Bored Jar Ultimate Activity List for All Ages

Do you have a Bored Jar? If not now is the perfect time to introduce them into your family. With millions of children being at home and many parents trying to work from home a bored jar is a fabulous resource for busy parents. So we have gathered together all our activity lists and printables for bored Jars.

Homeschool Backyard PE – Keeping Kids Active in the Garden

We are currently living in unprecedented times and with the UK in virtual lockdown having a garden or a backyard is an amazing resource and we are going to find it playing outside a vital part of our day to day lives. So here are some fabulous way to get the kids exercising in the garden backyard and fun ways to keep kids active in the garden.

Fun Ways to Get Kids Washing their Hands 1

With lots of germs being about at the moment, including Coronavirus aka Covid-19 around handwashing has never been more important. So we want to share some fun way to get kids washing their hands and to explain to them the reason for all this handwashing.

How to talk to kids about Coronavirus without scaring them

There is so much information surrounding Coronavirus that even as an adult it scares me, which is why it is so important to talk to kids about coronavirus but in a way that will not scare the s^%$ out of them. As a parent, I always think it is better that they here age-appropriate information form us rather than hearsay and fear from the playground or fear-mongering from the media.

Homemade Mothers Day Cards for kids to make 25

There is nothing nicer than a homemade Mothers Day card, especially ones made by your kids. I am a huge fan of homemade mother’s day cards made by my boys and I have pictures of all the ones they have made during the years.

5 Reasons Why you Should Print your Favourite Family Photos 2

As a family, we take more photos than ever before. It is estimated that in 2020 over 1.4 trillion digital photographs will be taken. Many are shared on social media but many more will be forgotten. With so many photos taken it can be hard to decide which ones to print or to even bother to print any at all.

Basic Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe 1

ometimes you just need a tried and tested biscuit recipe, you know the one that will turn out time after time and is simple and delicious. That is where this basic chocolate chip cookie recipe comes into its own. It is my Mum’s recipe and one I have been using for years and years and never fails.

Rainbow Crafts and Activities for Kids 3

I have to admit, I am a sucker for rainbow crafts and activities.  I am not a muted palate girl at all and the colours of the rainbow really do sing out to me.  So I have gathered together some of my favourite rainbow crafts and activities for kids of all ages to share with you. In fact, I have gathered together what I think are over 40 of the best rainbow crafts for kids on the web.

How To Decorate Your Bedroom Without Spending Much 1

Do you want to spruce up your bedroom without spending tons of money? There are so many ways to decorate on a budget. You don’t have to remodel the whole bedroom if you want an updated look. All you need to do is change some of the key things. We have some really nice suggestions that won’t cost you a lot!

Wild Alaska Salmon, Potato and Leek Frittata 2

Wild Alaska Salmon, Potato and Leek Frittata is a paid collaborative post with Alaska Seafood. We love Frittata or crustless quiche as some people call them. This Wild Alaska Salmon, Potato and Leek Frittata is great as a breakfast or main meal and also good for a picnic or packed lunches cold.

Let’s Bust the Top 7 Home Security Myths

Let’s Bust the Top 7 Home Security Myths is a collaborative post. Are you not sure whether a home security system is worth the time and money? Maybe you’re not quite sure if it’s going to be possible for you to afford a system, even if you wanted to. Either way, if you want to find out more about home security myths then you have certainly come to the right place.

Valentine Printable Colouring Page Bookmarks

Valentine Printable Colouring Page Bookmarks is a paid collaborative post with Epson as I am an #EpsonAbassador. These free Valentine’s Day colouring page bookmarks will give you a way to keep the kids busy. I designed them as a free printable to showcase the Epson Ecotank printer and they take seconds to print, so you’ll be all set to go in just a few minutes of time.

How to handle the post-Christmas cleanup 1

How to handle the post-Christmas cleanup is a paid collaboration with Clearabee. Although Christmas is something to look forward to each year, there’s one part that can fill you with dread – the post-Christmas clean up. Once you’ve given and received your gifts, had family over, cooked Christmas dinner and taken down the decorations, it’s soon time to clean up. Unsurprisingly, a lot of waste is produced over the festive period. In the UK, the amount of waste produced increases by 30% at Christmas. Instead of sending everything to landfill, you should try to recycle as much as possible. Clearabee offers same day waste collection and they divert 95% of what more »

How to Meal Plan and stick with it 4

Do you meal plan? Do you love the sound of setting a menu for the week but when it comes to it you just can not stick to it. Well, I have been meal planning for the last 8 years and as a family we love it and better still we stick to it.

Free Printable New Years Eve Party Photo Booth Props 1

Free Printable New Years Eve Party Photo Booth Props is a paid post with Epson as I am #EpsonAbassador. I am having a blast experimenting with my  EcoTank ET-7700 and have designed these New Year Eve Party photo booth props for you to download and print for free to help showcase just how amazing it is. Plus who doesn’t love a party!

Yorkshire Pudding Wraps – A great way to use up leftovers 4

Yorkshire Pudding Wraps is a paid post for the Family Favourite campaign, sponsored by Scotch Kitchen #FamilyFavourite One of the highlights of our family week is Sunday Dinner. The husbeast is in charge and always produces a fantastic meal and we all sit around the table together to enjoy. One of the things we like to have is beef. Beef is naturally rich in protein, low in salt and provides eight essential vitamins and minerals that support good health and wellbeing. These are: iron, niacin (vitamin B3), vitamins B6 and B12, zinc, riboflavin, potassium and phosphorus.

Clove and Orange Pomanders perfect for Christmas 1

Clove and Orange pomanders are perfect for Christmas. They add a fabulously festive touch and scent to your home and for me are the smell of Christmas. I used to make these with my mum over advent when I was younger as we never put the tree up until after my birthday on 20th December, so they are so evocative of that time for me.