Pumpkin picking

On Monday the girls and I headed off to Sopley Farm in Christchurch for bit of pumpkin picking. This is the first time I have ever been to a pumpkin patch I didn’t even realise there was one in Dorset until I started seeing some photos pop up on friends Instagram’s. We’re not overly big on halloween but we always do a pumpkin or two so this added to the fun of it, actually going out and picking our own pumpkin made it so much more exciting for the kids. They all got stuck straight in finding the best pumpkins,…

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Halloween crafts with Baker Ross

Is it really October tomorrow? I am really looking forward to October and tomorrow will be sharing my bucket list so you can hear all about it what we have coming up but one big thing I am looking forward to is Halloween! In the great box sent over from Baker Ross recently we received some halloween crafts and have been getting crafty with the girls this week. First up we had some polystyrene mini pumpkins which was perfect for Lottie to paint, I like to include her as much as I can with craft activities. They were a perfect…

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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…

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Halloween Activities For Toddlers

Halloween is just around the corner and as alway the kids have been up to all sorts of fun activities to get them them in the spooky spirit. These are my 5 fun Halloween activities for toddlers. Halloween Cakes I picked up some orange flavour frosting in asda the other day and a bunch of halloween decorations the kids loved making these spidery cone cakes. Having a cupcake in a cone makes it so much easier for little hands to handle, they get a lot less sticky.  We also made these little fairy cakes using a white chocolate button and…

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Half term list

Half term has started Maisy and Bella had their last day at nursery today and now have 10 days off! They were both a little sad to not be going in next week so this afternoon we made a half term list of all the fun things they’d like to do next week.  Here’s what they came up with: Can you tell my kids like glitter!?  Carve a pumpkin – I have never had a go as anything more adventurous than the a face so this time we’re going to go for it watch this space! Make Halloween cakes – there is a…

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