Fathers Day.. My Top Picks…

So we are midway into 2018 and 7 days from Fathers day.

I have put together my Top 7 buys for the men in your life!

Dadmin

I’ve recently come across this business and straight away wanted everything for the Hubby, these two products, would be a fab idea for a gift, especially for those awkward men in your life.

Dadmin book £9.99 Author Kevin Pettman is the proud owner of two little people and his days are full of Dadmin duties. He’s somehow mastered the art of making spag bol, putting up a shelf and painting the shed all at the same time. Every other Bank Holiday he’s allowed an afternoon off from Dadmin, purchase here

A hashtag poem £26.99 for parent’s that are doing a great job. Written by Dadmin.

Presented in a high quality black photo frame this will look great on any wall or shelf. A fantastic gift, to remind all the dads of what great jobs they do to help. Purchase here

First Man In

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You must of come across this legend! From the fabulous SAS Who dares wins series… don’t know about you, but my hubby & I have been hooked on that show and the main man, Ant Middleton since it began… OK well I have been hooked on Ant haha

He has brought out a book ‘First man in’ £10 (Hardcover) and it looks amazing. Over the course of his career he has served in the Special Boat Service, the Royal Marines and 9 Parachute Squadron Royal, achieving what is known as the ‘Holy Trinity’ of the UK’s Elite Forces. Purchase here

My 1st Years

These Tee’s from My 1st Years, are a fab pressie & team with your little person for that extra cuteness.

‘I’m exhausted’ matching dad & baby set £32 100% ultra soft cotton, and in a range of sizes, all gift come in a free gift box, that can be treasured. Purchase here

‘Best dad ever’ matching set also £32, purchase here

Beer Hawk

 

Now, what guy doesn’t love a beer or two? £20 Purchase here

This fabulous gift set from Beer Hawk, has all the feels, Featuring five amazing beers, a packet of classic crunchy nuts and a Dad’s Beer glass, it’s the best way to say ‘Cheers Dad!’ on June 17th.

So what’s in the box? Here’s the complete run down: 1 x Victory Headwater Pale Ale- Pale Ale, 1 x Goose Island IPA- IPA, 1 x Hoegaarden- Belgian Wit, 1 x Roosters Yankee- Pale Ale, 1 x Magic Rock Dancing Bear- Lager, 1 x Bier Nuts, 1 x ‘Dad’s Beer’ Glass

OHSO Box

If you are local to Surrey and love beautifully curated sets for your loved ones, OHSO box are for you.

The Papa gift box edit is gorgeous £48

This gift box has been curated for the modern Father.  A handcrafted tan leather key ring with your choice of either DADDY or PAPA, as well as a 12oz Frank Green coffee cup combining function, form and sustainability, making this a perfect gift for Father’s Day, Birthday or a Daddy-to-be.  Packaged and delivered in a simple white gift box and ribbon. Purchase here

 

ALL by MAMA – check out here

This is a new business, I have come across and its fantastic, a market place for creative parents to showcase their businesses. Take a look, there is so much choice & wonderful gift ideas, here’s a couple from them.

by FromLucy 

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Dad Challenges £9.95

This is a clever & lovely gift, 36 pre written cards, with challenges & ideas to spend more time with family & friends. Purchase here

 

by In The Box Gifts

Sponsored by Coffee gift box £30

When I came across this, I thought yes yes yes, I love the milestone cards for dads, this is a great gift, especially, if like me you love photos & keeping memories, plus the added bonus of coffee and a gorgeous mug. Purchase here

In the box

  • Papa Bear Mug by Pushka Home
  • Daddy Milestone Cards by This Mama Does
  • Breakfast Blend (ground) Coffee by Black Mountain Roast Coffee

 

Happy shopping

B x

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Ergobaby – Omni 360 Cool Air Mesh

“Ergobaby provided the Omni 360 Cool Air Mesh for me to try and review.”

It came perfectly packaged & lots of information within the booklet.

It came, just in time for a weekend in the country, with my parents, we had lots planned, so to take this carrier was very exciting.

Although the booklet is great, you do need to have a proper look, as to put on, and secure baby, you need to know what you are doing.

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The hubby and I did struggle for a little bit, trying to figure out what to do.

Mainly due to the fact, we cant seem to do a task together without some frustration ha ha

 

Once piglet was safely in, straight away, I knew this was a great product.

 

 

 

 

We spent the day at a car museum, So piglet was carried by me, for a fair few hours, and it didn’t feel like that, She felt supported, as did I.

She was nearing 8 months at the time, so not a light newborn, and it was so comfortable.

There’s a mini “bum bag” by their feet, which I used to carry, my phone, her dummy, that kind of thing.

There is also a rain cover that comes out of the part near their chest and ties to straps to keep baby dry, which strangely for the UK, I didn’t need to use, but when we do, I’ll update this.

 

 

I was using the Baby Bjorn for many months, although it wasn’t ideal for my ‘baby carrier fitness class’. The Ergo baby was by far, amazing for this, doing a fitness class with a baby attached to you, you need all the support you can get, and this carrier was great for this. Especially the mesh part, it allowed us both to breath far easier, the shoulder straps are so comfortable on your shoulders and weight is distributed evenly. The only thing I would say, is, it takes a little time to get the hang of removing baby, as can be a little tricky. But that could be down to being a sweaty tired mumma, after the class!!

Piglet, always seems content and happy and this is the most important thing to me, she is supported, and I am comfortable, I never have the feeling of… get this off of me! So to me, that’s a win win.

I am yet to try the different options available on this carrier, including a hip hold and carrying them on your back, so will update when we try this.

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I highly recommend this carrier, All thoughts are my own, Please ask permission before sharing or using my imagery.