Sunday, 21 September 2014

V. I. BOOKCLUB: 10 brilliant books for birthday boys and girls!




Today is Miss Marnie's birthday!

So, to kick off a week of birthday inspired posts I've rounded up some books all about… 

….BIRTHDAYS!

I have chosen a few classic titles and a few fun character driven ones… each would make a great gift for any little girl or boy celebrating their special day.



ENJOY!


Friday, 19 September 2014

V. I. BUSY BEES : The 5 Most Fashionable spots in *Milan* for kids! (Part 3)

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* FOUR-PART SPECIAL* 

Inspired by Fashion week and the four fashion capitals I have spoken to four hip mamas who have revealed their favourite places and secret places of interests for a fun and fashionable day out with the littles.

Some you may be lucky enough to have been too or live near, others may be ideas to keep for future holidays and trips. Either way you will be one step ahead of the crowd just knowing these hot addresses!

MILAN

FASHIONISTA: Paola Secchiaroli, PR and Brand Consultant and founder of IL Blog di Paola
CATWALK: Milan, Italy
MUSE: Leonardo, 4

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014

V. I. BUSY BEES: A play centre that is right up our (Little) Street...

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On our mama and me days Miss Marnie and I regularly hit the library, go to soft play and we even do baby gymnastics. But, I love nothing better than finding something new and fun to do with our days together.

So, I was really excited (OK, very excited) to discover Little Street.

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Little Street is a scaled down village for  well for the little's. A realistic town centre with all the usual shops - a supermarket, cafe, hairdressers, fire service and even medical centre - for kids to run themselves and aiming to encourage learning through role play. 


Monday, 15 September 2014

V. I. BABYMAMAS: Grab some Cilla-inspired 1960's style from Marks & Spencer….NOW!

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Mui Mui 2014 

If there is one trend that I'm loving for this season it's the 1960's.

Forget visions of full on retro throwbacks. This time around its had a modern and edgy update.

As seen on the catwalks at Valentino, Gucci, Mui Mui and Louis Vuitton - it's more about 1960's shapes reinvented for 2014 with fresh, modern fabrics.

And, no one has done it better on the high street than Marks & Spencer.


Friday, 12 September 2014

V. I. BUSY BEES: The 5 Most Fashionable spots in *London* for kids! (Part 2)

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* MAMAS VIB FOUR-PART SPECIAL* 

Inspired by Fashion week and the four fashion capitals I have spoken to some hip mamas who have revealed their favourite places and secret spots of interests for a fun and fashionable day out with the Little's.

Some you may be lucky enough to have been too or live near, for others it may just be ideas to keep for future holidays and trips. Either way you will be one step ahead of the fashion-crowd just knowing these hot addresses!


LONDON

FASHIONISTA: Erica Davies,  Fashion Editor and founder of MMM blog
CATWALK: South London 
MUSES: Charlie, 4 and Lila, 2 1/2



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