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Having shown a growing interest in role-play, giving little voices to her toys and acting out scenarios inspired by day-to-day life I decided a dolls house would be a good idea for this birthday. 

The cost of the project was minimal in comparison to buying a ready-made item, our money went on the Maileg toys and I'm pleased as I see them as collectables that will be treasured for years to come. I also like that this is the kind of gift that can grow with my children, they can re-decorate, move things around, add and take away and their interests change and evolve.

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As I said in the last blog post of nursery updates we had more changes planned as soon as the babe grew out of her cot. Well, I'm inpatient, so we went ahead and worked around her cot! She doesn't seem ready for her big girls bed, and that's fine with us!

I had bought some lovely prints from small independent brands and I wanted to share.

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As my baby is growing up (she just turned two), my husband and I decided we needed to do some updates to her nursery - mainly to provide storage solutions for the ever-growing stack of books and cuddly toys!

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Having moved to Dorset from London 6 years ago I still miss it. Even more-so as I try to navigate start-up life and motherhood, it feels like there are so many more resources available to female entrepreneurs, and the fabulous world of Instagram can be so London-centric it can feel like the rest of us are getting left out! I recently braved the train journey with my daughter, the week before her second birthday, for some mama daughter London fun. We had the BEST TIME at Biscuiteers Boutique and Icing Cafe on Northcote Rd, Battersea. I had pre-arranged this a...

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Pinterest is a wonderful thing! I LOVE LOVE LOVE being inspired by it, particularly by the DIY/Makes that can be found. The Ikea DUKTIG play kitchen hack is a popular one, there are thousands of Pins! When my daughter turned 1 late last year I decided to embark on my own DUKTIG hack adventure! I'm choosing to blog about it now as nearly a year on, I may have done things a little differently! There's nothing like a good bit of toddler testing to show you how you would do things again if you had the chance! I decided on...

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