Stay Safe This Winter
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Stay safe this winter.   Winter has arrived in full force; dark mornings, darker nights, falling temperatures and a heavy dose of rain. There’s nothing better than curling up on the sofa with a blanket and watching festive films with the family when the weather outside is miserable. Sometimes, for whatever reason, it’s required to leave the comfort of the …
My Spring Pastel Favourites
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I am so glad Spring is finally here! I hate the cold wet weather and always look forward to the warmer months so I can spend some time outside. I love just sitting in my back garden and having a nice cup of tea first thing in the morning, just listening to the birds singing away. Over the weekend  I …
Non Chocolate Easter Gifts
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I love chocolate!! But often find that there seems to be way too much of it about around Easter. So if you want to cut down on your sugar intake why not treat yourself or a loved one to one of these non chocolate Easter Gifts.       Wish list Bashful Bunny from John Lewis – £16 Small Bunny …
Wentworth Chocolate Easter Egg Jigsaw Review
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The Mini Chocolate Easter Egg Jigsaw is the second I have tried from Wentworth Puzzles. I first tried their World Map jigsaw last year. The last one had just 50 pieces so the kids helped me do it. This one however, is a bit more trickier. It has 260 pieces, but as the picture is all mini eggs, all the …
Appleyard London Flowers – Mini Eden Blooms
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I received these beautiful flowers 3 weeks ago from Appleyard London. There are Mini Eden Blooms and are just so pretty, they look just like mini roses. Like I said, I have had these 3 weeks now and they are only just starting to wilt. So they last a long time. I was supposed to have this post up before …
Playmobil Easter Bunny School Set
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I can’t believe we are in February already! It only seems like yesterday it was Christmas. And Easter Eggs started appearing in shops over 2 weeks ago. So now is the time to get your Easter sorted. If you are fed up with all the chocolate you know your child is going to receive, then why not buy them something …
Marshmallow Snowmen
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It’s freezing outside today and what better way to cheer myself by making some Marshmallow Snowmen. We have only had one day of snow so far this winter and it was only a little bit, not even for the kids to make a real snowman. So I thought I would make these cute marshmallow snowmen for them. I won’t be …
10 Ways to Organise Your Wardrobe
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10 Ways to Organise Your Wardrobe   Empty it First thing’s first, take everything out of your closet. Drape it somewhere for the time being, or dump it all in a big pile. Whatever you do, don’t attempt to tackle this task without completely clearing out the closet space you’re going to organise. Similarly, don’t bother thinking that this is …
Easter Chocolate Egg Nests
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You can’t celebrate Easter without making some yummy Chocolate Egg Nests with the kids. I had no chocolate in the cupboards, so I sent my eldest down to the local  corner shop to buy some milk chocolate. But he said they didn’t have no plain milk chocolate so he brought a bar of fruit and nut. I have never made …
Easter Egg Surprise Kids Craft
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Easter Egg Surprise My little boy Aaron, made this Easter Egg surprise for me at nursery last week. It is just so sweet and really easy to make so I thought I would share it with you. All you need it to cut out an egg shape from some thick paper and cut in half in a zig zag shape. …
Eric Lanlard’s Peanut Butter & Chocolate Egg Cups
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Looking for a yummy Eater treat? Then why not try these devilish Peanut Butter & Chocolate Egg Cups made by celebrity chef Eric Lanlard using Happy egg co. eggs WHAT YOU’LL NEED 125g dark chocolate (70%) 30g peanut butter (smooth) 3 large the happy egg co. eggs, separated 50g golden caster sugar 100g dark chocolate, melted 25g salted peanuts, chopped …
18 Spring Flower Crafts
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Spring is almost here and it’s time to brighten the place up with some pretty flowers. But don’t worry, if you don’t want to go out and buy some fresh flower, just make your own. I have found 18 fantastic spring flower crafts to make and do from crochet flowers to paining sunflowers with a fork. come take a little …
Pancake Portraits with Hartleys
