Valentines Day Bag Toppers FREE {Printable}!

We’re not big on Valentine’s Day in this house, we might have a slightly fancier dinner at home, but that’s about as far as it goes. In fact, I’m heading out to spend time with some of my other loves this Valentine’s Day – some of my awesome Mother’s Group friends. But I do want […]

DIY Princess Castle!

This week, when Miss Z returned home from Day Care, she was in for a big surprise!  Miss N and JB (our Au Pair) had been hard at work making a fun and creative play house for her – A home-made Princess Castle! It came complete with a beautiful Princess,  a Handsome Prince (naturally) and […]

Make your own Summer ‘Snow’ Balls for play!

A hot Summer’s Day and we made SNOW!! Well kind of… This is my new go-to messy play item. Definitely for outdoors only, the shaving cream and corn flour combine to make a soft, squishy, light sensory play material. Miss E squealed with delight when she started mixing it all up and I must say […]

Countdown to Christmas – How to make Christmas Crackers!

I don’t think it would really feel like Christmas if there were no Christmas Crackers.  Nice ones too – not those cheap excuses you get from most shops nowadays.  I like crackers to not only look beautiful, but to have lovely and useful things inside, not silly Dad jokes and bad Christmas hats (which no […]

What happens when you get an Ikea delivery?

What happens when you get an Ikea sofa bed delivered? The kids get big boxes to play in of course!! A1 made an awesome play house out of two of the boxes. The kids added some decoration, and we added a welcome mat. Cellophane skylights add a stained glass effect. A mailbox with ‘letters’ made […]