The blanket started my baby drawer.
|This lovely blanket made from organic wool was my first baby drawer purchase.|
For example, the cute metal mug was mine as a child, and the dress was worn definitely by my sister and possibly by me:
Whereas these I've bought over the last fifteen years:
|Isn't that frog washboard the cutest thing ever?|
Suddenly though, I'm buying with an actual baby in mind, rather than hypothetical future baby, and that makes a difference. One or two cute singlets and onesies in a drawer are swamped by the bags of second-hand clothes that helpful friends have provided. We went shopping yesterday and ordered several important items, including a pram and a bassinet. And I've been going through the baby drawer with a new eye, assessing which items will actually be used.