Mum Guilt - it's okay not to be perfect


If you haven't got kids you may want to continue as you were. If you have and you've got a spare five minutes, I'll make it quick..
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Things To Say To A New Mum..


I'm writing this post months after thinking of it, because at the time I was a reeeally new mum and now I'm just kind of a new mum. Basically, when I initially went to write it..

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Pumpkin Picking - Rosie's First Halloween..


I have so many posts written in my notes and I haven't gotten round to publishing them, so I'm now on a mission to upload them all in the next few weeks. In typical Hayley style, they'll either be bang on a certain day every week or you'll hear from me as and when I remember... I'm working on that I swear!

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Maternity Leave Part Two: The Realities..


Part two of my maternity leave posts isn't exactly 'The Cons' of maternity leave, it's more the things that people who aren't on/ or have never been on maternity leave don't see or perhaps don't realise.
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Maternity Leave Part One: The Perks..

My maternity leave is going far quicker than I would like! If it could slow down and drag itself out for a couple more years that'd be great..
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Sunday Reflecting #4

A few little anecdotes from the past week..
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5 things that don't have to change when you have a baby..


When I was pregnant last year, I read a lot of new Mum blogs and articles, trying to prepare myself fully for something that no one could ever have prepared me for. 
I would read all about how new Mum's lives had changed, been turned upside down, and about how everything was completely different to what it was. 
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Makeup Bag Refresh


So since having Rosie, this has transitioned from a primarily beauty blog, to a more lifestyle all round kinda blog. As you can probably imagine, adjusting to life with a newborn meant...

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My 3 Newborn Essentials..

Last week I wrote about 3 things I wish I hadn't bought for Rosie before she was born, so this week I thought I would do my must haves. Obviously this is just my opinion and personal preference, and these are just things that really helped me out.
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Sunday Reflecting #3

I actually really look forward to writing this post. I've been enjoying taking the time to sit and think about some of the positives from the previous week. These are my highlights from this week...
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3 things I regret buying for Rosie..

I had such good intentions when buying these things whilst pregnant. Little did I know we were throwing money down the drain..

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Sunday Reflecting #2 - An Inspiration

I recently met an old friend to celebrate something very close to her heart. It has been years since we have seen each other and not the ideal setting for a reunion. Nevertheless I am so glad I saw her. My friend inspired me in more ways than she will ever know.

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Sunday Reflecting..

Taking a moment to appreciate the little things..
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Victor's, Hale - review

Possibly one of the most aesthetic lunch venues in the North..


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I miss my blog..

The last time I updated I was 9 months pregnant. 6 weeks after that I said I was having a break from blogging. Four months later, I'm back with a special guest..

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Worst Beauty Blog Ever?

So I have some confessions to make. I'm cheating on Bobbi Brown with Tommee Tippee. I've traded palettes for pacifiers, and my most used product at the minute is Bio Oil. Worst beauty blog ever, I know..

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Liptensity by Mac..

Not your usual Mac lipstick..


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