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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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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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Craft & Cook Book Review

| January 9, 2012 | 7 Comments
Craft & Cook Book Review

Mmmmh more foodie fun heading your way RIGHT now! I have two top yummily scrummily food books for you. Actually, they are not just “food”, but food for a Happy Heart! Cake Pops, By Bakerella As you may or may not know, Bakerella IS the Queen of Cake Pops. Angie Dudley is the founder of […]

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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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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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Where in the Wood? Puzzle – Orchard Toys

| July 18, 2011 | 19 Comments
Where in the Wood? Puzzle – Orchard Toys

There are a handful of companies that I simply adore – some have my favourite craft books (Cico Books), others do my favourite iphone apps (Oceanhouse Media and Duck Duck Moose)  and another is Orchard Toys. They (almost) can do no wrong in my eyes.. and everytime they send me something for review I love it… […]

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Micro Scooters…

| May 9, 2011 | 13 Comments
Micro Scooters…

…oh my oh my oh my… what a wonderful invention indeed. To be honest, I was never really sure whether we “should get a Micro Scooter“, everyone has one and that kind of made me feel we shouldn’t. Out of principle. I can be like that. Instead we got Red Ted a wibble wobble bike […]

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Iphone Apps for Kids!

| April 28, 2011 | 6 Comments
Iphone Apps for Kids!

Well, I haven’t really reviewed iphone apps for a while now and I feel as if I am really behind!! So I have a number for you today!  As you know, I review my kids apps, by loading them on the phone and then handing the phone to Red Ted. If he plays with it […]

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Review: One Banana, Two (Orchard Toys)

| February 28, 2011 | 1 Comment
Review: One Banana, Two  (Orchard Toys)

You may already know, that I am great fan of Orchard Toys board games. It is great that Red Ted (3) is finally “at an age” where we can start explaining rules to him and he is actually kind of getting them. So we were very pleased to receive One Banana, Two Banana for review. […]

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

| January 24, 2011 | 12 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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Review – Clickety Books & Pabobo Fairy Lights

| January 17, 2011 | 3 Comments
Review – Clickety Books & Pabobo Fairy Lights

As you all know we are “avid” readers here at Red Ted HQ, well my two children, almost don’t get a choice, with the heaps of books that get piled on them. So whenever I see something “new” produced by an individual, I cannot help but get a copy… so we bought Jacqueline the Black […]

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Linzer Augen Recipe

| December 13, 2010 | 20 Comments
Linzer Augen Recipe

These are another “very traditional” Austrian cookies – a rather splendid version of the British Jammy Dodger, but I am telling you, infinitely more delicate! The trick with this cookie, is to find something to punch out “the smaller” circles with. I have a special cutter “imported” all the way from Austria! But I reckon […]

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