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Trendy Tot Thursday (19/11/2015)

My, life does seriously get away from you sometimes! I was all prepared to go with this Trendy Tot last week (12/11/2015) but totally forgot to post it. It wasn’t until first thing Monday morning that I had that face-palm moment. Sorry about that, it is why this post would have made so much more sense last week! 

We do not have an Asda near us. However there is one in deepest, darkest South London (relatively near my work) so I did get an opportunity to go in after work. And that is where I found these lovely pjs!    

 I grew up watching BBC Children In Need, and never failed to be touched by the images and stories told throughout the night. I had bought Cracker Pudsey ears and Biscuit Blush ears from Boots when they first came out. When in Asda I couldn’t resist the Pudsey/Blush pyjama bottoms for both of them. Cracker is usually hotter in bed than Biscuit so I got him the short-sleeved super hero t-shirt. Biscuit looks so beautiful in her amazing Blush long-sleeved t-shirt. Her pink slipper boots are from Joules and are perfect on these chillier days (Cracker wouldnt pose in his blue ones). 
I hope you enjoyed my rather belated Trendy Tot Thursday. Please keep up to date with the linky via Mother Geek and Clearly Bex; both of whom are much more organised than me and can keep up to date! 

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Trendy Tot Thursday (29/10/2015)

Hi everyone! How are you all?

Having come from a huge rugby-loving household I have got really stuck in to the Rugby 2015 World Cup and have enjoyed watching it (even though we went out far too early for my liking!). 

Before the half-term holiday, Biscuit and Cracker had their very first non-school uniform day at school with the Rugby World Cup as the theme. 

  
Honestly, how cute do they look?! Biscuit and Cracker are both wearing England rugby tops, bought by Mammy and Mamps for the occasion. Obviously these are very hard-wearing and tough tops. As they are also half-Italian, they are wearing Italian tops from the 2014 Football World Cup underneath! We couldn’t say fairer than that! 

We teamed Biscuit’s top with her pink leggings from Boots. She was more than a little excited to be able to wear her Frozen Crocs to school as she still loves them. 

Cracker is wearing a pair of denim jeans from Primark with his top, as well as the Cars Crocs I struggle to get off his feet at any time other than school. 

Thank you for reading our #TT_Thursday. For more information, and for other posts please check The Mother Geek and Clearly Bex and look at their wonderful websites! 

We hope to see you very soon. X 

Trendy Tot Thursday 08/10/2015

Hello! Remember us?! We’ve missed three weeks of #TT_Thursday, which is unheard of for us. I apologise; Biscuit and Cracker have started at pre-school full-time and so wear uniform all day and then get home and it’s straight in the bath and then in their pyjamas as they’re so tired. This current routine is not great for showcasing lovely clothes. 

Luckily, we finally managed to get out and about last weekend and here are the results. 

  
  
Biscuit’s gorgeous dress is from a brand called ‘Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve’, which I found at T K Maxx a little while ago. It is short-sleeved (worn here with a long-sleeved t-shirt from M&Co for warmth), beautiful embroidered front and a delicate blue flower pattern on the skirt. It also washes surprisingly well (I’ve even managed to wash chorizo sauce out of it) and Biscuit thinks she’s a princess in it. Her flower headband is from Next Children, it was bought for my brother’s wedding and I wanted her to wear it more than once!! Obviously she has on her Frozen Crocs; she has missed these having to swap them for school shoes most of the time! Goodness knows what we’ll do in winter. 

  
Cracker makes no secrets of his absolute love for Disney Pixar’s Cars, so when we recently popped in to Primark for harvest festival clothes and he saw this short-sleeved Cars t-shirt he really wanted it! I teamed it with a long-sleeves grey t-shirt from Mini Club at Boots for warmth and he picked his new grey shorts from Blue Zoo at Debenhams to wear with it. You can’t see them, but I think you can guess what shoes he has on- yep, his Cars Crocs

Thank you for bearing with us through this huge period of change. I hope to be more organised on our weekend and be able to show you when Biscuit and Cracker wear when we aren’t totally exhausted in the evenings!!!! 

For more Trendy Tot Thursday you know what to do; pop on over to The MotherGeek and Clearly Bex and see what other Trendy Tots are out there (there are a lot of them). 

Thanks again Cx 

Trendy Tot Thursday (03/09/2015)

Hello and welcome to September! How scary is that. When you were a kid the holidays seem to stretch on forever, but as a Mama who twinks start school next week let me tell you how quickly this September has come! 

  
This week Biscuit and Cracker did not really want to pose! They are pretty tired in the afternoons as they have dropped their naps before they start at pre-school (boy do I miss those naps) and tired toddlers generally equals grumpy toddlers! As you can see, they wouldn’t even walk around the supermarket! 

  
Biscuit is wearing a brilliant blue denim pinafore dress from Gap Kids; she loves the pockets on the front and I love how hard-wearing it is. She is wearing it with a red and white striped t-shirt from Boots‘ Mini Club, it is a little small for her now but works well for an under-layer. We are definitely noticing it is more chilly in the late afternoon now so Biscuit has brought her Slugs and Snails out of summer hibernation and is wearing these. This was the first time since the potty training that she has had tights on and I was initially nervous, but the Slugs are so well made that she has no problems pulling them up and down by herself. Plus they are super easy to keep in your bag for any accidents that may happen when you’re out and about. Biscuit is, obviously, wearing them with her Frozen Crocs. I blogged about their school shoes a couple of weeks ago, we are definitely going to struggle getting their Crocs off to wear them!

