• Calling all parents of small children – we had a sneak preview of CBeebies Thumbelina, which …
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  • Three tips for a super summer

    There’s only a week or so left of school – how has it gone so quickly? – and the summer holidays are looming large. Does…

    Colourful prints for children and grown-ups

    One of the brilliant things about getting our loft conversion done last year was all the dust everywhere…ha! I mean all the new wall space…

    Our new found love for Lego tape

    Just wanted to post about something new that everyone in our house loves; Lego tape (have you seen it?) I bought some in a moment of…

    Making a magnetic chalkboard wall

    We’ve been busy making a magnetic chalkboard wall in E’s new room. Everyone loved her old chalkboard wall and toddler reading corner so we wanted to recreate…

    Half term hibernation and Halloween den days

    Hurrah, it’s half term. Which means we’re officially half-way through the very first term of primary school (and despite these fears we’ve not been late once, do…

    Babies and building work: ten things Kirstie and Phil don’t tell …

    Oh, the joys of home building work when you have small children. Apparently we are a week away from all of ours being finished. But…

    How to make: a really easy pompom garland

    Pom poms…on a garland… could there be anything more cheerful for children’s rooms? Following in the footsteps of my felt ball garland here’s some new wall decoration…