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Naturalmat Baby – Devon made mattresses

I love stories of parents coming up with a business idea, or finding success, in the first years of parenthood. Devon's own Unmumsy Mum with her 500,00+ Facebook fans and best-selling book. Justine Robert's search for family holiday recommendations back in 2000, which led to Mumsnet.com. Jo Evans stirring Figgy's puddings while her newborn slept. I found maternity ...

Figgy’s Christmas puddings – Made in Devon

Devon mum, Jo Evans, started making Christmas puddings for family and friends while her newborn daughter slept. She's now celebrating 10 years in business, making thousands of luxury Figgy's Christmas puddings each year. Inspired by Julie Pankhurst, who came up with the idea for Friend's Reunited while on maternity leave, Jo spotted a gap in the market for delicious ...

Weeke Barton, Dartmoor – weekend takeover

Keeping in touch with faraway friends when you have small children isn't always easy. Zero energy to host and usually not enough space to accommodate. A self-catering weekend seems the only sensible solution but is that really a break for anyone? What usually happens to us is the girls in the group, keen not to leave anything ...