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June shopping haul! :)

So it’s been a while since I posted a shopping haul! And this month I’ve been pretty good! Sorry if you don’t like these posts, I however am far too interested in shopping and hearing other people spoiling themselves. Little disclaimer so don’t read if it will offend or come off braggish I usually just get over excited about kiddies clothes! However I can get excited about buying things for me now I’m not a host to baby.

We’ll chat about me first! Wahoo! I needed to get some more of my conditioner as it had run out so I willingly spent the cash and forked out for my one constant beauty buy! This time I got the color care version of my usual Fekkai haircare. I’m sure it’s just as effective as I usually use “glossing”. My hair is coloured so it should help maintain its condition. I used a stand in for a week until I went shopping and as supposedly nourishing as it was meant to be it was not at all! Thank god I have my baby back.

I also bought some benefit “they’re real” mascara Β£19.50 and a Chanel foundation “perfection lumiere” which at Β£36.00 is a little pricey if you use it frequently, I however only use lightly and it may last me quite a while! Makeup stash updated.

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I picked my wedding shoes πŸ™‚ a glitzy Steve Madden number. Nothing fancy as the beach, African paths and dirt are probably not going to help any shoes!

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I decided I needed a little clutch bag for my trip to Africa so I hit the Kurt Geiger sale and bagged myself a simple black one.

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Speaking of Kurt Geiger I ordered two pairs of shoes a kg number and a mine west pair to take away I can’t wait for those to come later this week!!! I’ve gone a bit shoe mad lately!! πŸ™‚

For the wedding I also thought the kiddos needed plenty of formal clothes so whilst I have their outfits picked out for the ceremony I thought something to wear for dinner would be sweet. So I picked these two mamas and papas outfits! I can’t wait to see them in these!!!

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Dresses were needed for our trip away for dinners in the evening etc. so I picked two sheer chiffon maxi dresses. One blush pink from miss self ridges and the other from Next

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Can be found here

I decided that whilst Barbour had a sale it was incredibly worthwhile to buy a coat to put away from the winter so I have picked this gorgeous double breasted biker style quilted jacket.

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For the kiddies today I bought lots of little nick nacks. A book with an integrated puppet that Landon is loving!

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A few little tops for holidays for Landon.

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I couldn’t help myself in buying some little Hugo boss things for my boys to match in πŸ™‚

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Whilst shoe shopping I also managed to get some shoes for the next size for Landon πŸ™‚ little ugg trainers which look incredibly comfortable.

And another pair for me! Eek! Shoes shoes shoes.

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I do need a massive clear out. So I’ve bought some things to replace the clothes I need to throw out. I really don’t need any clothes 6 wardrobes and two sets of drawers is a tad extreme but I hate throwing things out and I clearly have shopping problems! Haha!

I got a gorgeous top from Laura Ashley

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A dress from Wal G who I haven’t bought anything from before but this was so cute it could be daytime or evening.

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I also got some cream skinny jeans from river island

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I’m in the middle of deciding how to re-do the play room so of course a trip to Laura Ashley was needed! Bought a gorgeous rug! I think I’m going with lights blue hues in the room.

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And two little pillows until I find some I really for my bedroom these are just plain ones.

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Hope everyone has had fun shopping recently! I’ve only managed to fit in two real shopping days and I’m sure I’m going to need another before our holiday next month!

Xoxo enjoy! And let me know what good deals you find

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Four days old and dragged to Next

Obviously the ideal thing to do is shopping four days post birth! The cravings for the shops never subside and especially not for gorgeous kiddy clothes. So being a next blogger I think it’s only fair to share the little haul I bought for both my wee men.

For my big boy I bought him plenty of tops to take on holiday! I love their multipacks as they’re such great value!

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These two gorgeous ones will go with any kind of bottoms casual or smarter! Found here

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Neon T-Shirt Pack

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I got them the matching my mummy is a super hero tops! As the younger boys starts at 3 months and goes up to 6 years! The link for those is
http://www.next.co.uk/g50100s8#786229g50

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This little fish shirt is gorgeous! Can’t wait to get it on over chinos!

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Daddy picked this little goonies top.

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these sleep suits are a fave of mine I have them in a smaller size for Wyatt and we bought them in 12-18 months for Landon as he’s just fitting into them now. Such gorgeous quality suits, easy to put on and plenty of room to grow. Not to mention you can wash and wash and wash them and they don’t wear!

