Dec 062016
 

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Christmas Countdown – Day 6

Most parents will agree that this time of year is extra special when there is a new little one on the way or when celebrating your baby’s first Christmas. As a mum of five I know very well how precious those ‘First Christmas’ photos are and how much thought goes into picking the perfect gifts and the right festive outfit. If you’re on the hunt for some gorgeous gear for your cute bundle or another precious little one in your life I’ve got just the address for you:

baby-gift-works

Australian online store Baby Gift works is filled to the brim with handpicked treasures: beautiful clothing, sweet accessories, cool gifts, luxurious toiletries, lovely linen and more, what will you put under the tree this year?

frugi-suitWhen it comes to shopping for a baby it’s OK to be picky, in fact it is very important to be selective and carefully choose items that are high quality, durable and gentle on both your baby and the environment. Baby Gift Works owner and mother of two Kyla has come to the aid of conscious parents and sourced some of the best organic and eco-friendly labels in Australia and even across the globe.

frugi-hedgehog-muslinPopular UK brand Frugi is loved all over the world for its super soft organic cotton fabrics, comfortable fits and excellent durability, my children own quite a few Frugi garments and I can absolutely vouch for their fantastic quality. You can find an extensive range of Frugi clothes and accessories at Baby Gift Works and I love that you can easily mix and match different pieces to create new looks. Bonus: If you spend $100 or more on Frugi products you will receive a free Christmas gift box, now that’s wrapping made easy.

tots-botsAnother awesome reason eco-parents like Frugi is the fact that, unlike most mainstream clothing, its designs are spacious enough to allow for reusable cloth nappies. They have even teamed up with the nappy specialists at Tots Bots to create an exclusive range of designer cloth nappies to match the Frugi prints, they are so adorable and so much better on the budget (and the environment) than disposables. This Hedgehog in Wellies print is my big favourite, perfect for miss Hattie.

To find out more about Baby Gift Works, to browse the range and to order online visit www.babygiftworks.com.au.

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Feeding Fashion: Frugi

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Nov 292015
 

Frugi

After five babies there are many things that get easier, but for me breastfeeding is definitely not one of them. Personally I prefer to quietly feed my baby in the comfort of our own home but sometimes you have no choice but to feed away from home, especially this time of year with so many events, BBQs and parties coming up. Luckily discreet breastfeeding has proven to be much easier than I thought thanks to Frugi:

Frugi 'Mother'

I first discovered Frugi a few years ago when I was hunting for hip clothing that would be gentle on my daughter’s sensitive skin. The beautiful organic cotton was soft and comfortable and the designs gorgeous so Frugi has been a personal favourite ever since for all of my babies. Of course it is not just the little ones who deserve Frugi quality, which is why Baby Gift Works also stocks some lovely Frugi pieces especially for (nursing) mums.

Frugi 1

The Frugi ‘Mother’ collection is designed to make breastfeeding easier whilst being comfortable to wear and easy to care for. Made from the same organic cotton as the children’s range you know there are no nasty chemicals hiding in your clothing, yay for baby snuggles that are both soft and safe! Nice to know: Frugi donates 1% of their turnover to environmental charities.

Frugi 2

This dusty turquoise Frugi Summer Tie Dress (RRP $136.95, size Small, Medium and Large) in pretty Blooming Garden print is the perfect light frock for the upcoming summer season. I love how it covers and stretches in all the right places without looking baggy or slouchy, a great boost for this tired mama’s confidence. The under-bust tie adds a lovely feminine shape and is very flattering, even if you still have some baby kilos to hide like I do.

Frugi Dress 3

When it comes to feeding time gently slide the fabric to the side to unveil the secret nursing panel underneath, in doing so you create a small opening that allows your baby to latch on without mum having to display too much skin. If you didn’t know any better you would never guess this dress is a ‘breastfeeding’ garment so you can easily wear it post-nursing too. I am not a confident ‘public breastfeeder’ at all but in this dress I managed to feed Harriet without feeling exposed, big win for me!

