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#atozchallenge L is for Lullabies

#atozchallenge L is for Lullabies

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘L’ I have chosen to talk about Lullabies.  I sing to my baby ALL.THE.TIME. I was prone to singing around the house, […]


Y is for Yellow #AtoZChallenge

Y is for Yellow #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘Y’ I have chosen the colour Yellow. Keep reading to discover the symbolism behind this colour, see a piece of my artwork and some polyvore creations and listen to my ‘Yellow’ playlist! Symbolism Yellow symbolises happiness and […]


R is for Rose #AtoZChallenge

R is for Rose #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘R’ I have chosen the colour Rose-a lovely medium pink named after the flowers. Rose is the name for pink in most European languages, for example ‘rosa’ in German, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian, ‘rose’ in French and ‘różowy’ in Polish. Keep reading to discover the symbolism behind this colour, see my Polyvore creations and listen to some beautiful music. Symbolism Like most shades […]


M is for Maroon #AtoZChallenge

M is for Maroon #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘M’ I have chosen the colours Maroon. Maroon is a rich, deep reddish purple colour. It’s named after the French word ‘marron’, meaning chestnut. This Pinterest board features lots of maroon fashion ideas. Keep reading to discover […]


J is for Jet Black #AtoZChallenge

J is for Jet Black #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘J’ I have chosen the colour Jet. This is the darkest shade of black, named after a mineraloid similar to coal (not a true gemstone as people sometimes think). This Pinterest board has some amazing jet black inspiration. Keep reading to discover the symbolism behind this colour, see my Polyvore creations, learn more about jet carvings and listen to a little music 🙂 […]


H is for Heliotrope #AtoZChallenge

H is for Heliotrope #AtoZChallenge

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. This year I’m doing an A-Z of Colours. I’ll be doing a variety of posts, including haikus and poems, arts and crafts, fashion and beauty, recipes and more!     For the letter ‘H’ I have chosen the colour Heliotrope. This is a bright purple colour named after the flowers of the heliotropium plant. The name comes from the Greek helios (sun) and trepein (to turn), as the plant is known for turning its leaves towards the sun throughout the day. This Pinterest board has some examples of this beautiful colour. Keep reading to discover […]


Self-Esteem Challenge Day 16: The Last Thing you Did that Made you Smile

Self-Esteem Challenge Day 16: The Last Thing you Did that Made you Smile

Today is Day 16 of the Self-Esteem Challenge, originally from Better than Dark Chocolate. It’s a series of questions and prompts to get you thinking about your good qualities and things that make you happy or proud. See my introductory post for more info. The last thing you did that made you smile The last thing I did that made me smile was to cruise along in the car playing ‘Mr Blue Sky’ by ELO full blast with the windows down. Perfect track for this lovely weather and never fails to make me smile. Bliss! What was the last thing […]


My Wedding (Part 7) Music

My Wedding (Part 7) Music

Welcome to the seventh part of a series of posts all about my wedding, with ideas, tips, inspiration and downloadable resources. Today I’d like to talk about the music. We both listen to music from all genres and decades and love to sing and dance. As music is such an important part of our life, it had to be just right for our wedding so I started planning my choices quite early. Ceremony Music For background music as people filed in and took their seat, we played the classic wedding track ‘Pachelbel Canon in D’, which has always been a favourite. […]


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Posted 5th June 2014 in: Events, Life Updates. Tagged: ,