  
Cracker let me take one photo of him whilst he looked at the camera and that was it! His amazing t-shirt with dancing monkeys was a birthday pressies from Auntie Carrie (thanks again) and it is from Swedish brand Polarn O Pyret. It is lovely soft cotton and he loves it. I layered this with a plain grey t-shirt from Boots which is now a little short in the body but works well with a longer tee over it. His jeans were bought at T K Maxx and were chosen due to their elasticated waist, which makes going to the toilet much easier for him. He has also teamed his outfit with his Lightning Crocs (I swear that they do have different shoes to chose from but that they always go for the Crocs). 

So there is our tired Trendy Tot Thursday post. For more on the linky please visit The MotherGeek and Clearly Bex for more bloggers’ posts. 

See you next time! 

Trendy Tot Thursday (17/08/2015)

Hello and welcome to another Trendy Tot Thursday with my gorgeous tots, Biscuit and Cracker. 

Last week one of our linky hosts, Clearly Bex, wrote a post about her tots’ school shoes (read it here). Well, as teeny tiny as Biscuit and Cracker are (they’ve just turned 3) they are starting at full-time pre-school in September in full school uniform. This has meant a whirl of buying blazers, ties, shirts, shorts, pinafores, socks and, last but not least, shoes. 

Although Biscuit and Cracker love their play-around-in shoes, we have always bought their ‘proper’ shoes from Clarks. I had shoes from Clarks growing up and their tradition of proper fittings and quality have lasted. Biscuit and Cracker’s feet are now big enough for their new-fangled iPad fitting system too, how exciting!!! 

   

It’s only when they’re next to each other that you can see how big Cracker’s feet are compared to Biscuit’s!!!! 

   
Thank you for reading. Hope to see you again soon. Enjoy the sun and stay safe. 

If you want to check out more Trendy Tots then please check out The Mother Geek and Clearly Bex for more. X

Trendy Tot Thursday (06/08/2015)

What a week it has been. Poor Cracker has been very ill all week and I was starting to doubt we would ever get through it. Luckily there seems to have been light at the end of the tunnel today and he is a lot perkier (unfortunately Biscuit is now a bit hot and grotty- the life of twins, hey?). 

Every now and then Biscuit and Cracker get some clothes that I cannot wait to show off. This week I went to pick up a surprise parcel from the Post Office, which turned out to be birthday presents from my gorgeous cousin, Vicki, who lives in the South of France.  

  

With Biscuit and Cracker being the least-alike twins every imaginable, I do not get a lot of opportunity to dress them matchy-matchy; but these t-shirts from Spoilt Rotten are amazing. We went out in Covent Garden today with them wearing them and so many people stopped to tell us how much they liked their He did it/She did it tops. Even our local priest commented when he saw us! And, as the pictures show, they work just as well with Rob and I in the photos too! 

Cracker wore his t-shirt with his usual red Boots shorts and his Lightning McQueen Crocs. Biscuit wore her with a pink Boots dress and her Frozen Crocs. Their hats and Biscuit’s sunglasses are from George at Asda. I have always loved their clothes from Mini Club at Boots; they are comfy, cute and hard wearing. 

For people wondering why they are always in their Crocs; not only are they the singularly most comfortable shoes for them to wear, but they are so easy to clean.  

 

After Biscuit and Cracker had spent an incredibly fun time running through the sprinkler and the mud in Soho Square Park their Crocs were filthy- we just showered them off and they’re currently drying on the balcony (the Crocs that is, not the twins; although they got showered as soon as we were home too)! 

  
Did you enjoy this? If you did then please head on over to Clearly Bex and The Mother Geek to see other blogger’s trendy tots and their togs! 

See you next week; do pop over and say hello whenever you’d like! 

Trendy Tot Thursday (30/07/2015)

What a beautiful day it was today, we’re just back from visiting family and enjoying the sunshine.

Last week it was Biscuit and Cracker’s 3rd birthday and we were celebrating, hence the radio silence. We were lucky that their party was on the one day that it wasn’t tiddling it down with rain.

  
Biscuit is wearing an amazingly pretty dress from American Apparel, I fell totally in love with it walking past their window display and had to get it for her. It’s in lovely, stretchy, comfortable material and really suits her. I put a pair of short leggings under the dress to protect her whilst playing in the playground, they are from Boots. She is wearing her beloved Frozen Crocs, which she always has on, and her Docs McStuffins baseball cap from George at Asda to protect her from the sun.

  
Cracker is wearing his brand new Baymax from Big Hero 6 t-shirt from Primark (he is currently obsessed with this film and all related accessories, toys and clothes). He has on the shorts he has been fitting in and wearing for over a year from Boots. They are worn as soon as I manage to wash and dry them, he loves them. He also has on his beloved Lightning Crocs and his Minion baseball cap from George at Asda.

  
I hope you enjoy this Trendy Tot Thursday; a lovely fashion linky brought to you by Clearly Bex and the MotherGeek– check out their blogs for more details and check out other people’s blog posts.

See you again soon I hope.