Salt Dough Hand Casting

It was both sets of Grandparents Wedding Anniversaries last week so I decided to make something they could treasure and keep from Emmy.  I decided on Salt dough Casts of Emmy’s hands. What you need: 2 cups of plain flour 1cup of salt 1 cup of water (It doesn’t matter on the cup size asRead more

Our visit to the White Water Rafting Centre

On Saturday 13th August Lee Valley Park, White Water Rafting Centre had an open day (I have previous written about this event) so we had a family day out to have a look for ourselves seeing as it is just on our doorstep. We arrived in the afternoon and got a taster of what itRead more

Pretty Raine – Inkless hand and Footprint Kit

When I first saw this product on Facebook I was very keen to try it out. Why? The answer is very simple I liked it and wanted to see if it worked. Now as you have probably already guessed from this blog I love doing arts and crafts, whether it be with Emmy or makingRead more

Hit Spring Water – Making Water Fun

I wonder how many parents are counting down the weeks and days until school starts again?  Hands up, I bet those of you with school aged children know the answer!   Remembering back to my Nannying days and thinking of the pressure we put ourselves under to make children’s lunches and lunch boxes fun, varied andRead more

Excercise after Breast Surgery

As you know Breast Cancer is close to my heart at the moment, I will not mention names as I don’t feel that is right however it is something as a family we are focused on and would like to raise awareness of. On the 8th August the BBC ran a story which states thatRead more

Cornflour Play

Emmy loves getting messy and although it is indeed Summer is has been a wet few days so I decided to try out one of our Messier activities – Cornflour Play. This really is a simple activity with few ingredients needed: Cornflour Water Food colouring It is also very messy so you may like toRead more

No backing out now – I’ve signed up for the Abseil

  As you know the Sponsered Abseil was cancelled due to the rain last month, well as promised I said I would sign up too if my Facebook page reached 100 ‘likes’.  Well you did it – so Thank You (um do I mean that?) On 1st October 2011 Paul and I will be abseiling downRead more