Charity helps parents avoid last minute World Book Day panics with 43 free, easy to follow DIY costume guides

With one month to go until World Book Day, leading international book donation charity Book Aid International has released its 2018 World Book Day dress up guides. In total, the charity is offering 43 free DIY dress-up guides for children of all ages. Many of the costumes can be assembled using house-hold items and 16 … Read more

Summer Holiday Crafts: Selfie Clothing

Selfie Clothing

The Summer holidays are in full swing, I love the lazy mornings and slower pace of life during the Summer. Not having to rush around means that you can take time to do more of the things that you love and for us, that means more time outdoors (if the weather allows) and more time … Read more

World Book Day Costume Ideas that won’t break the bank

World Book Day

That time is rolling around again when we get to dress our children up in a montage of fancy dress in the name of World Book Day. Standing on the school playground on World Book Day I am always amazed at some of the wonderful costumes which parents and their children think up; truly inspiring. … Read more

Project 366 – Week 9 2016

Project 366

Whoopsie I’m getting behind with this project already. Perhaps I needed it to run from a different day each week as Sunday seems to the day that I struggle to open my laptop, I’m sooooo busy relaxing after a busy weekend. After our busy day at Drayton Manor and Thomas Land on Saturday we enjoyed a … Read more

Grab these free Halloween Printables for half term crafting


With the half term holidays almost upon us it’s time to start thinking about how to entertain the children. What better way to keep them entertained than with some fun crafting ready for Halloween. As a family we always decorate our house for Halloween, the children love it and look forward to it every year. … Read more

Family Festival Fun . . . at home! #MakeSummer


I really do quite fancy the idea of going to a festival with the family, we always have music playing in the house and the Beans love it, we love camping and enjoying the great outdoors but for some reason we still haven’t made it. Maybe next year will be the year for us?! I’ve … Read more