Win £30 to spend at Petit Fernand

petitlogoPFLast week I posted my back to school essentials list – with Maisy starting school in September I have been thinking a lot about what she will be needing – there’s a ton! One thing that sometimes slips parent’s minds but is an absolute essential is name labels. I mean what is the point in forking out a small fortune on new uniform/shoes/bags/books for it to get lost within the first week never to be seen again? There isn’t.

Maybe your a dab hand at sewing so painstakingly stitch your child’s name in to everything but for me I need something that will be quick, easy and that will last. Which is where Petit Fernand comes in, an awesome website which allows you to design your own personalised name labels they are then delivered to your door step in a cheque book style booklet – which has instructions on the inside cover, for a newbie to this that is a really nice touch.

The website itself is really easy to use, simply choose the product your after and personalise I went for the school pack as its such great value for money it includes – iron on labels, mini stick on labels, shoe stick on labels they really have thought of everything.

They aren’t just standard boring labels either, you can choose the colour, the font and a little icon its quite fun to get the kids involved as well to help design the labels they like.


As well as looking great they are really easy to apply if I cracked it we all can, the iron on labels are washing machine and tumble dryer resistant to ensure they last as long as possible.  Untitled design-4

So on to the giveaway Petit Fernand are giving one of my readers the chance to win £30 to spend on name labels and value packs – just in time for the new school term to start.

To enter follow the rafflecopter instructions below, the competition will end midnight on 12/08/15 one winner will then be selected at random and contacted via email.

Good luck!

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    • Carrie Smith
      August 10, 2015 / 2:05 pm

      Wash kids’ lunch boxes with a cup of vinegar to get rid of any sticky marks and nasty smells!

  1. Leila Benhamida
    August 2, 2015 / 11:41 pm

    I always buy uniforms and shoes through the summer months spreading the cost without feeling the pinch.

  2. tracy nixon
    August 3, 2015 / 5:41 am

    The week before the beginning of term, get your chilren back into a routine of early nights and getting up early. Make sure all uniforms are ready with names etc sewn in.

  3. debbie smith
    August 3, 2015 / 7:24 am

    label everything literally !! so many of my sons stuff was misplaced and it starts to get annoying fab competition x ! x

  4. Michelle Banks
    August 3, 2015 / 8:08 am

    i always get the uniforms early, before everything sells out!

  5. Laura Pritchard
    August 3, 2015 / 11:15 am

    My son starts in Foundation year in September so I don’t have any tips yet but I’m guessing getting organised as early as possible so everything is ready ahead of time, is a good tip!

  6. Emma Fox
    August 3, 2015 / 2:17 pm

    Don’t leave it till the last minute

  7. Alix Smith
    August 3, 2015 / 7:13 pm

    Don’t buy new clothing too early as they may well have grown out of everything by September!!

  8. kelly holden
    August 3, 2015 / 7:15 pm

    Always need a new pencil case!

  9. Susan Sargent
    August 3, 2015 / 8:54 pm

    Be prepared, put in name tags as you buy, and then you are not doing it the night before they start school.

  10. claire griffiths
    August 4, 2015 / 12:14 am

    plan ahead and label everything

  11. Tracy Newton
    August 4, 2015 / 11:00 am

    The week before school starts I ensure that we have all uniforms and equipment ready. I also start easing the family back into our school routine. Getting up early and coming straight down for breakfast, then dressed. Rather than playing or watching TV.

  12. laura stewart
    August 4, 2015 / 12:22 pm

    keep in a good routine

  13. Rachel Butterworth
    August 4, 2015 / 2:51 pm

    Get back into a routine a week before school starts to prepare them for going back.

  14. helen booth
    August 5, 2015 / 6:50 pm

    First get a list of everything then, Make a day, or 2 at the beginning of the summer holidays to get all your kids back to to school stuff then you can sit back and enjoy the hols!

  15. vicki hennie
    August 5, 2015 / 6:59 pm

    put your childs name in everything they take to school x x

  16. Stacey Tripconey
    August 6, 2015 / 11:05 am

    Buy uniform throughout the year to spread the cost.

