Thomas Oliver’s Christening

23rd June and 29th October 2017 are special dates in our calendar. Our beautiful little boy arrived 5 weeks early on the summer Friday morning at 5.13am; the other date was the day Thomas Oliver Higgins was christened. Returning to where James and I got married on 12th September 2015, the absolutely stunning Ripon Cathedral […]

Brunching at Federal – An Instagrammer’s Dream

Dark wooden tables, upcycled items, quirky colours and plenty of natural light; as a self-confessed Instagrammer who loves a bit of #foodporn, independent and locally owned Federal Cafe ticks all of those boxes. Brought from the warmer climates of New Zealand and Australia to Manchester’s (rainier) Northern Quarter, this spot has become renowned for its […]

Essential Products Throughout Pregnancy

You may have already seen my posts focusing on healthy pregnancy tips and what I’m eating – this time I’m sharing some of my essential products I’ve been loving throughout the first and second trimester – and now into the third (where is the time going??!!). From beauty things to books, maternity clothes to probiotics, […]

What I’m Eating During Pregnancy

After bringing together some top tips for keeping healthy during pregnancy from some wonderful, inspiring women (see part 1 and part 2), I thought I’d share what I eat on an average day. After enduring the constant nausea of the first trimester, I’ve been able to go back to eating pretty normally throughout weeks 14-24+. […]