Category Archive: Love

PURR: The Spoony Diaries…

Being as Emma is busy nesting and filing and sorting and generally getting under my feet and waking me up from my numerous essential daily naps, I thought I’d jump on-board and show… Continue reading

LOVE: The Friday Five

 1. Red velvet cake, with workman’s tools in icing on the top – very in keeping with our busy little DIY house…. 2. Stewed rhubarb, picked from our own garden and stewed with… Continue reading

LOVE: Nesting in the nursery…

Shortly after we moved in, it was made patently aware to us, (mostly by our well-meaning and infinitely wise mothers), that we were in no way, shape or form ready for this baby.… Continue reading

SOAK: Bathtime in the country…

I am a bit mad on having a bath – in the winter I can have one almost daily – and now I’m pregnant I’m having them pretty often too – not too… Continue reading

LOVE: Last hurrah to London (Day 3 & 4)

Despite the interminable rain we had a super Easter Day, which started with a combination of boiled eggs and posh soldiers, as well as chocolate eggs and posh treats. I’d made anchovy butter and… Continue reading

LOVE: Last hurrah to London (Day 2)

Day 2 started well, with another epic lie in and hot cross buns in bed… After that we swung by the estate agents to drop off the tenancy agreement for our new tenants… Continue reading

LOVE: Last hurrah to London (Day 1)

Easter weekend usually means lots of delicious time off, lie-ins, pottering around London, doing all our favourite things and enjoying some early Spring sunshine. Luckily, this weekend, it’s no different! And even if we… Continue reading

LOVE: Heart-shaped shells…

On Saturday night after all the unpacking and moving and sorting, Richard and I went out for supper at our local. We feasted on moules, burgers and seabass, and celebrated the feeling of… Continue reading

LOVE: Our little house in the country…

We finally found the perfect little country house to move to in May and welcome our first baby into the world. It’s quirky and full of character, with more than enough niggles to… Continue reading

LOVE: Little details…

I was 25 weeks on Wednesday. Apparently, this means the baby now responds to touch, which means when it pushes its feet up against my stomach, I can try to tickle its feet.… Continue reading

LOVE: You know you’re pregnant when…

…your husband returns from a trip abroad and brings you back….stretch mark cream and a fluffy bunny for the baby. Bless him.

LOVE: First baby clothes…

We had our second scan yesterday – and everything was ‘normal’ and ‘perfect’, (which might just be my two favourite words in all the world now). It was lovely to know, and great… Continue reading