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Second Chance Saturday with Calpol

| October 31, 2012 | 5 Comments
Second Chance Saturday with Calpol

Oooh my… now here is a WONDERFUL competition being run by Calpol – a Second Chance Saturday. Did your children miss something “really important” to them due to being poorly? Maybe they missed their best friend’s birthday party? Or maybe they missed the end of term school party? Maybe they missed out on a trip […]

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#ONEMums Make your Voice Count

| October 13, 2012 | 7 Comments
#ONEMums Make your Voice Count

I find it amazing when bloggers get together to support those in need. Every few months I see them doing amazing things. Whether it is helping a blogger make her totally rubbish council house vaguely liveable or launching tweet campaigns when the government is clearly loosing the plot on certain benefit rules. This week two […]

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Sponsored Video: Create & Make with Childline

| October 11, 2012 | 5 Comments
Sponsored Video: Create & Make with Childline

When I was contacted to see whether I wanted to write about this new Create & Make competition launched by Childline and Bafta, I knew I simply “had to”. Even before having children, I felt that Childline was doing invaluable work, helping children with problems on all sorts of levels. Sometimes just having someone to […]

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Quilting With Your Kids

| October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Quilting With Your Kids

Historically, cosy quilts were something that we relied on the expertise of our grandmothers for, but that is no longer the case. Crafting has become a popular hobby across all ages, and quilting is no exception! Many keen crafters have discovered the joys of quilting, which has seen the hobby, become hugely popular, with many […]

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It’s Different for Girls – Getting Girls into Science

| October 4, 2012 | 3 Comments
It’s Different for Girls – Getting Girls into Science

As you may know, I am a great supporter of the Science Sparks – a UK blog designed to make science fun, easy and interesting at home. And I was SO pleased for the ladies that write it, when they received The Best Innovative Blog award at The MADS on Friday. It is wonderful to […]

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Superhero Crafts – Notebook

| October 2, 2012 | 18 Comments
Superhero Crafts – Notebook

Well, as you know… we are very excited about the free Kodak Avengers printables  available out there.. we have already had a great session with little friends printing out lots of masks and then again making some superhero puppets as a playdate activity. UPDATE: since this post was first written, Kodak has taken the printables down from […]

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Easy Superhero Puppets

| September 23, 2012 | 26 Comments
Easy Superhero Puppets

You may have already seen our Kodak fun masks a couple of weeks ago – Red Ted and I got printing off Iron Man’s and Captain America’s with his play date. It took us minutes (if not less) to and the boys were thrilled (I am now “Number 1 Most Popular Small Boy Play Date […]

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Britmums, Kodak & The Great Avengers Challenge!

| September 13, 2012 | 29 Comments
Britmums, Kodak & The Great Avengers Challenge!

Well.. did you see our “Batman Costume” How To a couple of weeks ago? I hope so. It was a relatively easy and yet fun costume to make out of some old suit trousers (go check it out)!! Since then, Red Ted has gone SUPERHERO MAD! All he wants to do all day is play […]

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Animation For Kids: Dodo Movie

| September 5, 2012 | 12 Comments
Animation For Kids: Dodo Movie

Yesterday, we went to see The Pirates (read about our day and check out our Movie Review). We were inspired to get Animating again (this is how we did it):     We had a lovely time with Aardman Animation team. We made Dodo’s then, came home and made this film (amateur, we know, the sound […]

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Summer Kids Health – Twitter Party & Giveaway

| August 20, 2012 | 87 Comments
Summer Kids Health – Twitter Party & Giveaway

The team from AXA PPP healthcare are back! This time we are looking at Summer Kids Health. A topic close to all our (parenting) hearts I am sure. More info on the live chat party below.. but just so you know – leave a question on Summer Kids Health below and your questions will a) […]

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Twitter Party Time with AXA PPP Healthcare

| July 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Twitter Party Time with AXA PPP Healthcare

Yes, it is that time again for another Twitter Party!!! We do love twitter parties – such a buzz and a great way to exchange tips and ideas and meet new tweeters to connect with. And what is even better… is that this twitter party comes with PRIZES! Let’s start at the beginning: What is […]

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Stuck on You – Giveaway

| July 24, 2012 | 174 Comments
Stuck on You – Giveaway

Well.. the majority of this are happy to finally be basking in a little bit of summer holiday sunshine. However, “back to school” is only a skip and a hop away and soon you will want to get “back to school crafty” (of course you do, I just KNOW it ;-)), as well as get […]

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Colour Me In

| July 19, 2012 | 3 Comments
Colour Me In

Well.. I am very proud of Red Ted’s drawing skills. But I am also VERY proud of his colouring in skills. He is only 4 years and when we were on our flight to Austria, he spent the WHOLE time colouring in an Austrian Airline’s picture. Meticulously. So, when we got the Rice Crispy challenge, […]

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More Energy Saving Tips!

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
More Energy Saving Tips!

As you may have gathered… I do try (!) to live a greener life (hence LOTS of recycled crafting), but this also applies to not creating waste (avoiding plastic bags, by making my own shopping bags!). However, one big impact on the environment is our home! And the energy we use within it. It is […]

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