Day Out Ideas for the Family

Day Out Ideas for the Family is a collaborative post with Jorvik Tricycles. During the summer holidays, it can be incredibly hard to find activities to keep not just you but your kids happy. There are loads of great family activities that you can get involved in that won’t cost you a fortune.

Simple ways to save money this summer and still have fun 1

The endless summer days are often a real challenge on a family budget. When you have the children around all day they can be lots of additional expenses and as soon as you go out then that can be even harder on the pocket. So I want to share my simple ways to save money this summer whilst still having fun.

Free Summer Planner and how keep the kids entertained over summer 46

Downbload your free summer planner and keep the kids entertained over the summer .  We love summer, have you guessed yet.  I adore spending the six weeks of the summer with my boys.  I am lucky in that I can juggle my work and spend a lot of time with them.  I also feel the strain sometimes at keeping the kids entertained over summer.

Rock Pool Scavenger Hunt or Rock Pool Eye Spy – Free Printable

Who doesn’t love a beach day? Well, make sure you are prepared by printing out our free rock pool scavenger hunt or rock pool eye spy. Living by the sea is one of the things that makes me so happy and growing up I loved going rock pooling. In fact, it was those days of rock pooling with my mum and my children when they were younger that inspired me to make this.

Creating Independence in kids – Solar Buddies Review

Creating Independence in Kids – Solar Buddies Review is a collaborative post with Solar Buddies. I LOVE Solar Buddies and was delighted when they contacted me as I have used them in the past with my own children and bought them for friends little ones starting school.

Tissue Confetti DIY Decorated Photo Frame 2

Tissue Confetti DIY Decorated Photo Frame is a paid collaborative post with Bostik. This is a super simple craft DIY that is a perfect group craft for tweens and teens. Just imagine doing this as a birthday party craft or with a group of beavers or cubs. Alternatively, you could make this for the birthday boy/girl and pop a picture of them in it.

Modius Headset Review 3

Back in April, I received a Modius weight loss headset to review and now we are past 3 months in, I wanted to do a full review of the Modius Headset. This is a paid collaborative post with Modius and I have been given a headset for the purposes of this project. If you’re keen to try out Modius for yourself,  you can get a fab 15% off your purchase using the code ‘Jen15’. Click for more information. Back in April, I received a Modius weight loss headset to review.

Top 10 tips for capturing your family holiday with a travel photo book

Some of the greatest family memories are made when on holiday! Whether you spent the week with the kids on the beach making sandcastles or had an action-packed trip exploring a new country, your family holiday is sure to have been a source of precious moments that you will remember forever! Which is why I have collaborated with Atelier Rosemood, on bringing you Top 10 tips for capturing your family holiday with a travel photo book

Cod and Pea Fritters or Fishcakes 2

These Cod and Pea Fritters or fishcakes are simple to make in advance, a great way of using up any leftover mash and also taste delicious. They are also great to use in a packed lunch or a picnic cold. You can even freeze them as long as you are not using frozen cod in them.

How to make a bubble snake maker 9

We are making the most of the good weather at the moment and trying to make things that we can use in the garden and this bubble snake maker is so fun and easy to make from things that you will already have in your home, all you need to do is add a sprinkle of imagination.

Tips to make learning fun at home 1

Tips to make learning fun at home is a collaborative post with Brainwaves. When your kids are at school, they come home accompanied by empty lunch boxes, playground tales, and lots of learning. But there’s no reason why the learning should stop at the school gates, as there’s lots we can do at home to help children grow their knowledge.

Make your own Fairy House from a Terracotta Pot 1

If you are a fan of magical garden decorations then you will love our fairy house made from a terracotta pot. It is such a simple make but will bring all the whimsy to your garden. Oh, and the kids LOVE it.

How to make a Fairy House

10 Cool Kids Activities for Hot Days 1

10 of the best activities for the summer to help your kids beat the heat whilst having a blast. They are fun and fabulous, yes they are cool kids activities for hot days. Plus they are really inexpensive.

How to make Animal-Friendly Pavement Paint 2

Pavement Paint or sidewalk paint is a fabulous homemade paint that will wash away with water and you can make with things that you will find in your kitchen. So simple and inexpensive to make.

Janome Horizon 8200QCP Review

I have been using the Janome Horizon 8200QCP for well over a year now and thought that it was about time I did a review. The Memory Craft 8200QCP is a long arm machine with an 11inch arm space to the right of the needle with an RRP of £1699.00.

What parents really need to know about Bronze Duke of Edinburgh! 1

Maxi is in the throws of his Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award at the moment and as dutiful parents, we have been to all the meetings and tried to be as helpful as possible. There is so much information out there for parents when their child is doing their DofE but just what do you really need to know?