Wrapping up warm at Bedtime with aden + anais

Wrapping up warm at bedtime with aden + anais: We have been long been fans of aden + anais using and loving a large number of their baby items over the years. Sleeping bags are one of these items and as far as bedtime is concerned a complete essential in the Mudpie Fridays house. So I was very when they asked if we would like to try one of their snuggly 2.5 tog sleeping bags. Our house is over 100 years old so can get a bit nippy this time of year so its perfect.

If you have not heard of sleeping bags before, essentially they are designed to be used instead of blankets and sheets, they are in effect a wearable blanket. This avoids the more traditional blankets and sheets getting kicked off or worse kicked over their head and tangled up. It also makes sure that baby stays the same temperature through out the night as they can move freely without the need to be tucked back in. They became a firm part of our night time routine with Monkey and helped him to understand when it was bedtime. I created the same routine with Kipper.

The aden + anais sleeping bags come in three different tog ratings and four sizes. 0.6 tog for 24-27 centigrade, 1.7 tog for 21-23 centigrade and 2.5 tog for 16-20 centigrade. Sizes range form 0-6 months through to 18 months plus. Kipper is 19 months and in the 18 month plus size. He’s a big boy but there is still tons of room in the bag for him to grow. Monkey was in bags until he was 2.5 years old. I can see this one lasting not only this season but next Autumn/Winter too.

There are three different prints in the 2.5 tog, we opted for ‘Jungle Jam’ with super cute giraffes. There is also ‘Lovely’ which has a pink and grey star pattern and ‘Vintage Circus’ with grey piping and blue and red stars. Each bag is made from four layers breathable muslin with a hypoallergenic polyester fill. There snaps on both shoulders and under the arms to hold Kipper secure. Ideal if the bag is coming up a little big. There is also a zip that runs all down one side. Which allows or easy access for nappy changes in the middle of night!

Things I love about aden + anais sleeping bags

  • Its so super soft and bouncy. I am a real believer in natural fabrics close to baby skin so the fact they are muslin is a huge tick in my book. Monkey use to have terrible eczema so I wouldn’t even consider anything different.
  • I am over the moon that we now have one warm enough and big enough for Kipper. Until now he has been living in Monkey’s hand me downs (yes they have done two full season uses and could easily go onto a third). I have aden + anais bags in all togs and sizes and would also highly recommend their 0.6 tog for hot Summers and trips abroad.
  • They wash well, we all know how much washing babies and toddlers generate! All my previous sleeping bags have always washed really well. They are machine washable and can be tumbled on a low heat.
  • The wide range of togs, designs, patterns and colours, including a good number of what I class as gender neutral designs. This is great if you are planning on having more than one child.
  • Both my boys seem to have genuinely slept better in them, and I do not have to worry about them getting blankets stuck on their faces.

The lovely people at aden + anais have offered my readers the chance to win their own 2.5tog sleeping bag in their choice of pattern and size (subject to availability) worth £55. To enter please use the Gleam application below and note the T&Cs:

Win a 2.5 tog aden + anais sleeping bag worth £55

  • Competition is open to residents of the UK aged 18
  • There is no cash alternative offered
  • The winner will be drawn at random and will 2.5tog sleeping bag in their choice of pattern and size (subject to availability).
  • The giveaway will close on the 4th Feb
  • The Winner will be asked to provide an email address and full postal address

I have some other giveaways running at the moment so please check them out in the Blog Giveaways Page above.

New mum? Then you may find my post about their super large muslins and 12 uses for them handy too.



We were sent an aden + anais sleeping bag for the purpose  for the purpose of this review, all opinions are my own.



  1. Solange
    January 2, 2018 / 1:04 am

    Love aden + anais, especially their muslin squares.

    January 2, 2018 / 5:54 am

    i do love this brand, i can only imagine how soft and pretty the sleeping bags are!

  3. Ursula Hunt
    January 2, 2018 / 8:43 am

    These sleeping bags are a great idea and so pretty

  4. laura stewart
    January 2, 2018 / 9:51 am

    lovely prize x

  5. Graham Ross
    January 2, 2018 / 10:32 am

    what a fab prize to win

  6. iain maciver
    January 2, 2018 / 11:33 am

    love the look of the sleeping bags

  7. Margaret Gallagher
    January 2, 2018 / 11:38 am

    Perfect for esmay love all their beauty

  8. Susan B
    January 2, 2018 / 1:44 pm

    Another set of gorgeous pics and a useful review. Thank you.

