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DIY Nursing Singlet

DIY Nursing Singlet

  I’ve found this simple hack in numerous places around the internet, so have no idea which person or persons came up with the idea. But it is a good one! I pretty much live in these while breastfeeding. Great for modest feeding and keeping your tummy covered when the weather or baby’s hands are […]

Fashion, Corruption And Respect Part Two

Fashion, Corruption And Respect Part Two

    We continue our series on fashion. To recap Part One click here. Fashion and the Church During all of these changes in fashion, the Church has spoken out against immodesty and in defence of purity, but on mostly deaf ears. Sure, at one point Catholic countries banned the bikini, but that solidarity did […]

Fashion, Corruption And Respect Part One

Fashion, Corruption And Respect Part One

   As we near the advent of warmer weather I can’t help but inwardly groan as I consider that soon we will see hoards of lemmings following the fashion fads, wearing barely-there clothing that defies the definition of clothing, let alone modesty. And so I began thinking, how did we get to the point where […]

Cutting Out The Chemicals In The Bathroom

Cutting Out The Chemicals In The Bathroom

  Last week, I shared some of the natural, synthetic-chemical-free products we’ve started using to clean our home. Today, we’re onto going chemical-free in the bathroom. Here are the natural toiletry alternatives we’ve swapped to so far:   Natural bar soap We used to use liquid hand “soaps” and body wash, but began to realize […]

DIY No Sew Distressed Jeans

DIY No Sew Distressed Jeans

  These took me about 15 mins to makeover and I love them! What you need: A pair of jeans A seam ripper (aka a quick unpick) Fray stopper Pen, pencil or dress makers chalk What to do: Try on jeans. Work out wear you would like to add some frayed texture and mark with […]

Breastfeeding fashion

Breastfeeding fashion

You don’t need to buy new clothes to breast feed successfully and discreetly. So if your budget will not accommodate a whole new wardrobe for breast feeding here are a few tips to get you started and feeling a bit more presentable yet practical at the same time. Necessary purchases Breast feeding bras are a […]

7 Tips For Making Your Wardrobe Last

7 Tips For Making Your Wardrobe Last

  Let’s face it, as mums we often go without new purchases and with a fashion industry that is continually changing and updating itself it’s easy to feel something akin to despair about the state of our wardrobes. But just because our budget might not stretch as far as we might like does not mean […]

30 Minute Jeans To Shorts Makeover

30 Minute Jeans To Shorts Makeover

  30 Minute Jeans To Shorts Makeover is a quick and simple way to transform an old pair of jeans into knee length cuffed shorts. You will need: A pair of jeans Measuring tape Fabric (laundry) marker Scissors Sewing machine and/or overlocker What to do: Try on your jeans and mark on the seam the length […]

When Are You Due? Or Not...

When Are You Due? Or Not…

  It’s no secret that I have been blessed with four children. I’ve had four fairly sedate pregnancies, at times put on nearly half my body weight throughout a pregnancy and delivered large babies. I am also blessed, however, to have returned to my pre-pregnancy weight and fit into my old clothes. But I have […]

Make A Chevron Scarf In 1 Hour!

Make A Chevron Scarf In 1 Hour!

Do you want to learn how to make a Chevron Scarf in 1 hour? These lovely scarves are soft, practical and stylish and what’s more, the style means you wont get it caught up in anything! You will need 40cm of fabric 150cm wide (I purchased a chevron pattern in a mink/jersey blend that was 147cm […]