  17. aj
    August 6, 2015 / 11:34 am

    Have a fab summer holiday then they will be ready to go back to school.

  18. rebecca nisbet
    August 6, 2015 / 10:20 pm

    i havent any, it’ll be my daughters first time at school in september.

  19. Minnie15
    August 7, 2015 / 4:04 pm

    Names on everything! Daily checklist helps too! 🙂 x

  20. claire woods
    August 8, 2015 / 4:48 pm

    Getting everything ready now, so no last minute panic.

  21. donna l jones
    August 8, 2015 / 10:01 pm

    put names in all the uniform

  22. Pamela Gossage
    August 9, 2015 / 6:23 am

    Lay everything out on the sofa before you go to bed the night before.

  23. Lisa Everaert
    August 9, 2015 / 8:44 am

    Just before they head back to school (4-5days) get them back into the nightly and morning routines to get ready for school.

  24. August 9, 2015 / 10:51 am

    Buy things in stages to look out for offers and do not leave it till the last minute ♥♥ Great Giveaway ♥♥

  25. Megan Adams
    August 9, 2015 / 10:55 am

    Label EVERYTHING… (except the kids)!

  26. laura meg miller
    August 9, 2015 / 11:03 am

    buy your new item when school breaks up place orders first before its too late

    August 9, 2015 / 12:01 pm

    buy a little every week of the holiday to spread the cost 🙂

  28. Rachel Wise
    August 9, 2015 / 12:11 pm

    Spread out over the summer months in buying uniform – I usually start end of June!

  29. Ashleigh Allan
    August 9, 2015 / 1:59 pm

    Buy things early enough so they don’t sell out but not too early that they change size!

  30. caroline walliss
    August 9, 2015 / 6:19 pm

    Make a check list and buy early!x

  31. liz ferguson
    August 9, 2015 / 6:24 pm

    don’t put it off to the last day of the hols .. get it all ready, bit by bit, in advance.

  32. Kat Allinson
    August 9, 2015 / 6:43 pm

    Get your children back into their school sleep routine a week or so before they go back to school, this stops it being a shock to the body and eases them back in gently

  33. kay lou smith
    August 9, 2015 / 7:06 pm

    Get organised nice and early 🙂

  34. Karen Gray
    August 9, 2015 / 7:40 pm

    Spread the cost throughout the year and look out for vouchers / coupons or online discount codes / cash back websites.

  35. Pam Francis Gregory
    August 9, 2015 / 8:21 pm

    Get back into a routine before the 1st day

  36. Lynsey Buchanan
    August 9, 2015 / 10:45 pm

    Make a checklist

  37. Lynsey Buchanan
    August 9, 2015 / 10:46 pm

    Make a checklist and stick to it

  38. August 10, 2015 / 6:30 am

    Let the kids be involved in picking out supplies and clothes to help the look forward to school

  39. August 10, 2015 / 9:15 am

    Try to get a couple more weeks wear from last term’s shoes because they will be half price come october 😀
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  40. Kelly L
    August 10, 2015 / 2:08 pm

    Dont leave buying uniform to the last minute!

  41. Kelly L
    August 10, 2015 / 2:08 pm

    Dont leave buying uniform to the last minute!

  42. Deb Alexander
    August 10, 2015 / 4:15 pm

    Never leave buying new shoes too close to going back – I have only ever made that mistake once! 🙂

  43. helen tovell
    August 10, 2015 / 5:28 pm

    Get back into a school routine a week before going back so the morning routine flows again

  44. Allan Fullarton
    August 10, 2015 / 6:13 pm

    Always get the uniforms out early, instead of running about in a frenzy! 🙂

  45. Barbara Handley
    August 10, 2015 / 7:16 pm

    Be prepared by the week before so there is no last minute panics.

  46. Sharon Mclauchlan
    August 10, 2015 / 10:13 pm

    Home ed it less stress lol

  47. Kirsty Woods
    August 11, 2015 / 5:22 am

    Make a list of everything you will need and tick them off as you get them

  48. jo liddement
    August 11, 2015 / 7:00 am

    Shop early for school uniform and book haircuts for the children a week before school starts and get the children to help polish their school shoes themselves.

