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 but they would be cute for Valentines or Mother's Day gifts. They could easily be switched up… Continue reading Make your own DIY party bags

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Wedding DIY: Make your own place cards

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 this is the… Continue reading Wedding DIY: Make your own place cards

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!

A Personalised bakerdays Letterbox Cake: A Review and A Discount Code

Everyone loves cake right so when the opportunity came up to try and review a personalised bakerdays Letterbox Cake, I jumped at the chance. If you would like to try one for yourself, read on for a 15% off discount code. With my eldest's birthday coming up, this seemed like the perfect occasion. I usually… Continue reading A Personalised bakerdays Letterbox Cake: A Review and A Discount Code

Adding a New Piece to the Jigsaw: Jungle Taming in the Vegetable Patch

My vegetable patch is in a sorry state. Two babies in two years has meant I've been either pregnant and knackered/ feeling sick or juggling clingy newborns and sleep deprivation. Something had to give and one of the things I couldn't keep up with was the vegetable patch so it has been left pretty much… Continue reading Adding a New Piece to the Jigsaw: Jungle Taming in the Vegetable Patch

A Colourful Treasure Hunt: Learning Colours Through Active Play

My little boy is two and a half and we've been doing lots of colour-themed activities to help him learn his colours. He loves pirates so I devised a colour- themed treasure trail for him to follow, with a biscuit as the treasure. I set up a trail of coloured arrows around the house and… Continue reading A Colourful Treasure Hunt: Learning Colours Through Active Play

Trapped In Orbit Between Mars and Jupiter: What Does It Feel Like To Be Autistic? An Interview with an Autistic 7 Year-Old

Autism Awareness Month has started and Autism Awareness Week is in full swing but today (2nd April) is Autism Acceptance Day which is a slightly different thing. Over the last few years, awareness of Autism has increased greatly and most people have a basic understanding of what it is. It has been portrayed and discussed… Continue reading Trapped In Orbit Between Mars and Jupiter: What Does It Feel Like To Be Autistic? An Interview with an Autistic 7 Year-Old