Gold and White Air Drying Clay Christmas Decorations

We LOVE making our own Christmas Decorations from Air Drying Clay. Each year we add to our ever-growing collection of seasonal decorations with more ornaments. I have to say that I do love these Gold and White Air Drying Clay Christmas Decorations. The addition of some gold paint has really elevated them.

Fabric Christmas Card Ribbon Christmas card

Simple Homemade Christmas Cards for Kids

I love making Christmas Cards with children. In a world where fewer people send cards, the act of sending a homemade Christmas card can mean so much. Even more so when it is made by children.

EcoTank RT-7700 Unboxing and Review 1

EcoTank RT-7700 Unboxing and Reviews a paid post for Epson. Over the next six months, I will be working with them to produce some amazing content.

Simple and Tasty Pumpkin Pancake Recipe 1

This Simple and Tasty Pumpkin Pancake Recipe is a paid collaboration with Touchnote who have teamed up with xpat American Instagrammer Hungermama to bring you this tried and tested recipe for Cobwebby Pumpkin Pancakes.

Treads – School shoes that last 1

Treads – School shoes that last is a collaborative post (they provided me with one free pair and a pair to giveaway). I have never lied about the fact that I have a child that kills school shoes. In fact, I think that school shoes take some stick from most children. For my boys, it is not just wearing them at school, but also the football in the playground. Mini seems to be especially hard on his shoes.

Teen Bedroom Update 1

Teen Bedroom Update is a paid collaborative post with Bostik. Over the last six months, we have been working on updating Mini’s bedroom. You can see exactly what we did on our earlier post. However, he has been desperate to move his Xbox to his room over the winter from the conservatory as the rain means he needs to have the volume loud.

DIY Halloween Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl 1

DIY Mummy Trick or Treat Bowl is a paid collaboration with HARIBO for the #HariboShareTheScare campaign. Don’t you just love a five minute craft that is easy and even better reversible and it is the perfect bowl to welcome your trick or treaters with this Halloween especially when filled with my boys’ favourite HARIBO ScareMix.

Top Tips for Travelling to Orlando 1

For some people, a trip to Orlando is a once in a lifetime trip (I have been once with all my family and once on a press trip with Maxi). Travelling to the USA can be expensive and if you are like me then you will want to make sure you have all bases covered like getting your ESTA ! My brother and his family travel to Orlando on a regular basis (it is their happy place) and so he is sharing some of his top tips for travelling to Orlando.

DIY braided headband (Alice band) 1

I LOVE a headband, perfect for keeping my wild hair off my face when I work espeically as I don’t like tying it back all the time. Decorative headbands are all the rage at the moment so I decided to try making a DIY braided headband.

Simple Paper Leaf Garland with Free Printable

This paper leaf garland is easy peasy to make, so much so that it is almost embarrassing to do a tutorial for it! I love making simple seasonal decorations and this Simple Paper Leaf Garland is the perfect companion to our paper leaf wreath and I used the same free lead templates and paper.

LGBTQ-friendly books for Young Children

LGBTQ-friendly books for Young Children 1

Representation is so important. It not only invites those who identify as LGBTQ an opportunity to be represented – including those who have LGBTQ parents – but it teaches others about inclusivity and acceptance. So I asked my friend Kate from Lesbemums to help me compile a list of diverse books that are perfect for introducing to your children. So over to Kate……

10 Fabulous Pear Recipes 1

For the first year since planting our pear tree 11 years ago, we have more than 2 pears, in fact, we have a glut of pears so I have been searching for the best pear recipes and have come up with these 10 fabulous pear recipes that I can not wait to try.

Pear and Salted Caramel Blondies 1

There is something amazing and decedent about blondies. We really love them here and these pear and salted caramel blondies are naughty but as they do contain fruit I guess they also count as one of your five a day… right?!

Pear and Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake 3

For the first time since we planted our pear tree, we have a glut of pears so I have been busy researching and testing out pear recipes. This Pear and Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake is based on a very simple recipe that my Mum used to make.

What to do in Normandy with Teenagers

We have just returned from an amazing holiday in Normandy with 4 teenagers aged 13 and 14. So I thought I would share what we did and what they enjoyed.

Camping in France with Siblu Holidays 2

When you hear the words camping in France what do you think? Canvas, tents, slumming it? Well, I am here to smash your perceptions and tell you why camping in France with Siblu Holidays is a must.

DIY Autumn Paper Leaf Wreath 4

DIY Autumn Paper Leaf Wreath is a paid collaborative post with Bostik. I LOVE decorating for Autumn or Fall depending on which side of the pond you live. This simple wreath is made from paper and easy to make and perfect for hanging inside.