Charlie Moo's News

Welcome to 'Charlie Moo's News' Section where we like to share a few exciting bits of informaton about Charlie Moo's that you might otherwise have missed.
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Raring2Go! Bournemouth & Poole Summer 2013 June 20, 2013
My article in Raring2go! Salisbury & Bournemouth on National Trust ‪#‎50things‬ to do before you are 11 3/4 ... [MORE]

Craftseller Magazine June 2013 June 19, 2013
Craftseller Advice on Blogging June 2013 ... [MORE]

Dorset Magazine Article on Twitter June 04, 2013
My article on Twitter in Dorset Magazine June 2013  ... [MORE]

Benefits to Baby Swim Classes May 26, 2013
Benefits to Baby Swimming in Families Dorset Magazine featuring expert advice from Turtle Tots Dorset.   ... [MORE]

6 Reasons to turn your tots into turtles May 14, 2013
6 Reasons to turn your tots into turtles in Little Pickles Markets & Baby Show Dorset - Show Guide May 2013 ... [MORE]

Craft Business May 2013 expert advice May 13, 2013
Craft Business May 2013 expert advice on "selling at Craft Fairs"  ... [MORE]

Book Review in Embroidery Magazine April 13, 2013
Book Review ( ‪#‎craftingpb‬ ) in Embroidery magazinenot huge fans. But as they say "there's not such thing as bad pu... [MORE]

Spring 2013 Raring2Go! Bournemouth & Poole March 13, 2013
Spring edition ofRaring2go! Salisbury & Bournemouth - the Dewberry/Giltrow 5 top outdoor spaces to go. ... [MORE]

Cow Awards March 2013 March 09, 2013
Charlie Moo's won The Cow Awards for MerMOO Olive - udderly MOOverlous  ... [MORE]

Craftseller Magazine February 2013 February 13, 2013
Craftseller February 2013 - my comments on Pricing.   ... [MORE]

Craftseller Magazine October 2012 October 13, 2012
Expert advice in Craftseller - chatting about personal branding - October 2012 Issue 16   ... [MORE]

Raring2Go! Bournemouth & Poole September 11, 2012
My article in Raring2go! Salisbury & Bournemouth about the rise in nearly new markets and shops (featuringPippabelles and Li... [MORE]

At Home May 2012 - Just the Job supplement May 13, 2012
My tips on juggling a family and a business were featured in the Just Jobs supplement of At Home Magazine.  ... [MORE]

Crafting a Successful Small Business April 13, 2012
I'm pleased, excitied and proud to announce that my first book - Crafting a Successful Small Business is now available for pre-orders for a special ... [MORE]

Top 20 Dorset Business Mum of the Year 2012 April 05, 2012
Olive and I were excited and pleased to attend the Langtry Manor today to film a piece for the 2012 awards. You can see our video below. ... [MORE]

Craftseller Magazine - April 2012 March 16, 2012
So pleased to have been featured in Craftseller Magazine - Diary of a craftseller (April 2012 issue). There is a great plug for my business mentor... [MORE]

Up Start Magazine features Moo February 29, 2012
Excited to have featured in the new student mag "Up Start" here is a screen shot please do go and have a proper read here on their blog. ... [MORE]

#SBS mooverlous! February 26, 2012
on Sunday 26th of February I just so happened to be tweeting when I saw an #SBS tweet and thought I’ll do one too. Then I forgot about it as M... [MORE]

Mumpreneur 100 January 07, 2012
What a way to start 2012 than with the annoucement I have made the Mumpreneur100 list as complied by MumpreneurUK ... [MORE]

Website Award June 06, 2011
We were thrilled to be awarded with a MumpreneurUK Website Award IT was only a Bronze but not bad when you consider I built this site ... go me :... [MORE]

Quoted on My Funny Bunny Blog May 27, 2011
We were quoted on My Funny Bunny's Blog about our website host ...  What did we say??  "I love the simplicity of ... [MORE]

Our MOO arrival May 20, 2011
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Finalist - Langtry Manor Women in Business Awards May 19, 2011
After our success last year at the Langtry Manor Awards we were thrilled to be a Finalist this Year in the PR INITIATIVE category. Sadly we cou... [MORE]

Easter Showcase April 17, 2011
Our mooverlous Easter Wrapping Paper has been featured in the Easter Showcase for :)  ... [MORE]

Wave 105FM Scoop of the Day March 31, 2011
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Mumsclub PR finalist February 25, 2011
I'm a finalist in the Awards in the PR section! ... [MORE]

