Author Archives: Julia

TV – Watching Right Now

There’s something no one tells you about having a baby. It is literally the best way to sit and binge-watch TV shows. THE BEST. I mean, it’s exhausting and you’re so tired some (most) days you can barely function, but in those early months when the baby just needs to be fed and cuddled endlessly all day long and all night long, you can sit on the couch, turn on Netflix, and watch episode after episode of a show while the baby feeds, or while it refuses to sleep anywhere but snuggled up on your chest. So even though you’re more tired than you’ve ever been in your entire life, you also have all this time to just sit and not do anything. So you might as well catch up on some TV, right?

My bub is six months old (WHAT), but I’m still managing to snag some decent couch time while I feed him and play with him on the floor when my older daughter is at kinder. Over the past couple of months I’ve discovered a few new shows, so I thought I’d pass on some recs to your guys. It’s really a public service announcement to better all of our lives.

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Fashion – Winter Jumpers

French Connection Stripe Varsity Knit_THUMBNAIL

I’m on maternity leave this year, so my work wardrobe is enjoying its holiday in my drawers for the next little while. However, now that we’re heading into the cooler months, I realised all the winter stuff I wore last year was largely maternity clothing or regular clothes that I bought slightly larger to accommodate… Continue reading ->

Life – My Hospital Bag


This definitely isn’t a Mummy blog, but after having been to hospital twice to deliver babies, I’ve learned a little something about what to pack in my bag for the hospital stay and what I didn’t really need despite those lists of what I supposedly needed to bring with me. Here’s a little insight into… Continue reading ->

A Quilt and An Announcement


Hi! It’s been kind of quiet around here this year, hasn’t it? My posts have been sporadic at best, which I’m fully aware of. Not sure how many people still read my blog (going by my stats I would say not a lot, disappointingly), but for anyone still checking in, I wanted to explain my… Continue reading ->

Baking – Jumbo Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies


I don’t make cookies and cakes with nuts in them because my daughter has a nut allergy. But recently I was overtaken by the urge to make a really nice, soft peanut butter cookie. I do have a peanut cookie recipe in my favourite recipe book, but I wanted something super soft and chocolate-y, which… Continue reading ->

Spring Sandal Edit – Luxe and Less


I recently did a wardrobe clean out and threw away literally every pair of sandals I own. Every single pair. They were all at least three years old or more, some of them had straps that were wearing out or broken (but the sandal itself was still wearable), and a lot of them weren’t really… Continue reading ->