Mess Free Painting

This is a great fun, mess free painting activity. Both E and J love to paint, however J has a short attention span. He also likes to paint himself, the wall, even other people. Whilst this is fun, sometimes its nice to have a mess free painting activity. The other day we did sandwich bag painting. I know this sounds a little odd. But stay with me on this and I can guarantee it will entertain your little ones. To start with get a sandwich or zip lock bag. Then cut a piece of paper to the size of it and make sure it fits in just nicely. Then choose a few different colour paints. I recommend the Scola ready coloured paint. They are great colours and last for ages. Splodge a few dollops onto the paper, don’t skimp on the paint, the more the better. Next comes the fun bit. Putting… View Post

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Playground Behaviour

I remember my school days quite clearly, despite it being so many years ago. I have so many fond memories of school but also some not so pleasant ones. Picture it, frizzy hair, buck teeth and glasses. I was the perfect victim for a bully. The name calling became annoying, things like ‘specky four eyes’, ‘goofy’ and many others. I never really let it get to me, but it obviously did because I remember it so well. What I did notice about bullies is they were rarely alone, always with a group of mates. Almost like they were showing off to their friends. As a look at me, aren’t I ‘hard’, I am Mr/miss popular. Looking back at it all I realise that it was seldom the case, these people wanted to look great and might even believed they were so much better than me, but they wasn’t. The bullying comments… View Post

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Competition to win a Ted Baker Travel Wallet

Recently I featured a lovely Ted Baker Travel Wallet on my Valentine Gift Guide. This lovely brogue travel wallet with small pen is perfect for anyone that likes to travel. Inside there is a little pen and as you can see it has plenty of space for everything. The travel wallet retails at £30. I am giving one of my readers the chance to win a Ted Baker Travel Wallet. All you have to do is enter via the gleam app below UK only. Closing date 27th February at 11.59pm Win a Ted Baker Travel Wallet

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Valentines Gift Guide 2017

February, the month of romance. Not everyone celebrates Valentines day but for the romantics that do; here is a gift guide to give you some inspiration. There are so many wonderful gifts that you can buy these days. Whether you are looking for something edible, wonderful flowers or a little something different, you have come to the right place.   Number one – Baker Days Valentines Cakes Baker Days are an online company that sell a variety of cakes. The letterbox cakes are named that as they are just the right size to go through your letterbox. The letterbox cakes are enough for four portions and you can personalise them however you like. Having recently reviewed a letter box cake, I can honestly tell you that they taste absolutely amazing. The cakes cost £14.99 and in my eyes make a great gift, a little something different. They are great both for the women or… View Post

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