Garden makeovers

Summer has made it’s big arrival in the last couple of weeks and I for one am loving having the sun around, you wont catch me moaning about it being ‘too hot’. We have also had the less welcome arrival of chicken pox.. yay! The girls seem to be over the worse of it but we are limited to where we can go so the next week the garden will be in good use. It’s got me to thinking about what I would like to change about my garden or how my dream garden would look. Firstly it would be…

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My Fairy Garden

Maisy is a lover of all things pretty sparkly and girly, in fact she loves just about anything that has a little mysticalness and magic behind it, so being asked to review an at home my fairy garden kit from Interplay was an exciting time in our household. I knew as the one holding the most fairy knowledge Maisy would take charge with this task but that all of the girls would all love getting involved and creating something beautiful. My fairy Garden is a way for all fairy lovers to invite fairies into their home by creating something beautiful for them…

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Making Frobscottles Inspired by the BFG

You would have to have been living under a rock to not know about the new BFG movie being released in a matter of days time! With the nation going BFG mad me and Maisy recreated our own Frobscottle drink. If you remember from the book a frobscottle is the green coloured fizzy drink the giants all love, the bubbles go down instead of up  which causes a serious case of Whizzpoppers! We decided to create a strawberries and cream frobscottle it was really experimental we just went around the shop picking up bits that sounded good and threw it all together! Ingredients: Fresh…

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Our A-Z of summer fun

Hi my names Amy and I am a compulsive list maker. I have lists on the fridge, I have lists on my phone, I have notebooks just for lists and today I am writing a list for our summer, thought I would make it a little more interesting and share our plans as an A-Z! A is for Arts & Crafts – we love a good craft or some messy play I am dusting off the tuff spot and we are getting busy this summer, you guessed it I have a list of crafts and activities ready to go! B is…

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Top tips for long car journeys with kids

Long car journeys with young children are never going to be overly fun are they, no-one wakes up and says ‘hmm come on family, lets go sit in the car for four hours today – it’ll be awesome’. It is the thing that most of us parents dread a little, you know it’s guna be a lovely day out or holiday but the traveling is just going to be a night mare. I have had quite a few long drives with the kids recently including 4 hours to visit Bluestone in Wales, as you can imagine with 3 children vs 1…

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