34 of the Best Advent Calendars 2018 for the Whole Family

We absolutely love Christmas and every year we try and find the best advent calendars 2018. In this guide you will find kids advent calendars, advent calendars for beauty lovers, alcoholic advent calendars, DIY advent…

Review Of The Best Mary Berry Christmas Cake

I absolutely LOVE Mary Berry and we have been making her Classic Victorian Christmas Cake from her Christmas Collection book for a couple of years now. It is so super fruity and moist, it is…

14 Of The Best Free Elf On The Shelf Antics

We have had our Elf on the Shelf visiting us now since 2013. We all really look forward to his arrival as we know it must be nearly Christmas. Check out our all time favourite…

October Blog Tag | 35 Questions All About Me

I have recently been tagged in the October Blog Tag – 35 questions all about me. To play along just copy all of my questions and answers and then rewrite them with your own. Tag…

12 Of The Best Free Boredom Busters For Kids

It is so hard sometimes knowing what to do when the kids are constantly screaming “I’m bored!”. I have this even more now we are homeschooling so I thought I would share a few of…

30 Of The Best Christmas Gifts For 9 Year Old Boys

Christmas Gifts for 9 Year Old Boys I know it is a little early to be thinking about Christmas, however, as Freddie turns nine just after I always need to be prepared in advance. This…

Easy Chicken and Squash Recipe the Family will LOVE

I absolutely love this time of year. The leaves are starting to go a lovely orange colour, the nights are drawing in and the vegetables are just amazing. We popped to Aldi at the weekend…

How To Have A North Pole Breakfast

North Pole Breakfast is soon to be upon us. The Elf on the Shelf was first introduced to me 4 years ago. I instantly loved the idea (I am a bit mad for Christmas!). Freddie was…

Halloween Ideas and Elf On the Shelf

If you are looking for Halloween Ideas then check out what we get up to!! We love Halloween in this house and it is normally the first time the Elf on the Shelf makes his…

5 ways sports for kids are great for children’s development 

We know that active children are less likely to suffer from chronic illnesses such as obesity, diabetes, heart problems, and high blood pressure. But physical exercise also helps children to grow and stimulates their physical…

11 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids This Summer

Summertime is here, and that means fun in the sun with your kids. It is a great time to create lasting memories together. The lack of snow and cold weather opens up dozens of possibilities…

10 Swimming Must Haves For Children Over 5 Years Old

10 Swimming Must Haves For Children Over 5 Years Old For most kids, summer is the time to relax and enjoy the warm sunshine. A summer break isn’t complete without a trip to the beach…

6 Summer Activities to Help Fathers Bond with Their Children

6 Summer Activities to Help Fathers Bond with Their Children We all know that the relationship a child forms with their parents from an early age determines how they grow up. The interests they take…

Life lessons to teach your children before they leave home

We only get 18 summers with our children before they fly the nest. I thought I would write a post about the important life lessons to teach your children before they move out. OMG, this…

10 Best Thank You Teacher Gift Ideas all under £10

Thank you teacher for looking after my very lively child over the last year! I always struggle with knowing what to get Freddie’s teacher at the end of the school term. In fact I normally…