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British Brand Focus: Mimosa Bridal Handmade Bridal Accessories

A few weeks ago, Ava and Thea were asked to be mini models for Mimosa Bridal, at a photo shoot at Chicheley Hall. Mimosa Bridal is a boutique bridal accessories studio, based in Buckinghamshire. All of their designs are available online, and I highly recommend you check them out if you have a wedding or party to attend. Minosa Bridal’s Creative Director Carole designs and makes her wedding accessories by hand, creating something truly special and individual. She can also customise the  ...

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Ava and Thea’s March: Dressing Up, A & E and Mother’s Day

We’ve had a crazy month, with our kitchen renovation (which is not going all that well, unfortunately.) We’ve been living on microwave meals and takeouts, with the occasional meal at a restaurant. We can’t wait for the kitchen to be finished, and even though the girls are coping really well, the disruption and dust is getting us all down. But we did have a brilliant glitter photoshoot with Sheree B Photography, which the girls loved. This is a sneak peek, and I’ll be  ...

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A Pottery Painting Party at Kilning Me Softly, Milton Keynes

Thea had her 4th birthday a few weeks ago. As we did a big party for Ava on her fourth birthday, we wanted to do something special for her too. Ryan had the idea of pottery painting at Kilning Me Softly, on Newport Pagnell High Street. I wasn’t sure if she would be a bit young but the lady said it would be fine. So we booked! When you book a party, you have the place to yourself, on Sundays when they are not normally open. The shop is so pretty, I didn’t even need to decorate  ...

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Enjoying a Roast at the Toby Carvery Northampton

Our kitchen is under construction at the moment, as we wait for the new plaster to try before the new one arrives. We’re doing the washing up in the bath and the house is covered in dust. So the offer of a meal to review* at the recently refurbished Tony Carvery in Northampton couldn’t have come at a better time! It was also Thea’s 4th birthday, and roast dinners are her favourite. EVERY DAY IS A ROAST DAY AT THE TOBY CARVERY IN NORTHAMPTON The girls love nothing more than  ...

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