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Create picture-perfect personal gifts this Christmas

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments
Create picture-perfect personal gifts this Christmas

Personalised Christmas picture gifts are the perfect way to show someone special how important they are – after all, there’s nothing quite as precious as a happy memory. From wall art and furnishings to keepsake books and top-of-the-range digital photo frames, it’s easy to create personal, high quality presents that will raise a smile all […]

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Tablets, the next generation…

| November 26, 2012 | 2 Comments
Tablets, the next generation…

Well, I don’t know about you, but our house has gone tablet crazy! There is a kid’s tablet all ready to be wrapped and put under the Christmas tree for Red Ted. I know he will be excited. I got a tablet a couple of years ago and The Englishman looks at it with regular […]

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The Day I Met Father Christmas

| November 22, 2012 | 6 Comments
The Day I Met Father Christmas

Aaaah Christmas is in the air. And it is a time to get all nostalgic. I wonder what my children’s early childhood memories will be? We do so many things together and I try really hard to make their childhood special. We get crafty all the time, I try and bake and cook with them […]

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Book Review: Just Sew & Giveaway

| October 25, 2012 | 17 Comments
Book Review: Just Sew & Giveaway

Well, I haven’t done a book review here on Red Ted Art for a little while, though we still love browsing through craft and cook books.. as well as kids Picture Books. I guess that Life At The Zoo has stolen our book reviewing thunder.  But every so often, I still want to share a […]

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Oddities and Story Telling

| October 1, 2012 | 10 Comments
Oddities and Story Telling

Oooh what a fun challenge from the people at Oddities. They said “Take a Bag and make us a Picture”! Now I am for ever telling my children NOT to play with their food. But surely story telling and art is different!?!? So we got our Cheese Oddities out. And our Bacon Oddities. Mmmh these […]

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VTech InnoTab2

| September 7, 2012 | 5 Comments
VTech InnoTab2

Oooh we have been wanting to get our hands on one of these for quite some time now. Well.. the kids have. They are “iphone App” mad and love love love pinching my phone and disappearing off with it. The problem is, they make it all messy and sticky, drop it by accident or “loose” […]

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Kiddicare review

| July 26, 2012 | 1 Comment
Kiddicare review

Well.. if you live in the UK and you have kids…. then you will have come across Kiddicare sooner or later I first “met them” a good 5 years ago, when I invested in a Bambio Mio Cloth Nappy kit. Some of you may know, that cloth nappies, though longer term are a good investment, […]

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Travels of which memories are made…

| June 28, 2012 | 1 Comment
Travels of which memories are made…

Going on holiday should most definitely be fun, exciting and hassle free but sadly, being cooped up in the back of the car drive the whole family to the edge of reason rather than the edge of the beach. Luckily one crafty mind and a lackadaisical attitude to debris in the back of the car […]

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Managing your Energy Online

| June 26, 2012 | 2 Comments
Managing your Energy Online

I don’t know about you, but right now my life seems FAR TOO BUSY!  I have so many things to do and my to do list is forever growing (and never getting shorter). How to manage. To be honest, I am not sure I would, if it were not for the internet (as a blogger […]

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When It All Gets A Bit Much…

| June 25, 2012 | 5 Comments
When It All Gets  A Bit Much…

…doesn’t it happen to all of us? Doesn’t it all become just a little bit too much? Life just becomes.. well.. stressful. I am sure we have all been there at some point or another – be it at school, work or at home. And yes.. I do get stressed sometimes with all the things […]

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The Senso Balneo Centre

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Senso Balneo Centre

Well… not only did we have a lovely family holiday at Les Alicourts, thanks to Alfresco Holidays, but this tired Mummy also got treated to a session at the fabulous The Senso Balneo Centre – a fabulously refurbished spa!  What a very great addition to your traditional French campsite resort – yes, there is plenty […]

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WIN an Easter activity pack from Buttonbag worth £53

| March 29, 2012 | 83 Comments
WIN an Easter activity pack from Buttonbag worth £53

You know I like to make craft with Red Ted from scratch but the holidays are coming and a few well designed craft kits that have done all the preparation for you wouldn’t go amiss. Buttonbag’s spring themed craft kits will be great for keeping the kids entertained over the Easter break. Their craft kits contain […]

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Review: VUPbaby – Melissa & Doug Beads

| November 14, 2011 | 3 Comments
Review: VUPbaby – Melissa & Doug Beads

Ever since we received our very first set of Hama Beads, I have discovered, that my kids simply *love beads* and it led to our Salt Dough Bead creation. Beads beads beads it is.. and we have even made some out of paper mache and sand! As much as we (I?) like making beads, the […]

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Books & Butlins…

| October 3, 2011 | 2 Comments
Books & Butlins…

Well.. as some of you may know, we are off to the beach this weekend – courtesy of Butlins in Minehead.  The UK has had some very unseasonal warm weather… and now that we are off to the beach, said whether has turned Autumnal. Typical! But to be honest, we don’t mind, afterall we DID […]

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