Posted on May 21, 2012

This Mummy Loves… Chocolate & Ginger

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Yesterday I discovered Chocolate & Ginger on facebook and just had to feature them on my blog! Emily lives in deepest rural Suffolk & is expecting her third child and has started to make these gorgeous bears for people out of their favourite babies clothes as a keepsake! I absolutely love this idea and although I have seen them made before I adore the way Emily does them and the little details she includes!

Emily aims to have bears made and sent back to you within a week of receiving the clothes parcel that you send her! Obviously at busier times this will be longer but Emily will inform you of the wait times when you order 🙂

Each bear costs just £22 and you can pay an extra £3 to have your child’s name & date of birth hand embroided onto it! P&P is £4.00 as all bears are sent out special delivery! Emily also sells Gift Vouchers for the bears I think they would make an ideal new baby gift or babies first birthday, Christmas etc!

To order a bear you can email Emily at or follow her on facebook to keep up with her news. 🙂

Emily is very generously giving one of her hand made bears away to one of my very lucky readers! How awesome is that? Just fill in the Rafflecopter below to enter and Good Luck!! (I’m not jealous at all ;))

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  • Reply Jane Townson June 4, 2012 at 12:06 am

    My daughter.

  • Reply angela sandhu June 3, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    I would have it for my son-he loves his bears!

  • Reply Suzanne sendell June 3, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    My new neice

  • Reply Andrea K June 3, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    my niece

  • Reply sam bailey June 3, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    I have recently at 37 become an aunty for the first time to a gorgeous little angel called Georgia, who lets just say was born against all odds so anything and everything i can ever get/afford/win will always be for her x

  • Reply Nicole June 3, 2012 at 2:17 pm

    I would give the bear to my new niece!!

  • Reply Belinda Matthews June 3, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    My daughter, she loves bears and turns 18 this year

  • Reply Svetlana June 3, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    for my baby girl Mischa, who is 3 months old

  • Reply Helen Keene June 3, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    Aww, how cute are these? If I won, I’d give the bear to my dear little niece who’s 6 months old 🙂

  • Reply Valerie Hartley June 3, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    For my six month old twin grandson & grandaughter

  • Reply Rachel Vass June 3, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    My cousin had a little baby girl, Mia, yesterday and this would be a lovely present for her. Thanks

  • Reply Laura Barrett June 3, 2012 at 11:53 am

    My niece Ellie would love this – it’s gorgeous!

  • Reply mandy waller June 3, 2012 at 11:15 am

    For my daughter as she loves her teddies

  • Reply Cheryl Lovell June 3, 2012 at 11:09 am

    For my six week old baby niece 🙂

  • Reply kristy brown June 3, 2012 at 11:06 am

    For my gorgeous niece who was born 2 months premature.

  • Reply Alison Turner June 3, 2012 at 10:57 am

    My Grandson Robin as he loves cuddly toys but doesn’t have a bear 🙂

  • Reply Karen Barrett June 3, 2012 at 9:11 am

    For my Grand-Daughter x

  • Reply SARAH LAMBERT June 3, 2012 at 9:01 am

    AWW AWW AWW these are just super cute luvin the idea of these bears 🙂 Well done to Emma xx

  • Reply Hilda Hazel Wright June 3, 2012 at 8:58 am

    I’d make a bear for my grandaughter Olivia. She will be 1 in September, the perfect age for a bear! 😉

  • Reply Melanie Hunt June 3, 2012 at 8:34 am

    I have my sons first clothes in a box so top see them sat on my bed everyday where i could have a cuddle would be heaven to me x

  • Reply Robert W June 3, 2012 at 8:26 am

    I would love to have one of these for my wife! She has a big ‘hug’ already, but there is still room!

