Eat, Move, Wear, Love, Link #47

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Eat, Move, Wear, Love, Link #47

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Yesterday we had a huge (by my standards!) party for Finley. When we had found out about his heart defect we said that once he’d had his op and was all good we’d throw a big celebration and that is what we did! More on that in a mo…

Eat

Banana pancakesSimple banana pancakes (just a small banana and an egg mashed up and fried in coconut oil) topped with almond butter and rice syrup

Pear and ginger oats with choc saucePorridge with pear and ground ginger topped with almond butter and choc shot sauce

Vita cocoA lovely package from Vita Coco! Keep a look out for a great recipe using this coming soon!

Broccoli roast squash quinoa feta bowlSteamed broccoli with roast squash, quinoa and lentil mix (from a sachet), feta and balsamic

Slow cooker thai green chickenSlow cooker thai green chicken curry with steamed broccoli

Eat evolve granola and cookiesTreats from Eat Evolve, Paleo granola (so good!) and cookies

Move 

  • Monday – Rest
  • Tuesday – walk around estate at home and walk around Durham
  • Wednesday – Mama and baby workout > 20 minutes
  • Thursday – walk around shops
  • Friday – Mini Kettlebell workout > 10 minutes
  • Saturday – Rest
  • Sunday – Rest 

A much more active week than of late, I’m slowly starting to find a groove!

Wear

Mama and baby autumn outfitMe: Necklace: Topshop // top: H&M // vest: H&M // black leggings: H&M // socks: H&M // boots: New Look > Finley: grey pants and hat: H&M // stripy tee: Mothercare

We’ve had a couple of lovely mama and baby trips out and this is what we wore on Thursday. I got that top from H&M (yes I love H&M!) a couple of weeks ago and I really love it.

Love 

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As I was saying, yesterday we had a big party for Finley round at my parents house. It was wonderful as so much of the family were yet to meet him. The house was packed and all the different children of my sister, cousins, friends etc and all played so well together. So great to have most of my favourite people together under one roof to celebrate our brave boy! He’s also been just a pleasure these past couple of days. After having a rough day on Monday, something seemed to click and we’ve just been having a great time! He’s been feeding so much better and smiling loads! Also…

The Ultimate Rainbow Salad

I was commissioned to create a recipe for Watercress UK and I came up with this Ultimate Rainbow Salad, check out the recipe on the Watercress UK site now! Also…

Our first baby photoshoot! // getting a new washing machine // going to Baby cafe and chatting to the other new mums // M&S salads // online shopping // Dr Bronners Almond Liquid Soap – it smells like marzipan! // losing another couple of pounds // when Finley chuckles in his sleep // Foo Fighters new album // gift guides in magazines and online, love them!

Link

How has your week been? What are you loving this week?

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13 Comments

  1. Cat

    Checkered shirt twins! So cute! Glad you liked the coffee post ;) Now I’m off to google bunny table lamps…

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  2. Karina

    Gorgeous pics of you both, chic-stylish duo!

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  3. Nicky

    Awh I love that photo so much!! You look gorgeous Laura, glowing and happy and so cute having matching shirts :) :) Such a good idea to have a party after Fin’s op and for all the family to meet him :)

    Must try some of the Eat Evolve stuff, it sounds so good!

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  4. Lauren (@PoweredbyPB)

    Loving the tartan- he looks so cute! The Dr Bronners almond soap is amazing, it just smells so good!

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  5. Tamzin

    Yay to the party bet it was lovely to celebrate your little boy and I bet everyone was lining up for cuddles! X

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  6. Bron

    Looks like a lovely party! glad you’ve had a good week with Finley :-) Two more weeks till we are on summer holiday here – counting down the days at school! … I need to try that pancake idea of yours – I have been trying to dial it up with my eating and exercising over the last week – no results quite yet (i fact the scales seemed to go the opposite way this week!) but I’ll keep at it! lucky I have you for inspiration ;-)

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  7. Claire Hayhurst

    you look so adorable in your matching shirts Laura! so glad to hear Finley is feeling extra happy and you were able to celebrate his op success in style!

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  8. Anna @AnnaTheApple

    Love that outfit int he second pic! The boot/sock combo looks fab! Glad that things are going smoothly as well, what a relief after all the mayhem. And the photo of Finley and you matching looks very sweet.

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  9. lilylipstick

    You look so cute in your matching shirts! x

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  10. Maria @ runningcupcake

    Glad you had such a positive end to your week :) Love the matching outfits, very cute!
    That soap sounds good- I think I may have to look it up!

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  11. Petra

    Lovely pics of you and the baby! Saw that watercress salad on Twitter and hope to make it in the future at some point. It looks delicious!

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  12. Christina

    I love that you had a family party – I absolutely love getting everyone together with good food at home. Sending love to you all! x

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