Pavlik Harness Life & Our Top Tips to Thrive!

With our little girl now completely harness free, we wanted to share our experiences and top tips we discovered along the way to help you hit the ground running. We hope you find it helpful!

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Hip dysplasia

After just a day of having our gorgeous baby girl she was diagnosed with Developmental Hip Dysplasia following her routine newborn physical examination. We wanted to share our experiences and what its like living with a newborn with hip dysplasia to help others in the same situation. Hopefully we can help ease the worry that parents feel in this horrible situation when you have been told your baby has something wrong as isn’t quite the perfect little munchkin we all imagine.

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The Being More Eco Series Post #1 – 4 Ways to start reducing your plastic footprint

At uni I studied geography and environmental management, so I probably understand a little more than most about looking after our environment, and the impacts of abusing it. With this in mind, we’ve always tried our best to recycle and do our bit for the environment where we can, using fabric tote bags instead of plastic carrier bags and using reusable water bottles etc. I get pretty angry when I see people littering, especially some of the kids near where I live being so disrespectful about it!

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5 essentials to survive the first few weeks of parenthood (on top of the basics)

The last few weeks have been a huge learning curve for all three of us since bringing our little princess home. There have been a few things that have been worth their weight in gold to make thing so much easier for us in settling in to our new world of being parents so I thought I’d share them (in no particular order – they have all been lifesavers at some point!):

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15 Minute 4 Veg Pasta

This quick, easy and healthy pasta dish will give you 4 of your 5 a day in one serving and it’s nice and bright too – perfect to brighten up those dull days! It reheats well or can be just as tasty cold for a lunch on the go if you don’t have access to a microwave or stove to reheat.
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Handmade goats milk, honey, lemon and oaty soap bars

Want to make natural and simple gifts for friends and family? Look no further! These goats milk, honey, lemon and oaty soap bars won’t take you more than half an hour to make and won’t break the bank either.
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Product review: Zyliss Easy Pull Food Processor

We can’t rave about this product enough! We spied it on an episode of the Hairy Bikers and thought it would be a great product to add to our camping utensils box. BUT after discovering how awesome it is it is now a main feature in our kitchen – replacing our electronic food processor for most tasks!

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DIY Easy wipeable food planner – FREE PRINTABLE! 

Following on from our post about how to save money on your grocery’s (click here to read more), we have a quick and easy reusable and wipe able food planner you can keep in your kitchen. Best of all it will only cost you a couple of pounds!

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Review: The Blitz Tearoom, Weston-Super-Mare

Today I took a step back in time to the 1940’s! My Mamma took me for a surprise afternoon tea to a fantastic little quirky cafe in Weston-Super-Mare called The Blitz Tearoom.

( Photo above taken from The Blitz Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/theblitztearoom1940/ )

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Simple Envelope Cushion Cover Tutorial

Tired of your current cushion covers? Want to change the style of a room on a budget? This cushion cover tutorial will show you how to make simple covers – no tricky zips to negotiate and easy to get on and off. What’s even better, it will take you about 15 minutes!

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