Dennis the Menace stripes from Cath Kidston | V. I. BUYS

  Little boy’s jumpers are just too cute – I have to restrain myself from buying them (as Miss Marnie has had far too many ‘what a cute little boy’ comments!) A little bit Dennis the Menace – this cool and chunky jumper has weekend style written all over it. Cath Kidston

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Why Stylfile baby nail clippers are the best EVER | V. I. BEAUTY

Giving your baby their first mani and pedi – OK, nail clipping – not as glamorous to say, now is it? can be a daunting experience. After trying lots of baby safety scissors, files and clippers I thankfully discovered Stylfile The Nipper Clipper. This IS the one essential every mama should have. The safety spy hole allows you to see how much nail you’re cutting, the S-shaped file is genius – as they offer the perfect way to file and smooth delicate nails and…

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Mini Parisian Chic at Next | V. I. BUYS

      What’s not to love about this dog print collection from Next? It’s fun, it’s cool and its trés chic! OK, the one thing I don’t love is it starts at age 3 (sorry Miss Marnie!) Red dog print skirt £12-18 ; Blouse £14-20 (3-16yrs) Next

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Little fox motif cardigan for girls | V. I. BUYS

There may not be a fox in the Chinese zodiac but I declare 2013 the year of the fox. In fashion terms anyway! This often unloved creature gets some cute-appeal on the pockets of this super-cute chunky knit cardigan from Mothercare. Miss Marnie has been teaming hers with stripy leggings and a white tee (a stylist in the making?)

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Land of Nod cute baby deer wall clock | V. I. BEDROOM

Decorating your babies nursery can be as much fun as you make it. Whether you opt for the simple unisex look in white, grey or cream or go full on gender themed pink/blue/green/yellow the best advice is to choose pieces that will grow with your baby. Miss Marnie’s nursery started to take shape when I discovered these vintage fawn bookends on eBay – and she has now ended up with a fully-fledged woodland theme. What really sealed the deal was this super cute bamboo fawn clock…

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