News

Setting up shop

I’ve always enjoyed having hobbies, making things, knitting, sewing, baking and photography. I have decided to take a leap of faith and turn one of my hobbies into something more productive. Verymissberry children’s wear. I have a background in textiles, so its about time I used it. I’ll be starting out with harems, shorts and […]

Read more

Did someone say dairy free icecream?

I have been secretly wanting to go to Yorica since it opened. Over the bank holiday I promised the biggest boy a train adventure, as we were well overdue a bit of one-on-one time. So the little one stayed home with Daddy and we set off into London. He loved the train and loved the […]

Read more

Three!

Our baby boy turned three a few weeks ago. It was a tough day as it was only yesterday that little face looked at me for the first time. He seems so grown up now, he’s so articulate and nothing gets past him.  We went to Hobbledown as it was raining on his birthday and he […]

Read more

Mud and Eggs

A bit of a late one, but here’s our Easter fun and games.   This is the first time we’ve done an egg hunt as a family. The boy, having cow’s milk protein allergy makes things complicated.  I took him to my schools annual egg hunt and rolling, he loved it. I had to substitute […]

Read more

All Things Wild

We went to the UK’s answer to Jurassic park, ‘All things Wild’, just north of the Cotswolds. It is a farm with the added bonus of a dinasaur park.  I was sceptical to how good it would be and if the dinosaurs would look realistic, but it was great.  There was even a large warehouse […]

Read more

My name’s Justine and…

I am an addict.  I have a problem, buying  Littlebird clothing from Mothercare.  If you haven’t seen it, its has a colourful 1970’s feel and is the range designed by Jools Oliver. I sit with baited breath waiting for the next new season to hit the shops.  Will it have rainbows, colourful cords or funky socks. […]

Read more

Top five – Baby Essentials

You could be reading this hoping to decide on those essential baby items to buy, if so keep reading. So having now had two children, I hope I’ve learnt a bit along the way.  The first time round you read all the books, review all the lists and buy all what is expected.  Let me […]

Read more

Eggless Pancakes

Pancakes are something we all love, with savoury or sweet fillings. If you can’t have dairy or eggs trying to make them can be tricky.  I’m happy to say after experiencing with egg replacer, bananas and apple sauce, I have found a recipe that works.  It simply uses sunflower oil. 100g self raising flour Pinch […]

Read more

Easter’s coming

If you are parent to a child who is dairy free you have to get creative at Easter.  I’ve spent a bit of time of the last few weeks looking for dairy and soya free options for myself and my son.  Here are my top six, in no particular order. 1. Moo Free Easter Honeycomb Egg […]

Read more

Helmets for heads

Our beautiful little boy has a larger than average head, which combined with preferring to look in one direction and back sleeping, has made him develop mild Plagiocephaly and Brachycephaly, like 47% of UK babies. I spent a long time observing and worrying about his head. ‘We all want our children to be perfect and would do […]

Read more