  9. Ashleigh Allan
    January 2, 2018 / 3:21 pm

    Sounds good

  10. Rachel Craig
    January 2, 2018 / 4:07 pm

    Great prize.

  11. keri brooks
    January 2, 2018 / 6:16 pm

    These bags are great used they with my daughter they put my mind at ease lovely designs .x

  12. Tracy Nixon
    January 2, 2018 / 6:32 pm

    Love this brand! Thank you for the giveaway!

  13. Chrissy Harris
    January 2, 2018 / 7:29 pm

    I love Aden and anais, they muslins are so soft and wash very well

  14. Fay
    January 2, 2018 / 8:35 pm

    I would love to win this for my best friend, who is expecting her first baby. Thank you for the chance.

  15. T Brailey
    January 2, 2018 / 9:47 pm

    Really great prize – I love these, such good quality and sweet.

  16. Emily Fowler
    January 2, 2018 / 11:25 pm

    These look beautiful!

  17. john prendergast
    January 3, 2018 / 1:31 am

    lovely prize

  18. Sue McCarthy
    January 3, 2018 / 12:38 pm

    I don’t have any children but would love to win this prize to donate to charity, to go to Romania.

  19. Ruth Harwood
    January 3, 2018 / 1:15 pm

    would love this for our upcoming arrival!

  20. Laura Pritchard
    January 3, 2018 / 7:41 pm

    I love Aden & Anais products – we had a lovely swaddle set when my son was small.

  21. Tricia White
    January 3, 2018 / 8:18 pm

    A sleeping bag like this is such a good signal that it is sleep time

  22. Donna W
    January 3, 2018 / 8:36 pm

    We have several Aden + Anais muslins, large and small, they’re lovely! Would love to win one of these gorgeous sleeping bags for our little one, thank you for the opportunity. x

  23. Laura Walker
    January 3, 2018 / 8:57 pm

    I much prefer sleep bags when they are so little I know baby is warm. These look lovely

  24. Elaine Savage
    January 4, 2018 / 3:48 pm

    these bags are lovely, I wish they were around when my children were small but I would love to see my grandchildren snuggled up in them nowadays

  25. claire croft
    January 6, 2018 / 6:45 am

    love these sleeping bags 🙂

  26. paula cheadle
    January 6, 2018 / 12:23 pm

    perfect for keeping my granddaughter nice and snug

  27. David Banner
    January 6, 2018 / 3:37 pm

    These work really well.

    January 6, 2018 / 6:52 pm

    They are brillant!! Keeps little warm during their sleep and so comfortanble!!

  29. Kelly L
    January 6, 2018 / 8:34 pm

    Brilliant – thankyou for running!

  30. Sally Collingwood
    January 6, 2018 / 8:54 pm

    Really lovely

  31. Kerry H
    January 7, 2018 / 8:10 am

    It’s brilliant that you can get the larger sizes. I find a lot of places stop sleeping bags at 18 months.

  32. jackie curran
    January 7, 2018 / 3:19 pm

    These are a great product, lovely designs too .

  33. Jodie A Green
    January 7, 2018 / 8:10 pm

    love these! would love one for my son

  34. Carrie-Anne Brown
    January 9, 2018 / 11:57 am

    such a stunning bundle 🙂

  35. Angela Muir
    January 9, 2018 / 7:25 pm

    I would love the giraffe bag for my neice or nephew due in a couple of month time

  36. Kerry Brown
    January 10, 2018 / 4:13 pm

    Beautiful ? just what i need for baby number two

  37. Danielle Mckie
    January 11, 2018 / 9:18 am

    What a lovey prize! I love Aden & Anais

  38. January 11, 2018 / 1:23 pm

    Sleeping bags are lovely ideal for my granddaughter to feel lovely and cosy

  39. Kim M
    January 11, 2018 / 5:42 pm

    So pretty – my sister swears by these x

  40. Lucy Burns
    January 13, 2018 / 1:36 pm

    These are so beautiful

  41. Lynsey Buchanan
    January 13, 2018 / 6:46 pm

    Lovely giveaway thanks for the chance

  42. Kerry Taylor
    January 15, 2018 / 11:06 am

    These are so cute and lovely. My nearly 3-year old can’t sleep without his sleeping bag on, but he’s getting so big!

