As you know I love crafts and trying to get outdoors more with Tiny especially as we live somewhere so beautiful. I also love getting things in the post so I was delighted to be gifted the new Mud and Bloom subscription box. The Mud and Bloom Box is a monthly nature and gardening activity box aimed … Continue reading Review: Mud and Bloom Box.
My brother-in-law has been promising to give Tiny his old wardrobe for a few months now... once he eventually clears it out. It looks like it might actually happen this week so I've been sorting Tiny's heaps of hand-me-downs into sizes ready to put in the wardrobe. We're the last of our friends and family … Continue reading Wardrobe Dividers: A useful creative task to do with your toddler.
Soft play is a necessary evil for me. I absolutely refuse to go after 3pm, at weekends or during the holidays. Reasons I hate soft play include, but are not limited to: 1. Other people's kids. Last time I was at soft play a child took his trousers and pants off at the top of … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I hate Soft Play.
As you know I'm a massive fan of Halloween so when I heard about the first Mess Around Box being Halloween themed there was no way that I could resist. It arrived towards the end of half term and I couldn't wait to get stuck in. I’d been looking forward to it for a while since I subscribed in September … Continue reading Review: Mess Around Spooktacular Box
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.
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.
Sometimes I feel like I'm the only toddler mum still hauling around such a massive bag! Is it just me? The Essentials: Nappies/nappy bags Changing mat Wipes Hand sanitiser (Apparently I need two) Bum cream Change of clothes Snacks & water. I always have raisins and some sort of biscuits in there. I add other … Continue reading What’s in my changing bag?
For ages I just expected Tiny to be utterly amused by a blob of playdough. Not so much. She'd poke at it for a few minutes and then demand to be taken out of the high chair. It was a 5 minute amusement at best. This week I started giving her bits and bobs to … Continue reading Making playdough even more fun!