7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids

7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids

Baking with kids is a bit like marmite  - you either love it or hate it! We love baking! ....maybe a bit too much.....that would explain my huge weight gain! All 4 Freckled Faces have always liked being in the kitchen with me - asking question, helping, offloading all their thoughts, etc. Don't get me [...]

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Math Trees – FREE Printable!

Math Trees – FREE Printable!

When I make activities up for the kids, I try to do the same activity but vary the difficulty for the different abilities.  I don't want to make extra work for myself....but at the same time I don't want to give my kids an easy life - after all, they don't give me one! I [...]

How to Make an Easy Autumn Wreath

How to Make an Easy Autumn Wreath

I LOVE Autumn, but I was never really a 'wreath' on the front door type person. Until now! I don't know what changed, but I now think a wreath on the door looks fab and needs to be done. Yes - NEEDS to be done! Being a tight (with money - I don't like spending [...]

35 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

35 Summer Bucket List Ideas for Kids

We LOVE summer....but it does call for more entertainment needed, as the kids aren't in school. These are a list of ideas of activities that we enjoy doing in the Summer - in no particular order! 1. Visit a Park 2. Visit a Beach 3. Splash in a Stream 4. Leaf Rubbings 5. Water Flight [...]

5 Sunny Day Garden Activities for Kids!

5 Sunny Day Garden Activities for Kids!

The weather here in England is finally starting to heat up and be a little drier! Here are some fun, cheap and easy ideas for garden activities for kids. Water Painting This is a great activity for all ages! All you need is a pot of water, a paintbrush and an area to paint on! [...]

The Pros and Cons of Motherhood

The Pros and Cons of Motherhood

Motherhood - there is so much I LOVE about it....but there are a lot of things about it that are so utterly naff! CONS Broken sleep. Personally I can deal with little sleep ok - but broken sleep....nope! It's a killer! Cold meals. I can't remember what it's like eating a hot or even warm [...]