  49. Maria Jane Knight
    August 11, 2015 / 11:49 am

    Set that school night bedtime routine back up and running 2 weeks before they head back to school.

  50. kim neville
    August 11, 2015 / 12:29 pm

    I buy uniform when there is an offer on and always label everything

  51. Caroline Signey
    August 11, 2015 / 3:26 pm

    Get organised and write a list so you don’t forget anything

  52. Debbie
    August 11, 2015 / 6:49 pm

    Never buy uniforms that only just fit; kids grow quickly

  53. Lisa Wilkinson
    August 11, 2015 / 8:17 pm

    Try and get back to the regular bedtime routine a week before going back.

  54. August 11, 2015 / 9:04 pm

    Make a list and work through it a bit at a time so you are not rushing at the last minute and forgetting things
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  55. August 11, 2015 / 9:05 pm

    Make sure all secondary school children have a pencil case with pens, pencils, rubber, ruler, coloured pencils etc. You’d be amazed how many don’t and never have the necessary equipment.

  56. Samantha Atherton
    August 11, 2015 / 9:28 pm

    Just don’t leave it all until the last minute.

  57. Diana
    August 11, 2015 / 9:28 pm

    Make a list of things your child needs 🙂

  58. August 11, 2015 / 9:41 pm

    Get organized few days before so its not as much of a rush come school day!

  59. Heather Tinkler
    August 11, 2015 / 9:42 pm

    Wait till the last minute and get stationary on sale!

  60. Hayley Colburn
    August 11, 2015 / 9:45 pm

    I always grab the odd cardigan, pack of shirts etc, each week during the summer hols, that way I don’t have a big blow out last minute and bills can get paid lol

  61. Terrie-Ann Wright
    August 11, 2015 / 11:09 pm

    The year before your child starts school buy the uniform, that way you can then buy the following years uniform in the sales

  62. Katie
    August 12, 2015 / 2:17 am

    Get into a routine a few days before the first getting up as if it was a school day/going to bed as if it was a school night. That way the first day shouldn’t be too much of a shock

  63. Sarah Robinson
    August 12, 2015 / 7:04 am

    Label everything and get your child into good routine. Going to bed at a good time.

  64. emma kinsey
    August 12, 2015 / 7:25 am

    keep calm buy few things every week it alwsys comes together

  65. Sarah Parker
    August 12, 2015 / 8:35 am

    try and do bits and bobs through the summer

  66. Stephanie Whitehouse
    August 12, 2015 / 9:35 am

    Check you know the times fro all the after school things in the first week

  67. Emma
    August 12, 2015 / 1:40 pm


    August 12, 2015 / 3:06 pm

    We buy new uniform ie shirts trousers, socks, tshirts etc at a couple of items every time we do a shop then it isn’t such a shock than if we do one school shop all in one go. I always leave shoes and trainers/pumps until just before they go back though as their feet grow so quickly.

  69. Catherine Gregory
    August 12, 2015 / 5:28 pm

    Get the new uniform, stationary etc bought early so not buying weekend before school goes back

  70. Natalie Gillham
    August 12, 2015 / 6:20 pm

    dont leave it till the end of the holiday to get your children’s school uniform 🙂

  71. Stacy Fenemore
    August 12, 2015 / 6:29 pm

    invite a school friend over for a back to school party just before they go back (it gets them excited about seeing their friends again)

  72. maggie ali
    August 12, 2015 / 7:17 pm

    Write a list of what is needed and start buying before school breaks for summer to spread the costs. I also buy things when they are on sale but are a size or 2 bigger :)they’ll be for later 🙂

  73. Natalie Crossan
    August 12, 2015 / 9:52 pm

    Organisation is key x

  74. Kirsty Fox
    August 12, 2015 / 10:13 pm

    Prepare, and start talking to the kids about exciting things to look forward to!

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