Back to school shoe shopping with Marks & Spencer

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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Welcome to #mamamondays… Mamas & Papas X Liberty, A Piedi Shoes & Jamie Oliver Every Day Superfood

PICT: Starbucks  Welcome back to #mamamondays for the last few months now I’ve been trying to brighten up Mondays with anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you. And, I have to say it’s really making me try to make the most of this often ‘depressing’ day by thinking about it as a fresh start every week. So far it’s been anything from what we’re doing or planning to do, what we’re eating, watching or reading. I’ve even included items…

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Why Marks & Spencer Walkmates shoes are our new best friend…

If you haven’t already discovered Walkmates – a great collection of kids shoes exclusive to the UK in Marks and Spencer – then read on and let me tell you what you’re missing! Miss Marnie was lucky enough to be sent a gorgeous silver pair of T-Bar shoes to try – but, we had recently discovered Walkmates ourselves after choosing these fab star print boots for our Disneyland Paris holiday last month. She wore them almost everyday on holiday and…

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AKID – the kids shoes that get an A+ for fashion and function

When you get parents designing kids fashion you know that practicality is going to be at the forefront. But, add to that parents who themselves are influential trendsetters – and it’s a match made in fashion-heaven. So, mamas as your shopping guardian angel I bring you – AKID. AKID is a supercool, hand crafted footwear brand born in the USA offering a fresh and modern collection of easy-to-wear designer shoes that are far from stuffy. Designed by husband and wife Ashleigh…

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First baby steps and making memories with Clarks

I had visions of Miss Marnie’s first shoes or crawlers being a cute retro T-bar shoe in red…maybe that’s the fashion stylist in me – and, because I want to do this. Anyway, that wasn’t to be…Maybe her next pair! So, I went to Clarks – because that’s where you go to get your little ones first shoes right? I spotted these cool retro style trainers called Cruiser Play. And, they didn’t have Miss Marnie’s new 3.5F size in the traditional…

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