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June 2018

Motherhood

Store Your Memories With An Ottoman Bed

A photograph of a collection of baby items including blankets, first toys, knitted booties, favourite book, scan photos and baby on board badge - Store Your Memories With Bed Guru Ottoman Beds - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. Mr H and I are currently going through the house decluttering. And although, I’m trying to be ruthless there are some items that I just won’t part with. These are usually items that bring back precious family memories.  Memories that I cherish and that I want to be able to treasure and hold onto. I also want to be able to pass these possessions onto my children when they are older. However, I worry that…

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Travel & Days Out

7 Things To Do In Bristol

A photograph of hot air balloons from Bristol's International Balloon Fiesta floating in the sky above Bristol - 7 Things To Do In Bristol - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post.  My family and I moved to Bristol when I was four years old. But when we moved our house was still being built. So we lived in a hotel for a month – the Unicorn Hotel. It was very exciting. We finally moved to our new house on my fifth birthday. And I always believed that our new house was my birthday present. We only lived there for five years but I was devastated when…

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Home & Garden

Practical Home Upgrades That Add Value & Look Chic

A photograph of a bright white window with two white planters with flowers and a white coffee pot - Practical Home Upgrades That Add Value & Look Chic - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. When it comes to your home, you’re always going to want to make sure that you can get it looking as great as possible. Whether you’re going for a homely feel or something really modern, you’ll want to make sure that you’re getting the best results whenever you’re going to do any work. But at the same time, you’ll always want to make sure that any work that you do is cost-effective. Any way that you…

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Health & Welfare

You Deserve Only The Most Restful Sleep

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This is a collaborative post. Sleep is a massive, vital part of our health. Many people consider the ability to exercise and diet, maybe even to meditate as one of the vital underpinnings of health. While these habits and disciplines are absolutely beneficial, they would be nothing without sleep. Sleep is the thing that helps us stay sane, helps us face another day, and can refresh our entire mindset. You are a better person when you gain restful sleep. You…

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Fashion & Beauty

Summer Fashion Essentials From Fashion World

A photograph of a lady in her garden wearing a smock summer dress from Fashion World - Summer Fashion Essentials From Fashion World - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. I used to love summer fashion. From floaty florals to pretty pastels, I just adored the styles and colours. However, that was before I became a mother, and my figure changed. Since then I’ve fully embraced winter and autumn fashion. Skinny jeans and baggy sweatshirts have become my friends. But then www.fashionworld.co.uk contacted me and asked if I would try some of the summer fashion essentials from their website. I decided that this was my…

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Home & Garden

Why Your Bed Plays A Big Part In Your Overall Happiness

A photograph of a cosy-looking double bed in an inviting bedroom - Why Your Bed Plays A Big Part In Your Overall Happiness - Mrs H's favourite things

  This is a collaborative post. Sleeping is something that we absolutely need in order to be healthy, not only physically, but mentally too. Lack of sleep is one of the most common causes of problems through life.  Because lack of sleep causes stress, and that stress can ruin so many pleasant days until it builds up more and more, and you find yourself in a depressive state every day and aren’t sure what to do anymore. You don’t ever…

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Travel & Days Out

What Is A Babymoon? 5 Reasons Why You Should Have One

A photograph of a woman on a babymoon in Rhodes with her husband before having a baby - What Is A Babymoon? 5 Reasons Why You Should Have One - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. Back in May 2012, when I was pregnant with our first baby, Mr H and I went on a babymoon to Rhodes. It was our last chance to have a holiday before we became parents. So we saved up our money and went to an amazing hotel and had a room with a private swimming pool. It was heaven. And the perfect way to relax before the pressures of parenthood began. Is your first child…

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Baby Loss

Symptoms And Diagnosis Of A Missed Miscarriage

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TRIGGER WARNING: Baby loss. This post details the symptoms and diagnosis of a missed miscarriage.  I had my first miscarriage six years ago, back in June 2012.  After being diagnosed with a missed miscarriage when I was 11 weeks pregnant. It shocked us and left us heartbroken. But thankfully, less than a year later we were blessed when Little Miss H arrived on the scene. After six years, I’ve finally decided that I want to share the story of our first…

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