It’s Small Business Saturday on the 3rd December which aims to highlight small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities! Last year British Shoppers spent an amazing £623m in independent and local businesses on this day, directly supporting real people and families and helping them to earn an honest crust!
With this in mind, and being a small biz ourselves, Burble Baby has teamed up with some amazing Manchester based businesses for a fab competition on Instagram! Not only are these Manc Mamas fabulous mums, but they’re working hard running their own businesses too to support their families! So, support your local girl gang and take part in our giveaway to win a fab prize bounty just in time for Christmas. Just head over to Instagram on Saturday at 10am and find one of the businesses listed below to find out the rules and enter the competition.
In the meantime, here’s a little bit about each of these amazing Mum bosses and the prize you might be lucky enough to win in our competition! If you WIN, you WIN them all! Good luck x
Competition starts 10 am Saturday 3rd December to 7pm Sunday 4th December
Amy from Good Bubble is a new mum and celebrity business woman having featured on Dragon’s Den to fund her business! Add a splash of magic to bath time this Christmas with Dexter, Clara and their superfruit bubbles. Featuring our Super Bubbly Bubble Bath and a super cute wash mitt. Each Good Bubble set is suitable for newborns and upwards, including an award-winning, free-from formulation made with real Dragon Fruit and Cloudberry extracts and at least 98% naturally derived ingredients to help maintain the skin's natural moisture. Dermatologically and opthalmalogist tested for a kind-to-skin and tear-free bath time. Cruelty free, suitable for Vegans and completely and utterly free from nasties. WIN a Dexter Dragon Fruit Bath Time Gift Set and a Clara Cloudberry Bath Time Gift Set
Our Kids Social is soon to celebrate a wonderful 12 months of family events in Manchester. Going from strength and strength and selling out venues across the city, they will be celebrating their first birthday in Sale in January. Our Kids Social was founded by three friends on maternity leave looking for weekend events to spend time with their families doing the things they love. With a mix of music, arts, crafts, sensory, dance, story telling and always a bar, Our Kids Social guarantee something for everyone - a right northern knees up with your nippers! Their next event is in Sale on Sunday Jan 29th, and it will be their first birthday bash! WIN a family ticket for 4 for the Our Kids Social 1st Birthday Bash!
Lisa from Mama Knows believes that just because you have littlies (small people) in your life shouldn't mean the end to wearing stylish jewellery! Say goodbye to broken necklaces and scratch marked chests - hurrah! Lisa creates beautiful, contemporary jewellery that, when being worn by an adult, is safe for grabby little hands and teething mouths to pull, play and gnaw. All their jewellery and teethers are made from 100% food grade silicone, are non-toxic and free from any nasties such as BPA, Phthalates and PVC. WIN a Mama Knows gift set with your choice of necklace, bangle and teether
Creative Mum Siobhan from One Mama One Shed creates a truly unique range of hand crafted, 'up cycled' vintage pieces designed to add charm and intrigue to your lives. A strong passion for beautiful vintage crockery and cutlery alongside a love of quirky, decorative use combines to create her unique ranges. All items are carefully and lovingly handmade in Britain using materials sourced within the UK. WIN an 'Eat Drink Be Merry' hand stamped stamped, original vintage recycled, upcycled tablespoon. Perfect for your Christmas pud!
The Mumba Bra® was created and brought to market by mum of two Elizabeth Morana after over 5 years of research and development. After experiencing difficulty in breastfeeding her second child initially she was moved to discover that many mothers were giving up breastfeeding before they wanted to due to a variety of reasons. Inspired to create a product that could address some of the difficulties that mums face when breastfeeding and that would also take baby’s contribution to successful breastfeeding into consideration, the Mumba Bra® was born! WIN your choice of any Mumba Bra
Mum boss Kate from A Year of Dates got the idea to set up her business when her very thoughtful husband gave her a date jar filled with envelopes containing surprise and fun ideas to spend time together in their busy lives. Now Kate has brought her idea to market so that everyone has the chance to have fun, make memories and spend quality time together. A fabulous gift for the other half this Christmas! WIN a Box of Dates containing 52 date ideas for every week of the year!
Mum of 3 Zoe from Honey Child Yoga discovered yoga as a way to exercise and recover postnatally with her youngest child. Now she teaches a wide variety of classes in Stockport and Cheshire from pregnancy yoga and birth preparation though to baby yoga, teaching yoga for all ages and abilities. Zoe’s clases are that well sought after, she has local celebs knocking her door down! WIN a £50 yoga course
By listening to fellow parents and their needs, Nicole from Zippy has created a range of essential babygrows, bibs and swaddles that are both beautiful, but importantly solve problems! Zippy Baby's multi-award winning bandana dribble bibs are cool, stylish and fashionable bibs that keep babies' chests and outfits dry. A fun addition to accessorise babies' outfits. Pick and mix from hundreds of designs! WIN a pack of Christmas bibs of your choice!
Fashionista Lauren developed her business Hole after solving a problem many of us mummies encounter! Do you ever wonder why you get mysterious, tiny holes at the bottom of your tops and t-shirts? Are you a jeans and Tshirt kind of person? Well, if you have this problem and cannot figure out what is causing it, finally, there is an apparel solution that solves the problem of the tiny holes - The Holé Button Cover. WIN a pack of Hole for perfect outfits this Christmas!
Mum of 3 Jennifer developed the amazing Tidy Tot concept after becoming stressed out with messy mealtimes! The award winning Tidy Tot Bib and Tray Kit is a weaning essential and completely eliminates the gap between baby and highchair to give you mealtimes without the mess! No more food in baby's lap, the highchair seat or on your floor which means less washing and cleaning and stress for you! WIN a Tidy Tot Bib & Tray Kit for less mealtime stress!
Manc Mama Karen is mum to 3 burble babies and owner of Burble Baby, an award winning luxurious gift boutique for new mums and their babies. Shop exquisite baby shower, new baby and christening gifts from leading baby brands such as Jem + Bea, Storksak, Sophie la Giraffe and many more. 15% discount off your 1st order when you subscribe to their newsletter, perfect for Christmas pressies! WIN a £50 gift voucher