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We was challenged by Hartley’s to make some pancake portraits using some yummy ingredients including their new Hartleys squeezy jams   We laid out the table with all the topping and a pile of my Easy Peasy Pancakes. Then I let the kids make a mess do their work Here’s my favourite. Made with squirty cream hair, Hartleys raspberry jam …
Easy Peasy Pancakes
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  We love having pancakes on Pancake Day. It’s a tradition we do every single year (apart from my husband who doesn’t like them). Here is a easy peasy pancake recipe for you that come out really delicious Ingredients : 100g plain flour 2 eggs 300ml semi-skimmed milk a bit of vegetable oil 1. Place the flour in a large …
Banana Pancakes
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Who doesn’t like pancakes? ok, my husband doesn’t, but me and my kids love them and with Pancake Day just around the corner there’s no excuse not to have some. I love normal pancakes but over the weekend I thought I would try out something I’ve seen all over Pinterest – Banana Pancakes. And what is great about these is …
Homemade Name Stickers
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I get fed up with my 3 kids arguing who’s toy belong to who. Especially when they have a few things that are the same. The main culprit is their colouring books and felt tips. So I thought about buying some coloured stickers and writing their names on them. I had a few sheets of label stickers so I thought …
Getting Rid of Runny Noses with Sterimar
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With winter comes the cold and wet horrible weather, and with that comes lot’s of runny noses. But don’t despair as Sterimar have a product for you. I was sent 3 of their congestion relief products. One for babies aged 0-3, one for kids aged from 3 years and an adult one. Love that there is a product for the …
Organizing with the 4 Box System
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I was challenged by The Plastic Box Shop to take The 4 Box Challenge in order to help me get more organized and clutter free. We had just brought some new sideboards for our living as the others ones were basically falling apart. So this was the time to sort out all our drawers and cupboards which hadn’t be organized …
Resist Art with Easter Eggs
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Yesterday I showed you the resist art I did with my kids. Today we did the same kind of thing, but on eggs. to make these you will need : eggs (hard boiled or blown) cup of water food colouring vinegar scissors Magic Scotch Tape kitchen paper 1. Take your blown or hard boiled eggs. (Tip: if you are working …
45 Rainy Day Activities
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Here in the UK it has done nothing but rain all year.Some places are so bad that 1,000’s of peoples home have flooded. So if you’re stuck in doors here are some great rainy day activities to do with your kids Paper Plate Lions Free Preschool Transportation Worksheets Coffee Filter Umbrellas Tie Dye Cupcakes Egg Carton Dragon Puppets Magic Painting …
25 Cute Penguin Things to Make and Do
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Did you know that it was National Penguin Awareness Day on 20th January? I love penguins, they are one of my favourite animals besides owls and to celebrate I’m sharing with you a round up of 25 Cute Penguin Things To Make & Do, which are perfect to make by yourself or with the kids.  Which ones will you be trying …
How to Bundle Up Your Kids for Cold Weather {guest post}
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There is no worse feeling in the world than having to see your kids shivering in the cold because they are under-dressed. But the difference between a warm, dry, happy child and a cold, wet, miserable one will make you want to think twice before you let them outside. Too many moms make the mistake of piling on as many …
7 Tips for Healthy Skin Hair this Winter {guest post}
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The transition from fall to winter can sometimes be very jarring. The harsh temperature change and exposure to the elements can seem inevitable, but the drying and destructive power winter doesn’t have to stress out our bodies. Instead, let’s be proactive instead of reactive in caring for our skin and hair this season, shall we? 1. Skip the stress – …
Handmade Twig Wreath
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I love to get all cosy in winter and just sit on my sofa with a hot chocolate under a blanket and having pretty things around my house to looks at. I like to bring nature inside the house so I decided to make a lovely wreath from things that I had found in my garden. Here’s a lovely mini …
Painted Tulips – Kids Craft
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How cute are these painted tulips my 3 kids did? The first one is by Aaron aged 2 Middle one is by Caitlin aged 3 and the last one is by Ryan aged 8 We did these has part of our Flower Week These would be a great craft to have your kids do in spring time or for Mother’s …