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Style Spotter – Let’s Play

Football season is over. Hooray. Cricket season begins. Boo. In fact all manner of summer sports are upon us. My husband is delighted – I’m MEH about it. But then when an email from Lötiekids found it’s way into my inbox – I felt a renewed love of summer sports. Why? Because it involved shopping! Check these out for some summer retro sport action…

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Summer Summer Summer (Smith & Family) Time

Ahhhh, sun, sea and …OK so that got you into this mess in the first place.

Now what I was not prepared to do once I had birthed those offspring of mine – was give up on going to nice places on holiday. Yes – good for the kids – but not having them in my face all day. My face was to be upright pointing at the sun – or buried in a good book. If you don’t have that – it’s NOT a holiday. It’s what I call – same rubbish – warmer climate!

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Not a pretty sight! Or sound!

So how delighted was I, when the brilliant people at boutique hotel booking service Mr & Mrs Smith decided to extend their eye for a great place, into the family marketplace – with the launch of Smith & Family. And for you today my lovelies – I have an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Tamara Heber-Percy – the co-founder, all about holidays and travelling with kids. Let’s go….

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Hook, Line and Sinker…

Even with this milder weather, the kids still need a coat and one of my pet hates is where they get slung on entering the house, for their slave – moi – to pick up.

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Enter the stylish coat hook. My SAVIOUR. Here are my top 5.

1. These colourful giant pegs are a real winner. Either use singly or in groups. Netdeco £16 each

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Style Spotter – Stylish Sleeping Baby

How times have changed. The last time I was in the market for a grow bag the choice was tiny tractors or lambs and that was pretty much it. BLEARGH! Not any more…I had HUGE jealousy pangs when I spied these sleeping bags from Anatology €110.

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Now, there is always a catch and it’s price in this case. Having said that – let’s do the maths. Crying baby in unstylish sleeping bag = unhappy parents. Crying baby in stylish sleeping bag = poorer, but more stylish unhappy parents. I count that as a WIN.

AND AND AND if you are L.O.V.I.N.G them like me, there is more good news.. the rest of their range is AS fabulous. All the designs have matching cushions, blankets and bibs. All from Anatology. Sleep well x

 

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When Clouds are Allowed

Here at KSJ HQ we love stylish things for kids. Now we don’t care if they are cheap or expensive – it’s style – not price that matters. That’s why we have Fash Off’s. And today’s is for the home. And, like most days in the UK – it’s all about clouds.

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The great news about this wallpaper is – no matter how much you are stuck indoors with your new baby, sleeping kid, ill kid – you can still enjoy the clouds!  Zara Kids  £29.99. LOVING. Read More…

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