Steph aka Don't Buy Her Flowers is a mother of kids 2 (almost 3 kids, one's still cooking) and founder of Don't Buy Her Flowers®, thoughtful gift packages for anyone needing TLC.
1. What 5 words describe your life?
Happy, tired, fast, lucky, overwhelming.
2. What's something that people won't already know about you?
Hmm... I have a really, really shit tattoo of the Superman symbol. I know.
3. How many 'real' friends do you have VS your likers/followers/FB friends?
I have five best girls that I've known since school and were my bridesmaids, and then some core brilliant women I've met as an adult but I'm not one to gather masses of new mates. For me, it's about feeling very comfortable and I know within minutes of meeting someone if they're to be a proper friend or not. If they were to come around and I'm in my joggers with greasy hair, crying and making my way through a whole pack of custard creams and we're all comfortable with that, they are my 'real' friends. I do love engaging with people on social though. I love to talk so I love people.
4. What makes you feel vulnerable?
Pregnancy has made me feel really vulnerable. I think it can be a really lonely time while you feel you should be positive and happy about all that is going on. I've also got 'myself' back on track as my kids are 5 and 6 so I'm nervous about reentering a phase that I found tough.
5. Do you dare to dream or do you think dreams only come true for others?
I think starting the business has shown me that I'm capable of much more than I thought I was. As my mum says 'The world is your lobster'.
6. What one piece of advice would you give other women about life?
Be Kind To Yourself. Most of the time, we're the only people that can really stop and look after ourselves and most of us are terrible at it
7. When did you last shave your pits/legs?
Today! I'm off to a spa on the last hurrah with Doug and I thought it rude not to. Although at 8 months pregnant I can't guarantee I've reached all the places that require shaving...