Monkey World

A few weeks back we were kindly sent a family pass for Monkey World the Ape rescue centre. This week we finally found the time to go and have a family afternoon out, we have been once before but at the time the children were a little to young for it however this time they were so excited to go and visit the monkeys!  For anyone who’s not heard of Monkey world it is is a 65 acre park in the Dorset countryside. It’s home to over 250 rescued monkeys and apes of 20 different species. Monkey World assists governments around the world to…

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10 useless facts about me

Following on from reading these posts from katie life on vista street & Kat Beau twins which I loved soooo much I am jumping on the bandwagon and posting 10 useless facts about myself! I eat chocolate everyday without fail – any brand, any type I’m not fussy, I just loves the stuff! I can’t watch horror films or crime watch for that matter it gives me nightmares (big baby)  I was once on channel 4 news aged 9ish? Talking about being streetwise! My claim to fame. I’ve never been stung by a bee/wasp. I spent most of my childhood and early teens being…

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Christmas santa salt dough handprints

I wanted to have a go at some home made christmas decorations. I’m not the most crafty of people so I wanted something pretty simple that looks good and the children could join in. So we went for some santa salt dough handprints with a christmassy feel! First up I made the salt dough using:  1 cup of plain flour  1 cup of salt  half a cup of water  I just threw the ingredients into a bowl and gave them a good stir, once it started to come together I turned the mixture out onto a work surface and kneaded until it was a smooth kind…

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Christmas Jumpers

One thing I want this year is for us all to have a super cheesy christmas jumpers to wear over the festive period my goal is to try and get us all in them and get a cute picture that I can haunt the girls with in years to come muhahahaha! Here are some of my favourites!    For mummy:   ELLA PRANCING REINDEERS XMAS JUMPER from Boohoo £15   Let it snow sequin sweater from NEXT £28 For the Kiddies:   Christmas Polar Bear Jumper From GEORGE ASDA £8.      Eyelash Penguin Jumper From M&S  £16 Penguins Jumper From Next £18  …

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Baking with children – The truth

Picture this; its a rainy afternoon kids are at home fighting over my little ponies, I need something quick, something easy we can do together. What shall we do? I know lets bake some cakes! Yes that’ll make a good instagram that will be fun! Mini chef  After 5 minutes I’m reminded of why last time I vowed to never bake with them again, forget the recipes and stories you see on pinterest or the beautiful pictures posted on instagram forget the blogger who just love to get there kids in the kitchen this is it – The truth about baking with children.  So we start off…

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