10 really creative Birth Announcements… including my own DIY one

I love stationery. I’m the sort of person that hyperventilates in Paperchase. Sad, but true I can’t help it all those pens, thank you notes, stickers, folders… *gets to much and nips over to Paperchase online* Even on holiday I cannot pass a stationery shop without going in. Most of my fave shops/sites are in America like Hello! Lucky, Rifle Paper Co. and Paper Source. So, when it came to sending out our birth announcements I took to planning them weeks…

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The perfect new baby gift delivered by Almondella

When you have a baby you realise the overwhelming choice of products available for you and your little one. Even for a stylist like me I found the choose so vast that it can be hard to work out what’s the best quality, which brands to trust and the ones worth the extra money. And, as a new mum you just want the very best for your VIB and that’s why I love the thought of someone doing all the…

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Mothercare hosts Breastfeeding Awareness Week – & a few of my tips too!

If only we could all get beauty treatments while breast feeding…ahh to be Giselle!  (PICT: Instagram) There is so much negative press surrounding breast-feeding – be it mothers doing it in shops and being asked to leave, whether you do it or not, what age you feed your baby too and so on. If I’m honest I find it all quite boring. Your baby needs feeding – so you feed them (Be that breast milk, formula or a combination). Motherhood…

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Cracking Easter gifts for a Springtime baby

Too young for chocolate? First Easter? Then why not treat your little Easter egg to one of these great gifts? 1) Baby bunny night light £3.95 dotcomgiftshop 2) Bunnie bib £7.99 each Zara Home Kids 3) Girls pink bunny pattern blanket £28 Baker by Ted Baker at Debenhams 4) Personalised easter bunny baby shoes £20 Born Bespoke 5) Cheeping soft bird toy £6 Marks & Spencer 6) Duck grab-rattle £8.50 Marks & Spencer 7) Hand crocheted bunny rabbit toy £18 each…

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The Classic toys that every kid should have in their toy box! for Newborns – 6months {part 1} | V. I. BUSY BEES

One thing I noticed once I started to buy toys and learning aids for Miss Marnie is you seem to instinctively head towards the ‘classics’ – toys that have stood the test of time and continue to be popular even now. And, without even really trying they seem to be the same items your fellow mama friends have too – something to be said for that. At one point all 7 of my NCT friends and I had the Lamaze…

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