Children’s Mental Health Week 2021

This week is Children's Mental Health Week. With all the craziness of the past year, I think this years acknowledgment of it is even more important than ever! Children, like adults, have had a year of not knowing when normality will resume, being teased with a little normality - for it to be taken away [...]

Easy Christmas Makes

Christmas time can be a very busy time of year, but despite the busy, hustle and bustle of it all, we like to get creative. Here are some of the things we made this year, throughout the Christmas Season. Chocolate and Peppermint Kisses Christmas Chocolate and Peppermint Kisses What's Christmas without a bit of baking [...]

Chocolate Peppermint Kisses

Freckled Face 2 loves being in the kitchen cooking and baking. One of her favourites at the moment are these Chocolate Peppermint Kisses. She wanted to share the recipe with you! These are really good for Christmas treats, but work all year round too! They are great for sharing with friends and family. Chocolate Peppermint [...]

Dunham Massey Christmas Lights 2020

Dunham Massey Christmas Lights 2020

A couple of years ago we went to Dunham Massey at Christmas and we were SO impressed! We absolutely LOVED it! Last year we spent Christmas time and New Years in Canada, so we didn't go to see the display. This year, with all the madness of Covid-19, we were unsure if we were going [...]

Christmas Prize Bundle – Gifts For All The Family!

Christmas Prize Bundle – Gifts For All The Family!

As we are getting closer and closer to Christmas, we are getting more and more excited! This post has made us even more excited!! This year has been very strange, and has brought bad times for many, many people. We are hoping to bring a lot of joy with this post. We have, once again, [...]

25 Silly Family Friendly Jokes

25 Silly Family Friendly Jokes

With all the madness that is going on at the moment, we thought we would try and give you a little giggle! Here are some jokes to share with the family. If you're making your own Christmas crackers this year, these might come in handy! What do you get when you cross a Snowman with [...]

Halloween without Trick or Treat

Halloween without Trick or Treat

Usually, we would spend our Halloween at a Trunk n Treat activity at church, with friends. Thanks to COVID19, this year, that wasn't allowed. So here is what we did instead. PAINTED PUMPKINS Which one is your favourite?? The kids really enjoyed doing these! They were limited to what they could chose to do, because [...]

9 Fun Spooktacular Ideas for Halloween

9 Fun Spooktacular Ideas for Halloween

Halloween - you either love it or hate it....or not really bothered either way!? I, personally, quite like having a bit of fun with the kids. We keep it a bit of fun, nothing too scary - I'm too much of a wuss! Here are some fun things we've enjoyed doing for Halloween. MONSTER CROISSANTS [...]

8 Autumn Crafts for Children

8 Autumn Crafts for Children

Autumn is here! All the crispy and colourful leaves..... the fresh chilly air.... it's colder and darker....smell of pumpkins. For me, Autumn is all about the colours, the change in the trees, the change in the air, pumpkins, fireworks (good old Guy Fawkes!), fires and cosy-ness! Whilst getting cosy, and looking forward all the fun [...]