Friday, 24 October 2014


Firstly you need to get a cup that covers as much of your face as possible.
Then you need to get chocolate everywhere just to prove you really like hot chocolate.
If it stains your top, even better.
Then laugh really loudly.
And last but not least, take a selfie or pose for a photo just because.

Hope everyone has a happy weekend!

Wednesday, 22 October 2014



Esme arrived on Monday and we are all totally besotted.

As though we are a family of four!

Monday, 20 October 2014


One of the not so joys of pregnancy is not being able to drink caffeine drinks or alcoholic ones.  There is only so much decaf tea and coffee I can drink, and water, well, water is rather boring after a while.

While I was looking through my cupboards looking for something else to drink, I came across these sachets that I had bought a while ago.  The plan was for me to have them with warm cider as an alternative to gluhwein as I am not the biggest fan.

I decided I would give them a go without the apple cider--although I am sure they would be absolutely delicious with it.  I tried the hot apple one first and it smelt amazing.  It smelt like autumn in a cup which I think is a win win.  It also tasted really good.  It was really nice and warming, although I would advise to use quite a big mug because I think if you didn't have enough water it could be rather strong and make you even more thirsty.

My favourite flavours are the hot apple and the hot maple.  On a rainy day, which we have had a fair few of later, they are perfect especially when curled up under a blanket with a good book or film.

So if you are looking for a tea or coffee alternative then you can find them here.  I actually bought mine from Rosie & Java, a family run tea and coffee merchant in Richmond.  If you are ever in the area and love tea and coffee I would really recommend popping in, the staff are so friendly and helpful.  Also it is the perfect place to pick up a few stocking fillers.  

Friday, 17 October 2014


This week I managed to actually do my pregnancy update video and to be honest I am rather proud of myself because at one point I really didn't think it was going to happen, due to me being really lazy but hey it looked bleached but here it is:

If you can't watch the embedded version then you find it here

I looked back over all the videos the other day and realised I had only missed two weeks without a video, which I have to say I am pretty impressed with.  Ok so it isn't a perfect record but better than I thought it would be.

I am so happy I have something to remember this pregnancy by because you never know it might be my last.  

Anyway I hope you enjoy this video and have enjoyed watching this pregnancy journey.  
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