Previous Posts: August 2013

Scripture Sunday

For Adonai is a great God,
a great king greater than all gods.
He holds the depths of the earth in his hands;
the mountain peaks too belong to him.
The sea is his — he made it —
and his hands shaped the dry land.

Psalm 95:3-5
Complete Jewish Bible

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Pregnancy Update Week 27

How far along? 27 weeks today

Baby is the size of… swede

Best moment this week? Mini Smith turned 6 months yesterday only 3 months to go, and the end of work is in sight have both been a highlight of the week! Oh and how can I forget that my birthing ball is pumped up and I have been bouncing around on it – way more comfier than the sofa!Miss anything? I miss sleeping on my stomach, I miss being able to bend down and pick up things properly and I miss cute clothes!!

Movement? A big YES! Mini smith is kicking up a storm.

Sleep? I thought last week was bad try pelvic displacement and leg cramps! Cant wait to be finished from work and then I can have naps during the day!Food cravings? Still no cravings :o)
What makes you queasy/sick? nope

Morning sickness? nopeGender? I still think Mini Smith is a boy and Luke is still non committal 13 weeks till we find out.

Looking forward to .. Maternity Leave!!!!

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Birchbox

Every month I harass my husband with yet another package being delivered to our house. He does suffer, but thankfully he loves me so doesn’t protest too much!

I was so excited that Birchbox had come to the UK after reading so many American bloggers writing about how good it was I wanted my hands on them too!

A brief overview of the box you can subscribe for one month, three or up to a year. You fill a brief questionnaire where they collect the data to send out suitable items for you, questions such as skin tone, hair colour etc. The method isn’t full proof – I am pasty pale and they have sent foundation samples to me that suit my medium skin-toned step mum, but you have to take the rough with the smooth. You get about 5 samples a month and its a good way to try things you don’t want to buy the full size of or products you cant get in the UK.

This box is a winner for me simply for the Philip Kingsley Elasticizer at £27 for full size this is expensive for a hair treatment  that I have never tried before. The product was originally designed for Audrey Hepburn who wanted a product that would repair and nourish her frequently coloured hair. I am saving this for after mini smith has arrived.

Gerda Spillmann Hydro Pearls – a smoothing primer

Laqa & Co Lip Pencil  – a moisturising lip pencil mine was in the colour Ring of Fire

Molton Brown – Ylang Ylang Body Wash

Inner Me – supplements that are packed with omega 3 and protein – This is the one item that will be going straight in the bin. I am taking enough supplements thank you.

Birchbox gel mask – this is going straight in the fridge to cool my tired and puffy eyes.

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Scripture Sunday

 When Avram was 99 years old Adonai appeared to Avram and said to him, “I am El Shaddai [God Almighty]. Walk in my presence and be pure-hearted.

Genesis 17:1
Complete Jewish Bible

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