Boo's 3rd Birthday

Dear Boo, Now you are 3

It’s early morning and you’re still sleeping, yet I’ve already watched you snuffling for the last half an hour and still can’t quite believe you turned 3 yesterday. A cliché I know, but it feels like only yesterday that you were born. You’ve come so far in 1096 days – that’s 1096 days that I’ve […]

Elizabeth Seraphina

Invitations fit for a Boo

Boo may be hosting the most social baptism of 2012 but we still had fun choosing printed invitations for those guests that would be there in person with us on the day. I guess she must have inherited my stationary obsession but hey I can think of worse vices! As with everything Mummy and Boo […]

Sleeping Boo

Sending out a Sleep SOS

Boo is not sleeping. This is serious, I mean how the heck am I supposed to look even the slightest bit human never mind function like the rest of mankind if I’m to expect nine hours sleep in five days. Yes you read that right; forget match sticks I’ve got one hundred year old majestic […]

House of Fraser Pied a Terre Dress

Mother of the Boo Outfit

With Boo’s Baptism two weeks away, there is the small matter of my outfit. Mother of the Boo is an impressive title but what should I wear? I don’t think it needs to be said that I will be wearing my fashion staple, a dress. Well that didn’t take long to narrow down, but is […]


Confessions of a part time baking fraudster

It’s national baking week this week and in our house we all love a bit of cake. It’s an easy lunch box filler and a fresh cake always bring the family together along with a pot of tea. Ok so I sound like the Martha Stewart of the north with images of me whipping up […]

M&S Duck Sound Book

Quack O’clock

At 1.30 this morning I made a promise to Boo that if she went to sleep in the next half an hour I would buy her a pretty pair of shoes. We won’t be shoe shopping today or even this week! Boo decided at 10pm that it was time she got up for a late […]