What we wore, what we saw


Ralph Lauren jacket

For our second day in London we wanted to be practical especially since we were going to be seeing and doing quite a lot in the morning. I decided to layer things up with a shirt, jumper and jacket as well as wearing practical hard-wearing Docs. Both John and Mr A were sporting Ralph Lauren.

Laura Wears
Ben Sherman Shirt
Fred Perry Lambswool Jumper
Fred Mello Jacket
Topshop trousers
Doc Marten's
Carlos Bag

John wears
Ralph Lauren Jacket
Edwin jeans
Quoddy shoes

Mr A wears
Ralph Lauren Cardigan
John Lewis chino's
Start-right boat shoes

Us on the train to London

We had a great time in London, even though it was a shorter stop than we would of liked, the 2hour train trip with a toddler went as smooth as we could of hoped for and involved lots of colouring, stickers and watching tractors. We had an amazing time at the Natural History Museum, especially the Dinosaur exhibition and our time in the Ralph Lauren Kids store was magical.

Architecture London
Outside the Natural History Museum
 We stayed in a great Aparthotel in South Kensington called Citadines which we couldn't recommend more if your travelling with children as it has a little mini kitchen, was chic and was in a great location. We had very yummy food at Byrons Proper burger, I went for the veggie Portobello mushroom and goats cheese and John went for the chilli burger and local beer.

Craft beer

The next day was equally fund as we visited Big Ben, walked across to see the London eye and take Mr A to the Aquarium which was amazing. We loved the shark tank, turtles and sting rays. The most important thing is we all had a lot of fun and a great family short trip.

Jelly fish
Fun at the London Aquarium

This week has also been a busy one with all the excitement around the MADS Blog Awards, we are finalists for the Fashion and Beauty category and you have until thr 26th March to vote so please do vote for us and in return you will have a very happy smiley family thanking you.

The MAD Blog Awards

I have also done a guest post about how to monetise your parent blog on PaidTo so please do check that out


  1. hi Laura! my friend manages the RL store in Fulham & directed me to your blog! Love it! how old is mr A? he is cute! i have a 21 month old and am pregnant with my second. i'm trying to cram as much stuff in with my little girl before the new one arrives! this post has given me great ideas!

    Tanaka xx

  2. You saw the Dinosaurs too at the Natural History Museum! We went there last week. It's great fun for a little toddler! Mr A looks as though he loved the Aquarium too. Cute pic of you all on the train :)


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