Little guy wasn’t as spoiled as big guy was! πŸ™‚ baring in mind he’s potentially got nearly all of the newborn collection! I’ll need it all over again in the bigger sizes

We bought two pairs of scrummy dungarees. A sheep pair. And a little blue elephant

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We also bought these adorable monkey bottomed dungarees! πŸ™‚

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We couldn’t resist buying two shirt onesies. They’re so adorable again for more relaxed or smart occasions.

The light blue one found here and the other here

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Couldn’t resist this gorgeous little hooded romper. For only Β£10.00 for a little outfit it’s just too cute!

And we couldn’t leave daddy out of all the fun so I got wyatt a little daddy t-shirt .

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Ooh dear me there’s just so many scrummy clothes at Next! Can’t wait to go back and buy even more! #shameful #shopaholic!

Xoxo

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Silver Cross Fizz Humbug

As we’re going away a few times this year my iCandy peach twin is far too precious to me to lug on a plane and then struggle to put up and down all the time, i figured two strollers would be much easier. I have picked and received the first of, I would say my choices, but this one my mum picked out for me.

First and foremost you should understand my addiction to prams/pushchairs/strollers/buggies whatever you will yourself to call them. I am naughty! We have had a cream leather Emmaljunga Mondial 3in1 pram, a Mamas and Papas freestyle travel system, a Mamas and Papas sola, A mothercare twin side by side stroller and now my iCandy peach blossom 2 in Sweetpea, and this Silver Cross pushchair.

The Silver Cross Fizz is available for use from 6 months so we will need a one that provides the back support for an infant from birth to take with us too, aswell as being just as portable and light.

This one was from John Lewis: Buy Here for Β£95.00

A few different sites with reviews have yet to provide me with a negative review! Which is amazing, as I didn’t check them out until i had the stroller delivered. I purely picked this one for the way it looked and the factor 50+ hood as we’ll be holidaying in Africa.

The stroller is lightweight at 4.5 kgs, its forward facing, easy to collapse, comes with a raincover, shopping basket and the UPF50+ Hood. perfect!

So far its easy to manoeuvre in my living room. and came in an easy to put together package, all I had to do was attach the straps to the right places (Simple 5 part harness) and place the seat cover on and two of the front wheels which just clipped on.

This was all easily managed without reading instructions prior, I simply checked them over afterward to see that I had completed the job correctly.

I definitely give this pram a 5 star rating. Excellent value for money, stylish and practical!

xoxo

Disclaimer: Note the views in this review are that of my own on the Silver Cross Fizz

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Cath Kidston Kids!

Today I thought it was about time to retire Landon from the yummy mummy changing bag and actually use one of my millions of bags! The money I’ve spent on lots of designer ones to just sit in the wardrobe depressed me big time!

I’m going to save the yummy mummy bag for the new baby! 3 weeks to go! πŸ™‚
Think I’m going to do it for my hospital bag, as I haven’t packed that yet!!! Everything’s out but I haven’t sorted it. Bad bad bad pregnant woman!

And little guy has his little backpack with everything he could need in it! And so far he loves it! πŸ™‚

In his bag he has (nappies, wipes, snack, food, spoons, a drink, a dummy and a bib) sorted! Mummy can use a handbag for a few weeks!

His bag is so dinky it’s adorable! It’s cowboy print from Cath Kidston.

For the link to it online click Here

And at Β£15.00 it was excellent value πŸ™‚

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Next baby: new season clothes

Next sent me a promotional brochure of their summer collection this week! And one thing really stuck out!!! A gorgeous little pair of dungarees for newbie! Pastel turquoise with a little giraffe down one side! I couldn’t wait till we made our next, next directory order! Had to go in store and buy then ASAP!

They can be found online here

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Inco

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I could not be more in love with them!!!
Love their clothes and I love finding soft dungarees. I usually splurge on designer things so the Β£16.50 price was very appealing aswell as I know the quality speaks for itself!

Happy Shopping!!

