How I declutter my wardrobe and my post-pregnancy capsule wardrobe edit

Let’s be honest, I’ve been putting this off for months!  With pregnancy, the craziness of having a newborn baby and then lockdown I have been living in leggings and scruffy jumpers.  But if I’m completely honest, it doesn’t make me feel good.  Clothes have such a big influence on how I feel about myself, andContinue reading “How I declutter my wardrobe and my post-pregnancy capsule wardrobe edit”

Why we should all be supporting small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic

This blog post has gone through several iterations, from the original rant about how bigger businesses are taking advantage of the pandemic as a cover for less salubrious business practices, to the more mellowed down celebration of the businesses I have been loving during lockdown.  But as we slowly return to something like normal life,Continue reading “Why we should all be supporting small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic”

Creating a capsule maternity wardrobe

One of the hardest parts of pregnancy for me was adapting my wardrobe for my changing body. I quickly found that even though I had a tiny bump and didn’t really start to show until 18 weeks, my normal clothes felt tight and uncomfortable. I’ve spent the last few years developing my capsule wardrobe soContinue reading “Creating a capsule maternity wardrobe”

How to have a clutter-free house move

You don’t realise how much you own until you have to pack it all into a van. That’s what I learnt when we made the move from Hampshire back up to Yorkshire. I’d been “minimising” for a few months but trying to move house put in all into perspective -how much we had accumulated overContinue reading “How to have a clutter-free house move”