New – Notabag Kids and Adults Eco Friendly Tote and Backpack

Paying for carry bags these days is a thing. A thing we hate. So in come this raft of re-usable tote/carry bags made of cotton, often printed with fun and stylish messages. Good to go. Or are we? Let’ start with a conundrum. What to do when you cycle to work, pit stop at M&S to get supper, and then have to navigate balancing bags of shopping on your bike to go home and cook? Tote – Shmote. This, does not work.

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Notabag was born out of the creator’s Adnan Alicusic’s need for a functional yet eco friendly bag that could change from one situation to the next – just for situations like these – so he created Notabag, which is a smart combination of a tote bag and a backpack. and is available for kids and adults alike. Look how it works.

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NEW Polka Dot Club X Misha + Puff Holiday Collaboration

Yes I know I’m boring. I love a collab. I am so predictable yada yada. But you know what – they are brilliant. They breathe life into brands. Give us press folk something to chat about – so let’s just go with it. And this one is another belter! Polka Dot Club X Misha + Puff Holiday Collaboration. Lookey here.

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Lovingly handmade in Peru, the heritage brand of teddy bears and stuffed animals created by Polka Dot Club will now be dressed with scaled down beautiful Misha + Puff merino knits.

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Get your Kids Crafting this Xmas

It’s now spitting distance until the kids break up. And with all the excitement around the build up to Xmas comes the inevitable moaning – I’m BORRRRRRED, can I play MINECRAFT, can I watch TELLAYY – or maybe that’s just my kids? Either way – it would be good to have some fun activities that do not involve cursed Screen Time! So here is one of my favourite Christmassy ideas from pal of the blog Babble Dabble Do – Mini Winter Terrariums.

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This is an amazing blog where you will find ideas for art, design, scienceand many other projects for kids. Ana the owner believes in the power of art, design, science, and other problem solving projects as a way to engage young imaginations. I believe in anything that gets my kids fingers away from keyboards or remote controls!

To make these you will need:

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Top Ten Kids Stylish Xmas Party Fashion

Oh I do so love a bit of dress up. Not that itchy scratchy flammable rubbish they like to float around and play pretend in – but as in really dress up – party clothes. And Xmas is the perfect time for you to say no no NO to vile festive jumpers with all their lights, appliqué and vomit inducing grossness and make that effort. Here are my sparkly top picks whatever your budget!

I can sing a rainbow. Frankly I’ll sing for anything and anyone for this dress. I saw it at the trade shows and it’s my dream girls’ party dress. By Preen Mini from Alex and Alexa £350. Expensive I know – but look at it! We can dream…

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Glitter effect sparkle boots yes yes YES M&S from £26. Add these to any outfit and your girl is party ready.

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