Jenson gardening
Lifestyle

One of Us is Lying, Spider-Man and gardening #LittleLoves

I went back to work this week after a month off, somewhat looking forward to getting away from the SAHM life, only to have the mum guilt flare up almost immediately because Jenson had a tummy bug. Is there anything worse than being at work, knowing your child is at home poorly? On a more… Continue reading One of Us is Lying, Spider-Man and gardening #LittleLoves

stationery

Plans for National Stationery Week 2018

My favourite week of the year is almost here: National Stationery Week. Now in its seventh year, NSW is a celebration of all things stationery, reaching tens of millions of stationery addicts in 2017. The aim of the campaign is to encourage people to keep writing and to share the love of all things stationery… Continue reading Plans for National Stationery Week 2018

One of Us is Lying book review
Books

Blogger Book Nook #8 Murder in the Library

Everyone loves a good mystery, right? Is there anything more satisfying than figuring it out before the big reveal or do you like to be kept guessing until the end? In case you couldn't tell, this month the Blogger Book Nook group is discussing crime/thriller novels. 1. Who is your favourite fictional detective and why?… Continue reading Blogger Book Nook #8 Murder in the Library

Books, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Personalised alphabet poster from Wonderbly

Growing up I had a personalised story book and it was/is the coolest thing. It featured my family and friends as characters - even little ol' me! So when Wonderbly released My Golden Ticket last year I had to get my hands on a copy and write myself and Jenson into the story. They have… Continue reading Personalised alphabet poster from Wonderbly

Posters for Change book review
Books

A picture is worth a thousand words

If a picture is indeed worth a thousand words then it's no wonder that campaign posters have the power to incite change. Following the increased waves of activism around the time of the 2016 Presidential Election, Princeton Architectural Press put out a call for designers to contribute to a collection of tear-out posters. Nearly 300… Continue reading A picture is worth a thousand words

saturday share
blogging

Saturday Share #139

This week I've been particularly inspired by blog posts on Instagram and book blogging. Check out my favourites. Gwennan weighed in on the phone vs camera blog photos debate. Cathryn shared some handy Instagram tips and tricks. Lucy wrote about the art of book blogging. I was super jealous that Michele was invited to attend… Continue reading Saturday Share #139

April 2018 TBR
Lifestyle

Review copies, The Good Fight and new shoes #LittleLoves

I'm due back at work on Monday and I really feel like I need it - not least because my TBR keeps growing! I'm also starting to think I'm not cut out for this SAHM malarkey, although I bet by the end of my first week back I'll be missing him like crazy. What can… Continue reading Review copies, The Good Fight and new shoes #LittleLoves

Not Only Polka Dots custom notebook review
stationery

Stationery review: Custom notebooks from Not Only Polka Dots [sponsored]

Ever gone to pick a new bullet journal only to find that you can't get exactly what you want? You might be able to find a cute cover but it doesn't have dotted paper. Or it does have dotted paper but you can't personalise it. Or the paper stock isn't thick enough for your favourite… Continue reading Stationery review: Custom notebooks from Not Only Polka Dots [sponsored]

The Displaced book review
Books

10 reasons why you need to read The Displaced

Despite the troubling time in which we live, we're fortunate that publishers such as Abrams are providing a platform for minority voices. Last year saw the release of the likes of Why I March and 200 Women and this month sees the publication of The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives, in time for the… Continue reading 10 reasons why you need to read The Displaced

Stamp Garden by Coralie Bickford-Smith
Books, stationery

Updating my bullet journal for spring

If you want to update your bullet journal for spring, look no further than Coralie Bickford-Smith's Stamp Garden. In case you hadn't noticed, I'm not gifted artistically - I'm all about the words. But I like things to look nice, so when Abrams + Chronicle offered me the chance to review Coralie Bickford-Smith's Stamp Garden,… Continue reading Updating my bullet journal for spring