Our Birth Story

  A little bit of background “You’ve got to be in the room with me” I said to my fiancé Karl when I was at least 20 weeks pregnant, I was of course talking about during labour and his response was fairly apprehensive to say the least. I mean it was all very new still,…

Essentials for your Little Human

Hey lovelies, Now this is a post that I hope you will find super helpful in your journey to preparing for babies long awaited arrival! As soon as I had my 12 week scan and saw our little human my mind was whirling frantically around considering all of the things I needed to buy for…

Meet Charli- THE bag to have for everything.

Pregnancy is exciting because there are SO many surprises, like “when am I going to burst out crying for no reason again?”, “how many days in a row can I use dry shampoo for”, “Oh it is THAT obvious I’m not wearing a bra” and “did I really just leave the house with my fluffy…

Eggs in Amazingness

Hello my loves! So today I have a super delicious breakfast come brunch recipe for you, it’s a slight twist to the popular brunch meal of Eggs in Purgatory. I really don’t like that name either, especially when these eggs are so good that they are fit for heaven anyway! Brunch is one of my…

A mama-to-be retreat like no other

Effie & Ross + The Lovely Wellness Company When Caffeine and Alcohol are on the bench and Gaviscon and Carrots are the new players, something just has to give in terms of basic ‘muma-to-be’ enjoyment. By week 25 it’s no surprise that if still attempting to wear your usual clothes, it WILL make you look…

The Ultimate Banana Bread Bliss

  Oh mama if pregnancy has done one thing apart from the obvious baby growing, it’s also given me a heck of a big sweet tooth. Pairing the cravings with the fact that I’m cheffing in a super sweet cupcake and brunch spot, it’s really no question as to why I have been eating a…

Bruschetta Chicken Pasta

Bruschetta Chicken Pasta  Here today, gone tomato. Or in a few minutes if you’re anything like me! This recipe is one of those oh so satisfying dinners that will leave you wanting more, but when you’ve probably already eaten enough for 4 people as it is.    I love pasta dishes because more often than…