• Scotch Magic Tape

    A weekend with Scotch Magic Tape

    You already know how much we enjoy crafting, it’s one of those activities that I know will keep the Beans calm for a while and *most* of the time without arguments (unless they both want to use the same pen at the same time). Over the school holidays Little Bean was given a homework assignment […]

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  • Yellow Moon

    Easter Holidays Day 1 – Yellow Moon Easter Crafts

    I always approach the school holidays with mixed feelings, on the one hand I look forward to spending extra time with my Beans and having them at home for an extended period on my own and on the other, I dread having them home for an extended period on my own. Don’t get me wrong, […]

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  • Reef 2: High Tide plus FREE Activity Sheets 1

    Reef 2: High Tide plus FREE Activity Sheets

    This colourful, family friendly film splashes on to DVD, Digital and On Demand just in time for half term! Reef 2, an underwater adventure sure to entertain the whole shoal, is released on DVD, Digital and On Demand on 17th February from Paramount Home Media Distribution. This sequel to the hit 2006 film heralds the […]

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  • Mummy Matters went to the Toy Fair 2

    Mummy Matters went to the Toy Fair

    On Tuesday I had a very rare ‘childfree’ day out to the Toy Fair in Olympia courtesy of Galt Toys. The boys toddled off to Nanny and Grandads for fun and frolics (otherwise known as “let’s wear Nanny and Grandad out” day) and Little Bean went to school followed by playtime at the childminders. As […]

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  • Christmas Crafting: Light Bulbles 3

    Christmas Crafting: Light Bulbles

    No don’t worry I haven’t made a start on the mulled wine and I haven’t forgotten to use the spell checker, I meant to write ‘Light Bulbles’ because that’s what you call it when you cross a Light Bulb with a Bauble. Shall I explain further? A few days ago I was asked if I […]

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  • Fellowes smART Attack – Shredder Challenge 5

    Fellowes smART Attack – Shredder Challenge

    Personal identity fraud, sadly, is growing so it’s important that we do all that we can to protect ourselves. We have always shredded our sensitive waste documents to try to protect ourselves as best as we can. But what do you do with all that shredded waste? Many moons ago I used to work in […]

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  • Craft to keep them entertained at Half Term! 6

    Craft to keep them entertained at Half Term!

    As the weeks of the new school year are flying by it’s hard to believe that we are only a few short weeks away from the October Half Term holiday. Unless we are really lucky with the weather, the likelihood is that we will be spending a lot more time indoors during Half Term so […]

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