Clothes for your man-sized boy teenager.
Sep30

Clothes for your man-sized boy teenager.

I thought they were tricky to find clothes for when they were six, and demanded red tractor t-shirts, soft-pyjamas-with-buttons-on-please and absolutely no yellow. But these boys of mine haven’t got any easier as they’ve got older. The trouble is, teenagers just stop being catered for specifically – around the age of 13 they suddenly disappear from the kids clothing sections; but adult clothing doesn’t really...

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Spotted! £8 ‘Snuggle this Muggle’ Baby Outfit. CUTE ALERT.
Sep06

Spotted! £8 ‘Snuggle this Muggle’ Baby Outfit. CUTE ALERT.

Oh me oh my, resist this if you can, Potter fans… We’ve only spotted an actually, properly cute Harry Potter outfit for your little muggle. The 3-piece ‘Snuggle this Muggle’ baby outfit has a soft cotton onesie vest, and comes complete with those adorable stripy leggings and knotty hat in Gryffindor colours. I know! *meeep!* And, to top it off – it’s under eight pounds, people. £8!!! I haven’t...

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John Lewis bargains – £7 dress!
Sep04

John Lewis bargains – £7 dress!

It’s the time of year that retailers have a turnaround in their stock ranges, and for savvy shoppers there are some massive bargains to be found – just for the want of a little looking. For example, look at what I found with a few clicks this morning – although John Lewis doesn’t have an official sale on right now, but there are very simple ways to unearth an amazing bargain or two. Simply go to the particular...

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BARGAIN – £80 Boden dresses reduced to £24!
Aug23

BARGAIN – £80 Boden dresses reduced to £24!

I’m a bit of a thrifty shopper, preferring to buy classically styled items that will last rather than operating on a new-season-new-wardobe principle. If I pick carefully, I know the bargains I can nab at the end of a season will work brilliantly for next year when they’re from a classically styled place like Boden. So I keep a close eye on their clearance section – and lookety-look what I’ve just spotted for...

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PERFECT Boden swimsuits reduced to clear!
Aug15

PERFECT Boden swimsuits reduced to clear!

I am stupidly super-fussy about my daughter’s swimming costumes. I know I am. Until such time as she grows big enough to make her own choices, I have very firm rules (which make no real sense, and I honestly make no judgements on other’s choices. This is all in my head, and I’m totally fine with that) For me, bikinis are a no. A v-shaped neckline which suggest cleavage? That’s out too. The same rules as lunchboxes apply in...

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TOP Buys for Swimming with your Baby & Toddler #ExperiencedMummaTip
Aug04

TOP Buys for Swimming with your Baby & Toddler #ExperiencedMummaTip

When your ‘babies’ are 6′ teenagers, it’s sometimes easy to forget those far-off days when they actually needed you every single step of the way. But it’s astonishing how much knowledge you stack away in your brain that’s just sitting idle, waiting for the day someone asks you (or till your babies have babies, and you can become *that* granny with all the advice). I was chatting to a fellow Brit in...

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