Friday, June 3, 2016

Bubba's Foot Babywearing soft shell Jacket

Bubba's Foot (find them at )
are stocking some awesome cold-weather options. You can find me talking about their soft and snuggly hoodies, but right now let's rave about their waterproof soft shell jacket.

This works for front, back AND tandem carries (and comes with the baby and toddler insert panels as standard).

 I had no trouble fitting Audrey into the toddler insert, and the smaller one was a good size to nestle round my baby demo dolls. I may also have used it solo - sh! Don't tell Audrey! - it's a very nicely fitting jacket just for one, thanks, and if baby is still on their way you can grab a specially shaped maternity insert to accommodate the bump. 

 It also features a zip in panel to cover the wearer's chest/throat, so you don't need to stuff a scarf in there (because hello potential baby suffocation hazard) and won't die of wind chill!

 I particularly love the sleeves - they have a thumbless mitten sewn in to keep hands snuggly - not cold enough for that? you can simply tuck the extra up into the cuff. 

Demo tandem! 

Zips have some clever construction - like their own stiff baffle over the top - which makes it virtually impossible to get anything caught in the teeth of the zipper. Being highly accident prone, i think this is one of those really minor but awesome extras. The jacket would work perfectly well WITHOUT them, but it's quite a bit nicer with. The back panel closes with press studs and the same baffled zipper. 
Panels gather at top and bottom for a very snug and well weatherproofed fit. 

As for sizing, these are absolutely true to size - I wear an Australian size 10 and measure about 36-28-34. In a medium soft shell I have room to layer a hoodie or a thick cardi. Feel the need to browse your color options? Head to and watch me on Facebook for a freebie! 

Lotus baby designs

I love buying local, I love supporting WAHM and handmade and a little bit quirky, and Lotus Baby Designs ticks all my boxes. Why are flexi harem pants winners at Babywearing? They're soft, comfy, and loose in the seat area while being fitted in the legs and cuffed so they won't ride up and leave cold spots on your snug-as-a-bug babe.

 Audrey has been lounging about in her pineapple pants and Lotus Baby designs (find her here - are suiting her right down to the ground. 

The other benefit of long cuffs? Fold them up and then extend so they grow with your kiddo - you'll find size ranges of 0-8mo, 8-24mo, and 24-36mo at ready to snuggle in. Use the code KEEPCALM25 for 25% off for the rest of June, or 
head to my Facebook page and maybe you'll grab a pair for free!