'Singing Away The Dark' by Caroline Woodward
BOOKS
I absolutely adore the illustrations by Julie Morstad so when I picked up this book, Singing away the Dark from Niddle Noddle I immediately fell for it. It's such a lovely winter time book and one of Florence's current favourite bedtime reads. Caroline Woodward, the author, was brought up on a small homestead in North Columbia ...
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See you at the ShopUp (this Sunday & Monday)!
THE SHOPUP
Can you believe it was four years ago that we hosted our very first ShopUp in London?! It feels like yesterday we were busily painting those little white house-shaped booths and preparing for our first ever shopping event. Fast forward four years and here we are again busily making last-minute preparations for our 4th annual event. This ...
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THE SHOPUP
Powder Byrne -- and the chance to win a family ski holiday!
We are literally counting down to the ShopUp over here at Babyccino and I am super excited to introduce you to yet another one of our amazing sponsors -- the luxury family travel specialist Powder Byrne. Powder Byrne has been creating the perfect ski holidays for families for more than 30 years, so these guys know what ...
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TOYS & GAMES
Sweet stocking fillers (and the cutest clothes and toys!) from Lublue
It's the time of year to think about stocking stuffers! Even though we don't traditionally hang stockings in the Netherlands, I have happily adopted the custom after living in the US and the UK. I remember sitting at our table in London and sewing our stockings from fabric remnant I had cheaply gotten at the John Lewis curtain department ...
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THE SHOPUP
Babyccino + Baby London Magazine, a media partnership for the ShopUp
We are thrilled to have teamed up with Baby London Magazine this year for a press partnership at our upcoming ShopUp event. If you aren't already familiar with this wonderful magazine, now is the perfect chance to get to know it. Copies of the most recent issue will be available to pick up at the ShopUp, ...
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BOOKS
Three beautiful new books from Thames & Hudson
I’m a big, big, huge fan of Thames & Hudson. I’ve done a review for their I can Make my own Accessories crafting book for kids already but just recently I received three new super children’s books that you need to know about. We absolutely adore them. The first one is my favorite because a ...
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KIDS ROOMS
Whimsical felted fairies from Dorimu
Živa and Saša from Dorimu are a sweet couple from Austria who together create the most whimsical little works of art -- tiny (tiny!) little needle-felted fairies. Made from wire, thread and wool and with details made of pearls, the little fairies are so stunningly beautiful. They sit on little pieces of driftwood, and have a clever ...
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COOK BOOKS AND MAGAZINES
Little Dish -- sponsors of our London ShopUp event
A while ago, I was sent a cook book by the lovely Little Dish Team. Honestly, it is still one of my main go-to books for when I need inspiration for a well-balanced, easy to make meal (you know the way you sometimes get into a rut of always cooking the same thing? It happens ...
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KIDS
A Christmas Box of YAY! from ShortStitch
We have written about the great convenience of the ShortStich private shopping service before. The idea is that you fill out the (very straightforward) questionnaire to indicate what sort of occasion or activity your child needs clothes for (for example school, sports, or party), and a personal stylist will put together a box of clothes, taking into account ...
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INTERVIEWS
5 Questions with Katrina Campbell of Katrina Campbell Photography
Gorgeous family photographs must be one of the very best gifts you can give yourself -- and your children too. London-based Katrina Campbell specialises in capturing your family just as it is – your children being themselves, your daily life as you spend it, the beauty and love in your everyday interactions – meaning you’ll ...
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