Daily Mirror - Breastfeeding February 17, 2011
My comments about Breastfeeding were featured in the Daily Mirror with a lovely photo of Moo, Megan and I with our gorgeous party bags. ... [MORE]

Mumsclub Shortlist - Best Business Mum February 14, 2011
Shortlisted for Best Business Mum in the Awards ... [MORE]

BH Business February 2011 February 12, 2011
Article about Langtry Manor Awards 2011 featuring my lovely face :) and a few others! ... [MORE]

Award Nomination February 11, 2011
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Daily Echo - Networking Mummies Franchise Launch February 03, 2011
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Piddley Pix - Pink Blog January 30, 2011
Our lovely Megan Moo Wrapping Paper was featured in the fabulous Piddley Pix - Pink themed blog  ... [MORE]

BBC Radio Solent - Recruitment Fair January 20, 2011
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Recruitment Fair - Dorset January 15, 2011
As part of my work with Networking Mummies I have been organising a Recruitment Fair for mums and dads looking for flexible family friendly working.... [MORE]

Prima Magazine January 2011 January 06, 2011
Excited when one of my fans on Facebook said they had seen me in Prima Magazine January 2011 in the star letters.  Apparently I had inspired th... [MORE]

The Marketer November 2010 October 30, 2010
Marketing on a shoestring now that's something we know a small bit about here at Charlie Moo's! The Marketer Magazine has a feature this month 12 wa... [MORE]

Hope FM October 15, 2010
Today Darren Toms and I went onto Hope FM one of the local Bournemouth Stations to talk about our businesses, Charlie Moo's and Darren Toms - The Ch... [MORE]

Ama Aqua blog ... October 09, 2010
Ama Aqua did a blog post all about M&D Banners who make fabulous handmade and hand painted banners and guess who's banner they said was there fa... [MORE]

Forest FM September 30, 2010
Today I was on local radio station Forest FM chatting about Charlie Moo's, being Dorset Business Mum of the Year and Networking Mummies. ... [MORE]

small plug ..... September 29, 2010
Nice wee website plug on My site in Cyberspace  a feature on my Networking Mummies business partner, Laura Morris and her website Rentabug... [MORE]

The Present Cupboard September 28, 2010
A lovely review of our bags on The Present Cupboard Blog. "Joanne the founder of Charlie Moos set the company up after becoming ... [MORE]

Shop Handmade Featured Designer September 24, 2010
EXCITED!  We are the featured designer on Shop Handmade!  Not bad for a self taught sewer! ... [MORE]

Meeting the MP .... September 14, 2010
Myself and few other members of Networking Mummies had a meeting with Bob Walter MP, about the work of Networking Mummies and more importantly how b... [MORE]

Langtry Manor Awards Video September 10, 2010
The Langtry Manor has released a video of the evening where I won Dorset Business Mum of the Year. ... [MORE] flyer September 03, 2010
Networking Mummies is featured on the new flyer for the host of our website!  Charlie Moo's and Rentabuggy are also hosted by creat... [MORE]

Daily Echo - Award Short listing September 02, 2010
Super excited to be in the Daily Echo about our short listing for Best Business Parent in the mumsandworking awards.  Read the full story on t... [MORE]

Prima Magazine October 2010 September 01, 2010
After weeks of waiting and lots of people posting pictures on Facebook  I finally had a copy of Prima!  OK so it was quickly highjack... [MORE]

Emma Wimhurst September 01, 2010
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What's Good on the Web August 19, 2010
Fabulous Review on What's Good on the Web  Here's a snippet of what they had to say:- "What We ThinkCharliemoos really has hit the nail on th... [MORE]

Mums and Working Awards August 17, 2010
 Short listed in Business Parent read my blog here  ... [MORE]

Daily Mirror BUY IT section August 12, 2010
You can see this mention on the Daily Mirror Website ... [MORE]

Ideas 101 July 23, 2010
We are so excited to have one £100 in the Enterprise Nation Ideas 101 Competition!  Read the full story here on our blog   ... [MORE]

Starting a home CRAFT Business July 16, 2010
We helped Startups with an article on Starting a home CRAFT business. What is it?Austerity chic: thanks to the current economic dip, crafting reall... [MORE]

Business BH - June 2010 July 09, 2010
Wow! Thanks to Olga from VIP Weddings for pointing out that I was in Business BH this month and then to Heather from Sugar Mango for saving me ... [MORE]

