Let’s play My Little Pony | V. I. BUYS {SP}

At this time of year when I was young I loved nothing better than getting home from school, getting into my pyjamas and playing with my toys – I was a child of the late seventies/early eighties so would have had whatever was the hot toy at the time. One toy I remember having was a My Little Pony. Although, unlike some of my friends I only ever had one and I think it was blue and pink one. Unfortunately,…

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Back to School essentials for… mum | V. I. BUYS

I am officially about to become a school mum. As Miss Marnie starts school in September. I feel like I have been avoiding and planning for this day for a long time. And, from the moment I had to fill in the school application forms time has sped up and now we are days away from saying goodbye to pre-school and hello the school life. I feel like I am on top of the uniform, forms and general school admin…

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Last minute back to school shopping with Debenhams | V. I. BUYS

Kids back to school next week? or, like us starting school? I can’t believe I am now writing back to school posts as it’s actually happening to us rather than just in my shopping round-ups. Most of Miss Marnie’s uniform I have picked up from the school shop – as it worked out the easiest and cheapest way to get the school logo items and colours. But, if you’re looking for those last-minute back to school items – coast, back…

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Back to school shoe shopping with Marks & Spencer | V. I. BUYS {SP}

September sees Miss Marnie starting school. I actually cannot believe I am writing this – it all seems to have gone so fast. I started this blog when she was a year old and now my baby is heading to school. And, besides getting the uniform the one thing I’ve been dreading is getting the school shoes. So, I took refuge in my favourite store Marks & Spencer. Marks & Spencer has always been there for me. During pregnancy and…

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The new Mini Boden X Wind in the Willows collection | V. I. BRAND

I love nothing better than a good fashion collaboration. That can be a designer/high street, a celebrity and label or in the case of mini Boden here – with a much loved and classic story. The Mini Boden x Wind in the Willows autumn collection see boys, girls and babies clothing getting a dose of nostalgia with prints, appliqués and designs inspired by iconic illustrations by E. H Shepherd from the original Wind in the Willows stories by author Kenneth Grahame.…

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