Keeping The Kids Busy: Trying To Win Summer Holiday Fun

Keeping the kids busy over six weeks of Summer holidays is always a challenge and can prove expensive. We've already had our family holiday at Easter so we are at home pretty much all of it too! We always manage to find something cheap but fun to do to keep the kids busy (click here… Continue reading Keeping The Kids Busy: Trying To Win Summer Holiday Fun

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Keeping The Kids Busy: Archive of Fun Activities for Kids

Sometimes kids are great at amusing themselves but when they start whinging they are bored it's good to have a few activities up your sleeve! Fun family time doesn't have to take hours of preparation or cost a lot of money. There are lots of fun activities you can do with whatever you have to… Continue reading Keeping The Kids Busy: Archive of Fun Activities for Kids

Keeping the Kids Busy: More Easy Indoor Activities

If you missed it, you can catch up with my original post on Easy Indoor Activities To Keep the Kids Busy. It's a bank holiday weekend so the weather has taken a predictable nose-dive! We still bung wellies on and get out when we can but when the kids are all soggy and pile back… Continue reading Keeping the Kids Busy: More Easy Indoor Activities

Wedding DIY: Make Your Own Seating Plan

Weddings are expensive beasts and while we all want to have a lovely day, a lot of brides really don't have the bottomless budget that you would need to recreate the gorgeous weddings in the magazines. When you are planning a wedding on a budget, DIY is the way to go. So today I am… Continue reading Wedding DIY: Make Your Own Seating Plan

Wedding DIY: How To Make Kids Activity Bags

We all know that busy kids are nicer to be around than bored fed up ones and as there were quite a few children invited to our wedding including our own three, keeping them occupied for a few minutes peace was pretty high up our priority list. Firstly we made party bags to match our… Continue reading Wedding DIY: How To Make Kids Activity Bags

Make your own DIY party bags

Why not match your party bags to your theme with this easy DIY. It's so quick and simple to do, the kids can get involved too. I made these to contain the children's activity bags for my wedding. If you want to read about what to put in them, check out the post Wedding DIY:… Continue reading Make your own DIY party bags

Jungle Taming in the Vegetable Patch: It’s amazing what you can grow in containers!

I got the first half of the vegetable patch clear in May- you can read about clearing the vegetable patch and getting started with sowing here . The two beds I started with are doing well- the potatoes have been earthed up weekly and are staying healthy despite the dry conditions and the brassicas and… Continue reading Jungle Taming in the Vegetable Patch: It’s amazing what you can grow in containers!