Mirror Newspaper July 06, 2010
We are in the Mirror today .. not for Charlie Moo's but one never to miss an opportunity the image I sent of myself and the children is our promo pi... [MORE]

July Edition of Roundabout Verwood July 05, 2010
News of my award win ... Dorset Business Mum of the Year 2010 is featured in our local magazine! ... [MORE]

Daily Echo - We're in the Echo! July 03, 2010
This picture of my new hero Emma Wimhurst was in the Echo Today in the We're in the Echo Photograph section!   Go me! ... [MORE]

Enterprise Nation - A Mumpreneur Guide to Funding June 18, 2010
Unless you're mega rich or working in a full time job, funding your small business idea can be a real headache. For me and other budding mumpreneurs... [MORE]

BBC Radio Solent via telephone?!? June 08, 2010
Today I did an interview for BBC Radio Solent via telephone! To read and hear the full story check out my blog post   ... [MORE]

BizzieBaby Press Page June 08, 2010
We are on BizzieBaby's Press Page today about winning Dorset Business Mum of the Year 2010.  ... [MORE]

Interview - Dorset Business Mum of the Year 2010 June 05, 2010
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Dorset Business June 2010 June 04, 2010
As the Daily Echo sponsored the Dorset Business Mum of the Year 2010 there was a feature about the awards in this months Dorset Business. ... [MORE]

Business Plus Baby - How to Manage Two Businesses and Two Toddlers at the Same Time June 03, 2010
I have really got into this writing lark!! I have another article published on Business Plus Baby hope you like it and please do leave feedback fo... [MORE]

Dorset Society June 2010 June 02, 2010
Although the In the Pink Fashion Show was in March there is a few pictures in this months edition of Dorset Society - June 2010. How exciting!!... [MORE]

Charlie Moo's giveaway with Tempest Ahoy!! May 31, 2010
We were featured on Tempest Ahoy a few months ago this blog is run by an old school friend from way back when I had braces and lived in Ja... [MORE]

Business Plus Baby - Article May 21, 2010
Today I am on Business Plus Baby talking about entering awards ....  Awards are a great way to get PR for your business, not to ... [MORE]

What Inspires Moo?? May 17, 2010
I've written a piece of Antonia Chitty's Mumprenuer Guide's Secret Blog .... What inspires Moo? I’m inspired by the people I surround myself ... [MORE]

Pictured on Heart FM May 14, 2010
Heart FM have featured photographs of all the winners at the Langtry Manor Business Awards last night. Heart FM sponsored the Best Employer Award won ... [MORE]

Langtry Manor Business Womens Awards May 13, 2010
I am thrilled to announce that Charlie Moo's was a finalist in the Langtry Manor Business Womens Awards for Best Green Business the winner being Louis... [MORE]

Essentials Magazine May 2010 May 07, 2010
I was in my post office today dropping off parcels when the lady behind the counter says ..... I saw Charlie Moo's in May's Essentials Magazine. Oh! ... [MORE]

A mumpreneur's guide to entering business competitions - Enterprise Nation Article May 05, 2010
It's such a nice feeling to know you've won a competition. So why not increase your chances of winning by entering loads! You've got to be 'in it to... [MORE]

East Dorset News May 02, 2010
Charlie Moo's was featured in our local East Dorset News Magazine as a local business. They were giving away 21 advertising spots for FREE and we we... [MORE]

Election Quirky Blog Post on Marketing Donut April 30, 2010
  Want my vote? Then tweet me April 30, 2010 by Joanne Dewberry I was never really interested in politics at school.... [MORE]

Dorset Business April 2010 April 29, 2010
Sat down to a cuppa tea and a flick through my Dorset Business Newspaper to see a huge picture of myself smiling or gurning back!! It was a list of ... [MORE]

Published Article on Enteprise Nation April 28, 2010
I wrote a blog post a while ago about Networking after a few tweeks I sent it off to the lovely gang over at E-Nation and viola they published it! ... [MORE]

The Mother of all Votes April 27, 2010
Ten thousand votes were cast for the Daily Echo backed Business Mother of the Year Award. During a one-week period readers voted for their ... [MORE]

Sarah Brown's my fan! April 23, 2010
  Sarah Brown's tweet mentioning to vote for me in the Langtry Manor Business Awardyou can read all about it in my blog ... [MORE]

