Building dens – making memories

Today my girls taught me a lesson, they don’t need fancy toys or extravagant days out all they want is my time an attention I already know this but often loose sight of this and am too busy trying to keep our diary jam packed. This was the first day in what feels like forever that I’ve had nothing planned an no where to be so I asked the kids what do you want to play ‘camping’ we usually just make little sleeping bags up on the floor when we play this but today we went one step further and…

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My Three Girls

Maisy – Bella – Lottie Have you ever seen 3 children look more a like? Even I’m taken by surprise when I put three pictures together and compare they really could be the same child, thankfully I recognise who’s who mainly by the outfit or surroundings. These 3 pictures were all taken when the girls were roughly 3/4 months and that is the age there little personalities start to show through and I tell you three little girls that look so similar couldn’t be more different. Maisy If I had only one word to describe Maisy it would be Diva, she is the most…

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Moors valley country park

We had a lovely day out yesterday at moors valley country park. Its so nice there and so much to do, even as busy as it was being the summer holidays it didn’t feel ‘too much’ like I have been finding some places recently.We got there nice and early and headed straight off on the Percy the park keeper trail (loved that book as a kid), where we had to follow the arrows and find logs that had the questions on and put the answers in our trail card, at the end you take it back and get a sticker, was…

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Park Fun

Yesterday was such a lovely day, we didn’t have anything planned so we decided to go for a wander down to Poole park. Its a bit of a walk from our house Maisy’s such a good little walker now she’s been demoted from the push chair, but even i was feeling the heat yesterday so we decided to stop off in another little park on the way to get some much needed shade and have our lunch. We’d not been to park before (green road park) but it was really nice all new and lots for them to do. Maisy…

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Easy peasy fairy cakes

Friday we had our end of term play group party! I had previously said I would make some cakes so on Friday morning when I remembered (sh*t) I had to think of something I could make fast that I already had the ingredients for lurking in the cupboards. We went for Fairy cakes with butter cream icing so here’s the easy peasy recipe we use for some yummy cakes! Ingredients(makes 12):110g unsalted butter – softened at room temperature 110g caster sugar2 medium eggs 110g flour1 teaspoon vanilla essence   2-5 drops food colouring (optional) 2 eager little helpers Method: Preheat the oven to 180°c/350°F/Gas Mark4 and line a fairy…

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