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Posts Tagged ‘Snarfle’

Tips and reasons to use Real Nappies and review of BumGenius and TotsBots Cloth Diapers

Thinking of using Real Nappies? Aka Cloth Diapers? But not sure where to start? Let me demystify the process for you by sharing what I have learned. Be warned: this blog contains references to POOP.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Snarfle nappy stash bumgenius totsbots
We are in the middle of Real Nappy Week so now is a fortuitiously good time to talk about my decision to use non-disposable nappies, or Real Nappies (aka Cloth Diapers) for my baby, known to everyone as Snarfle.

Snarfle in tots bots nappy
For me this was a no-brainer: how can I be an eco-activist and do otherwise? But the idea was daunting before Snarfle arrived. I had no idea how you put a disposable nappy on a baby, never mind a cloth nappy. Then one of my NCT friends told me about a local… read more

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Allcast Leather Duck Boots, Kew Gardens and David Nash Sculptures in the Snow

My new pair of Crocs were perfect for our recent snowy weather: keeping me perfectly cosy on a trip to Kew Gardens to admire the David Nash sculptures.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago, as you may have noticed, it snowed. And like everyone else I did my best to enjoy our short lived winter wonderland, getting out and about […]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: Best for Babies by Independent Designers

Why shop on the High Street when you can find amazing, well designed and eco friendly baby gifts by independent designers and makers only a click away? Featuring: Oh Baby London, Hokolo, Kyna Boutique, Noodoll and many more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

This Christmas I find myself with child for the first time – there he is above – and so naturally thoughts have turned to gifts that babies of Snarfle‘s age […]

Christmas Nail Art and Nail Varnish Gift Guide 2012

Nail Art obsessed: and there is so much fun to be had in the run up to Christmas. Read on for ideas aplenty, including an exclusive Christmas nail art video tutorial.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Christmas Beauty by Sine Skau. The beauty and fashion world’s obsession with fabulous nails seems to show no sign of waning: in fact, the speed with which images appear on […]

The 2012 Inaugural Lush Prize Awards Dinner: £250,000 towards the end of Animal Testing

On Thursday 15th November 2012 Lush held their first ever awards for people and organisations fighting against unnecessary animal testing. Inspiring stuff!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Anti Animal Testing by James McCourt. On Thursday 15th November Lush held their inaugural Lush Prize at a warehouse venue in the heart of Shoreditch, and I was there. During […]

Ena Salon Review: a new haircut thanks to Mothers Meeting

Last week I had my hair cut by the charming Jonathan at the family run Ena Salon in Holborn, with Snarfle in tow.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve never really been one to pamper myself (I didn’t cut my hair AT ALL for at least five years, and styling products stay woefully untouched on the bathroom shelf) […]

What to do in Margate and Broadstairs (whilst wearing Chatham Marine Deck Shoes)

What to see in Margate and where to eat in Broadstairs: my advice on a windy October weekend. Whilst wearing a natty pair of pink deck shoes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

This weekend we went down to the seaside in Kent: my partner’s dad lives in Ramsgate and when we go down to Thanet we always go for a pootle around […]

Leutton Postle: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

For S/S 2013 knitwear duo Leutton Postle showcased a new direction: intriguing lightweight separates teamed with fabric shirts and floaty trousers. All in their inimitable bold style.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Leutton Postle S/S 2013 by Sine Skau. On the last day of London Fashion Week I just managed to catch the Leutton Postle presentation at Fashion Scout. Well, I say […]

Spijkers en Spijkers: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Spijkers en Spijkers showcased their S/S 2013 collection - La Femme Paysage - at Fashion Scout on Saturday 15th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2013 by Faye West. Spijkers en Spijkers named their S/S 2013 collection La Femme Paysage (meaning Female Landscape) in homage to 20s artist Sonia Delaunay, a […]

Dans La Vie: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Japanese designer Rira Sugawara showcased her new collection Moving Print Bodies at Fashion Scout on Friday 14th September 2012.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dans La Vie S/S 2013 by Jenny Robins. And so for London Fashion Week S/S 2013, which I am covering in a reduced capacity this season due to Snarfle demands: […]

Blow Presents: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Presentation Review

Kicking off LFW this season with crazy colourful wonderful clothing from Jane Bowler, Shara Hayz and MEAT clothing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tonight Snarfle and I headed out to our first London Fashion Week experience. So far so good: he was entranced by the colourful array of designs on show at Blow […]

New Designers 2012 Product Design Graduates: Baby and Toddler Products

A curvy cot made of cork, inflatable safety reins and edible potions were just some of the interesting product designs for babies and young children.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Products by Zoe Tynan-Campbell. It’s funny how being a new parent suddenly changes what you see: I didn’t see any baby related design at last year’s show, and yet this […]