When LBG was smaller we spent a long time one day making her a progress chart or reward chart as a tool to encourage her to sleep in her bed rather than on the floor. It was a big success and we have subsequently introduced reward charts for good behaviour and so on for both [...]
A long time ago I was selected to be a Center Parcs Blogger. If you follow the blog you will see that we have been taking part in monthly various challenges since last year, from designing a Water Ride to planting some sunflower seeds. As part of the package, I got to take the DG [...]
Thirty years ago things were very different for me: I was a cute little six year old with blond hair and blue eyes, an annoying younger brother and a mum who made birthday cakes in the shape of fire-engines. Life simply does not get better than that.
And then, after a night away from home, [...]
I recently had the good fortune to attend a Chinese Cooking Masterclass given by Hannah Hayes from China Feast to celebrate the launch of Amoy Premium Soy Sauce. It was a busy class which covered everything from the best way to cook your Egg Fried Rice- you have to squish the egg in a plastic bag then add the [...]
A while ago Molly Moo published a picture of the most fabulous Papier-mâché Hen that she had made at her Papier-mâché course. This precipitated a Hen Craft Challenge which I agreed to take part in, although frankly I was never going to match up to Her Craftyness’s high standards.
I used a cereal packet to do [...]
I make no secret of the fact that I consider tea to be the work of the devil. We love our Nespresso Citiz + Milk- bought for DH as a wedding anniversary gift- I’m fairly sure it’s the thing we’d be most likely to save in a fire. That shot of caffeine first thing in [...]
Have you heard of Zulily?
I’ve been a member for a few months, since I heard about Zulily at a BritMums event. It’s an American company that has branched out to the UK.
It’s an online shop offering ‘daily sales events’ on everything you can think of for mums, babies and kids. In some cases, [...]