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Book Reviews – A Walk in London & Mole’s Sunrise

| February 20, 2012 | 7 Comments
Book Reviews – A Walk in London & Mole’s Sunrise

A Walk in London, Salvatore Rubbino I love love LOVE this book! As a Londoner I have been looking forward to “showing my children” London for a long time. We have seen Big Ben and the London Eye. Seen the Thames, Tower Bridge and driven past The Tower of London. And we always exclaim “look, […]

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Book Reviews – Activity Books for Kids

| February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Book Reviews – Activity Books for Kids

Hello! I haven’t done a “straight review” of kids’ books for a while and then when I do you get 4 at once, a bit like British public buses!! Flossie Crums and the Royal Spotty Dotty Cake: A Flossie Crums Baking Adventure, Helen Nathan Here is a cute and quirky book that is a little […]

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Crafty & Yummy Book Reviews

| November 1, 2011 | 2 Comments
Crafty & Yummy Book Reviews

Welcome back to another cook and craft book review! The following three books are all totally gorgeous for different reasons. So I am convinced that there is a book here for everyone… First up: Everything Alice: the Wonderland Book of Makes. By Hannah Read-Baldrey, Christine Leech Oooh do you like Alice in Wonderland? Do you like […]

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Book Review: Stitch London & Knit The City

| September 20, 2011 | 3 Comments
Book Review: Stitch London & Knit The City

As some of you may know, I am a Londoner. Having ground up in the suburbs, I hated London. Having started my “career” in London, I LOVE London. I haven’t made “much use” of London since having the children, but I love having it on my doorstep.. and every so often I wander in. A […]

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Games for Kids Review & Giveaway – Pop To The Shops

| September 6, 2011 | 78 Comments
Games for Kids Review & Giveaway – Pop To The Shops

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED AND THE WINNER HAS BEEN CONTACTED As you know, we are a huge fan of Orchard Toys and we regularly review their fabulous games and puzzles. I am yet to find a game that we don’t enjoy one level or another. We were very pleased to be sent Pop To […]

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Get Crafty with Nature – eBook

| August 23, 2011 | 3 Comments
Get Crafty with Nature – eBook

Since launching Time on Your Hands (Loo Roll Crafts for Throughout the Year) back in December 2010, this wonderful Nature ebook has been brewing.. Each  month, Red Ted and I ventured out into the great outdoors, collected some nature things, sticks, stones, leaves and then came home and Got Crafty. And *finally* we have it finished […]

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8 iphone Apps – Games & Stories for Kids

| July 25, 2011 | 3 Comments
8 iphone Apps – Games & Stories for Kids

I haven’t really reviewed iphone Apps for you in ages and now I have what feels like a long list! Some “games” and some books for you too look at. I think my favourite overall is Musical Me! But why don’t you take a look and decide for yourself? Musical Me! By Duck Duck Moose. […]

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MAKE IT EASY – 11 Easy Tutorials in one ebook

| July 1, 2011 | 3 Comments
MAKE IT EASY – 11 Easy Tutorials in one ebook

Hooray! The MAKE IT EASY Collaborative ebook is here… Make It Easy is a series of 11 crafting tutorials hosted by talented, artistic and enthusiastic women. You will be shown how to create 11 unique and beautiful items and we really hope you will find some inspiration to get your craft on! All the crafts […]

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Giveaway: Follow The Line To School

| June 30, 2011 | 22 Comments
Giveaway: Follow The Line To School

GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED Remember how a few weeks ago, we made our Potato Print Postcards ? And how the buildings where in part inspired by “Follow The Line”…? Well.. the gorgeously talented author, Laura Ljungkvist, has a wonderful new book out – Follow The Line to School. And you can win one! This competition is […]

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Craft Book Review: Find It, Make It

| June 27, 2011 | 2 Comments
Craft Book Review: Find It, Make It

Well my love affair with Cico Craft Books continues.. first there was Cute & Easy Crochet and then we had A Green Guide to Country Crafts. Love them both. Now I have find it, make it, by Clare Young – outdoor green crafts for children… I confess, I was a little “nervous” of receiving this […]

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Craft Book Review – A Green Guide to Country Crafts

| June 20, 2011 | 3 Comments
Craft Book Review – A Green Guide to Country Crafts

Ooooh I am such a fan of Cico books! A few months ago they sent me “Cute & Easy Crochet” and I LOVED it! They have now sent me this gorgeous book A green Guide to Country Crafts. And I love it! What particularly attracted me to it, is it’s section about Soap Making – […]

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Review – Bumblejums

| March 7, 2011 | 3 Comments
Review – Bumblejums

You know me and loving to review new books and music – especially when it is made by and individual not a large company. So when the creators of Bumblejums asked if I fancied taking a peak at their Bumblejums CD, I was all up for it! The CD arrived and Red Ted wanted to […]

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Review – Fox in Socks (Dr. Seuss) book & iphone App

| January 31, 2011
Review – Fox in Socks (Dr. Seuss) book & iphone App

We ADORE Dr. Seuss. We love quirky and we love cheeky. And lucky for us, we regularly get asked to do some iphone App reviews for different production companies. We were asked to look at “Fox in Socks”. I thought it would be worth while, to do this as an iphone App AND book review. […]

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Review – Pop-up, Pull-out, Picture Atlas

| January 24, 2011 | 13 Comments
Review – Pop-up, Pull-out, Picture Atlas

We recently delved into the world of, well “The World”. First we had the gorgeous Mouk and now we have this fabulous Atlas: Pop-up, Pull-out, Picture Atlas (Dorling Kindersley). We were lucky enough to have this wonderful atlas given to us at Christmas. It begins rather excitingly with a pop up globe (yep, a proper […]

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