Reichstag Dome

A Child-Free Weekend in Berlin

Last month my husband and I decided to have an early baby-moon before baby number 2 arrives in August, and for the first time took a trip without our son. He had a lovely holiday with his grans for 3 nights, while we hopped on an Easyjet flight for a weekend in Berlin to enjoy […]

Foetus at 20 weeks

Pregnancy Update: Being 20 Weeks Pregnant

  Pregnancy Scan at 20 Weeks So last week I hit a huge pregnancy milestone. Being 20 weeks pregnant means I am now at the halfway point – Yippee!!! It also meant it was time for my 20 week scan – or the anomaly scan as they delightfully call it. It’s called this because it’s […]

Mini Chicken Yaki Soba Kid's Meal at Wagamama

Dining Out with Kids at Wagamama

  On Sunday we enjoyed an impromptu family meal at Wagamama in Glasgow and to my surprise found it a great venue for kids. Since Zac came along, our family meals out have been limited to a select few restaurants that we know aren’t going to frown sternly at a slightly noisy and (very) messy […]

Petition to Enforce Mandatory Labelling of Clothing

  Today we are publishing a guest post by Kate from Diamonds and Daisychains. Kate has started a petition asking the European Parliament to for the labels on our clothes to tell us about the working conditions of the people who made the garment – much like the way we label our eggs as being […]

A Trip Down Ashton Lane

Hi, Nicola Coutts here, Beginner Blogger. I am a student at  Glasgow Caledonian University studying International Retail Marketing and currently carrying out a placement with Miss Beau Bangles. As part of my placement, I will be guest blogging on here for the next few weeks. This week I will be discussing my favourite location within […]

New Year Resolution Survival Guide

New Year Resolution Survival Guide

  The end of January is fast approaching, which means two things……the long awaited first post-Christmas paycheck is nearly here (phew!) and up and down the country New Year resolutions of all shapes and sizes are about to be broken, if they haven’t already been. So if you’re reaching the danger zone, what can you […]

Hearty Homemade Vegetable and Lentil Soup Recipe

Hearty Homemade Vegetable and Lentil Soup Recipe

What could be better in the depths of winter than a huge steaming bowl of homemade soup. This homemade vegetable and lentil soup recipe is my own, based on one my mum made when I was younger. My mum would stand and grate what seemed like thousands of carrots by hand. I use a food […]

Blog Writing

New Year, New(ish) Me

I’m not the biggest fan of new year resolutions. We live in a society where the media is always telling us we could be thinner, more glamorous, better parents, and if we really tried a little harder, we could probably squeeze another 50 tasks into our already jam packed days. In principle I am a […]

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