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activities with a toddler

The best toddler activities in London

If you are visiting London with toddlers, you already know that strolling around the city it’s a hard job. Million of people, busy buses where only 2 buggies can get in at each time, underground station with no lifts, I wouldn’t call London a baby-friendly city. However, there are a lot of things to do […]

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11 Essential Things To Pack When Travelling With Kids

Travelling with kids can be extremely stressful, above all if you do not organise your baby bag properly. We just got back from our holiday in Brazil and, while on the plane, I thought “I wished someone wrote a post on what to pack in the carry on luggage in order to survive 10 hours […]

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small bathroom ideas

7 small fabulous bathroom designs

When you have 30 square meters for designing a bathroom, it is easy to get creative with ideas and eccentric materials. In London, the bathroom is usually the smallest place in the apartment. The size of the bathroom is something between a cupboard and a generous wardrobe. So, when life give you lemons… you try […]

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luxury christmas gifts

2014 Luxury Christmas gifts

If you have seen the new Liberty shop’s Christmas ad, you already know that 52% of people in the UK is unhappy with the Christmas presents they receive. I know, we all say that it’s the thought that counts, but is it really? I am not going to lie and tell you that I am […]

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secrets of decoupage

How to make your own Papier Mache Brontosaurus

I have always been fascinated by decoupage and the way it transforms pretty boring objects into fun and colourful items. Decoupage,  from the French word découper meaning to cut out, is the art and craft of cutting little pieces of material and glue them to an object and then covering it with several coats of varnish. […]

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stunning Living rooms

9 Amazing designs for London living rooms

I am always fascinated by American interior designers. Great colour coordination and use of the space, amazing choice of finishes, inexpensive trinkets and decorative objects. When I tried to translate American design ideas into the reality of my small London flat, all my grandiose American dreams crashed into a thousand pieces.  The reality of London, […]

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Make your own irresistible bath fizzies

I am a great fan of little handmade gifts to give at Christmas to my family. This year we decided with a few friends to do a secret Santa evening and I am preparing in advance all the little presents as I know that December will be a crazy month at work. I decided to […]

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Madeleines

Fantastic last-minute Madeleines Recipe

When I organise play dates for my son, I go into a mamma-frenzy.  Each one of us want the best for their little ones but I don’t have much time to bake a homemade cake each week! I thought I’d share with you my go-to recipe when I need to prepare quick and impressive play date food.  It […]

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Motherhood

3 Ted talks about motherhood that will change your life

Everybody talks about motherhood: What is necessary to be a good mother and what is right to teach your kids? Is there a perfect way to be a mother? I have read hundreds of articles in the past about the all motherhood dilemmas and these three ted talks really speak to me from deep inside. […]

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