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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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…

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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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The secret life of a hoarding 3 year old

You always hear of children with little habbits or obsessions; maybe a favourite teddy they take out with them, or a blanket they can’t sleep without maybe they won’t eat anything that’s green or they’re obsessed with wearing their pants on their head(each to there own).  My children have there’s little traits aswell Bella’s is she likes to play with her hair when she’s sleepy, Maisy’s is a little more odd she likes to create piles of her treasures, (could be mistaken for crap if your not Maisy) and god help you if you touch this pile of treasure/crap you will be…

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vita coco kids drinks- review

Last week I was sent a lovely selection for me and the kids to try of Vita Coco Kids drinks.  When it arrived the girls were so excited by the packaging I can’t even tell you! The fact that there was bubble wrap a monkey and loads of straw was just a massive winner so thanks for that little bit of excitement on our monday morning!!  Vita coco kids drinks are a naturally fruit flavoured coconut water that tastes delicious! with no artificial colours, sweeteners, preservatives or flavours, they boast their drinks contain less sugar than most leading UK kids chilled juices. Which is great I,…

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