Jul 052015
 
Goodness giveaway

When I think back to my life ten years ago I can’t believe how much has changed. Not only did I get married and moved to Australia from the other side of the world, we also welcomed four (soon five) beautiful children into our family. I absolutely love our busy household and while our big family means I may not be able to splurge on luxury [read more]

Jun 292015
 
Mama on Monday with Happy Mum

After four babies you’d think I have built up quite the maternity wardrobe but the truth is that very few pieces make it all the way. Quality and durability is sadly not that easy to find these days and I discovered that pretty much only the maternity clothes I purchased in The Netherlands (where I am from originally) were able to withstand the test of [read more]

Jun 222015
 
Mama on Monday

In Dutch there is a saying that goes ‘Wie wat bewaart, heeft wat’ which literally means ‘Who saves something, has something’ and that’s exactly the story behind today’s Mama on Monday look. Pretty much all of these pieces are a few years old and I am still enjoying them, now that’s budget friendly! Wearing: Maternity/Nursing Dress in navy marle by Mamaway I originally picked this [read more]

Jun 212015
 
I like him so I 'put a ring on it'

In line with Australian tradition both my husband and I wear our wedding ring on our left ring finger, however in my home country The Netherlands most couples wear their wedding rings on the right hand side. Still a Dutch girl at heart I started wearing a plain silver band on my right hand to show that I am a proud wife. I know it sounds silly [read more]

Jun 182015
 
Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music giveaway

If Lady Gaga’s Oscar tribute to the Sound of Music got you all excited about this classic musical I’ve got good news for you. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the most successful movie musical of all time and Melbourne fans can celebrate in style at Arts Centre Melbourne on June 27, 2015: Hosted by the always fabulous Chelsea Plumley the Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music audience will [read more]

Jun 152015
 
Mama on Monday

It’s a quick one today as I’ve been looking after our sick little girl all weekend. Nothing like a midnight hospital visit to throw your relaxing weekend plans out of the window! This quick and comfy casual maternity outfit is perfect for days like this (and any other day really!). Wearing: Isla Jegging (RRP $119.95) by Ripe Maternity I picked up these stretchy Ripe Maternity [read more]