Introducing MAHI Leather

standard February 10, 2017 1 response
MAHI Leather

In the Duxbury household, we love a good bag. Changing bag, suitcases, handbags, travel bags, you name it, we do a lot of research into getting the very best one. Our family is dotted around the country, so we find ourselves having to pack up and bugger off for a weekend more than most families and we’ve found that as Short Rib is getting older, he requires a little less baggage space than her used to.

So, we’ve been in the hunt for another weekend bag; one that’s big enough to fit all of our stuff in it, without it being too bulky or heavy that it becomes a chore to lug upstairs. It’s difficult, to be honest. Unless you’re in the market for a proper suitcase (which we are not!) then a lot of the market is saturated with either backpacks, or those massive oversized handbags which don’t really fit any purpose.

Then, we found MAHI Leather.

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Review: Personalised Cufflinks by Bella & Bow

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Personalised Cufflinks

So, Christmas is coming.

There, I said it. You have to start coming to terms with it eventually. I’m trying to be very organised this year, given the uncertainty of my upcoming redundancy, I need to make sure I am properly prepared. That being said, I bought my first Christmas present a couple of weeks ago and to be honest, I think it’s going to be pretty hard to top these personalised cufflinks.

I absolutely love personalised presents. So when thinking about what to get for certain members of our family, I knew that for Wes’ Dad, I wanted something personalised from Short Rib. He lives in the north of Scotland, so we don’t see him very often at all. I thought it would be nice to get him something from our boy whilst he’s still super small.

Enter the amazing Bella & Bow.

A three woman band of Fiona, Greta and Jenni and they make the most AMAZING stuff which is personalised with handprints, footprints or just text of your choice. So when I stumbled across their cufflinks, I was super sold.

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Top 5 Baby Changing Bags for Mums and (more-so) Dads

standard June 13, 2015 9 responses

5. Babymoov Baby Star

Babymoov Baby Star

I’m starting out with the most girly on the list. I’ve justified it in my head though – it suits a baby boy, not (just) a grown woman. I can get away with it if it’s ‘for Mason’.

Bonus Points:

  • Transparent pocket for medicines n stuff.
  • Amy liked the style. Come on now, we’ve gotta be fair.
  • Large changing mat.
  • It’s not massive (actually, none on my list are but this is the bag that inspired me to keep away from the ones you could store your cricket bats in – there’s loads).

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Review: Bounty Mum-To-Be Pack

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bounty mum to be pack

So, after putting it off for literally months I finally got my hands on the Bounty Mum to Be Pack. It’s a free pack that purports to be “stuffed with try-before-you-buy samples, plus lots of money off coupons” and is available from Boots, ASDA or Superdrug with a voucher found in some Pregnancy Information Folders that you get from your midwife. If, like me, your pack is devoid of this little voucher you can get one by signing up to the Bounty website.

So having allowed Wes to be manly and rip the bag open ala the incredible hulk, there looked to be a hell of a lot inside…

And there was. Sort of.

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