  • Reply Alice Hindley June 3, 2012 at 6:26 am

    Kian my youngest grandchild he would absolutely adore it

  • Reply Carrie Nugent June 3, 2012 at 1:45 am

    I LOVE THIS IDEA!! I have never ever come across this at all, how wonderful! I would so want one myself lol, but I would actually get one made for my sister in law, herself and my brother are foster parents, and they are taking wonderful care of a little baby boy while his mum is in hospital, she could be there days or months or years, and of course, as us mums do, she forms such wonderful bonds with the babies she takes care of. I would love for her to have one of these as a reminder of what a wonderful selfless thing she is doing, being a ‘sometimes mummy’ which is what she tells her little ones she cares for. Fabulous prize xxx

  • Reply Rachel Blackburn June 3, 2012 at 1:38 am

    My little baby girl 🙂

  • Reply Jessica L June 3, 2012 at 12:11 am

    For my younger son (3 months). He needs more cuddly toys to catch up with his big brother’s huge collection!

  • Reply Isabelle Smith June 3, 2012 at 12:09 am

    my best friends baby

  • Reply Carolina J. June 3, 2012 at 12:01 am

    For my little girl!

  • Reply Sarah Parker June 2, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    my dad 🙂

  • Reply Zoe G June 2, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    It would be for my son, he is eight and will still not give up his blanket so this would be a good way to have a keepsake of it plus some of his baby clothes I have held onto. Love the idea of the bears and they look so cute

  • Reply Gill B June 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    My grandson due in October xx

  • Reply Catharine June 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    What a lovely idea! This would be perfect for my daughter who has scraps of clothing she likes to keep from clothes she’s grown out of that she particularly liked. Would be great to make use of them.

  • Reply kirsty meredith Pt Vip June 2, 2012 at 10:42 pm

    My beautiful daughter Celtic pronounced Keltic 🙂 <3

  • Reply Deborah Dixon June 2, 2012 at 10:37 pm

    My grandaughter Skye is due to arrive on on 4th July.I would love to welcome her with this little bear

  • Reply Paul Witney June 2, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    My 4 year old daughter – she loves her cuddlies

  • Reply tamalyn roberts June 2, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    my son paul, he loves cuddly bears and a personal one made just for him would be perfect. hes now 13 and still secretly takes his talking teddy from me to bed with him

  • Reply Annemieke Troost June 2, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    for my daughter Charly-anne its her first birthday on the 10th of june at that would be a great present

  • Reply Nikki Thomas June 2, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    I would like to say me as they are sooo cute! But my little two year old daughter would probably be deserving too!

  • Reply Carly mse Arnold June 2, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    I would love one of these for my baby girl. x

  • Reply stephanie tsang June 2, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    I would love to make this bear for my little girl.

  • Reply Jaseos Harpos June 2, 2012 at 9:16 pm

    My 3-year old daughter – she loves cuddly toys!

  • Reply June 2, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    My daughter loves bears, we can’t walk past one in the shops without her wanting a cuddle!!

  • Reply kayleigh louise June 2, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    id make one 4 my little boy jamie-jack xx

  • Reply Nicola June 2, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    I would have one made for my brother to keep as a keepsake of my beautiful niece of the special outfits from her first year. What an amazing idea, I totally love it!

  • Reply Sarah Ballantyne June 2, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    I’d have a bear made for my gorgeous daughter.

  • Reply Wendy Lam June 2, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    I’ll make it for my niece Lauren who was just born this April. I want it to be a bear she will be holding onto throughout childhood like how I still kept my first bear and I’m 23. It’s so super cute she has no reason to not keep it!

  • Reply Gemma Williams June 2, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    For my daughter I would to make use of some of the most gorgeous baby suits she got given which are currently in a keepsake box in a draw.
    Fantastic idea and the bears are just 2 cute xx

  • Reply gemma clark June 2, 2012 at 8:28 pm

    for my darling daughter eloise-fae, she loves her teddy bears and this would be a fantastic addition to her collection and to see the smile on her face would make my day 🙂

  • Reply Alison June 2, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    I would make the bear for my best friends little one

  • Reply Julz June 2, 2012 at 8:15 pm

    I think my daughter would love one, it would be a perfect gift for her 30th birthday.

  • Reply Michelle Leon June 2, 2012 at 8:14 pm

    Would love to give this prize to my neice 🙂

  • Reply Pam June 2, 2012 at 8:10 pm

    I would make it for our youngest grandaughter Rosie.

