I'd like to say I'm a minimalist or someone who makes all their own clothes, but truth be told, I'm a sucker for shopping for great design. And now that Otis is here, there's a whole new world of … [Read more...] about The best Scandinavian-style baby brands
My passions are opposite. On one hand I love to travel and be free, and on the other I love homemaking and creating a place to call my own. Recently, I brought the two together for the decoration of … [Read more...] about How to create a travel-themed nursery
Working for yourself and blogging comes with lots of perks – flexibility, creativity, freedom – but one of the downsides is not having the security of a full-time job and all the benefits that brings. … [Read more...] about How does a blogger take maternity leave? My plans for the next six months
I used to think baby stuff was all garish colours and noisy, plastic toys, but shopping for our little one has opened my eyes to a whole world of beautifully designed items. I’ve become obsessed, … [Read more...] about Stylish, ethical baby gifts
The pregnancy books like to tell me that this is a time when my Mum and I will enjoy a new closeness as we bond over being mothers – at which point I tend to throw the book, cry or simply sigh the … [Read more...] about On having a baby without your parents
This week I say hello to the third trimester of pregnancy. Time has flown and it’s hard to believe we’ll be meeting our baby in less than three month’s time. This post is a little update on how the … [Read more...] about Pregnancy update: The second trimester
How to spend a perfect 2-3 weeks in Italy, road tripping from Florence to the Amalfi Coast via Tuscany, Rome and Naples. From the food to the country’s expertise in living la dolce vita, Italy is one … [Read more...] about An Italian road trip: from Florence to the Amalfi coast
From day one I’ve been convinced I’m having a girl. Steve too. We talked for hours about names and barely touched on the boy’s list, while the girl’s list grew and grew. So when we went to our 17-week … [Read more...] about It’s a…gender reveal cake!
Italian food makes me giddy. I’m obsessed. The pizza, pasta, gelato, wine and coffee are among my favourite foods in the world. It’s one of the reasons Steve and I return to Italy again and again and … [Read more...] about What food to avoid when pregnant in Italy?
Last week, I was sitting round a table with a group of fellow mums-to-be, relieved to hear that I’m not alone in the thoughts that have been running through my head these past few months of pregnancy. … [Read more...] about Some thoughts on pregnancy and anxiety