A Breastfeeding essential – the Bebe-au-Lait cover-up | V. I. BABY

Staying completely covered up when breast-feeding in public is a worry for any new mum. You want- and of course need to feed your baby but also don’t need the world and his wife to see your un-wired feeding bra and contents. When breast-feeding in public you can of course you can use a large muslin or a blanket to hide your modesty but this nursing cover by Bebe-au-Lait makes it a whole lot easier when you’re out and about and feeding time… View Post

A handbag insert that every mother needs | V. I. BAG

Baby bag bursting at the seams? Never find what you are looking for? Then these VIP organisers could just be the answer. The Tintamar VIP (very intelligent pocket) Handbag Insert is really meant for women who switch their day-to-day work handbags often (as you just fill the 9-pockets with the contents of your bag – money, phone, make-up, train card etc.) and lift and place it inside whatever bag you’re using that day. There by ensuring you always have everything you need to… View Post

Last Minute Halloween style from the supermarket | V. I. BUYS

I think the supermarkets clean up when it comes to novelty outfits for Halloween – cheap, cheerful and perfect for little horrors. Especially, for the last minute shoppers amongst us! We are sorted this year as nanny got Miss Marnie a cat costume – what else? – from Tu at Sainsbury’s which is now ready for her first Halloween party. Here are a few more of my top buys you can pick up with your shopping this week… Dracula costume  George at Asda… View Post

Build a classic library for kids (Guess How Much I Love You) | V. I. BOOKCLUB

Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney First Line: ‘Little Nutbrown Hare who was going to bed…’ First published: 1994 Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare try to put how much they love one another into words – but love is not an easy thing to measure as they soon discover. A bedtime classic for any mama and her VIB.  £1.99 Amazon

Personalised Birthday Stationery from Orange Paper Duck | V. I. BIRTHDAY

I love stationery. End of. I use any excuse to send a hand written note or card (so nice to receive in a world of short texts and tweets don’t you think?) – so, Miss Marnie’s first birthday was no exception. Sticking with my Rainbow Tea Party theme (more here and here) I set about finding the perfect invitations and thank you cards. I ordered them from Orange Paper Duck on Etsy – and they were a big hit. The invites are made to order… View Post