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 […]

Alternatives to chemical cleaning products

Six Alternatives To Chemical Household Cleaners

Disclaimer to start … I am not an expert but what I am is a regular every day person who is concerned about the amount of chemicals and plastics we use and who wants to try and improve things so we don’t leave an almighty mess for our kids to deal with. Having done some […]

Friends ... The One With The 25th Anniversary Bedding Launch

Celebrate Twenty Five Years With Friends … and the launch of the new officially licensed bedding range.

This year, 2019, Friends celebrates it’s twenty fifth anniversary. The pilot was aired on the 22nd of September 1994 in the Uk and after ten series of this iconic show millions of people tuned in to see the final episode which was shown here on the 28th of May 2004. We all had a Friends […]

Handmade Gifts For Father's Day

Handmade Gifts For Father’s Day

Following our handmade gift ideas for Mother’s Day we couldn’t leave the dads out. A hand made gift for Father’s Day makes it that little bit more special so here are a dozen ideas that you and the kids can create to make dad’s day. Of course some of the things we featured in the […]

How To Transform Your Childs Bedroom On A Budget With Wall Stickers

How To Transform Your Kids Bedroom On A Budget Using Wall Stickers

Although providing a safe and comfortable environment for our children to sleep in is important many of us can’t afford to keep redecorating as their tastes and ages change. It is possible to update your child’s bedroom on a budget with a little forward planning using wall stickers. If you choose a colour for the […]