Get on Top of the Pops!

No darlings, we’re not going time travelling. I’m talking about CAKE POPS. Those delicious balls of yum that never fail to excite.


And because I love you guys and want everyone to think you are a baking GENIUS, I’m sharing with you this fantastic cake pop tutorial by our friend and jealous-making baker extraordinaire Bakerella. It only takes a few minutes to watch, but ’tis a skill for a lifetime….and one day, you could make these….

Bakerella Cake-Pop Tutorial

Don't be sheepish - watch and learn!

Just don’t sue me, if you eat too many and your clothes don’t FIT! Enjoy!

NOTE: For all your decoration bits and bobs try The Cake Decorating Company.

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Oooooh Fruity

So here’s my thought process. Summer. Holiday. Bikini. S**T. Diet. Fruit. YES – lets write a post about fruit inspired kids clothes and homes accessories! Let’s go….

Fruity Kids Fashion round-up

Sometimes shopping is good for you....

Cherry cushion by Soft Gallery from Mimi’s Circus €60.17.

Cherry Cushion by Mimi's Circus

Cherry Cushion by Mimi's Circus

Check out this bedside light – Snow White – eat your heart out! £35 from Feather & Black.

Apple light Feather and Black

Apple light Feather & Black

This Marizio Galante designed Tattoo Pouffe is a design classic. It is roughly £570 from Cerruti Baleri. OK OK so not cheap but, oh an apple a day and all that…..

Marizio Galante Tattoo pouffe

An apple (pouffe) a day...

I really want to launch myself onto this fabulous Pear beanbag. From Premium Shoppen around 800 Swedish Krona – which is about £72.

Pear Pouffe

Pear Pouffe

This pineapple playsuit By Mini Rodini from Sparkle and Spin is a piece! And at £24 in the sale – fresh!

Mini Rodini Pineapple Playsuit

Mini Rodini Pineapple Playsuit

This fruity Bee mac by Stella McCartney Kids is bang on. And in the sale! £79.20.

Girls Bee Raincoat by Stella McCartney Kids

Girls Bee Raincoat by Stella McCartney Kids

This boys Max tee is also by Stella McCartney Kids and is £17.40 in the sale.

Stella McCartney Max Tee Shirt

Stella McCartney Max Tee Shirt

So there you go folks. At Kid Style Junkie – we like to make sure you get your 5 a day! Enjoy!

 

 

 

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Good Hair Days

Now let’s just face facts. You can have the best shoes, the best clothes and the best accessories – but if the hair is BAD  - the whole lot’s a let down. And if you’re anything like me – at this point, there will be some kind of TANTRUM….

Cute Girl Hairstyles

And that's JUST what I do!

But the same needn’t apply to your kids. People, as part of my responsibility to help style your offspring, watch this super-simple video tutorial and then it will be Daniel Galvin eat yer heart out! Courtesy of Cute Girl Hairstyles, I present The Double Twist Back.

Cute Girls Hairstyles

The Double Twistback!

And here’s how….

So no excuses for a bad hair day now….get those hands busy!

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Get yourself sale savvy..

Sharpen up those elbows ladies and gentlemen, SALES SEASON is upon us. And because I’m in a really good mood, I’m going to save you time by giving you my TOP 10 SALES PEICES. But whoa there nelly! This ain’t no ordinary sales round-up. Oh no siree. Here at Kid Style Junkie – we like to take that EXTRA STEP of style.

Top 10 Kids Fashion Sale Picks

Oh yeh!

Being the fashionista I am, I know all about AUTUMN/WINTER 2012 TRENDS – so my picks are things that will see you through NEXT SEASON too. And in my world, that nicely JUSTIFIES you maybe sending that leetle bit MORE….

Let’s get down to business…. I love this boys paint splatter V front cardigan By Junior Gaultier at Childrenssalon. And at £52 – it’s a piece. And black is a key colour for next season people.

Junior Gaultier

These Bikembergs hi-tops just work for Autumn/Winter. Cool. £66.50 from AlexandAlexa. These feed nicely into the ‘street’ trend in kidswear this season.

Bikembergs Hi-tops

Get the whole embellishment trend licked with this dress by Dino et Lucia is a piece. Half price at £75.50 from alexandalexa.

Dino et Lucia dress

This Miller long sleeved boys Fox tee by Miller from Elias&Grace £21. Garnet red is a huge colour for next season as are stripes.

Garnet red stripe tee

Animal motifs are always huge in kidswear, and they are again this Autumn/Winter. I’m not a huge fan – unless they are quirky – like this tee by Morley from EliasandGrace£26.60. Layer it up with a cardi.

Bunny bun bun

Opulence is another trend – into which this River Dress neatly fits. Layer up with tights, baseball boots and a denim jacket and you’re ready to rock and roll. £61.50 from ilovegorgeous.

River Dress

Fur-lined Bensimon tennis shoes work brilliantly into the whole preppy trend going on next season. £22 from Little Fashion Gallery.

Bensimon tennis shoes from Little Fashion Gallery

Military is back AGAIN so this shirt is a real winner to take you through to the next season…by Finger in the Nose at Little Fashion Gallery £37.

Little Fashion Gallery

Finger in the Nose Shirt

This Inez Rain Coat by the beautiful Pale Cloud will stylishly get you through the dreary, wintry rain of summer – and next season. £55 from Pale Cloud.

Pale Cloud Inez Raincoat

This sits nicely within the Mini Minimalist trend of the new season.

And lastly I love this Cayleigh silk shirt also by Pale Cloud. I would dress it down with faded jeans and baseball boots. £65 Pale Cloud. This works with the Luxe (hate that word!) Looks trend. Bring a bit of opulence into their lives…

Pale Cloud Cayleigh Shirt

Pale Cloud Cayleigh Shirt

So there you have it guyzies. I didn’t bother with the high street for this one. This is a time for TREATS……I mean afterall, your children are an extension of you….

PS I have fabulous DISCOUNTS coming up in the next few months from some of these brands and many many others. Sign-up to my newsletter for this and MORE MORE MORE!

 

 

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Get Baking it – not Faking it..

Maybe you’re a faker? Lord knows I am. Get’s him off my back, stops him nagging at me. And it only costs money. OH, I see where your dirty minds are going with that. This ain’t 50 Shades of Grey! I’m talking about BUYING cakes over actually baking them! *rolls extremely large and long eye-lashed eyes heavenward*

So let’s stop faking. Here’s the REAL deal that you, yeh YOU could whip up!

Sweetapolita Baking Tutorial

Chocolate Pastel Swirl Cake

And here’s how. Our baking genius friend Sweetapolita has devised a video tutorial, that shows you, very simply, how to make this look so beautiful. Have a look..

Now for the ingredients and method visit Sweetapolita. Then get baking and showing off…..and stop reading those naughty books!

 

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