To find out more about Baby Gift Works, to browse the Frugi range and to order online visit www.babygiftworks.com.au.

Oct 162015
 

Baby Gift Works

Welcome Baby Giveaway – Day 16

For me with the joy of a new arrival always comes the sadness of missing my family who, due to living in The Netherlands, unfortunately are unable to share in our happiness. How wonderful would it be if they could just pop in to meet the new addition! Of course living far away doesn’t stop my family from showering baby with sweet gifts and (while a real visit obviously would have been nicer) those little surprise parcels are always well received.

Baby Gift Works

Whether you live just around the corner or on the other side of the country, if you want to spoil a special little person with a handpicked gift look no further than Baby Gift Works.

Gumigem JewelleryAustralian boutique Baby Gift Works is the ultimate online gift shopping destination for little people aged 0 up to 3 years old (and their mamas!), the virtual doors are open 24/7 and if you order by midday your gift will be dispatched that same day. From clothing to accessories, from playtime to bath time, from feeding time to bed time and much more, you’re sure to find something lovely in store that fits the occasion perfectly.

Maud'n'Lil Bouncy BirdMum and owner Kyla has carefully selected a wonderful range of much loved Australian and international brands like Little Green Rascals, Gaia Organic Cotton, Little Bairn, Sapling and Plan Toys. Modern green families will be pleased to hear that most of the labels in store are eco friendly too, so they are kind on the environment and your baby (no need to worry about nasty chemicals near your precious bundle).

My personal hot tip would have to be the award-winning Frugi clothing range. I can not speak highly enough of the quality and fit of their beautiful garments and the organic cotton is really soft and luxurious. I love Frugi on my kids (particularly on my little eczema sufferer) and I may even try one of their breastfeeding dresses myself soon too!

Baby Gift Works Frugi

To find out more about Baby Gift Works, to browse the range and to order online visit www.babygiftworks.com.au.

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May 022015
 

Baby Gift Works

Big Baby Shower – Day 2

When you find out you are expecting a new baby it is very tempting to go all out and buy every adorable piece of baby clothing you see, but you may want to think twice and give your fabric choices a little extra thought. Your precious bundle will have sensitive skin and airways and all those nasty chemicals hiding in many baby garments will be absorbed by that tiny body. One lucky mum will be able to wrap her gorgeous bubba in beautiful clothes that are super soft, safe and stylish thanks to Baby Gift Works:

BGW

Baby Gift Works is the love-baby of Aussie mum Kyla and home to a wonderful selection of organic and eco-friendly products from much loved Australian and international labels. From cute baby clothes to cuddly toys, from sweet gifts to organic skincare, from gifts for mum to nappy change essentials, if you’re shopping for a lovely baby shower gift Baby Gift Works is the place to go.

Sapling RomperAs we are not planning on finding out the gender of our new baby I am keeping an eye out for some unisex pieces to add to my hospital bag. I am thinking this gender neutral Sapling Dove Grey Romper (RRP $32.95) would make a great start, I chose Sapling for our last baby too and the fabrics are so soft and comfortable. If you do know the gender of your unborn baby you can find the same romper in blue and pink in store.

Green Toys Twist TeetherIf you want spoil a new arrival with a present but you don’t want to gift newborn clothing (again!) you can take your pick from a range of toys. Many are suitable from birth and others can be kept for later when those first little teeth start to come through. Babies will love the bright colours of this Green Toys Twist Teether (RRP $19.95), it is easy to hold for little hands and made from 100% food-safe recycled milk containers, it’s the perfect eco-friendly baby gift!

To find out more about Baby Gift Works, to browse the range and to order online visit www.babygiftworks.com.au.

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Dec 182014
 

Baby Gift Works

Christmas Countdown – Day 18

I know it is the season to be jolly but everywhere I look I can’t help but see stressed faces, people checking their watches, shoppers rushing to get their lists ticked off and impatient drivers looking for a car park. There is so much to do and so little time to do it, if only there was a way you could cut down on your shopping time… Well I’ve got good news for you, there is!

