The Weekend Edit

Seven wonderful things from the week that was… Granddaddy and Munchkin, playing with a vintage (ie used to be mine) multi-storey carpark/garage…kids really will play with anything (1970s Fisher Price Garage, now worth £70(!), ebay.com) 2. Tete a Tetes in a pot, finally feeling like spring… (£4.50 for three, Market Garden, Cirencester) 3. Lunch outside, even more like…

The Weekend Edit

Seven wonderful things from the week that was… Out and about on our trike (SmarTrike, £59,99, Argos) 2. Sleeping beauty (Pyjamas, £5.99, Gap Kids; Amber anklet for teething pain, £35, The Amber Shop, Suffolk 3. Anthropologie loveliness (Cup, £12 , Anthropologie, sold out, similar here) 4. Springtime scented sols… 5. Making friends by the bay tree…

The Weekend Edit…

Seven wonderful things from the week that was… Splashing in puddles (Boots, £14.99; Coat, £16:99; Hat, £3.99) 2. Baby in red (Coat, as before; Shoes, £18, Clarks) 3. Three little ducks card, from Tante Laura…. 4. Just the morning mist… 5. Office angel (Jumper, £19.99, Gap) 6. Cobwebs and morning dew.. 7. Beautiful seasonal quinces…  

The Weekend Edit (21 August)…

Seven wonderful things from the week that was… Serious red sky at night, across the Golden Valley… Munchkin in a meadow (Jolly Nice, harrietsjollynice.co.uk) High heels and the posh handbag (on the way to interview Peter Frankopan about his amazing new book) 4. Pretty ponies (Munchkin can’t put them down, £4.50, Schleich) 5. Fields of gold (view from…

Weekend Edit (7 August)

Seven wonderful things from the week that was…. Testing our leg strength with the splits at BuggyFit (BuggyFit PostNatal Fitness, £5, Westonbirt Arboretum) Flags flying high in the sunshine in Tetbury Berry and Mascarpone fool, (recipe here) A resounding YES to a question posed from my morning banana Chicken Mug (£5 Gisela Graham at Burford…

The Weekend Edit (24 July)

Seven wonderful things from the week that was… 1. Home-grown strawberries, great strawberry tart with almond pastry recipe here… 2. Something stylish about half-unfurled peonies and an old green jar… 3. The simple peace of a country church… (St Swithun’s, Quennington, Gloucestershire) 4. Splashes of colour, poppies in the sunny vegetable patch… 5. Preparations for Munchkin’s…

The Weekend Edit (17 July)…

Seven wonderful things from the week that was…. 1. The most beautiful English country garden 2. A pony in a trailer…and so it begins…. (Wooden Horse Box, £15, Melissa & Doug, House of Fraser) 3. Home-grown peas 4. First paddles… (Pink Paddling Pool, £3, Tesco) 5. Red shoes for summer (Red Wedges, £30, Crew) 6….

The Weekend Edit (15 June)…

Seven wonderful (holiday) things from the week that was…   Mummy and her girl, sitting in the sunshine (Striped Vest, £9.20, Polarn O. Pyret; Sunglasses, £145, Gucci) Red beads and brown skin (Beaded Necklace, €3, Quarteira Market) Summer-time Style (Apple Playsuit, £14, John Lewis) Shady solutions on cobbled side streets, Loule, Algarve Gin and Juniper…

The Weekend Edit (8 June)

Seven wonderful things from the week that was… 1. A summery walk through Cirencester Park, cirencesterpark.co.uk 2. Heart-stoppingly beautiful interiors inspiration, £9.99, Elle Decoration Country 3. Rustic ribbons for pretty presents, from £3.75 a metre, John Lewis 4. Little wooden boats for first birthdays, £4, Store Upstairs, Lavender Bakehouse 5. Cow parsely and country walkways 6. First…