!! Seriously. How can one not be excited at this news? My sister in law and I have traditions at Christmas that have been born over many years and we can’t even remember how half of them got started to be honest. One in particular is that, whatever else I may or may…

Vegan win of the day #1

I honestly could have wept in the aisle of Asda when I found this! Nature’s Store Hazelnut and Cocoa Spread. Does exactly what it says on the, erm, squeezy bottle. Being a self-confessed Nutellaholic, the need was bound to come at some point. And that some point would have probably been sooner rather than later….

20 week scan: The verdict is in…

Let’s not beat about the bush here, the 20 week scan was not as magical as I would have liked it to be. The lovely midwife conducting the scan admitted that she hated computers so just rushed through these things to get them over with quickly. Don’t get me wrong, she did give us a running dialogue…

20 weeks pregnant, and so it begins…

After finally making it half way through pregnancy, I thought now might be a good time to express oneself. And yes, I do find I am increasingly using upper class vocabulary in an attempt to abate the string of profanities that spring to mind with every passing pang and cramp. We decided to keep the pregnancy low-key up…