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… View Post

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  … View Post

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… View Post

Autumn Park Fun

The past few weeks since the cold weather has set in I am sad to say I have turned into a bit of a hermit, the kids have been off to nursery in the mornings so the afternoons were filled with playing at home and its had me feeling a little restless and in need of some fresh air. So as this week we’ve had a bit of a break from the on/off showers and I’ve vowed to try and get outside more with the girls, there’s only so much terrible baking and shoddy arts and crafts one can do!So… View Post

Completely Potty Workshop

Me and the girls were recently invited down to Completely Potty to take part in a  workshop making some clay bat hangers, it was halloween so this fit perfectly for us to try something a bit different and get us in the halloween spirit! Clay bat hanger Completely potty is a fab paint you own pottery studio based in Bournemouth you can pop in when ever you like to paint one of the many ready made pieces of pottery they also regularly hold workshops for children and adults you can find full details of what is coming up over on there Facebook… View Post