Dear glory I love playdough - yep at nearly 40 (arghhhhhh) I still find it terribly therapeutic to squish playdough or roll it out flat and cut out shape after shape with a biscuit cutter. I...

School holidays are nearly upon us and this is fairly obvious in my house. The small people are over-tired and unable to admit this and, according to #backboy, so am I. I know I'm  my usually bubbly,...

So it's seems like only yesterday we were eating chocolate Santa's, but apparently it's now time so start eating chocolate bunnies and eggs. At Easter, ChickPea and PudStar receive an egg (of the chocolate variety!), some...
Easter Bonnet

Last Minute Easter Gifts I am the queen of last minute gifts...my excuse is that I work well under pressure. For 'friends' presents for Easter, we've made 'Easter Bark' (without the nuts) and given out...
Easter Giveaway

Fast and Furious Easter Giveaway Because Easter is nearly upon us, it seems only fitting to have some giveaways this week! First up – a fast and furious one, because I want to Express Post...
Easter Book Giving

Easter Book Giving Ideas Easter is one of my favourite times of the year – and not just because of the chocolate, although that makes everything so.much.better. I love that it’s a little bit COOLER...

Easter Gifts Part Two As I said in Part One, for Easter we get our children an egg, some flower seeds or bulbs to plant (new life) and of course a book. Nan often gets...

Top 20 Easter Books Easter Gifts Part One My Easter book post last year was well received (see it here), so I thought I’d do a similar list this year and update it with some new...

Easter Egg Biscuits When I was in my early teens we were visiting family friends and I uncovered a ‘secret’ so dreadful that I still remember ever second of that visit to this day. It...

Easter Holiday Reading Log School holidays are nearly upon us! It’s a time for our children to rest, rejuvenate….and READ! Reading is the perfect holiday pastime and takes children from the boredom of their bedroom...