on the importance of self care

on the importance of self care

I found this ‘note to self’ online just after I had Henry, and the words really resonated: ‘Treat yourself the way you would treat a small child. Feed yourself healthy food and make sure you spend time outside. Let yourself take naps. Don’t say...
we love frugi

we love frugi

Have you heard of Frugi? We’ve been fans of the organic and ethical childrens’ clothing company since Henry was gifted a gorgeous tractor onesie when he was a baby, and I’m enjoying dressing Noah in their super-comfortable, cute vests, t-shirts and...
what we’re reading | goodnight moon

what we’re reading | goodnight moon

What are you reading with your babe right now? At the moment we’re reading Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon. Have you read it? A fellow NCT mama (who also happened to be an Oxford University librarian) gifted it to Henry for his first Christmas, and...
natural beauty | lemon & rosemary salt scrub

natural beauty | lemon & rosemary salt scrub

Henry and I made this moisturising, exfoliating lemon and rosemary salt scrub as a fin de l’ecole gift for his maitresse. I wanted something that was easy to make with Henry, and relatively inexpensive. We had all the ingredients to hand, and it only took around...
weekend wishlist

weekend wishlist

What are your plans this weekend? Our damson plums are ready, so we’ll be picking a ton before roasting them with a little sugar and vanilla, sieving, then churning the puree to make a refreshing summer sorbet. The recipe is from River Cottage Every Day, if...

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