Get kids crafting this summer with docrafts

Crafting is one of the most brilliant activities ever devised for kids. It uses their imagination, calms them down, helps develop their fine motr skills…

Free Bike Workshops for Kids at Halfords throughout August

Every Wednesdayduring August, Halfords is hosting a free bike workshop for kids across the UK at their local Halfords store.  Over 30,000 kids to date…

50 Best Thrifty Ideas for the School Summer Holidays

Today – Thrifty Ideas for the School Summer Holidays   Pin Thrifty Ideas for the School Summer Holidays for later   50 Fabulous & Thrifty…

Outdoor frugal fun and fitness

The school summer holidays will soon be upon us and I can’t wait. I have so many plans for activities with the kids. My ideas…

Loving the new FAN Post-it notes!

Post-it has recently launched Full Adhesive Notes, otherwise known as FAN. These notes mean you can adhere the whole note to the surface of your…

Win a Super Science Experiments Book

Super Science Experiments is such an exciting and interactive book. It contains 40 fabulous science experiments which range from learning how to build a buzzer…

How to Keep the Kids Amused on Rainy Days

How to Keep the Kids Amused on Rainy Days is a Guest post  Due to the harsh winds and wet weather , families may find…

Garth Brooks, Ireland, Country Music and me

Have you been watching Nashville? It makes me so happy that friends who used to sneer at my love of country music are finally ‘getting…

Catchem if You Can (A Lego City Story by Frankie …

This an original Lego City Story that invoves a bin, a spider and a fab police car chase! It is amazing the hours of fun…

Our most played with Christmas present…Furby Boom

What was your child’s most played with Christmas present? At Christmas we were sent a Furby Boom to review. We gave it to my daughter…

10 things our family want to do in 2014

Last year was filled with fabulous moments, we stayed at the Lego land hotel, I won a MAD blog award and started 2 new blogs.…

Learning with children at home – Art & Craft

Learning begins long before a child can look at books or hold a pencil. Learning starts at birth and parents play a key role in…

The Benefits of Board Games

Today -The Benefits of Board Games   The word “gaming” has taken on a whole new meaning in this increasingly technological world. The board games…

Spy Gear – The Best Spy Toys For Kids

Today  let’s take a look at the best spy toys for kids.   The Best Spy Toys for Kids What kid wouldn’t love Spy Gear!…

Kids birthday parties on a budget

Kids birthday parties can fill us with stress can’t they. It isn’t just the noise, the mess and the sandwich making – it’s the cost!…

When kids grow out of parks.

There is a dawning realisation in my head that my son is getting older. That sounds so silly of course he is getting older .…

Celebrate children’s art through poster printing

Celebrate children’s art through poster printing When my children were small I couldn’t stop their creativity if I tried. They made patterns out of food…

5 Garden Party Ideas for Your Child’s Birthday

Deciding to have a garden party for your child depends on a few aspects such as the weather forecast, space available and amount of friends…

Review: Revellutions RC Hell Storm Buggy

Today – Revellutions RC Hell Storm Buggy    We are loving the fabulous  Revellutions RC Hell Storm Buggy  It is very robust and you feel…

Five Fun and Affordable Family Activities

Today – Five Fun and Affordable Family Activities   Five Fun and Affordable Family Activities We’ve all been feeling the pinch lately, and many of…