February Half Term
Adventures Showcase

Half Term Trip Away to Yorkshire

We managed to get away to for a little holiday last week. We don’t go away much but when half-term meets your big birthday (4-0 eeeeeek) then it would be rude not to? I quite fancied cosying up with the family, a lovely bath…

20th February 2017
Biscuit Love Jammie Dodgers
Play + Create Showcase

5 Simple Valentine’s Themed Crafts

  If you are looking for some crafty / baking type inspiration for half-term then here are 5 simple Valentine’s themed ideas suitable for kids of all ages. 1. SALT DOUGH HEART DECORATIONS This was the first time we’ve used salt dough – it…

12th February 2017
Play + Create Showcase

100 Dress Up Ideas For World Book Day

  It’s not long until World Book Day 2017 (Thursday 2nd March!). If you are looking for book related dress-up ideas then look no further! Here are 100 ideas below ranging from DIY options that a child could do with a bit of help or ideas…

10th February 2017
Frosty Park Trip

Frosty Playground Trip

As usual with January, I’m not taking many photos on these dark, dingy days but did manage to get my camera out last weekend. We were supposed to be going on a bit of an adventure but it took us SO LONG to get…

26th January 2017
Indoor Children's Activities at Forty Hall, Enfield
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Free Indoor Children’s Activities at Forty Hall

  Back in November we reviewed the children’s activities inside stately home Forty Hall, for a local magazine. You can read the full article here but I also wanted to cover the review on my blog to reach others. Despite visiting Forty Hall often…

12th January 2017
Simple Child 'Thank You' Pictures
Pregnancy + Parenthood

Simple ‘Thank You’ Pictures

  Today, I’m sharing an idea for how kids can create some quick and easy ‘thank you’ pictures to send to friends and relatives to say thank you for Christmas gifts. Obviously it’s polite to say thank you in some way – but I…

9th January 2017
Audley End Miniature Railway Fairy & Elf Walk
Adventures Mama Time Pregnancy + Parenthood Showcase

Our 2017 Plans

  I’m pretty excited about 2017 already. I mean we’re still in holiday lull mode here (until tomorrow!) and 4 days in I can’t say it’s been life changing yet … BUT plans are afoot for quite a big year and here’s why: 1.…

4th January 2017
A frosty walk in Myddelton House Gardens December 2016
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A Frosty Winter Walk

  Whilst the big ones (Andy and I) would have been very happy with a couple of pyjama days last week – the little ones need to be exercised at least once a day. We headed out to some local places we don’t get to…

2nd January 2017