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Guess How Much I Love You – the perfect baby book

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

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Personalised Birthday Stationery from Orange Paper Duck

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 (read more about planning the perfect first birthday party here and how to make the best rainbow birthday cake ever here) I set about finding the perfect rainbow invitations and thank you cards. I ordered them from Orange…

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Cool organic baby blankets from Toby Tiger

I’ve a bit of an obsession with baby blankets. Miss Marnie has more than she’ll ever need. But, one I have been using over and over is my Toby Tiger 100% Organic Cotton one. In a stripe and floral reversible design – it’s so soft, washes up a treat (now I’m sounding like a mum) and is the perfect size for throwing in your bag, under the pushchair or using with the carseat. It really has been one of my favourites so far.…

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A DIY lemonade juice bar for kids parties

Re-using jam jars for cocktails is my kind of recycling – and pretty chic for parties too.  I didn’t see why the same process couldn’t be applied for children parties. Using Miss Marnie’s empty baby food jars (with soft drinks of course!) as idea I of course saw on Pinterest. I couldn’t wait to try it for her first birthday. I even had a vintage style drinks tray to complete the look. They would also make a great idea for a baby showers (you…

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The ONLY raincoat every cool kid should own

Don’t let all this rain ruin your little ones style with this classic and eternally cool fisherman’s raincoat! This JoJo Maman Bebe Coat comes in yellow, red, navy and new for this season fuchsia. They all come with a striped jersey lining too (my fave!) I have my eye on the bright yellow one for Miss Marnie. Gap do a similar one (in-store only) called a ‘Rain Slicker’ – isn’t that the coolest name for a wet weather coat? £35 (6mths – 5 yrs.)…

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