Essentials – The Mug

There’s loads of ‘mama merch’ (cringe) around, and most of it is really really dreadful. Not this though – I absolutely love what Mere Soeur is about: she’s genuinely talented and creative, and doesn’t just print tacky slogans onto cheap material, but rather produces thoughtful and cool designs you want to wear. This mug has to […]


In a plastic bag shoved behind the bedside table in our spare room lies a little girl’s dream treasure trove. Unceremoniously bundled together is the pound shop’s finest – bubbles, stickers, tattoos, whoopee cushions, coloured pencils, fairy wings and pirates’ eye patches all waiting patiently to be gifted. Except, unfortunately, they’ll be waiting a long […]