Lockdown Survival Guide

Lockdown Survival Guide

Our hearts and minds go out to those people who are ill and losing loved ones at this time. Nothing we have to offer can comfort. We are so sorry and you are in our thoughts. So, trying to avoid feeling too sorry for ourselves – don’t know about you, but we’re stuck in Tier […]

Holiday Activities

Holiday Activities

We already have a wealth of info on what to do with kids of all ages in the great outdoors – and when you get back home so we thought it would be useful for you to browse it all in one place so here goes…. (ps if you just wanted to go shopping, click […]

Hygge Holidays – 5 easy steps, many ideas!

Hygge alabaster table lamp

Hygge Holidays – winter happiness in just 5 easy steps!     Everyone is talking about it!!  The Danes are one of the happiest peoples on the planet – despite the chilly, dark, winter days!  In Denmark Hygge (”Hue-gah”) is the well-kept secret to surviving – or thriving – through the winter months.   You’ve probably got the […]

Pocket Money Rock Stall – Fun Ideas

Pocket Money School Fayre Ideas

Pocket Money Rock Stall – fun ideas for the school fayre!!  …. It’s that time again and you’re looking for easy original ideas to boost school funds – look no further! We have 5 great school fete ideas here, all costed at around £2 a go.  5 easy ways to give a fresh twist to […]

Cooking with Kids

cooking with kids photo credit: epicurious.com

Hi there – we write about kids activities, families and parenting.   We had a lot of fun with our blog about dinosaur parties  so we thought we’d take a look around for some great blogs on cooking with kids.   After a scrumptious tour, we picked out 3 that grabbed us.   Sure you’ll enjoy them […]

Location: 5 Popular Fossil Sites

Location: Main Photo Credit: Geeksyndicate.co.uk

  Location, location, location:  Where do I go to find fossils? We’ve put together this handy guide to help you choose a location.   We can’t promise you’ll find a dragon the size of a London bus of course!   But we do have a whole collection of blogs to tell you what to take etc […]

Jurassic Walks and other Fossil Adventures

Photo credit: www.getoutwiththekids.co.uk

A family joke in our friend’s house is, ‘see, I told you I wouldn’t like that walk’!!  Sounds familiar?  We have some hot prompts for you on turning walks into adventures that leave them clamouring for more.  Get your boots on, let’s go…  (Unless you want to stay indoors and go shopping that is…) Jurassic […]

Garden Ideas: Take your Inside Out

Garden Ideas: photo credit: mylifelovefood.com

Garden Ideas?  Want to refresh and take your living out into the garden ready for summer days?   We can’t wait to keep those patio doors open and blend the boundaries between indoors and out.  We have a whole host of ideas in store.   In our last blog we wrote about bringing the garden inside […]

Kids Bedroom Ideas: How to keep Them Tidy!

Kids Bedroom Ideas?  Is it a battle every weekend with casualties on both sides?  A quick trawl of the experts on child rearing shows they often agree on the following points: 1. Whose bedroom is it anyway? Involve your child in planning their bedroom from an early age.  Neutral furniture will allow for changing accessories […]

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