Outdoor clothing brands we love

As the weather has taken a very definite autumnal turn, thoughts turn to being wrapped up against the elements and dressed appropriately for outdoor adventures. In fact just last week we got a letter home from school encouraging parents to ensure their children are dressed in suitable shoes and coats for the weather. With that in mind I wanted to share with you some of our favourite outdoor clothing brands that we’ve tried over the years. Muddy Puddles I first came across Muddy Puddles nearly a decade ago when the school I was working in invested in a whole class set of Bib & Brace overalls for Nursery / Reception classes to use and I immediately went home and ordered one for Ben who was just a toddler at the time. Those Bib & Brace overalls were passed down through all three children and then on to another family to make use…

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Back to school with Start-Rite

Back to school with Start-Rite

I have a long history of hating shoe shopping for my gang – I’ve always found it really stressful. The responsibility of looking after … View Post
The perfect unisex waterproof jacket from Reima

The perfect unisex waterproof jacket from Reima

As I write this, it’s getting on for the middle of May but the rain is lashing down and the temperatures have been … View Post
Thomas Sabo – Jewellery for Mother and Daughter

Thomas Sabo – Jewellery for Mother and Daughter

Advertorial content for Thomas Sabo The first proper piece of jewellery I ever owned was a silver charm bracelet which I think my Aunty … View Post
Terradora Hiking Boots from Keen Footwear – Review

Terradora Hiking Boots from Keen Footwear – Review

I always thought walking boots were a bit pointless unless you were the sort of person that spent all weekend climbing massive hills with … View Post
Muddy Puddles Puddleflex Outerwear for Kids

Muddy Puddles Puddleflex Outerwear for Kids

There is no denying that autumn is well and truly here now – October seems to have brought with it much colder temperatures and damp … View Post
The importance of sunglasses for children

The importance of sunglasses for children

How often do you wear sunglasses?  I wear mine almost constantly through the summer months.  I invested in prescription sunglasses for the … View Post