About Kelly Innes

Kelly is the face behind the vintage silhouette at Domestic Goddesque. She eats too much cookie dough to have a waist that small. She is a thirty-something Mother of two absurdly photogenic little girls, is married her beloved DH and endures daily battles-of-will with the dog she refers to as the Wonder Hound. She likes to avoid housework as much as possible, preferring to bake, craft and drink cocktails. Sorry, did I say cocktails? I meant coffee. And nap. She likes to nap too. When not blogging, you can find her haunting Facebook for interesting snippets of gossip, or throwing her wit around the twittersphere. (She may have made that last bit up too: she's not that funny.)

Author Kelly Innes

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Good Reads: Dreams, milestones and making your voice count

March is here and it brought Spring: the leaves are beginning to bud on the tress, the daffodils are blooming in full force throughout the land and I feel at last that I can put my washing out on the line without it taking three days to dry! Of course Spring also means that we […]

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Good Reads February 2014

The season of Love is upon us! Are you feeling it? No, me neither. I’m mostly feeling wet and miserable. Then I tell myself to snap out of it because I do not live in the Somerset Levels and Lord knows that they have been wet and miserable since well before Christmas. On which happy […]

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Good Reads January 2014

Golly the year has got off at a pace! I’m already cruising towards February and feeling every bit as cold and damp as the weather. I do hope that Christmas brought you all your heart desired. At the very least I hope you and your sanity survived in a better state than our car, which […]

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Good Reads December 2013

As we hurtle towards 2014 there is still little chance to sit and reflect on 2013 which will, I imagine, be remembered above all else as the year that the World mourned the loss and celebrated the life of Nelson Mandela. There is nevertheless much to be cheerful about, much to be grateful for, much […]

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Good Reads: Remembrance, the worst bits of motherhood and who needs family anyway?

Can anyone tell me where this year is going? I couldn’t believe it when the latest Strictly series started because it signalled the beginning of Christmas. Eeek! Anyhow, I won’t hang around banging on about all that I have to do before Christmas, which is a mere six weeks away. Instead, forget about the ‘C’ […]

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Good Reads: Spooky science & mental patient costumes

You’re feeling it, aren’t you? The switch has been flipped from summer to winter and as the temperature of the British thermostat drops to meet winter standards there are a couple of blissful weeks where the leaves fall like post-wedding confetti bringing chaos to commuters on train lines and joy to dog walkers and small […]

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Good Reads: Twerking, Walmart and the Saatchi Bill

So how was your summer? Did you go anywhere nice? Are you glad the children are back at school? Did I miss any crucial hairdresser-style questions? No, good. So get the kettle on, quickly whilst no-one is looking. I’ll dig out the secret stash of biscuits and we can have a good old catch up. […]

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Good Reads: Mistakes, divorce and Mars Bar moose

The weeks are sailing by aren’t they? OK maybe not sailing but certainly chugging along with determination. The whole world has been wrapped in the the New Royal Baby bubble for several weeks and I bet you’d be delighted to have a little distraction, yes? If so, settle down, shove the children in front on […]

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Good Reads: School hols, not being perfect and being fat

The School Holidays have arrived in the house of Domestic Goddessery. I am a little nervous of all those weeks stretching ahead of me when I have nothing but two weeks in sunny Norway planned. The summer holidays, though an awesome and magical time in the life of a child do nothing but fill me […]

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Good Reads June

The countdown is on: less than a week until the event of the year, BritMums Live. I, of course, will be there. So if you are too, stop by and say hello. You won’t have trouble finding me: I’m very loud and I have really nice pink shoes. Plus if I get the chance I […]

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What I’m wearing to BritMums Live linky

We all get excited ahead of Blogger events. Obviously it’s great to learn more about blogging, expand our skills and try new things, but the thing that really gets usu going is the chance to meet bloggers- old and new- in real life. The issue with this is that we don’t always know what the […]

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Good Reads May: Pink lego, camper vans and twitter friendships

So here’s the thing: it’s the middle of May and I am sitting wearing a fleece over my, not inconsiderable, layers as I type. I have committed the cardinal sin of putting the heating on because even the dog is shivering. There is a very real chance that summer has been and gone for me. […]

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Good Reads April

Oh man, those holidays seemed to last forever. I don’t know about you but I never imagined that I would ever have a white Easter! And this relentlessly wintery weather has made the holidays seem so unbearably long. But, now that they are back in the halls of learning and you are, briefly, free to […]

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Good Reads March

My goodness, I am sitting watching the announcement of the new Pope with my heart thumping. I can’t help it: I love Pomp and Ceremony. I blame growing up in the Armed Forces, where everything has ceremony attached. I wonder if the new Pope had any idea how his day would end when he woke […]

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Good Reads: Trauma, loss & parenthood

Can I just say how-the-heck-did-we-make-it-to-the-middle-of-February-already? No, genuinely! Half the country is on half-term and we are headed to Galway on Friday and I thought I had more time. Argh. But enough of me, lets talk about how panicked you are. Tell me you are. No, tell me. Make it up if you have to. Oh no, […]

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Good Reads: Thrush, depression & more

This is it, people, 2013. We survived the end of the World and the Christmas Binge and the repeats on TV. We’ve stepped over the threshold of a New Year. Even better, the schools have gone back, and routines that had been abandoned for the past fortnight (in my case nearly a month) are back […]

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Good Reads: Parenthood, wrapping paper and life changing trips

  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmaaaaasssss. Aren’t you just a little excited? No? Well, obviously not: there are just days until the schools break up so you need to make the most of your time alone. So forget about Christmas cards and wrapping presents and queuing in the Post Office to pick up a parcel that […]

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Good Reads: Paper, parenthood and trips

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmaaaaasssss. Aren’t you just a little excited? No? Well, obviously not: there are just days until the schools break up so you need to make the most of your time alone. So forget about Christmas cards and wrapping presents

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