Awsm Street Unicorn T-shirt Preview

Introducing Awsm Street

I’ve got something very exciting to share with you all today. A couple of weeks ago, we launched a new business!  When my colour loving boys couldn’t find any clothes they like in the High Street shops, we were inspired to create our own. My 9 year old asked for a skateboarding unicorn, so my […] Read more…

DIY Floral Midsummer Crown

Handmade Floral Midsummer Crowns

The Summer Solstice and Midsummer are just around the corner. Last year we made our own floral Midsummer Crowns to celebrate. It’s really easy – all you need is wire and some foliage. You’ll also need something to cut the wire and the foliage with. We used eucalyptus leaves and some small white flowers (I […] Read more…

The Books We Read in May 2020

Our 2020 Reading Journey – Month 5

As I mentioned in my previous post from earlier this year, I decided that this year I would record all the books my 5 year old and I read together. I’ve been snapping a quick picture of all the books from each day, and collecting them in an album over on my blog’s Facebook page. Here’s […] Read more…

Orange Potato Cake

Orange Flavoured Potato Cake

Like half of the rest of the country, we’ve been baking a lot during lockdown and trying out new recipes. I’ve always wanted to try out using mashed potato in gluten free baking, so I experimented by mixing and matching various different cake recipes to create a gluten free sheet cake flavoured with zesty orange. […] Read more…

Raising Butterflies with Insect Lore

Raising Butterflies

30 Days Wild kicked off in the UK this week. It’s an annual initiative by the National Trusts to get people appreciate, enjoying and engaging with nature more. Obviously we’re still a bit limited on what we can do right now, but one of my favourite things that we did with the boys last year […] Read more…

Easy Shepherds Pie

Easy Shepherd’s Pie

When drawing up a meal plan for last week, and trying to avoid choosing the same dishes week after week, I realised that I hadn’t made Shepherd’s Pie in, like, forever. So it promptly went on the list, and luckily our local supermarket had lamb mince in store when my husband went for our weekly […] Read more…

DIY Recycled Toilet Roll Castle

DIY Recycled Toilet Roll Castle

Today we have an easy craft to share with use that uses recycled materials. My 5 year old was studying castle at school and had to draw or create a castle, and he decided he wanted to make one from cardboard. We raided our recycling bin to see what we could find, and came out […] Read more…

Review: Family Fun with Crazy Eggz [AD]

We’re back this week with another game review for the for the Asmodee UK Blogger Board Game Club, whom we are currently working with. Asmodee UK is an established distributor of toys and games, and the Board Game Club works with bloggers by providing a free game each month in return for an honest review. The game we […] Read more…

Coconut & Chocolate Cream Cake (GF)

Are you even on lockdown if you haven’t baked banana bread yet? For anyone who is getting tired of banana bread and looking for a new challenge, here’s one of our favourite cakes to make for afternoon tea. And you don’t even need flour for it, so not only does it get around the flour […] Read more…

5 Favourite Family Friendly Museums

Happy International Museum Day! With all the museums closed, unfortunately we can’t go and visit a museum today to celebrate, so instead for a little armchair travelling I thought I would round up some of our favourite family friendly museums. Our absolute favourite, of course, is the National Museum of Scotland right here on our […] Read more…

Paper Plate Rainbow Cloud

Paper Plate Rainbow Cloud

We have a lovely little craft activity to share with you today. Everyone is all about the rainbows right now, and my youngest has been studying weather at school too. So when he asked if we could do some crafting, I raided our craft materials box to come up with an easy weather related craft […] Read more…

Peanut Butter Chicken Traybake

Peanut Butter Chicken Traybake

I’ve been watching Time To Eat on Netflix over the past week, hosted by Nadiya Hussain of Great British Bake Off fame, who is just a pleasure to watch. Besides the massive kitchen envy I get from watching the programme, it’s also had me trying out some new recipes – pretty much everything she cooks […] Read more…

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