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Tissue Paper Vases

Tissue paper vases – I love these. I seriously love these. I think that they are one of my favourite quick and easy but very effective craft activities, and they…

Kidlo Balloon Counting
Kidlo Apps

Technology is all around us. Growing up I had sticks and mud and paper and pens, and whilst they’re absolutely still there (and a fundamental part of my boys’ childhood),…

Flower bookmarks
Creating bookmarks

Making bookmarks with your children can be so much fun. In our house it perfectly connects the joy of reading with the excitement of producing something practical. I love seeing…

Making fake snow
Easy Peasy Fake Snow

Who doesn’t love playing with snow! Sometimes though, whether in the depths of winter or during the bright summer months there is just none to be seen, so we improvise…

Salad
Meal Planner

I was thrilled that so many of you have contacted me to say that you found my weekly meal planner (here) useful, so I thought I would write a second…

Rock cakes on wire cooling rack
Rock Cakes

Ahhh, rock cakes! They take me right back to my childhood. When everyone else was making beautiful biscuits, butterfly cupcakes and marbled flapjack, I was chucking the mix on a…

Peas on bread
Pea Thing

Yes, you read that right, I really have decided to call this ‘Pea Thing’. On the back of a conversation with a friend we thought that it was both fitting and…

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