• Start Celebrating Christmas Now to Help Cure the Lockdown Blues

    November 6, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, New Collections

    We can all agree that 2020 has been a strange and difficult year. Filled with uncertainty, there hasn’t been much to celebrate or even much opportunity to do so. 

    When it comes to Christmas, we already know that it will be a bit different this time around. With further restrictions in place and uncertainty surrounding December, old traditions may feel impossible and the idea of new ones a little exhausting. So, what’s the solution? …

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  • Q&A with My 1st Years Founders, Dan & Jonny

    October 30, 2020Behind The Scenes, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Meet The Team

    To celebrate 10 years of My 1st years, we sat down with founders Dan and Jonny to find out all about their journey so far. From their 1st meeting on the playground to meetings in boardrooms, the last decade has taught them a lot about life, business and above all, friendship. 

    Q: How did the two of you meet?  

    A: We met when we were 4 years old at Primary School! We were good friends from …

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  • How to manage sibling jealousy on birthdays

    October 23, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gifts, Parenting, Real life

    The big day has arrived, it’s your child’s birthday! The presents are wrapped and the party is planned but what about their siblings? When they’re really little, kids can have a hard time being patient, taking turns or accepting that today is not all about them because let’s face it, most of the time it is! 

    On birthdays, your other children may throw a tantrum, sulk or even refuse to participate. Don’t worry, you haven’t done …

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  • Piccolo Foods’ Favourite 1st Birthday Cakes

    May 26, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Food & Drink, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Party, Real life, Uncategorised

    Got your little one’s big 1st birthday coming up? We love celebrating birthdays – and by birthdays, we mean cake – so we’ve pulled together some of our favourite birthday cakes, made using our Piccolo pouches!

    These delicious birthday cakes are easy to make (if we can, you can), look impressive (step aside Mary Berry) and fun for your older kids to get involved with too (great way to focus their energy).

    Important notice, these cakes …

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  • Picnic at home in 5 easy steps!

    May 21, 2020Advice, Food & Drink, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    This week, we’re bringing you our top tips to enjoy the outdoors indoors with a picnic at home. Lockdown is still in action and unfortunately many of us don’t have access to our own outside space – but you can still enjoy your favourite spring activities at home! This bank holiday weekend, do something different with your extra time and follow these 5 easy ideas to enjoy the perfect picnic at home. 

    1 – Make some …

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  • Keep up your kids’ playdate during lockdown

    May 19, 2020Advice, How to, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    Lockdown is dragging on and kids arehome all day; the prospect of little ones being reunited with their friends feels increasingly  distant. Don’t despair – there are still ways you can help your children stay connected. Thanks to the magic of modern technology, it’s easier than you might think to organise a playdate online and give your kids a chance to laugh, play and hang out with their favourite little people. 

    1. Choose your platform 

    For 1 on …

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  • Printable window posters to colour in at home

    May 7, 2020How to, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Things To Do

    Send a message of hope to everyone in your neighbourhood with these printable window posters. With lockdown extended, we’ve got another easy activity to occupy your little ones AND cheer up passers. These posters can be printed, coloured in and stuck to your window to provide a welcome pop of colour and creativity to everyone around you on their daily walk. With 3 designs to choose from, kids can pick their favourite or colour in …

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  • How to host an eco-friendly baby shower

    May 1, 2020Uncategorised

    The celebration experts at Ginger Ray are here to give you their top tips for hosting your own eco-friendly Baby Shower. 

    With everything that’s going on in the world, we’re all trying to be a little more eco-conscious with our celebrations. If you are thinking of hosting an eco-friendly baby shower but want a few tips and tricks, keep reading! While throwing an environmentally friendly party may require a little more thought and effort, …

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