Ideas To Put The "Boo!" In To Your Halloween.

Ideas To Put The “Boo!” In To Your Halloween.

With Halloween just around the corner here are some ideas to help your spooky evening along … No Sew Tutu Tutorial from Money Wise Moms I love to sew but I dread the words “fancy dress”. It’s probably because there’s a stage of your child’s life when it seems like school are coming up with […]

Store Cupboard Baking With Kids

Store Cupboard Baking With Kids

It’s a great idea to bake with your kids. Not only does it teach them how to follow instructions, help to develop their hand eye coordination and motor skills and teach them about problem solving it is also a way to sneak some basic maths in under the radar. Lets not forget you get to […]

Why Is Colouring So Important For Pre School Kids

Why Is Colouring Important For Pre School Children

Even now as a grown up I still love to colour and given the opportunity to sit down with one of the kids for a colouring session I’ll jump at the chance (… we will gloss over the issue of exactly how old I am!). Although having fun should always be the main focus of […]

Fun Storage Cubes For Kids Stuff

Fun Storage Cubes For Kids Stuff

Even when your kids are pretty good at keeping their bedrooms tidy it’s one of those reoccurring issues that us parents never seem to get on top of. If your children are small then they will have a long list of things they would rather be doing than putting their toys away so why not […]

Kids Crafts On A Budget

Kids Crafts On A Budget

Kids love to craft and create their own mini master pieces however we can’t all afford to splash out on a huge selection of crafting goodies especially when you might only need something once leaving it sitting unused and unloved. If cash is tight you can still have a lot of fun with a collection […]

Wool Crafts For Kids

Wool Crafts For Kids

Knitting and crochet are hugely popular at the moment and if you have had a go at one or both then you will have some lovely left over yarn to play with so why not inspire the kids to make things with wool? If you haven’t been bitten by the woolly bug yet then pop […]

Creative Summer Activities

Creative Summer Activities

We still have a week left before the holidays but it doesn’t hurt to get sorted in advance so you are ready to go when the kids break up. Summer is often a bit temperamental here in the North of England but we are ever hopeful so here are some activities to try out with […]

Strawberry Recipes In Celebration Of Wimbledon Fortnight

Strawberry Recipes In Celebration Of Wimbledon Fortnight

With the start of Wimbledon fortnight we are all enjoying our strawberries. There is nothing wrong with a deliciously simple bowl of strawberries and cream but I thought I would have a look and see what else you could do with a strawberry – other than Eton Mess of course. How do you feel about […]

Re Use Magazines And Newspapers

Re use Your Magazines and Newspapers.

We don’t tend to buy newspapers but we do still have a few free papers dropping on to our mat. Having said that there are a couple of magazines we like to read and although I usually keep my sewing related ones there are still some which go in to the recycling. It is very […]

Smart Ways To Reuse Plastic Milk Cartons

Smart Ways To Reuse Plastic Milk Cartons

As we become more aware of the damage plastics are doing to our wildlife and the environment as a whole we need to be much more careful with the plastic that already exists. I have to be honest I started researching this post after spotting a photo on Pinterest of the igloo and thinking how […]