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 […]
Cooking with Kids
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 […]
Granola Recipe: Quick, Easy, Delicious!
Granola Recipe: This quick and easy Granola Recipe is a huge hit in our house, at work and with all our visitors and friends. Surprisingly enough, our teenagers and their friends completely love it and even better, its the healthiest thing they eat!! We have seen the trend for adding crystals to smoothies – and […]
Healthy food – great food, good sleep and fitness all play their part in getting the family through the daily marathon eg the summer exam season! Or just a good plan for life in any season to be fair. We have several blogs about family fitness (We also have a popular online shop full […]
Jurassic Walks and other Fossil Adventures
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? 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 […]
Interior Design: Bring the Outside In
Interior Design? Out with the old, in with the new in 10 easy ways – time to let the sunshine in to the house, shake off the dust and get ready for a summer of love – in northerly countries they celebrate the return of the sun – what tradition do we have? Spring cleaning! […]
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 […]
Family Fitness Fun Made Easy!
Family Fitness Fun: Join the craze, here’s some fun, easy ideas to get you started! You’ll live longer, be happier and love and laugh more. Lets get started: 1. Team Effort A team needs a common aim. Decide what’s gonna get your family on the move: bribery, get ready for holidays, looking great, sibling rivalry, […]
Fossil hunting: 8 things you need
So you’ve decided to take the kids fossil hunting this weekend? It’s free and fun – you’re gonna have a great time. This post is about some of the things you’ll need to take with you for a safe and fun time. We have a guide to all our posts about finding fossils and activities […]