Timeless Style with Tartine et Chocolat



The romantic yet modern Tartine et Chocolat, founded by Catherine Painvin in 1977, has devoted itself

to the world of childhood, placing an emphasis on chic, timeless style and beauty.


With an ambition to surround tiny babies in comfort and dress little children in tender, chic, unpretentious

clothing, Tartine et Choclat has set the tone for childrenswear, creating a reputation for itself and growing,

in its own time to include soft toys, fragrances and children’s bedroom furniture.


You can view the attentive detailing and timeless style of Tartine et Choclat online, at alexandalexa.com,

but to make it easier, here are a few of our favorites:


Tartine et Chocolat: Pink Cardigan With Bow Detail, £54.50



Tartine et Chocolat: Baby Blue Jumper, £66.00



Tartine et Chocolat: Polka Dot Baby Bloomers, £70.00



Tartine et Chocolat: Pink And White Striped Baby Body, £58.50



Tartine et Chocolat: Black and Blue Striped Socks, £16.50



Egg & Bacon Baguette



Perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch that is delicious, easy and inexpensive!


Thanks to Ruthie Chant from  for the great recipe idea!


Get organized in the kitchen, plan your meals and teach your kids to cook with 

her site www.onlinemealplanning.com


What You Will Need:

8 bacon rashers

4 baguettes

4 eggs

6 lettuce leaves

2 tomatoes, sliced


What To Do:

  1. Begin by frying bacon then tomatoes
  2. Place bacon and tomatoes in an oven to keep them warm
  3. Slice baguettes and place in the oven
  4. Fry eggs
  5. Assemble baguettes on a bed of lettuce leaves
  6. Enjoy!



- Slice a French baguette into four for an alternative bread

- Add a little balsamic vinegar to your baking tomatoes and add a sprinkle of muscovado sugar on each slice

7 Day Plan for Spring Half Term



Saturday: See A Show

What: Dr. Suess’s The Cat in the Hat

Where: Young Vic, 66 The Cut, SE1 8LZ, 0207 992 2922, www.youngvic.org

Time: Saturday, February 13,  10:30 & 13:30,

About: Perfect for your 3-6’s, this 45-minute production of Dr. Seuss’s much-loved book about a mischievous

cat in a red and white striped hat.

Price: £10.00

Bookings: Book Online


Sunday: Show Some Love

What: Love Heart Hunt at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

Where: Battersea Park Children’s Zoo, Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ, 020 7924 5826, www.batterseaparkzoo.co.uk

Time: Sunday, February 14,

About: As the children explore the zoo, they can count how many love hearts they can see, at the end of the trip,

you and the kids can post your answer in the shop to be entered into the draw for a “Family Day Ticket”

Price: £6.00 per child, £25.00 for families

Bookings: No Booking Necessary 


Monday: Whale of a Tale

What: Whale Week at London Aquarium

Where: London Aquarium, Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Rd, SE1 7PB, 08445 791940,


Time: Monday-Thursday 10-6, Friday –Sunday 10-7

About: Celebrate all things ‘whale’ at the Aquarium with displays, activities, competitions, films,

and shark and ray feeds!

Price: £10.58 per child, £45 for families

Bookings: Call 08445 791940 or book online


Tuesday: Make a Pancake for your Tea              

What: Kids Cooking Classes

Where: The Kitchen, Parsons Green, 275 New Kings Road, SW6 4RD, 0207 736 8067


Time: Tuesday, February 16, 11:00-12:00 for 4-8’s, 14:30-15:30 for 9+

About: Chill out in The Kitchen Cafe while your kiddies learn to cook pancakes!

Price: £15 per child, £25 for two children

Bookings: Email [email protected] or call 0207 736 8067


Wednesday: Pop Star Dance Camp

Where: Eddie Catz, First Floor, 68-70 Putney High Street, London, SW15 1SF, 0845 201 1268, www.eddiecatz.com

Time: PUTNEY Wed, Feb 17 from 1.00pm – 4pm

About: For your 4-8’s that like to move it, move it, sign them up this half term to learn some of the coolest moves from

their favourite pop stars! A snack is included and so is Free play at Eddie Catz!

Price: £20

Bookings: www.eddiecatz.com/shop


Thursday: Build a Bridge

What: Family Fun Day at Mordon Hall

Where: Morden Hall, Morden Hall Road, Morden, SM4 5JD, 020 8545 6850,


Time: Thursday, February 18, 11:00-15:00

About: Fun activities for the whole family with an engineering theme that includes a bridge building challenge, arts,

crafts and games!

Price: £1.50 per child

Bookings: No Booking Necessary 


Friday: Climbers and Creepers

What: Royal Botanic Gardens Interactive Learning Centre

Where: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Richmond, TW9 3AB, 020 8332 5000, www.kew.org

Time: Open Daily from 09:30-15:45

About: Fun and educational, Children visiting the Royal Botanic Gardens can learn about plants through play

in the interactive Climbers and Creepers area. Kids can climb into a plant to pollinate it, get gobbled up by a

giant pitcher plant and crawl through a bramble tangle.  

Price: FREE

Bookings: No Booking Necessary

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