  43. Lorna Ledger
    January 15, 2018 / 3:43 pm

    oooh how snuggly, wish they made them adult size 😉

  44. Ana Nowell
    January 18, 2018 / 3:36 pm

    These are brilliant. I would love to win one for my son

  45. LARA Latchem
    January 18, 2018 / 9:30 pm

    These look fab

  46. January 19, 2018 / 2:36 pm

    Lovely giveaway. I have never used one of these before but I have been thinking of getting one for my Grandson.

  47. Hali Kinson
    January 20, 2018 / 3:26 pm

    Awesome these look amazing

  48. katie w
    January 20, 2018 / 10:28 pm

    would be great to win,

    January 23, 2018 / 11:40 pm

    These are cute I love the giraffe one

  50. Stevie
    January 24, 2018 / 12:47 pm

    I like the Jungle Jam sleeping bag the most.

  51. sophie williams
    January 26, 2018 / 6:51 pm

    These look lovely! We’ve got baby number 4 due soon so fingers crossed!

  52. Pam Francis Gregory
    January 27, 2018 / 6:27 pm

    Fantastic giveaway

  53. maria
    January 28, 2018 / 2:33 am

    the giraffe one is so cute!

  54. A.E. ADKINS
    January 28, 2018 / 8:33 am

    Lovely designs and a great review, giraffes clearly suit Kipper!

  55. Judith Allen
    January 29, 2018 / 11:07 am

    Not cheap, but they do have lovely products. Pefect for gifts that last.

  56. Helen Craigs
    January 29, 2018 / 12:00 pm

    Lovely trusted brand, I could do with having one of these at my house for when my grandson comes to stay

  57. Daniel P
    January 31, 2018 / 1:22 pm

    Lovely prize!

  58. Ana Nowell
    January 31, 2018 / 4:13 pm

    I love the giraffe one

  59. Sarah Lambert
    January 31, 2018 / 10:42 pm

    I must admit Ive always been a big fan of sleeping bags Ive had them for all my babies and more so for my baby girl as she never keeps her blankets on at night

  60. Gemma Cook
    February 1, 2018 / 9:58 am

    Amazing Prize. Thank you for running such a wonderful competition.

  61. February 1, 2018 / 9:14 pm

    I love a baby in a (Sleeping) bag 🙂

  62. Rebecca Walton
    February 1, 2018 / 10:37 pm

    My daughter can’t sleep without one on. She would definitely love a new one x

  63. Sian Buckingham
    February 2, 2018 / 3:15 am

    These look absolutely brilliant!

  64. Emma Fox
    February 3, 2018 / 10:15 am

    Love these sleeping bags as they are covers that can’t be kicked off.

  65. natalee gosiewski
    February 3, 2018 / 6:24 pm

    i love these we have so many babies due is our family this year its so exciting

  66. Lucy Carter
    February 3, 2018 / 9:15 pm

    I’d love to win this for my nephew

  67. Adrian Bold
    February 3, 2018 / 11:51 pm

    Thanks for the great prize and competition. Good luck everyone!

    February 4, 2018 / 2:39 am

    fantastic prize

  69. Charlie Brunton
    February 4, 2018 / 8:20 am

    This would make a lovely gift for my new little niece/nephew due in July!

  70. Sadiyya Maryam
    February 4, 2018 / 8:25 am

    This would be perfect for my nephew.

  71. janine atkin
    February 4, 2018 / 10:50 am

    id love this for my little nephew

  72. Kim Neville
    February 4, 2018 / 10:55 am

    Great products and soft. These look nice and cosy and warm

  73. Kayleigh Watkins
    February 4, 2018 / 1:53 pm

    I never used sleeping bags with my older two but they have been a god send with Mollie, she loves her sleeping bag, thank you so much for the chance to win one xXx

  74. Theresa Thomas
    February 4, 2018 / 2:11 pm

    What a fab prize to win

  75. Laura Lee
    February 4, 2018 / 2:43 pm

    Amazing competition, I would love to win these for my bestie and her little one. I have got my fingers and toes crossed 🙂

  76. Gillian McClelland
    February 4, 2018 / 4:09 pm

    These are adorable

  77. tina edwards
    February 4, 2018 / 5:40 pm

    this would be perfect for my new grandchild due later this year

  78. Tammy Neal
    February 4, 2018 / 9:08 pm

    Lovely giveaway xx

  79. Tee Simpson
    February 4, 2018 / 11:09 pm

    Id love to win as Im due a baby in 5 weeks!

  80. Natalie Crossan
    February 4, 2018 / 11:14 pm

    The giraffe one is my favourite 🙂 xxx

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