DIY: Building a Bug House

It may seem like we are always trying to get rid of unwanted pests and bugs in our garden but are we going too far at times? Not all bugs are actually pests and if you start to look into their roles you will find out that some are vital to our eco-system. We are now all very aware of the huge role bee’s play in pollination of our plants, flowers and trees. One way to encourage bee’s to your garden Continue reading

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Arts, Crafts and Messy Play

Jake has really started to get into arts and crafts this year which has meant I have learnt to hunt out where the best bits and bobs are to buy, what he enjoys doing and what tools are essential. I have also learnt that messy play is a must for a toddler and is a great way for them to learn about textures, how to express themselves and to have great fun!

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DIY: Personalised Gift

As personalised gifts have become more and more popular, last year I decided to have a go at creating my own special Father’s day present for my husband.

After looking for inspiration on the internet I chose the idea of creating a family picture made up of our names. Using scrabble pieces to spell them out and linking them up was the perfect choice because he loves the board game. Continue reading