Business Review: Osteopathy in Colchester – the bad, the worst, and the absolute best. 

This is a rather long story, but it’s worthwhile if you’re searching for an expert back cracker! When I first moved to England from California, I searched for a chiropractor to continue my care. I was really confused because the term “osteopath” was widely used, and I was unaccustomed to hearing the terminology. Turns out…

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Jungle Adventure: Surrounded by Wild Animals – Err, Cute Kids? {Soft Play Centre Review}

This past weekend, we headed toward Stanway’s famously clean and well-lit indoor soft play area, Jungle Adventure. Whoah, was it an adventure, alright! Lots of high energy kids running about everywhere. Slides, ropes, climbing areas,  while all exhausted parents gave each other equally exhausted looks of “in solidarity” and allowed our kiddos to commence exhausting…

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My 30th in Albufeira: A Holiday in Portugal with a Toddler!

During the third week of October, Suraj, Savya and I travelled to Algarve, Portugal. Suraj insisted we celebrate by 30th birthday in some way. We booked last minute (like, 3 days in advance) through Expedia and flew via RyanAir. We had warm weather and stayed at an all-inclusive resort called Hotel São Rafael Suites.  Savya…

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Product Review: Nūby’s SureGrip Miracle Mat & Plate

Babies and Toddlers instinctively enjoy fine tuning their own motor skills by learning to eat and drink by themselves. When that happens, it’s great! It means that they are learning and growing. But it also commences a search for bowls and plates they can’t flip. There’s enough cleaning required without adding your kid’s meals on…

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Fresh Faced Friday: Tony Moly’s Panda’s Dream So Cool Eye Stick (now say that 3x)

So I’ve been using this for two weeks and I cannot rave enough about how much I love and appreciate this product. Tony Moly has amazing products, and their Panda’s Dream So Cool Eye Stick really does work. I noticed it working within the first week. Definitely a visible difference. I naturally have eye bags…

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Tasty Tuesday: The Case of the Thai Takeaway

So it was a Saturday evening, the In-Laws were away, and husband was in the mood for Thai food but didn’t want me to cook. We said okay to ordering Thai food in Colchester from one of two restaurants which were recommended by a friend with the warning that it would be mediocre by normal…

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Nuna Leaf, A Rocker That Grows With Your Child {Product Review}

When searching for a rocker, we searched a few brands. Ultimately, this product is what lead us to invest in all the other NUNA brand products we have purchased (pushchair, car seats). Here’s what it’s all about: NUNA Leaf (with toy bar): What I liked: Birth to 40kgs. This was the main factor for choosing…

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Nuna Pippa Infant Carseat {Product Review}

To follow up with my previous post on the Nuna IVVI chassis, here are details on the PIPPA, NUNA’s first year car seat: Pippa Newborn-to-Infant Car Seat: What I liked: This car seat came with a lot of padding which was perfect for the little guy when he arrived. We literally had to do no…

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Product Review: NUNA’s IVVI Pushchair

My dear expectant and established mothers, fathers, parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and friends… let me tell you a true story.  I once met a lady who told me she had 7 strollers, prams, and pushchairs packed inside a two-story flat with her partner and 5 children. I know it sounds like the beginnings of, “I met an old…

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Farlie Photography – Savya’s One Year Cakesmash! (Photos) 

Suraj and I have been with the same amazing photographer since I was pregnant with Savya. From Bump, to Baby, to Cake Smash, she’s captured it all. Her name is Charlie Alexander, and she photographs beautifully. She’s patient, absolutely brilliant with capturing moments, and she works so hard because she loves what she does. I…

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