Friday 14 June 2019

Tidy Stuff - Toy Car Storage

We've all got 'stuff'. Whether it be books, shoes, handbags, collectables or toys, a house can soon become cluttered. A good declutter is often the way to reduce down the stuff in your home but parting with things can be hard.

Personally, I'm a fan of the Marie Kondo method and if it hasn't got a use or doesn't 'spark joy' it goes either to be recycled, upcycled, donated or binned. But what about the stuff you're left with? How do we store it and where do we keep it?

Well, my tidy stuff posts provide the answers and we've already covered how to store bras, keeping the cupboard under the sink tidy and the best ways to clean and store Lego. Now it's time for toy cars! 

Toy cars lined up

Toy cars provide our little boy with hours of fun but he has hundreds, mostly hand me downs from Daddy and they can easily be untidy! So, how do we keep toy cars tidy? Here's some ideas!

Wednesday 12 June 2019

I've Launched An Etsy Store!!

We've had a lot going on recently and part of that is that I've been quietly working on a little side business. I'd been considering creating an Etsy store for a while and have had one in the past when I was making candles. 

My idea for a new Etsy store though was a little different and I wanted to provide cute and funny printables. Prints that I create but buyers can print at home. 

Flatlay showing a couple of notepads, a pen with hustle on the side and a desk sign that says 'girl boss'

Monday 10 June 2019

5 Father's Day Gift Ideas

I've already shared the personalised gift we've bought for the Daddy of our house, along with three craft ideas, but if you're still a little stuck as to what to get Daddy for Father's Day here's five gift ideas. 

Father and little boy holding hands on a beach and walking towards the water

Friday 7 June 2019

3 Easy Crafts You Can Make For Father's Day

Father's Day is just around the corner! If you're on a budget or just looking for a handmade gift, here's three Father's Day crafts that you can make with the kids!

Starting with a special canvas.

A small canvas, which has been painted by a child and reads 'daddys tools'

Wednesday 5 June 2019

June Giveaway!

It's a brand new month, so it's time for a new giveaway! I've picked this one specially for the Disney fans among you!

I recently discovered that 2019 brings a big anniversary for one of my favourite Disney movies! The Little Mermaid is celebrating 30 years since it's US release. Can you believe we had to wait a whole year for our favourite mermaid to swim over to us in the UK, as it wasn't released here until October the following year!!

The adventures of Ariel and her friends were a huge success all around the world and she remains to be a favourite princess for many. 

For a little celebration I'm giving away two books that tie-in to The Little Mermaid.

Two books laid out, both with black covers and showing Ursula from The Little Mermaid

Monday 3 June 2019

Reliving The 90s With The Spice Girls!

Flashback to the 90s..........the Spice Girls are the biggest band on the planet, we all have our favourite Backstreet Boy and mousse in our hair. Scrunchies are a big deal. The boys want to be David Beckham and we want to date him (a la Posh Spice). You might have even had a pair of platform trainers!!

Clueless is the biggest lighthearted movie of the decade and we all wanted Cher's rotating wardrobe! Quentin Tarantino delivers hit after hit, and then there's big action movies with Speed and the groundbreaking The Matrix. Se7en, well that scarred us all for life.

The whole country went football crazy during Euro 96 and football star Gary Lineker went from England squad to selling us our favourite crisps.

Being at comprehensive school during the 90s meant my time was spent with my best girls, making up dance routines, picking which Spice Girl I was going to be that day. I really, really wanted to be in a girl band! We wrote songs, picked band names and our line up changed regularly. Members mostly left when they discovered boys!! 

Flash forward to 2019 and the Spice Girls have returned for us once again and to celebrate they've teamed up with Walkers to find their greatest fans!

Sporty Spice, Ginger Spice, Baby Spice and Scary Spice standing in a regular kitchen