Monthly Archives: March 2014

WIN a Lily and Me Luxury Mum-to-be hamper

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And were off…. The Bump & Me HUGE Mother’s Day giveaway has officially started! And were starting with an amaze balls Luxury Mum-to-be Hamper from Lily and Me. Lily and Me produce hampers just perfect for any new mum or mum-to-be. Created by a mum, for a mum you are sure to have all the essentials  you need for your stay in hospital and beyond.

 As a mother to a premature baby I now know how essential it is to have that maternity bag packed early!  Julie, Lily & Me

 The great thing about these hampers, is that not only are they a great gift to spoil yourself with, but also make a great baby shower gift for an expectant mum. All hampers come scrumptiously gift-wrapped in a keepsake box to treasure all those super special moments put together by a luxurious ribbon in a colour of your choice.

 Our hampers contain only the essentials you need and only include products that I would use myself. Julie, Lily & Me

 For your Chance to WIN a Lily & Me Luxury Hamper worth a whopping £67.00 please follow the link HERE

The WINNER will be announced on TWITTER on 17.03.14

Uk Entries only (sorry)

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 Included in the luxury hamper:

10 organic Natracare maternity pads
A jute drawstring bag containing 3 disposable briefs (10/12, 14/16, 18/20) and 8 organic Natracare breast pads
Weleda Nursing oil 50ml
Weleda Stretch mark massage oil 100ml
Weleda Mini Almond Soothing Cleansing Lotion 10ml
Weleda Mini Almond Soothing Facial Oil 7ml
Silver Pebble Bola Necklace  from Blooming Lovely Jewellery – A gorgeous addition to any bump. With a longer length natural brown cord, each piece is individually giftwrapped and presented with a special information card all about the traditions of the jewellery.
Dove and Colgate travel pack containing toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, body wash and shampoo
Nivea facial wipes (7)
Vaseline lip therapy
Compact folding hairbrush with mirror
6 hair bands

 For more information on the Lily & Me hamper head to www.lilyandme.co.uk

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Baby Shower Ideas!

If you are planning a baby shower I have three boards for you to get some fabulous inspiration.

Let me know what you think and head over to the Bump and Me Pinterest baby shower board for more ideas HERE

For a Boy

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baby shower for a boy

For a Girl

Baby shower for a girl

Baby shower for a girl

A surprise

Surprise baby shower

Surprise baby shower

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Tamara Ecclestone Maternity Style File

With my last post on Tamara Ecclestone and her pregnancy secrets, It has inspired me to blog about her maternity style.

Below I have chosen my favourite pregnancy looks, so far from Tamara and where to find them. I do hope you like what I have found and any questions please don’t hesitate to comment below or Tweet me HERE

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Tamara Ecclestone maternity style

Black long sleeved maternity top from H&M, Camel coat from Oasis Stores, Leopard print courts from KG at Kurt Geiger, Handbag from Zara and Maternity Jeans from ASOS

Tamara Ecclestone maternity style

Tamara Ecclestone maternity style

Floral dress from H&M, Black lace dress from ASOS, Black 3/4 sleeve dress from ASOS, Khaki green body con dress from Isabella Oliver and Navy dress from Seraphine 

More Posts on Tamara Ecclestone

Tamara and her pregnancy secrets click HERE

Tamara and her ‘Demi’ pregnancy shoot click HERE

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Tamara Ecclestone Pregnancy Secrets

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Tamara Ecclestone debuted her baby bump in HELLO! Magazine this week, with an iconic shoot.

View on her ‘Demi‘ Style photo shoot HERE

Heiress Tamara is thought to be due late spring early summer. The 29-year-old spilled her pregnancy secrets in an exclusive interview with the celebrity magazine.

“During my pregnancy, it’s been my favourite thing to come home at whatever time of the day and change into my PJs Says Tamara.

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So with an unlimited bank account and access to the most exclusive boutiques, you would think Tamara would have an endless wardrobe dedicated to her growing bump. Think again…

“I haven’t bought any maternity clothes, I just wear my stretchy garments or buy the next size up. Ive been lucky because I’ve not grown that big. All my rings still fit and I can wear my heels. Adds the Formula One Heiress.

Tamara Ecclestone maternity style

Tamara Ecclestone maternity style

And as for her beauty regime to keep the stretch marks at bay and her skin glowing…

” The first thing i do is shower, scrub my face and massage loads of oil into my skin to prevent stretch marks”

So there you go a superstar, super millionaire and soon to be super mum’s secret to her perfect pregnancy.

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The ‘Demi’

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A pregnant Tamara Ecclestone features this week in Hello! Magazine, looking fabulous, mirroring the iconic pregnant photo shoot that has been nicknamed the ‘Demi’

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The ‘Demi’ originates back to August 1991, when the Hollywood actress Demi Moore posed nude at seven months pregnant on the cover on Vanity Fair Magazine.

Since the cover was released, several celebrities have joined Demi Moore and also posed on magazine covers in their later stages of pregnancy. From Claudia Schiffer to Britney Spears, these blooming celebrities have all stripped off and done a ‘Demi’ making the original cover one of the most highly regarded magazine covers of all time.

Check out some of the best ‘Demi’ Covers below:

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From right to Left Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Jessica Simpson, Britney Spears, Brooke Sheilds and Paula Patton.

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Bumping Painting…

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Elsa Pataky AKA Thor actor Chris Hemsworth model wife, has taken bump painting to whole new level this week. Choosing to have a lifeguard ring (rope included) onto her twin bump??!! ODD!

Anyway, Having looked into this bump painting business it seems to be the shizzle, and Elsa isn’t the only celebrity partaking in a bit of bump painting. From Mariah Carey to Imogen Thomas celebrities all over seem to be getting a bit paint happy 🙂

Take a look at some painted bumps I’ve found on my internet travels below.

Celebrity Bumps

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Tori Spelling, Holly Madison, Imogen Thomas, Mariah Carey and Hillary Duff

Bump painting ideas

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I would love to hear your thoughts on this Bump Painting Marlarke so please comment below or Tweet Me HERE

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The secret is out…

Guy Richie and model fiancé Jacqui Ainsley are expecting their third child !!!

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Seems these two do not mess about when it comes to making babies, this new Richie edition will be the third baby in three years for the celebrity couple. Wow even I’m exhausted for them! Jacqui is thought to be due in June and will make number five for her 45-year old movie making husband-to-be.

Jacqui chose to wear skinny jeans, trainers and a classic t-shirt for the bumps first debut, which  is slightly different to how they chose to show Jacqui was expecting baby two – at The Dark Knight premier. see below

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Below I’ve picked out some of Jacqui’s maternity style throughout her previous pregnancies, let me know what you think 🙂

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