As a teenager, it was a standing joke in our house that when the new season Next Catalogue was delivered, my mum would try and hide it, as she knew I would have my nose in it straight away. These days, it is no different, except maybe it is easier as the entire collection is available online – back in my teenage days they used to send a CD Rom with the catalogue – showing my age a bit there. Since becoming a mum, my style has become rather predictable, a lot of navy, stripes, denim and tan accessories –…

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I love Christmas – have I mentioned that before?… I love the planning, I love the food (and cooking it) and I LOVE buying the presents for everyone. I am one of those annoying people who finished their Christmas shopping at the end of October… My mum always wants a list of what I would like for Christmas, so this year I thought I’d oblige her (and anyone else who wants to buy me a pressie haha) and write my Christmas Wishlist for 2016….   1. Joules ‘Pop a Pom’ Hat and Keyring £24.95 and £9.99 I’m a hat lover,…

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Ollie has outgrown all of last years clothes except a few of his tshirts and a couple of jumpers. As he is going to be at preschool 4 mornings a week 9-1 he will mainly wear a preschool sweatshirt and jeans, a decent coat and shoes. However he does need some clothes for Thursday’s and the weekend, so these are my picks…shopping trip ahoy!! Joules Long sleeve t-shirts £21.95 each  (Lion & Dinosaur) – I saw these the other day in store, and the mouths have a velcro opening, which is right up Ollie’s street. He has a few Joules…

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Izzie is my eldest but she is the ‘little’ one. Ollie is average for his age, and Mason is just a chunk, but Izzie has always been small. Because of this, she fits into clothes for AGES!! She has just turned six but wears age 4-5 clothes in Next, and age 5-6 in Joules. She has a lot of things from last year that still fit, but a bit of window shopping never hurt anyone…. Click for links… Clockwise from Top Left: Next Green/Pink Snuggle Fit Pyjamas Three Pack £22-£28 I have always sworn by Next PJs – the wash…

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