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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

4 Easy To Grow Fruit and Vegetables.

4 Easy To Grow Fruit and Vegetables.

I am one of the LEAST green-fingered people ever. We have tried growing fruits and vegetables every year, for the last 4 years. This year was, by far, our most/only successful year! We thought we would share with you what we have found to be the easiest to grow, and some of our mistakes that [...]

Canoeing at Astbury Watersports Centre

Canoeing at Astbury Watersports Centre

Back in the summer we visited Astbury Watersports Centre in Cheshire. We booked a family session online. We had 2 canoes for an hour. When we arrived at Astbury Mere Lake, it was pretty busy with dog walkers and fishermen. The Watersports Centre had a one-way system in place, and they cleaned equipment after use. [...]

Advice For First Time School Parents

Having your children start school can be a bag of mixed emotions! Excited, anxious, proud, nervous, and maybe even relieved. That's just us parents! The kids are feeling that, and more. They're still trying to understand and figure out the whole emotions thing too.  So the whole starting school thing might not actually go as [...]

Kids Say the Funniest Things – Edition One!

Kids Say the Funniest Things – Edition One!

These are just a few of the things our 4 Freckled Faces have said over the years that have tickled us. Oh how I WISH I had remembered to write them all down! Which ones have you heard before too? Which one gets you laughing most?   Mum, if a cheetah gets old...will they need [...]