  • Reply Tracy Hanley June 2, 2012 at 8:04 pm

    My grandaughter alexis

  • Reply diana shepherd June 2, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    I would make a bear for my newborn niece Eloise Dawn. Shes adorable and i think its good for a baby to have a bear/blanket which they can say is different to all the rest , something special to hold on to & treasure through the years of growing up.

  • Reply Claire Butler June 2, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    Id love one for my little boy

  • Reply Jaci June 2, 2012 at 7:57 pm

    I’d give this to my son, He loves his teddys!

  • Reply Tracy Nixon June 2, 2012 at 7:56 pm

    Lovely giveaway thank you! I would make the bear for my youngest daughter – it is her birthday towards the end of July!

  • Reply Trish June 2, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    I would make it for our lovely new niece, Alisha

  • Reply claire June 2, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    my lovely nephew Fraser xx <3

  • Reply EMMA WALTERS June 2, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    would love to make it for my baby boy 🙂

  • Reply Aimee Swift June 2, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    My youngest daughter cause she is super cute just like the bears…

  • Reply Lou @ Bloggomy June 1, 2012 at 12:06 am

    I would make one for my friends new baby daughter @Bobbity666

  • Reply Tracey Anne Berry May 28, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    I would have it made out of my (now) 17 year old daughters’ clothes and keep it close to me whilst she is at Cornell University’s Summer Programme – I can’t believe she will be away for a whole 43 days! Sob! You would think she was never coming back but I know I’m going to miss her so much ……..

  • Reply Sandra Geddes May 27, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    If I were to win, I’d make the bear for my beautiful new baby niece x

  • Reply Cat H Adams May 27, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    I would have it made for my precious son, who is a little miracle after years of infertility treatment… and he came along just as I was about to give is extremely precious!

  • Reply ali thorpe May 27, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    I would make the bear for my niece. She will be 2 soon and so he would be a wonderful gift; I know she would think he is wonderful!

  • Reply Kelly Hockings May 26, 2012 at 1:32 am

    Would be for my 4 kids to share as sharing is caring xx

  • Reply Carolin May 25, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    I would make it for and with my lovely 2 year old son 🙂

  • Reply Zoe Corkhill (Mama Geek) May 24, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    These are adorable! I would definitely get one of these for my daughter!

  • Reply Mum2Four May 24, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    I would have it made for me out of the clothes of my 4 children, so that when they have grown up I can still cuddle them!

  • Reply anna May 23, 2012 at 9:53 pm

    I would make it for myself out of the clothes all my 3 boys have worn, so i can remember their small days

  • Reply Emily Orton May 23, 2012 at 6:07 pm

    I’d love to win one of these for my gorgeous boys 1st bday xxx

  • Reply Hannah Moody May 23, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    I’d make it for my VERY brave little boy Seth. He was diagnosed with Panhypopituitarism at birth so we spent many ‘special’ weeks in hospital – I’d like to be able to out all those memories into a special keepsake bear like this! Fab idea! 🙂

  • Reply the mummy adventure May 23, 2012 at 11:40 am

    I would love a bear for my little boy

  • Reply Alison May 22, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    What a wonderful and beautiful idea! I’d love a bear for my daughter who absolutely adores bears.

  • Reply Jennifer May 22, 2012 at 7:46 pm

    I would either get it made for my son as he loves teddys,loves bringing them to bed.Or possibly for my friends new baby,shes due very soon 🙂

  • Reply Cathy Glynn May 22, 2012 at 7:43 pm

    It would have to be for Grotbags 🙂 I am sure this would make her smile, they are gorgeous.

  • Reply Sarah May 22, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    I’d need to buy one as well as win one as I would love one for each of my children. I’ve kept their first teeny tiny babygrows and vests but there are bigger ones that bring back such wonderful memories too and this would be a much more fun way of keeping them special and a wonderful story to share with the children too

  • Reply Lianne May 22, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Such a great idea and you are recycling old baby clothes too. I would give one to each of my nephews and use some of their favourite baby clothes that they were always put in :0)

  • Reply Susan Nisar May 22, 2012 at 9:38 am

    I would give one to my newborn neice, her parents aren’t from a culture that does cute and cuddly so they are not likely to buy her anything nice.

