Sparkles & Stretchmarks: A UK Parenting & Pregnancy Blog: Keep Snug & Warm This Winter!

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Keep Snug & Warm This Winter!

The weather has well & truly taken a turn in the WINTER direction lately, I'm sure you'll agree....Brrrrr!!!!

But I for one am not complaining. I actually love winter and the excuse to wrap up warm and stay snuggled up with a nice cup of hot chocolate is fine by me!

But of course to get us through the winter season, particularly with a baby!, there are some products on the market to help....

Here are just a few of my favourites!

For Mum

Owl Ear Muffs & Handwarmers from Waitrose

I LOVE anything with Owls on right now, so very on trend!, and these owl design ear muffs are just about the cutest things I've ever seen!
And the hard warmers are such a fab idea! You just microwave the heat pads inside for a minute or so, pop them in and there you have it - toasty hands in an instant!

The Owl Earmuffs are priced at £12.00 and the handwarmers are £10.00 - plus the range is currently on a 3 for 2 offer so why not stock up on Christmas Gifts for friends now?!

Just visit your nearest Waitrose store or go to

New Look Jumpers

Snuggly warm jumpers from New Look are one of my favourite things about winter! New Look always have a great selection! Here are some of the ones I've bought lately!

For Baby

BundleMe by JJCole Collections

Just how cosy does that look?!

The Bundle Me is the perfect way to baby toasty in their car seat or pram this winter. 
Easy as pie to attach and detatch, the bundle me is super snug and super comfortable for baby - the easy-access side zips allow you to pop baby in and out with ease, and i'm sure you'll agree - they look super stylish!!!

With the Bundle Me there is no need to worry about blankets - I have been using ours for a few weeks now and it is such a welcome change to not need to worry about dragging blankets around with us as you can guarantee they'll be dropped on the wet ground at some point and end up tatty!

The Thermaplush feels so luxurious, and it's machine washable so no need to worry about mucky fingers ruining it!

To see how easy it is to use the BundleMe, take a look at this video:

For more information, please visit the JJCole Collections website -

Car Seat Cover from Ruby & Ginger

Perfect for protecting your little one from the elements this winter, the cosy car seat cover is perfect for keeping baby warm and dry without allowing them to over heat!

It's stylish, can be removed without waking baby and doesn't interfere with the safety harness.

The Cosy Car Seat Cover fits all Group 0 car seats, and is the ideal alternative to bulky snow suits which can be dangerous for babies while travelling in the car due to the risk of overheating and the thick materials stopping the safety harness from working correctly.

Available from for £30.00

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  1. Ooo the car seat cover is a great idea! We're always worrying that Oscar might be cold in the car.

    Lou xxx

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