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

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 1

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?


DIY Terrazzo Polymer Clay Ring Dish 1

This DIY Terrazzo polymer clay ring dish is a simple way of using up leftover coloured polymer clay. You can really mix things up by using different colours. Not only are they really simple to make they look fabulous. Plus Terrazzo is making a real comeback, in fact, I think it might be the new DIY marbling! This would be a really great handmade homemade gift.


Free Summer Colouring Bookmarks

Free Summer Colouring Bookmarks 7

These free summer colouring bookmarks will really brighten up any summer reading that you do.  They are perfect for any summer reading program and are a fun addition to a rainy summer day.  They would make the perfect addition to any book you might gift too.


5 Reasons to Choose a Villa for your Next Family Holiday 1

5 Reasons to Choose a Villa for your Next Family Holiday is a paid collaboration with Clickstay. Before I was a parent my idea of a fabulous holiday was being waited on hand and foot. One where my needs always came first and foremost. However, since having children I have come to realise that if they are happy then I am happy.


DIY Temporary cake stands 5

DIY Temporary cake stands is a paid collaborative post with Bostik. Cake stands make elegant table pieces for a party and making them couldn’t be more straightforward with our Blu Tack Hack.

Cake stands make elegant table pieces for a party and making them couldn’t be more straightforward with our Blu Tack Hack.

My Modius Journey – 45 Days in 1

This is a paid collaborative post with Modius and have been given a headset for the purposes of this project but 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. So we are 45 Days in and time for the first Modius Headset update.. Have I lost any weight? Well, you will have to keep reading as I am not going to tell you yet!


Top Garden Trends 2019

For the last 10 years, my garden has been a football pitch, sandpit and vegetable garden. Now that my boys’ are older the garden is back to being a more adult domain, so I have been researching the top garden trends for 2019. One of the biggest things I have noticed is that garden trends seem to stick around. it is not about moving on from one trend to the nest and sustainability is a BIG thing.


Being Empowered by Powertools 1

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to Ryobi’s annual conference which is usually only for the companies distributors and I wanted to share it with you as it was such an empowering day filled with crafts, DIY and gardening.


Citroen C5 Aircross: Review 1

This Citroen C5 Aircross Review is a collaboration, in association with Citroen. Anyone that knows me will tell you that I do love Citroens. I drive an eight-year-old bright green Citroen C3 which we have nicknamed Snot Rod and I love her more than I thought it was possible to love a car.


Free Father’s Day Cards and Printables 3

Is there anything better than a homemade card and I have been through my archives to find you a fabulous selection of free Father’s Day cards for you to print and give to the kids. I do love a freebie and even more, I love a homemade card, so if you combine the two you have free father’s day cards and printables and you are on to a winner.  Over the years I have had some fabulous cards and printables designed and I wanted to round them up so you can see them all in one place.