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A Date Night at Aladdin the Musical

The other day, it dawned on Rob and I that we hadn’t had a proper date night for nearly a year! Our evenings now involve watching the baby monitor rather than the latest blockbuster at the cinema and most meals are…

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Mum and baby shopping at Matalan

One thing I seem to be doing more than most at the moment is buying new clothes for Florence. My goodness, I think this girl has more outfits than I do! It isn’t through extravagance though, but purely due to the fact…

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#StayStrong this Christmas with Actimel #AD

With Christmas fast approaching, there is definitely an air of anticipation (and maybe a little stress) that has filled our household. Our first Christmas with a baby is undoubtedly very exciting but already I am mentally exhausted thinking about all…

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Top Tips for Better Sleep

As you can imagine, since having a baby, sleep has become a hot topic in our household. “Enjoy your sleep now whilst you can” was a phrase that I was subjected to time and time again whilst I was pregnant…

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Lifestyle: Our Family Photoshoot

Before I got engaged and started planning our wedding, I would have recoiled at the idea of doing a photoshoot. The idea of us awkwardly posing, cheesy grins with hands on hips made me feel quite uneasy and I certainly…

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A Fresh Look, A New Start

photography by Katherine Ashdown Over six and a half years I began blogging. I set up Pearls & Poodles one night, on a whim, back in 2010 and the rest, they say, is history. Back then I was 23 and…