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What I’m Wearing to BritMums Live!

It’s just a few days until BritMums Live and while I’m only attending on the Saturday, I’m RIDONKULOUSLY excited about the conference. I get to meet some seriously epic bloggers and hopefully learn a lot too (oh, and there’s the brand schmoozing bit too, which I love!). So, in the spirit of, well, getting in the spirit, I thought I’d show you what I’ll be wearing!

I was lucky enough to be sent a couple of bits by Fat Face,which will be making up the main part of my outfit:

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My dress arrived today and I am SO impressed with it. I’m a size 18 and often struggle to find clothes to fit, especially around the bust, but this dress has an elasticated panel in the back and accomodated my bosom perfectly! The material is lovely quality, the skirt part of the dress is fully lined, and it’s a really flattering shape. I wore the flip flops to pick Sausage up from school as I wanted to check that they weren’t going to cause blisters on Saturday and I have to say, they were super comfortable. The leather straps are soft and supple and the footbed is actually padded, making you feel like you’re walking on cushions!

I’m going to add a couple of things to the outfit to, in the words of our beloved Carrie Bradshaw, “merchandise it up” a bit. I’ve picked out some jewellery that I like from a different shop:

 

 

I’m also on the lookout for a cardigan and the lovely Anya at Older Single Mum, who is a genius at colour matching, has told me that I’m a Summer and should be wearing dusky colours, so I think I’ll be on the lookout for something pale grey or pink.

I’ll definitely be rocking my Cath Kidston messenger bag, it goes everywhere with me and it big enough to carry my whole life in it!

So, what will you be wearing? If you spot me, looking lost, come and say ‘Hi’ – I’m very friendly!

And Now, A Word From Our Sponsor

Sleep.

It’s something that tends to dominate your life when you become a parent. (Apologies for the seemingly random intro, but do bear with me…)

To be honest, it’s something that’s been a dominating factor in our lives for a lot longer than Sausage has been around. Husband is an insomniac, as you’ll know if you’ve read this, and has been since he was a baby. His Mum vividly recalls sitting on his bedroom floor when he was a toddler, willing him to go off to sleep but watching her infant son with eyes like saucers.

I, on the other hand, find it hard to stay awake. Husband jokes and says that I must have something bordering on narcolepsy, given the fact that he’s seen me fall alseep mid-conversation, whilst typing on my laptop and even, just once, whilst standing up. Honestly.

Sausage swings between our two afflictions; she’ll regularly be up until 11.30pm even after getting up at 7am, doing a full day of school and activities and us providing as relaxing an environment as possible at bedtime. She does, however, love her bed once she’s there and given how bad things had the potential to be, I’m grateful for how well she sleeps.

And so, with all of this in mind, I’m thrilled to announce that my sponsor for BritMums Live is…

Seems appropriate, huh?

We’re big fans of Silentnight, we have Silentnight mattresses on our beds as the quality is so high and we take our bedtime comfort seriously. I’m sure I’ll be telling you about more items from their range in the weeks running up to BritMums Live and in the meantime, you can click on the logo in the sidebar to take you through to their site for a browse around.

Happy Saturday, everyone, and if you’re going to BritMums Live; SEE YOU THERE!

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