Those first walking shoes…my 3 tops picks

Now Miss Marnie is officially walking we can start searching for those perfect first shoes. She’s still sporting her pre-walkers at the moment – but I cannot wait to upgrade them – so I can finally do this! Your baby’s first shoes are really the only pair of shoes you will really keep forever – apart from your wedding shoes maybe! (I’m saving my Christian Louboutin leopard heels for Miss Marnie if she’s lucky enough to be a size 5!)…

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Little Girl’s Blouse – vintage style for everyday wear

My new fave look for Miss Marnie is loose style blouse worn with leggings or skinny jeans. This printed Peter Pan collared one from Zara is so retro – and goes straight to the top of our hit-the-shops-now list………. £14.99 (3mths – 3yrs) Zara ……Even if we already have this one! £9-11 (9mths – 3yrs) Little Bird by Jools Oliver at Mothercare

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Retro Weekday Undies for BIG & LITTLE girls

There is something so nostalgic about days of the week undies isn’t there? These Cath Kidston ones are beyond cute – but a little while before Miss Marnie is ready for them though! But, I have some tucked away ready for her. I remember having some as a child (in fact I have some very cool Stella McCartney ones now – some girls never grow up!) You can get some here for little boys too! A great little Christmas stocking filler for big and…

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Bright Hunter Wellingtons for children

With all this rain it pays to invest in a good pair of wellingtons – and they don’t get much more stylish than Hunter. These bright yellow ‘sunlight’ ones are just the ticket to splash in muddy puddles ‘Peppa Pig’ style – even her wellies are yellow – she’s one stylish pig so it seems! Budget not stretch this far? I mean these Original Kids First wellington Boots are £32 from Hunter. Then look out for some bright coloured alternatives in Mothercare – I especially like these as they have…

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A handbag essential every mother needs! | V. I. BAG

Baby bag bursting at the seams? Never find what you are looking for? Then these VIP bag insert organisers could just be the answer. The Tintamar VIP (very intelligent pocket) Handbag Insert is really meant for women who switch their day-to-day work handbags often (as you just fill the 9-pockets with the contents of your bag – money, phone, make-up, train card etc.) and lift and place it inside whatever bag you’re using that day. There by ensuring you always have everything you…

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