Case Study for Babysignning Mummy April 23, 2010
Moo and I went to baby signing classes as a baby and were asked by the fabulous Babysigning Mummy to write about our experiences.  You can read... [MORE]

Tweeting Tables! April 17, 2010
I love and who wouldn't it's a fab resource!  After a tweet or two with @MarketingDonut ... I was thrilled to see this image of Megan, de... [MORE]

TOP TEN Dorset Business Mum of the Year 2010 April 16, 2010
  If you have been following my blog you will know all about my long listing for the Dorset Business Mum of the Year and how i had ... [MORE]

BEST GREEN BUSINESS - Finalist April 12, 2010
  Charlie Moo's is pleased to announce that they have been shortlisted in the final 3 for the Langtry Manor Best Green Business Awa... [MORE]

VADCOT April 09, 2010
On Tuesday, Jayne and I went along to the monthly meeting of the VADCOT - Verwood and District Chamber of Trade.  I've never bee... [MORE]

Baby Hampshire Newletter April 2010 April 01, 2010
I love it's a great resource for any small business especially when it comes to PR! Just last week I saw a tweet by Baby Hampshire Magazine&nb... [MORE]

PARTY PARTY March 22, 2010
We have a small blurb on the 'new products' page in Party Party March 2010 issue, a trade magazine for party supplies. ... [MORE]

Sweet Pea Parties - New Stockist March 18, 2010
We are excited to have another new stockist onboard the fabulous Sweet Pea Partiesselling a range of our boy themed fabric party bags.   **... [MORE]

Mumpreneur Watch March 18, 2010
It's a bit hard to read but ... that me! In the Mumpreneur Watch for the lastest edition of the Business Mums Journal. How very exciting!! ... [MORE]

Dorset Business Mums Journal March 15, 2010
For the past two weeks the sun has been shining and Mums with Dads and children in tow were headed for the Branksome and Southampton Mothercare. The... [MORE]

DaisyChain Baby - New Stockist March 14, 2010
We are excited to announce that DaisyChain Baby who will be stocking a range of our fabulous handmade fabric party bags and Thank You Seed Ta... [MORE]

Myraid Genii - New Stockist March 07, 2010
We are excited to announce that the lovely events planners that are Myraid Genii  will now be offering Charlie Moo's Pre-filled Fabric Bag... [MORE]

Cambridge Party Bags March 01, 2010
New stockists Cambridge Party Bags took delivery of their first order today .... hope they like them.   ... [MORE]

and the winner is ...... February 27, 2010
Rachel Whitelock .........   Here is her winning seed tag entry Thank you to everyone who entered and voted!! Can't wait to ... [MORE]

Mum-Ultrapreneur Book Launch February 24, 2010
  Today Laura ( and I went off to Kent for the launch of the fabulous book 'Mum-Ultrapreneur'.  I was lucky e... [MORE]

Listen to the Radio February 23, 2010
Today Laura ( and I were invited onto the new afternoon show on BBC Radio Solent with Katie Martin talking about... [MORE]

Family Friendly Working - Antonia Chitty February 20, 2010
As you know we were awarded a Gold Leaf in the TGF Best Rated Awards 2009 as a result there is mini mention of Charlie Moo's in Antonia Chitty - F... [MORE]

Good Spot! February 19, 2010
Look what I spotted today on our Netmums Noticeboard ..... wonder who this Emma is ... or biggest fan no doubt!    ... [MORE]

Topsy Turvy Childcare February 18, 2010
We are pleased to announce that Topsy Turvy Childcare will now be offering Charlie Moo's Handmade Fabric Bags in Pre-Fill options as part of their p... [MORE]

The Green Familia - Eco Party Bags February 18, 2010
"If you are planning your child’s birthday party, you might want to consider giving an eco party bag instead of a cheap plastic one that will ju... [MORE]

La Tempete's Creative's - Blog about ME! February 08, 2010
  We were very excited to be asked to answer a few questions for crafting Blog - Tempest Ahoy, more exciting is that this blog is ... [MORE]

Gift Wrapped and Gorgeous February 07, 2010
We are so excited to be now being stocked by .......   We are really pleased as one of our aims this year is to be stocked in 5... [MORE]

Liberty Open Call February 06, 2010
Today Daddy Moo and I spent the day in London at Liberty's Open Call, read my full story here ... ... [MORE]

Bags and Butterflies January 22, 2010
Last summer Greg took a lovely picture of my gorgeous Pirate Fabric Party Bag in his garden, seems the snow has made Greg sad check out his blog. ... [MORE]

