7 Quick and Easy Ideas for Kids Video Calls With Friends

Are you looking for some new ideas for kids video calls? Like many, we have spent a LOT of time on Zoom with friends and family this last year. It may not quite hold the appeal it did in the beginning (Although does anything at this stage of lockdown!) But, I’m all for any activity that breaks up the day…
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Virtual Cocktail Party Kit – DIY Ideas, Free Recipe Cards & Invites

2020 is all about the Zoom party! I recently made DIY cocktail party kits for some friends to celebrate my birthday and as it was so simple and easy to do, I thought I’d share how I did it in case you are looking for a virtual party idea to try over Christmas or New Year. The planning, the quizzes,…
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Kids Rainy Day Activities for Days at Home

Days at home with children can feel long! There’s so many craft and game ideas floating around online for rainy days, but what ones work? And more importantly – How to sift out the ones that leave a massive mess with interest lost within minutes! As we are all stuck indoors so much more at the moment, I thought I…
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5 Top Tips To Save Water At Home|AD

This is a paid post Do you think about how much water you are using at home? I have to confess, even though as a family we are conscious of the impact we are having on the environment, water hasn’t been at the forefront of my mind as much as it should of until recently. It’s a bit ridiculous really,…
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Easy Quizzes & Games for Children to Play on Zoom

Like so many, Zoom had become our go-to, for chats and fun with family and friends the past few months of 2020. My children are quite young for long chats, so having games and quizzes they can play in video chats, has given them a bit of a focus, when chatting with their friends. Scavenger Hunt To Play With Children…
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Camera Phone Easter Hunt For Kids

My kids LOVE my PHONE. So, as we can’t go for as many Easter days out this year, I’ve made a silly treasure hunt they can do around the house using my phone to take photo proof of the activities. So here’s the idea, I’ve made a simple virtual scavenger hunt, where my children will have to take pictures, 7…
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How to Make Mess Free Slime – Fun Homemade Squishy Bags for Children

Slime can be a lot of fun, but wow can it get messy! So, if you are looking for a mess free slime activity, these little bags are a great alternative where it all gets contained. My little girl loves all the different squishy toys you can get in the shops at the moment, but this time instead of spending…
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Top Tips for Visiting Colchester Zoo

We love Colchester Zoo. By far one of the best family attractions in Essex. Having been so many times, if you are looking for a Colchester Zoo review, to plan your visit, here’s our top tips on how to enjoy your Colchester day out to the max. Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL First of all, If…
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The Happy Soak Bath & Body Product Review

Everyone has their own way of relaxing and for me a bit of a pamper is my perfect escape. I love trying out new bath and beauty products, so when The Happy Soak company got in touch, I jumped at the chance to review some products. Their owner Hayley has set up an online store from her home in Cardiff…
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7 Things I’ve Learnt Being a School Run Mum

From other parents at the school gate, to hangry kids, and pick up radio silence – here’s how I feel being a school run mum. While promising not to be a Karen, there’s a few things I’ve noticed that work for us over the years. One to Six from my children starting school and number seven coming in after feeling…
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Suffolk Outdoor Family Days Out

I can’t wait to get out and about as a family again. Are you starting to plan your spring and summer family days out in the East of England? Here are our favourite Suffolk outdoor family days out… In 2021 there are so many new questions that come into your head as a parent when planning as family day out…
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Restaurant Meal Delivery Kits – Hawksmoor At Home Review

Oh I do miss eating out! The anticipation – Choosing where to go, having a peak at the dishes online before and getting all glammed up. Then that wonderful exhale and giddy feeling of freedom, closing the door on being mum leaving the kids at home with babysitters. The buzz of a busy restaurant – drinking cocktails way too quick…
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Girls Purple Bedroom Design Ideas

Decorating a seven year old girls room feels a bit of an in-between stage when it comes to décor – Everywhere I seemed to look was full of either pink princess bedroom ideas for very little ones or cool monochrome and pastel ideas for teens. So, with this is mind I thought I would share what we came up with…
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