MENOPAUSE DIARY - TAKING STOCK

For some women coming to terms with the menopause is like admitting you’re a old dried up hag. I didn’t feel like that. In fact it took me a while to have any emotions about it. I think I was in shock and busy dealing with my symptoms. If anything I would make fun of it and tell everyone. It seemed ridiculous and like a bad joke

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CORDUROY

Once upon a time corduroy would have only been reserved for country folk and geography teachers but fast forward to Autumn 2018 and the biggest designers and fashion influencers are dripping in it. Thanks to Celine’s pale pink offerings last season the whole high street is a wash with it now too. For Wendy and I we couldn’t be happier as it offers a great alternative to our biker jackets and jeans which we live in at this time of year.

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Q & A

We’re often asked questions about ourselves and the blog so we thought we would dedicate this post to answering some of your questions. We also thought it was about time you you got to know us a little better and get an insight in to our personal lives. Now seems the perfect time as Dani returns to the blog from maternity leave.

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MUM'S THE WORD - MY PREGNANCY/BIRTH STORY

Well what a rollercoaster that has been. I can’t believe how quickly the last three months have gone but I’m so happy to be back with Wendy on the blog and am really excited with the new content ideas we’re planning for the season ahead. As we’ve mentioned previously we’re not going to become a mummy blog by any means but I will be sharing experiences and advice related to motherhood if I think it’ll be of interest.

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LINEN LOVE

Maybe it's a coming of age thing but we can't get enough of linen right now. Something that we once felt was reserved purely for a frumpy holiday trouser or a Joanna Lumley two piece at best is now taking over our wardrobes. Be it an oversized shirt or a button front dress, linen is our summer fabric of choice. A boyfriend blazer is our favourite way to wear it when teamed with a simple white tee and jeans.

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DIY HACK: TILE TRANSFERS

I first discovered these nifty creations when attempting to cover some gold fish bathroom tiles when I was renting my first London apartment. For less than a fiver they glide on to existing tiles with no glue or sticking and peal off in a second leaving no residue at all. Perfect for a quick DIY hack when you want to spruce up some tiles without replacing them or breaking the bank. 

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