Editors' picks - what we're loving in July

Check out the best things we've found for the month ahead - from swimming towels to yummy mummy phone covers

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  • Pink Lining mobile phone cases, £22.50

    Yummy mummies will delight over these soon to be released phone covers from Pink Lining…

    “As if the bags, lunchboxes and wallets weren’t chic enough, Pink Lining brings us mobile phone cases. We particularly love the butterfly print and the ever popular bows.” To fit iPhone 3GS and iPhone4.

    Available at the end of July from www.pinklining.co.uk

  • Mr. Men sports day book, £2.99

    You’d be hard pushed to beat a Mr Men book and the new sports day one is a triumph…

    “What mishaps can the Mr. Men characters get up to, now!? We’ll tell you, a whole heap of school-esque sports day ones. Kids will adore this book. Bright colours, fun characters and a storyline they’ll no doubt be familiar with.”

    Available from www.amazon.co.uk

  • The Kookey Chef’s Cook Pasta with Paulie cookbook, £5.99

    Learn to cook with aliens? That’s one way to get kids interested!

    “This quirky cookbook got us thinking about whipping up some fun dishes, so it’ll no doubt be a hit with kitchen-savvy kids. You can even get Kookey Chef cookery equipment. Time to cook up a storm!”

    Available from www.thekookeychefs.co.uk

  • Gnappies, Fair Dinkum t-shirt, £19.95 and little gPants, £17.95

    Environmentally friendly with an Aussie vibe – what’s not to love?

    “Thanks to gNappies, gone are the days of ugly re-usable nappies! This cool surfer dude ‘fair dinkum’ tee and gPant set had us grinning from ear to ear. A great one for the sporty, chilled and ever-cool baby in your life.”

    Sizes: gPants available in medium or large and the Fair Dinkum tee from 3-6mnths to 2yrs.

    Available from www.gnappies.com

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  • Daisy Roots birdcage print set, £34

    Cute baby set, alert! The pic says it all…

    “'Aww’ was the collective noise around the MFM HQ office when we saw this cute birdcage themed set. The leather shoes are nice and durable and the tee is lovely and soft. A fab gift.” Ages and sizes to be come.

    Available from end of July www.daisy-roots.com

  • My1stYears painting apron, £14

    Mums who know the horror of paint EVERYWHERE will hanker after this vinyl paint shirt.

    “Get your wannabe Picassos active with this apron, paint and paint brush set. Perfect if it’s a rainy day and the kids are stuck inside.” Suitable from 18mnths to 5yrs.

    Available from My1stYears.com

  • Plamer’s stretch mark cream range, RRP: £5.09-£5.35

    Indulge with Palmer’s latest stretch mark cream range including a delicious tummy butter.

    “Palmer’s signature cream gets a mummy makeover with these three thick stretch mark creams. From a tummy butter to a pump action cream, these are a bathroom cabinet, must!”

    Available from Boots and other major retailers

  • HayBaby personalised bunting, £5 per letter

    This made to order bunting is a sweet way to add a personal touch to a nursery or room.

    “Have your new baby’s name celebrated the proper British way – with bunting! The letters are all made from vintage or recycled fabric giving it a real authentic feel.”

    Available from Haybaby.co.uk

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  • 23snaps mobile app, free

    The MFM team is feeling rather techy this month and this app caught our eye…

    “This free app enables you to share pictures with a select group of friends. It’s a little bit like Facebook, but you don’t have to share your new baby pics with your neighbour’s friend’s cat. For those relatives that might not be app savvy, they can access the pics via email, too.”

    Available from iTunes

  • Cuddleswim baby swim towel, £24.99

    Summer means swimming and so the MFM team are rather taken with Cuddledry’s new swim towel...

    “Getting changed after swimming can be a fussy experience and kids tend to get cold quickly. Designed to soak up more water than a regular towel, these Cuddledry swim towels are a great solution. The extra big hood is great and they have anti-bacterial properties, too!”  One size: 0-12mnths.

    Available from Cuddledry

  • Florentine and Pig Have a Very Lovely Picnic, RRP £6.99

    This charming picture book comes with the added bonus of some scrummy recipes at the back plus instructions on making your own bunting.

    "Fun and inventive illustrations sit next to words that just demand your most dramatic reading voice - a pleasure to read and listen to!"

    Available from Amazon for £4.47!


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