Top 5 family films for a rainy day

Well looks like we have well and truly said good-bye to summer doesn’t it? This year has been a bit of a wash out but you can put money on the sun coming back as soon as the kids are back in school. Well I am hoping at least then I can sit outside and enjoy the sun in peace! This has been my first summer holidays with three kids all off at once for 6 weeks straight, as last year Maisy was still in nursery so it has been a little tough at times with this rubbish weather. I envisioned us…

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Top 5 Dartmouth Attractions

Living along the south coast I feel very fortunate that there is so many beautiful attractions and places to visit, as you all probably know I live in Dorset but as you head a little further west you’ll find stunning Devon which houses the historic maritime town of Dartmouth. Today I’m bringing you a guest post from Coast and Country cottages sharing with you the top 5 Dartmouth attractions. The historic maritime town of Dartmouth is a fabulous holiday destination for families and couples alike. With numerous quirky Dartmouth attractions, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to…

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Tiger Sheds Grow Along

A little over a month ago I was invited to take part in a fun project with Tiger Sheds to grow our very own lettuce in the garden with the kids and track our progress each week. I knew this would be something the kids would love we’ve done bits of gardening before and they just love getting mucky and helping me. One slight problem is we hadn’t actually managed to keep anything alive so we took the challenge and I explained to the girls they really must remember to water the lettuce everyday or mummy is going to be very…

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A new dolls house

Last week we were very lucky and sent the beautiful butterbee cottage dolls house for the girls to review I was so excited about this, I have been toying with the idea of picking them one up as a treat recently so it was perfect timing. They love using their sometimes rather wild imaginations to come up with little games together so it makes a perfect toy for them and not only that – it looks beautiful this is one toy I don’t mind sitting in my lounge. So it arrived flat pack as these things tend to do and…

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3 delicious ice lolly recipes for children

My girls do enjoy an ice lolly come rain or shine it doesn’t matter to them, we always have a stash in the freeze. Whilst I don’t mind the odd treat they are full of sugar so I made some healthy alternative ice lollies for them to try and see how they match up to the usual favourites. They went down a treat so I thought I would share these three super simple recipes I used to give you some inspiration for a nice cool refreshing ice lolly treat for the kids to enjoy this summer.  Fruit and coconut water Thinly slice…

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