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Thursday, 31 May 2018

Our Favourite Book - The Ugly Duckling


It's time to share another of our favourite books with you!

We have a lot of different books in our collection. Classics, brand new and lots and lots of hand me downs!

This month's favourite book is The Ugly Duckling.


Cover of the book along side a fluffy duck toy


Saturday, 26 May 2018

Yeti in My Spaghetti


Our little boy is now 4 and the type of toys he plays with are changing. Suddenly he seems very grown up and he's started to take an interest in board games. As he does with many of the adverts on TV, there's lots of  'please, I have that' when he takes a shine to one, but with when it comes to board games I really felt he was just too little.

Recently, though I was offered the chance to review Yeti in My Spaghetti. 


Yeti in My Spaghetti unboxed and ready to play - red bowl, with plastic spaghetti crisscrossed across it and a yeti in the middle


Friday, 25 May 2018

Today You're 4


So many people that have had children say time speeds up on their arrival and I never believed it but looking at you today I know how true that is. 

Today you are 4. 


Birthday cupcake with a sparkler in the centre


Sunday, 20 May 2018

Easy Ways To Add A Little Something Extra To Your Crafts


Whatever you're crafting, if you're a keen crafter you're probably always looking to find ways of making it a little more interesting. There are many ways of doing this and if you're happy to use your imagination and if you're happy to use your imagination you can make some exciting changes. 


Pile of craft items including fabric, scissors, metal rulers, flowers,


Saturday, 19 May 2018

Planning Your Dream Wedding On A Budget!



Weddings, weddings, weddings! Weddings everywhere! Wedding fever has taken over the world due to the latest Royal Wedding, and if you have a wedding planned it may fill you with excitement and ideas!

Sadly though your budget maybe a little short in comparison to Harry and Meghan’s! That shouldn’t stop you having your dream wedding though. So, if you’re prepared to plan thoroughly, shop around and get creative then here are my top tips for your perfect day, the wedding of your dreams and your happily ever after.

First, make your guest list and check it twice!

Yes, check it twice just like Santa! Make a list of all the family and friends you’d like to invite, thinking of the ones close to you and those that are a big part of your life. Then add the ones you need to invite, like the family members your Mum will insist on to avoid a falling out. Then sit down with your parents and strip the list down. 

A notepad with a pen and cup of tea


Tuesday, 15 May 2018

4 Kid Friendly Royal Wedding Activites


The time has come for another Royal Wedding! Whether you're a royalist or not there's no avoiding the hype that surrounds the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The marriage of a British prince to an American actress has got the world excited and many are braced to watch the wedding on Saturday! 

Are you having a watching party like Mammaprada? Do you want a couple of activities to keep the kids busy? Maybe you're doing a Royal theme with your Brownies, or maybe you're a Home Educator that wants to do some Royal wedding themed craft or activities on the run up to the big day?

Well, here's an easy four!


Flatlay showing felt tips, a wordsearch, princess stencils and a crown and flag decorated

Sunday, 13 May 2018

7 Quick Tips For A Pregnant Holiday



As you know, we love to travel with our little one, and that comes with its own challenges but before holidays with children are holidays pregnant and they require a whole other level of organisation! Here are my 7 quick tips for a pregnant holiday!

Pregnant lady wearing a bikini with her hands making a heart on her stomach


Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Lighting Your Home



Lighting can easily be forgotten about when doing home improvements. An old strip light here. A wonky lamp there. It can often become the unsightly factor of your home.

A wonky light next to some old books and jugs