FABFATMAMA

Hi!

I’m quite aware I’m getting quite a lot of views on this blog still and have been getting followers but I no longer post on here.

I have moved to Fab Fat Mama and have been there for a while! If you want to keep up with me, please follow me there.

Thanks!

Hannah xx

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I carried a watermelon – Introducing Eleanor Bridie Lister.

Hi all!

Sorry I’ve been quiet lately – but I’ve had a good excuse; my beautiful daughter Eleanor Bridie Lister made her arrival into the world via elective c-section on 13th October 2015!

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Less than an hour old.

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First pic.

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I carried a watermelon.

It has been a lot to get used to but I am loving being a mummy. Eleanor is a wonderful, content baby and is already settling into a routine. The c-section itself went awfully, I felt most of it and I was very poorly afterwards but she was worth all the pain, all the tears and all the struggle. When I look at her, the months struggling with SPD, Clexane injections, insulin injections, steroid injections and being unable to get out without a wheelchair seem to just slip away. She truly is the best thing that has happened to me, and I can’t thank her daddy enough for helping me make such a beautiful little treasure.

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Daddys

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Perfect

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Girl.

So now I’m a mum I guess the focus of my blog will be changing a little. I’ll still be bringing you fabulous plus size clothing, lingerie, shoes and accessories but I’ll also be bringing you more posts about being a mummy on a budget, how I dress my little lady, our trips out and more lifestyle/out and about posts! Hopefully you’ll find this interesting and will be with me on my journey into motherhood and this new chapter of my life.

So I’m going to finish this blog post with some snaps of us from the last ten days. Normal service will be resuming so thank you for being patient with me whilst I’ve had a brief hiatus and I hope you enjoy my blog!

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Lots of love – Hannah & Eleanor x

Something Olde that’s something new.

Hi All!

Sometimes with blogging, events are spaced out. However sometimes they all happen at once and you ended up super busy! This is what happened when The Curve Fashion Festival and The Festival of Thrift clashed with each other and then I was also invited to the beautiful new premises of The Olde Young Teahouse (TOYT) for a bloggers meet. Both festivals looked too good to miss – So I decided to visit both! One on the Saturday and one on the Sunday. Thankfully the event at TOYT was on Sunday Evening to I was able to also slot that in!

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If you’ve followed me for a while, you’ll know I love TOYT and have blogged about it a couple of times. I was so glad I got to attend and was glad it was the last event as It was the perfect way to arrive. I rocked up slightly later after being at The Festival of Thrift and was greeted by the lovely Tea Bee herself Carli and an array of refreshments.

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I promptly got myself a delicious fruit punch served in a kitsch Jam-Jar glass and took in my surroundings. The Tea House has always been a place of comfort for me – an almost magical place saved for special days and times when I’ve needed a real pick me up. After a busy weekend I was glad for a visit and it was nice to visit in a more intimate setting without it being super full.

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I love the decor – it’s exactly what i’m into. Shabby Chic with a D I Y aesthetic which radiates though the use of reclaimed wood, scaffolding boards and wooden boxes mounted on the wall.

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I LOVE how these masculine D I Y features are balanced out with feminine bunting, lampshades, retro styl wallpaper and mismatched china.

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More refreshments were offered – how could I turn down a well brewed cup of yorkshire tea and a chocolate/caramel cake that melted in my mouth?

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After I filled my tummy, I snapped this image with owner Carli! By this time, this mumma-to-be was exhausted from a full on weekend and decided to call it a night.

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Mega thanks to Carli for her delicious refreshments and kind hospitality. I can’t wait to bring Baby Eleanor to visit when she arrives – I’m sure she will love the teahouse as much as I do and it will become one of our regular places to visit!

Hannah x

An afternoon treat for a mum, and a mum to be! Featuring The Malmaison Newcastle.

Hi All,

Do you have one of those months when everybody seems to be born? I do – July! I have at least 6 close close family birthdays, some other close family birthdays and even a wedding anniversary. With this in mind I have to be extra organised through out this month to make sure everybody gets a good gift and that I remember every different person. This year I decided that my mum deserved something special and decided to book her into a SPA day with afternoon tea. The only downside to this, was the voucher was for two people and so I went along as company – begrudgingly of course!

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Getting snug in complimentary robes (we had to add a towel to cover my bump)

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Relaxing room!

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Calming atmosphere.

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A big trolley through of oils etc!

My voucher cost £99 and for that we received a back massage with oils (I went for a pregnancy massage), a lovely express facial, use of the facilities such as sauna, steam room and huge massging chairs – and then a huge afternoon tea.

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The treatments were incredible on my aching pregnant body but the real treat of the afternoon was the afternoon tea. I’m not sure where we put it al! There was finger sandwiches,  scones with cream and jam, mini victoria sponges, tiny creme brulee, cheesecakes and of course – endless supplies of tea. We made our way back to the car after this and made the mistake of going to IKEA whilst incredibly full and had to waddle round. We also went and chose my pram after this which was very exciting and I will be sharing it with you on another post.

My blog will be changing soon. I’m very close to being a mum so as well as showing off fat fashion, I’ll also be including my little girl and her wonderful outfits as well as day trips out and more lifestyle posts etc! I really want to blog about positive parenthood and shaping my child to be a confident, well rounded and happy person – as well as the ups and downs of being a plus size mumma!

Finally, my blog has been nominated for an award! After such a tough year, I’d absolutely love to win this. Head over to here and check “Fabulously Fat Fashion” to vote for me. It would mean the world to me!

Hannah x