Baby Gift Works

Baby Gift Works comes to the rescue of time-poor shoppers with a fantastic service that save you time, hassle and money. The amazing Baby Gift Works store is filled with beautiful ready-made baby gift hampers filled with products lovingly handpicked for their great style, wonderful quality, eco-friendly properties and excellent value.

Maud'n'Lil Bouncy BirdFrom gorgeous organic baby clothing and accessories to delightful eco toys and from organic skincare to cloth nappies, at Baby Gift Works they know what new parents like to receive so they have selected the very best from Australian and international designers. These adorable Bouncy Bird Toys (RRP $14.95) are designed right here in Australia and are the perfect size for little hands, they make the cutest tweety sounds as they bounce up and down.

Baby Gift Works Layette Gift SetEach Baby Gift Works bundle is unique, there is a perfect combination for every baby boy, baby girl, mum or sibling and to suit budgets of all sizes. Still can’t find what you are looking for? No fear, you can also put together your very own personal bundle by selecting all your favourite pieces and lovely owner Kyla will package it together with sweet complimentary organic cotton gift wrapping and a gift tag.

To find out more about Baby Gift Works, to browse the range and to order online visit www.babygiftworks.com.au.

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Aug 302014
 

Baby Gift Works

Big Birthday Bash – Day 30

Today’s Big Birthday Bash spotlight is on Australian online store Baby Gift Works, also known as the baby gift specialist because of its extensive range of ready made and build-your-own gift bundles for beautiful babies. Just like its older sibling Organic Treasures this sweet boutique focusses on organic clothing only but this time it’s all about the new arrivals:

Save the Whales Gift Bundle

Clothing, accessories, skin care, linen and even gifts for mum, putting together a gorgeous gift for a special little person has never been this easy. Baby Gift Works is the perfect store for time poor shoppers or those needing a bit of help when it comes to finding the right present for a baby shower or new baby.

Daisy Chain Dream Gift Bundle

Whether you like to do the mixing and matching yourself or leave the bundling to lovely store owner Kyla you can be sure to receive excellent customer service and fast postage, ready made gift bundles are automatically presented in sweet organic fabric gift wrapping and for all other orders gift wrapping is available at a small charge.

Baby Gift Works

To find out more about Baby Gift Works, to browse the range and to order online visit www.babygiftworks.com.au.

For your chance to win a $100 Baby Gift Works gift voucher enter our giveaway below:

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Dec 032013
 

Organic Treasures

I know exactly what it is like, once you get the hang of online shopping and discover more and more great brands you just can’t stop! Lovely owner and mama Kyla started with beautiful gifts for new arrivals at Baby Gift Works but soon realised there were so many more gorgeous products out there that she added a big sibling to the family, meet Organic Treasures:

Piccalilly SetAt Organic Treasures you will find a beautiful selection of organic pieces for children up to 2 years old, handpicked with care by Kyla herself. The range is growing rapidly with lovely new labels from Australia and overseas arriving all the time. One of these gorgeous finds is hip brand Piccalilly, this wonderful fairtrade clothing range is designed in the UK and you won’t find it in on every street corner so you’re sure to stand out from the crowd. I picked up this sweet Betsy Set for baby Sybil, so very cute!

Bib and Burp Cloth SetThe Piccalilly range caters for boys and girls and the pieces are easy to mix and match. From singlets to bloomers, from pants to hats and from rompers to bibs, Piccalilly makes it very easy to put together a special package for precious little person this Christmas. All orders are shipped within one business day, usually even within a few hours, so if you’re in a rush to find a great gift keep Organic Treasures in mind.

Gaia Organic Bike RomperThis divine Gaia Organic Bike Romper would have to be one of my favourite items in store, I absolutely love these classic colours (especially for this time of year the red and white is just perfect). With press studs on the shoulder and between the legs nappy and outfit changes are a breeze. Australian label Gaia Organic uses the softest organic cotton, it’s gentle on your baby’s sensitive skin and on the environment too (no nasties being sprayed around).

To find out more about Organic Treasures, to browse the range and to order online visit www.organictreasures.com.au.

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