    • Reply Emily May 22, 2012 at 1:34 pm

      Hi, I’m Emily (who makes the bears) Im glad you ladies like them 🙂

  • Reply Sue Tyler May 22, 2012 at 9:32 am

    It would be for my gorgeous grandson.

  • Reply Sonya Cisco May 22, 2012 at 9:25 am

    And I would have one made for Sydney for his first birthday in August x

  • Reply Sonya Cisco May 22, 2012 at 9:24 am

    They are just gorgeous, what a fab idea! X

  • Reply Rachael May 22, 2012 at 9:22 am

    OMGoodness how wonderful are these!
    I’m bypassing the comp and going straight for ordering one I love them 🙂

  • Reply dawn May 22, 2012 at 9:10 am

    For my two little men x

  • Reply Hazel Christopher May 22, 2012 at 8:01 am

    My son Phoenix, it’s his 2nd birthday in August so this would be an extra little treat for him 🙂 x

  • Reply melanie stirling May 22, 2012 at 12:01 am

    My lovely beautiful little niece who I adore 🙂

  • Reply Jacqui Turner May 21, 2012 at 11:19 pm

    Me – cos I love bears 🙂

  • Reply Kara May 21, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    For my gorgeous Grayson. He deserves avecial companion to take with him on his many hospital apts x

  • Reply Domestic Goddesque May 21, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    Let’s see, there are my two girls, of course. My nieces, nephew, Godchildren, children of friends, birthday gifts……just to give you a sense of how much I love them 😀

  • Reply Lorraine Berry May 21, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    Would have to be for my beautiful newborn daughter, Poppy! Only 8 days old today! After three boys, still getting used to her being a girl!

  • Reply emma tustian May 21, 2012 at 8:07 pm

    Really cute. I’ve cut up some of my son’s first sleepsuits to make a quilt with, but it’s currently waiting my purchase of a sewing machine!

  • Reply Cheryll H May 21, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    I’d like to say for one of my friends (who’s expecting) but really I’d keep it for myself! Too cute to give away 🙂 I’d have my girls initials embroidered on it and keep it next to my bed 🙂 Selfish? Moi?? 😛 @pipersky1

  • Reply wendy stanger (@kikicomp) May 21, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    It would have to be for my little lad as he loves sort toys he can hardly get into bed he has so many of them! & Ive got some lovely bits from when he was tiny baby:) – am kiki woo on facebook

  • Reply Amanda May 21, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    They are gorgeous! Such a lovely idea 🙂

  • Reply Dawnie Brown May 21, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    I think I’d make the bear for Oscar seeing as Zara pinches everything of his 🙂

  • Reply Hayley Wells May 21, 2012 at 4:34 pm

    I’d love one of these for my little man, he had some adorable babygros that would look great made into a bear :o)

  • Reply paula burnside May 21, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    My daughter Lucy. She loves anything personalised.

  • Reply laura pyper May 21, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    Would have to be for my little girl who is going to be 4 on Saturday 🙂

  • Reply Sarah Martin May 21, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    I would make one for my little special boy Dillan x

  • Reply Ness Gorton May 21, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    I’d make it for my grandaughter x

  • Reply Donna Bird May 21, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    I would make it for my cousins beautiful new baby.

  • Reply Nikki May 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    I’d make my bear for my new baby who is due in August, my daughter is inundated with teddies but the new baby is just starting their collection.

  • Reply Michelle McGregor May 21, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    I would give it to James, my second child, as he received a lot fewer teddy bears than his big brother when he was born.

  • Reply Lauren May 21, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    I would have a bear made for Harry my second son.
    Charles, my first son, was given lots more presents when he was born and his first christmas/birthday so I think this would be something extra special for Harry.

  • Reply Kelly Dutton May 21, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    They’re super cute! I would get one for my daughter, i have lots of clothes in boxes under the bed, it would be a good chance to use them for something rather than gathering dust 🙂

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