Book review: Another Heartbeat in the House by Kate Beaufoy

another heartbeat in the house by kate beaufoy

Kate Beaufoy’s Another Heartbeat in the House* is a historical romance which captures the heart of modern readers. Official synopsis Two women living a hundred years apart. One home that binds them together. When Edie Chadwick travels to Ireland to … Continue reading

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Follow Friday #16

Here’s a wee Follow Friday for you this fine Friday evening. Happy reading!

Cornwall
Sunsets and night walks – Visit Cornwall
17 Breathtaking Places To Eat In Cornwall – BuzzFeed

Make it
My favourite peach pie – A Beautiful Mess

Lifestyle
6 Things That Don’t Make You a Bad Feminist (No Matter What Anyone Says) – Bustle
27 Reasons Why It’s Bloody Amazing To Be A Woman In Her Twenties Right Now – Hannah Gale

Books
15 Feminist Books to Read In 2015 to Help You Stay Passionate All Year – Bustle

Film & TV
Whoa: Audrey Hepburn’s son had no idea she was a movie star – Hello Giggles
Audrey Hepburn: the iconic movie star as you’ve never seen her – The Telegraph

Baby
‘Mom Body’: A brutally honest portrayal of pregnancy and childbirth – Mashable
There’s No True Way to Prepare for Motherhood – Babble
Photographer Documents C-Section To Show ‘There Is No Right Or Wrong Way’ To Give Birth – Huffington Post
BABY: Bathtime with NAÏF – Treasure Every Moment

Blogging
Do bloggers need a niche? – Becky Bedbug
The Truth About Blogging for Money – Forever Amber
Why Blogging In 2015 Is A Completely New Experience For Everyone – Hannah Gale

Last-minute Father’s Day gift guide

personalised fathers day wooden flag from not on the high street

In case it’s slipped your mind, this Sunday is Father’s Day. It’s Luke’s first and we have grandads to buy for now too, so I’ve pulled together a little selection of ideas for the dads/grandads in your life. Whether you’re … Continue reading

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Item of the day: Audrey Hepburn print from B&Q

breakfast at tiffanys framed print from b&q

We went out for a big walk yesterday (I’m loving my post-cesarean milestones!) and called into B&Q – Luke is customising my old shitty laptop case for me and we needed some spray paint. It’s rude not to browse the … Continue reading

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Four Things

derbyshire - bolsover castle

I’ve seen this post doing the rounds on a few blogs lately and have borrowed from Life Outside London. If you’re writing a similar post, leave me a link below! Four movies I have watched more than once Whip It … Continue reading

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Follow Friday #12

How is it that even though I have oodles of time on my hands with maternity leave that I still can’t catch up on Bloglovin’? Here are the posts I’ve been loving inbetween naps this week.

Lifestyle
In celebration of being uncool – Hello Giggles
25 Things All Girls Secretly Do – Hannah Gale
A Weekend Away in Marseille – Wish Wish Wish
The ‘Daily Show’ totally nails why the “dad bod” trend is problematic – Hello Giggles

Blogging
How Much Do REAL Bloggers Earn? My Survey Results – Thou Shalt Not Covet

Baby
16 Things Every Pregnant Woman Thinks In Her Last Trimester – Babble
Dads Are Men, Not Idiots – Babble
10 WAYS: To prepare for a newborn baby – Treasure Every Moment

Books
Modern Avengers vs. their original counterparts – Mashable
Book Club: We are Called to Rise – Waterstones
The truth about the new female Thor – Hello Giggles

Cornwall
Reel Cinema Outdoor Screening: Point Break – Facebook event page

Film & TV
All About Anna – Our exclusive interview with the Pitch Perfect star – Glamour