*SALE ALERT* Boden have a sale on. Boys clothes bargains ahoy!
Jul28

*SALE ALERT* Boden have a sale on. Boys clothes bargains ahoy!

Hooray hoorah hooroo! Boden have a sale on again – and there’s some proper bargains to be had. Plenty of summer stuff if you need to top up for the holidays (or just buy a size up for next year, of course – they’ll want shorts and sweaters next summer too). We cast an eye over the bargains on offer – here are our faves for you: This terry sleepsuit is perfect for newborns. The towelling fabric is extra...

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GORGEOUS girls’ summer dress – now just £17 in John Lewis Sale
Jun28

GORGEOUS girls’ summer dress – now just £17 in John Lewis Sale

You’ve seen that john Lewis have their summer sale on now, right? Yes, good. Well, I had a casual mosey on over, like you do, and this dress just leaped out at me. I *LOVE* it! Isn’t it just beautiful? I so so so want one in grown up sizes – I’d wear it for sure. In that classic, practical and comfortable fit and flare shape, this pure cotton dress is perfect for the summer with that rounded neckline and lack...

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Win 1 of 10 LittleLife Toddler Bunny Rabbit Backpacks!
Apr06

Win 1 of 10 LittleLife Toddler Bunny Rabbit Backpacks!

LittleLife’s adorable Bunny Rabbit Backpacks are perfect for Easter adventures! I know – cute, right? They’re available in a range of cute animal designs; there are, of course, the perennial dinosaur or butterfly options, but this close to Easter we just had to give away the Bunny Rabbit Backpacks, right? As you’d expect from the always-brilliant LittleLife the fun bags are practical too. Supplied complete with a...

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Sunk! from Rob Biddulph (review) – so much fun to read aloud, me hearties.
Apr03

Sunk! from Rob Biddulph (review) – so much fun to read aloud, me hearties.

Anyone with a preschooler will probably be familiar with Blown Away, the gorgeous story of Blue Penguin. So we were pretty excited to see that Blue Penguin is BACK – and this time he’s off on an adventure on the high seas in Sunk! from Rob Biddulph.   And once again, it’s an absolute joy. The story is perfect for bedtime sharing, a comfortingly exciting tale for toddlers which builds through the adventure before...

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Heads Up! Glorious New Girls Kickers Are In!
Feb03

Heads Up! Glorious New Girls Kickers Are In!

It’s no secret we’re HUGE fans of Kickers – not only am I a big fan from back in the 80’s, but this is my girl modelling her first pair SEVEN years ago. We’ve been fans of Kickers as solidly reliable kids shoes ever since – they’re school shoes which are tough enough to withstand the roughest playground, but stylish enough to keep fashion-conscious tweens oh-so-happy. But even I, with my...

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Be Safe, Be Seen – we love these Hi-Vis ActionPaks.
Jan18

Be Safe, Be Seen – we love these Hi-Vis ActionPaks.

I find I don’t have too much trouble keeping the younglings safe as the nights draw in during Autumn & early winter; they’ve had months of outside fun, and they’re happy to be indoors more for winter pursuits. But come January they are DONE with being inside. The faintest whiff of spring in the air, and we’re out at all hours, making use of the park long after we can actually see, and heading home on...

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