It’s time to talk toilet roll. I recently switched to Who Gives a Crap toilet roll. Mostly because I love the irreverent name and they look great. (Yes, I’m very shallow sometimes) Why should you give a crap about what your family wipes their bum with? According to the founders they decided to create Who … Continue reading Review: Who Gives A Crap?
I live in sunny Exmouth so I’ve focused on things to do near this beautiful part of the world. The beach! Everyone is always going on about forests in autumn but let’s not neglect the beach. There are so many gorgeous beaches nearby and whilst you might not want to sit down and build a … Continue reading Things to do in Devon this half term.
If you missed Part 1 you can find it here: 7. Sleep Deprivation. Because sleep is broken, irregular, and always punctuated with the groans and whimpers of the living or the dead. 8. Unending terror. This keeps you awake and interrupts the little sleep you get with nightmares. Whether it’s the hordes of the undead … Continue reading Reasons why having a small child is a lot like living through a Zombie Apocalypse: Part 2.
As you may have gathered I'm a big fan of zombies... This obsession started in October 2014 when I was brainstorming ideas for NaNoWriMo. I was on a school trip and I wanted to write about something familiar. It occurred to me that a zombie apocalypse is basically the ultimate worst case scenario for a … Continue reading Reasons why having a small child is a lot like living through a Zombie Apocalypse: Part 1.
I've decided that I have to learn to bake. All mums bake, right? As Halloween is coming up and I'm planning a party for ALL the toddlers at Music with Mummy (Help!), and a house warming Halloween party for our family I decided to work on my chocolate cake by adding a spooky twist. I'm … Continue reading Recipe: Baking a Chocolate Halloween Cake…with a toddler.
So why paint rocks I hear you ask... They're free! You can find them everywhere... especially if you live near lovely pebble beaches like I'm lucky enough to. They make good garden/door step decorations particularly during holiday seasons like Halloween and Christmas. If you use washable paint you can reuse them or spray them with … Continue reading The Joy of Rock Painting.
It's October! Yay. For me that means spending the whole month preparing for some Halloween fun! I want to host a toddler party for my baby group friends on 31st, and we're having a Halloween house warming for our family on 4th November. Now that I have more time on my hands I've decided to … Continue reading How to make an easy Halloween wreath.
Or CSPs, or snuggle lady blankets. I'm obsessed. I became interested in the concept when I was on maternity leave and really loving cloth nappies. Then I made the mistake of typing cloth pads into Etsy. I didn't need all that money anyhow. Why are cloth pads so great I hear you ask? They are … Continue reading Cloth Sanitary Pads: A Monthly Game Changer
If I had to pick only one product to recommend to prospective parents (or current parents) it would be Cheeky Wipes. We stumbled across these at a baby show at Kensington Olympia and were immediately sold on the idea because disposable wipes are horrible for the environment and we wanted to try to limit our … Continue reading Review: Cheeky Wipes