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Nesting? No just a shopaholic

As if in some sort of lewd preparation for the babies arrival I took my son Landon out on a gorgeous little mummy baby date (not that every day isn’t a lovely mummy baby date, but mummy’s spirits were certainly higher than usual based on the shopping I managed)

Summer’s arrival is imminent? Ha! Of course not it’s England, I’m accepting the 11 degrees my car registered today as maybe the hottest it’s going to get and ran straight to the store to but outdoor toys for the kiddos.

I found a fab swing suitable for babies toddlers and then older children with two different seat types. That was by “plum” . I haven’t gotten it up yet, that’s tomorrows task however here’s a pic of how it’s meant to look and the packaging πŸ™‚

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We then found a Keter playhouse, for me a plastic one is only going to be a temporary solution as they outgrow them so quickly then we can get a bespoke wooden one πŸ™‚ I have built this one! Whilst the plastic frame is a tad thin it’ll do the job for the short summer we ever get! And even better it was so simple to put together! No tools required!

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The two other outdoor toys we got today are just Tesco specials! A bouncy castle and a sand and water play table.

Again the bouncy castle we haven’t set up but the sand and water table went down well next to his little playhouse.

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As if the shopping ended there? To my partners dismay it did not! I love Carters for baby clothing! It’s such a shame it’s not more widespread in the UK! I thought I would just order a few essentials or else we could end up with a whole lot of carters baby things! So i only got two packs of baby grows for 0-3 months. I love the designs and they’re so generous with the sizes lengthways but still so snuggly fitting for the tum!

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The fabrics are so easily washed, and I almost don’t want to put clothes on top of the vests they’re so cute! Well worth whatever they may cost, luckily for us they’re exceptionally reasonably priced!

Then, in keeping with the “summer is coming, or so were hoping theme” we got a few t-shirts from Mothercare . Perfect for our holidays even if there’s no sun in England. These amazed me, fabrics were a good quality cotton with brill printed designs for TWO POUND FIFTY EACH!!! Nothing is better value than that! So both boys got some of the t-shirts…..

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We love books so whilst we were in tesco we bought a book to read around the shops and checked out their own brand Florence and Fred baby clothing. They had this super cute Disney Pixar sleep suit perfect for new baby!

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Next stop was Mamas and Papas of course we needed more newborn clothes? No! Potentially could stock a whole store with newborn. But couldn’t resist this little newborn gem anyway!

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Asda and Nextalso treat us to some excellent quality clothes πŸ™‚ a baby romper from George at Asda for only Β£6.00 and a little softest Cotton top from next was also Β£6.00! Bargains

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As if we hasn’t scored enough bargains we found an amazing baby record book from Marks and Spencer. Reduced to Β£4.00. Anyone who could refuse that needs medical help!!! So unlike most descriptions and online stored I’ll show you insert pages!! It’s always so hard to order when you can’t see the inside pages.

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The perfect mix between photo pages, inserts to collect little keepsakes and pages to write all about your little ones! Well advised to buy a Marks and Spencer’s baby record book!

Since the kids had been spoilt it was definitely mums turn to be spoiled. So I bought myself some Fekkai conditioner πŸ™‚ pricey at Β£32.00 for a 473ml bottle but the things it does to my hair are unbelievable!!! I refuse to use many other brands (redken and kerastase are the exceptions) my favourite one is this olive oil enriched formula one!

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Then I thought, ooohh he’ll let’s be whimsical! Lets buy a useless Jamie Oliver mini muffin cake stand it was cute and reduced πŸ™‚ everyone loves mini things!!

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Hope everyone has had a wonderful Monday! πŸ™‚ well and truly nested buying a few little bits now. That’s my excuse anyway!!

Xoxo

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Mini Vanilla Purchase!

Bump countdown is officially on! And there are so many cute things I am dying to buy! However I am restraining myself massively! I did but a few things this week, a few Ralph Lauren rompers, and some Ralph bodysuits and a Ralph blanket for newbie! (Will do a full Ralph haul post eventually!)

But what I loved this week was the gorgeous sleep suit! It looks like grown up pj’s in baby onesie form! I ordered this from Panache Kids they have a selection of designer baby wear! I love this with my affliction to Africa all of the animals make my heart melt! Delivery was quick and reasonable at Β£5.00 and it came before the week was out. The material of this is gorgeous! A stiffer cotton and the sizing is very generous for the age (0-3)

Advise everyone to go and have a browse on both panache kids website and the direct mini vanilla page!

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