Netmums January 21, 2010
I was so surprised and honoured to find this list of recommendations on Netmums.  Thank you   ... [MORE]

Competition Chat .... January 15, 2010
Seems like no-one can stop talking about it!! Parent Pages, Cheeky Wipes, Snug Baby, Mumazing, Rainbow Studios have all been blogging about our... [MORE]

Marketing Donut January 12, 2010
  Check out our comment in reply to a question posted by Marketing Donut talking about the effect of snow on small businesses... [MORE]

Dorset Business January 2010 January 11, 2010
We were delighted when our friends at Tasty Marketing tipped us off to this little gem in the Dorset Business Jan Edition.   ... [MORE]

The Green Familia - 1st Rated Awards 2009 January 05, 2010
We are so pleased to announce that Charlie Moo's handmade fabric party bags and Thank You Seed Tags was announced as the Winner of the Gifts and P... [MORE]

Business Mums Journal Issue 3 December 19, 2009
Charlie Moo's was lucky enough to have our gorgeous handmade fabric Pirate Party Bag featured as 6 of the best in Issue 3 of the Business Mums Journ... [MORE]

Daily Echo November 19, 2009
Click here to read about Me and my award win in the Daily Echo ... [MORE] November 19, 2009
I am featured on Mumsclub. Charlie Moo's would like to Thank Jane Hopkins for all her support in the last few months.  ... [MORE]

Future 100 Young Entrepreneur 2009 November 17, 2009
Yesterday it was announced that I was one of the Future 100 Young Entrepreneur of 2009.   ... [MORE]

BBC Radio Solent November 01, 2009
Again Laura and I were guests on the Nick Girdler on BBC Radio Solent, we chatted about our own businesses along with the importance of ... [MORE]

BBC Radio Solent October 05, 2009
Today Laura and I were guests on the Charlie Crocker Show on BBC Radio Solent, chatting about the upcoming Mums in Business Exhibition on Thursday... [MORE]

CLIC Raffle September 16, 2009
  We are halfway throught the month and therefore halfway through the raffle but not halfway to our target ..... please please do d... [MORE]

The Green Familia September 14, 2009
We were featured retailer on The Green Familia last week how very exciting... [MORE]

Baby Genie July 31, 2009
Another blog mention .... watch us go!   This was featured on Baby Genie a great parenting, review blog.... [MORE]

Mumsworld Events July 17, 2009
  Check us out we have been business profiled on Mumsworld Events Fan Page ... how very exciting!  ... [MORE]

Antionia Chitty - Family Friendly Working July 15, 2009
We were very excited to see ourselves profiled on Antonia Chitty's Family Friendly Working Blog such a great blog for any budding Mumpreneur. &nb... [MORE]

Bambino Goodies June 11, 2009
We were so excited to find out we had been mentioned on Bambino Goodiesin a blog post about Party Bags, but that wasn't all! Our handmade cloth p... [MORE]

The Green Familia May 19, 2009
We have had a lovely review on The Green Familia a lovely ethical review site. We are so pleased that Sue and her little one liked our handmade fab... [MORE]

Take A Break (Spring 2) April 10, 2009
The story of Charlie Moo's is featured in the national magazine Take A Break (Spring 2 Supplement), pg 20-21.      ... [MORE] April 05, 2009
DaisychainBaby have reviewed our lovely handled cloth bags in their blog.       ... [MORE]

Bambino Goodies March 17, 2009
Charlie Moo's Handmade Cloth Party Bags were recently reviewed on Bambino Goodies      Cloth bags have been going down a storm at ... [MORE]

Chopsy Baby Online Review January 25, 2009
Chopsy Baby have choosen to review some of the Cloth Party Bag & Fillers as part of their Party Time Category.  They were particularil... [MORE]

Nectarina December 13, 2008
  Our new friends at Nectarina have featured Charlie Moo's on their blog.  Check out the fabulous range of beautifully crafted baby ... [MORE]

Another Netmums Review November 23, 2008
It is so great to find such fabulous positive feedback appearing about Charlie Moo's.  We have had such fun this last few, very busy and hec... [MORE]

Netmums Review November 18, 2008
After a very successful party the hostess posted a very kind message of 'Thanks' upon our local netmums site.  Netmums is a very useful site for ... [MORE]

School Together Now November 18, 2008
School Together Now is a new and exciting social site for parents & school children.  Stay connected with friends, make new friends through... [MORE]