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Messy Trays & Sensory Boxes – Why We Love Them & Lots of Ideas

Here at Messy Me, we know how important it is to let little ones get messy from time to time.   It has been shown to have far reaching benefits when it comes to their development and education…and they usually have so much fun at the same time, which as mums we love to see. What we love about messy trays and sensory boxes is that you can contain the mess a little.  Your little one can have so much Read More...

Festive Red Stars Range – 15% off all orders

We’re starting to feel Christmassy here at Messy Me and our festive Red Stars are certainly helping! Our Red Stars range will help keep your home and little ones looking lovely over Christmas and well into 2017. We’ve got 15% off all orders of Red Star products from now until Dec 16th.  Please quote SPROUTS16 at checkout. Happy Christmas! Read More...

Messy Play Ideas for Rainy Days

We don’t need convincing that mess is lots of fun and so important for early years’ development.  The great outdoors is an endless source of mess and fun, whatever the weather. Whilst we certainly recommend going out for a wet walk from time to time (splashing in puddles is so much fun!), there are times when you don’t want to go out or can’t for some reason.  With Autumn approaching and the nights drawing in, more time is generally Read More...

Seasonal Superfoods for Summer

Eating foods with are seasonally available is a great way to get the nutrients and vitamins in the way nature intended.  With summer truly underway,  here are three of our favourite summer superfoods for little ones. Fresh sweetcorn Who doesn’t like the crunch and sweet flavour of a fresh corn on the cob – it’s one of the few vegetables all three of my children eat without any complaints.   Smeared with butter or fresh off the barbecue, sweetcorn is a Read More...

Buying British

Here at Messy-Me, we are proud to exclusively manufacture in Britain.  This is something which was really important to me when I set up the business and will be as we continue to grow.  I have been approached by retailers and agencies telling me I could bring down my prices by manufacturing abroad.  This is not something I’m willing to consider.  I have a manufacturer here in the UK who has been really good to me – from the early Read More...

Five reasons why our Oilcloth makes a great tablecloth

One of the things I love about summer is the chances to eat outside in the sunshine – from impromptu suppers outside after school to bigger meals, often involving a lit barbecue,  with family and friends at weekends.     Oilcloth makes a great tablecloth when eating outside – being  very practical and easy to wipe clean afterwards.  I spent a lot of time sourcing the oilcloth we use here at Messy Me and was so excited when I found Read More...

Rainy Day Ideas for Little Ones

Inspired by the rainy weather we’ve had here over half term, we’ve come up with a few ideas to help keep little ones entertained when the weather is rubbish outside… Unless, there’s a torrential downpour, kids are often happy to go out as long as they dressed up properly in waterproofs and wellies.  I can remember many times when I was close to losing it inside with my little ones on a rainy day… We dressed up and went out Read More...

High Chair Cushions & Clutch Bags shortlisted by Prima Baby Awards

prima baby awards logo We are thrilled that both our High Chair Cushions and Clutch Bags were shortlisted in the Prima Baby Awards.    Both products were in competitive categories featuring a really wide range of products.  Our cushions were entered into the Feeding Equipment category – up against weaning kits, bibs and sterilisers – and big brand names too.  Our Clutch bag was up against products as diverse as black out blinds, car rear view mirrors, safety travel apps in the Travel Read More...