Stylish Birthday Gift ideas I’m popping on my list | V. I. Birthday

It’s my birthday nest week and the husband has asked what I would like – leaving it a bit late don’t you think? ha ha I think the reason he leaves it to the last-minute is because even after years together he still doesn’t really know what to buy me – because in all honestly I don’t really want – or, shall we say need anything. I don’t want that to sound ungrateful but really as I said here when I…

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V. I. BUYS: What a NEW MUM really wants…& it’s not gifts for the baby!

Seems everyone around me is having a baby soon or just had one at the moment.  Which means coming up with present ideas is constant. As tempting as it is to buy a cute baby hamper and hand it to the new mum – I think we’re missing the point. As much as a new mum loves receiving baby gifts – as it saves time and money going out to get these things themselves. I think the real secret is…

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V. I. BUYS: The simple Christmas gift guide for busy mums under pressure! Part 1 *LADIES FIRST*

Image: Jones Design Company I am going to admit something. I haven’t brought a single gift yet. I’m not really sure why as I’m normally so organised. Maybe because this Christmas is going to be so different for us (read more here) – I haven’t quite got into the shopping frenzy yet. But, I can’t ignore it anymore.  So, here it is my edited Christmas shopping guide. I say edited because rather than just choose lots of lovely pieces –…

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V. I. BABY: Look out for new Little Royals arrival at Mothercare!

The Duchess of Cambridge is not the only one expecting a Royal arrival…. Mothercare will soon be delivering a little royal baby! In the form of Little Royals. A new luxury  baby collection that will make a beautiful gift for newborns. Little Royals has been designed by Calisson – the stylish French fashion house known for its high-end and timeless girls clothing that is inspired by adults fashion trends.  The collection features beautiful dusty pink and pale blue cashmere blankets…

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Have you discovered My 1st Years yet? | V. I. BABY

I love gifts that are personalised. I think something with initials or a name on shows you have thought about the gift and the recipient. One, because its personal (of course) but two, because you must of been so organised to have ordered it in good time to get it done (very thoughtful.) That’s why I’m hooked on My 1st Years – a fabulous site full of unique gifts for little ones and most with the added touch of personalisation.…

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