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  • 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…

    Tefal Cuisine Companion review – the mother of all kitchen gadgets?

    A Tefal Cuisine Companion review…Have you heard of the Tefal Cuisine Companion? It’s a new breed of kitchen gadget that can replace up to ten…

    On the wall: displaying children’s art in our mini gallery

    Children’s art work – is your house completely awash in it? If it’s anything like ours, then it’s everywhere. We have millions of pictures and…

    Going outside the lines

    Loving our Beyonce inspired, paint-it-yourself poster sent from Go Outside the Lines, which kept one of us occupied for a really long while today. She was…

    Marie Kondo and the life-changing magic of very messy children

    Has everyone heard about Marie Kondo? She’s *the* tidy consultant, the one who’s written two bestselling books – The Magical Art of Tidying Up and…