Our top 10 things to make from boxes

This post was originally written in 2014 – however, it is a great time to reshare in preparation for a house FULL of boxes in a few days time. There are piles and piles of boxes everywhere, nearly every toy came in a box so we have them of all shapes and sizes. Of course,Read more

Thoughtful Touches at Christmas Time

Christmas means spending quality time with loved ones, and showing them how much they mean to you. This doesn’t mean giving them huge piles of presents, or extremely lavish gifts. In most cases, it’s the thoughtful gifts that go a lot further than those with the biggest price tag. There are lots of little touchesRead more

Ice skating and a visit to see Santa

I really love this time of year and even more so since becoming a Mum. There is something magical about the whole Christmas build up, watching the children open their advent calendars daily, hunting for the Elf to see what antics he has gotten up to overnight to writing their cards for their friends andRead more

Room on the Broom Theatre production #Review

room on the broom theatre review

Ever since Emmy was little we have loved the Julia Donaldson books. There is something special about the characters from all her books, brought to life through the most amazing stories which have children and adults alike giggling away and joining in. Recently we were invited to the Lyric Theatre in London to watch the TallRead more

Holiday activities which get you moving

Holidays are lots of fun but not all of us want to be sitting on a beach sunbathing or putting the kids into kids clubs so we can lounge around – as nice as it sounds, for us its about spending time together as a family, doing things together and often trying something new. We’ve recentlyRead more