Alice & Amelia

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Crafts/Messy Play

Lolly Stick SuperHeroes

I’m all about crafts that can be nice and simple whilst still being fun and entertaining. These Lolly Stick SuperHeroes do just that! They are so easy to make and great fun to play with afterwards using craft bits you probably already have!   You Will Need; Lolly Sticks – Coloured/Plain Coloured Card Glitter Card (optional)  ...

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Lolly Stick Ballerinas

Crafts/Messy Play

Lolly Stick Ballerinas

The best crafts are the ones that you can throw together last minute and that still occupy little ones and are fun to do. These Lolly Stick Ballerinas are nice and simple and don’t need a tonne of craft bits to make them. You Will Need; Lolly Sticks Cake Cases Pipe Cleaners Pens Making the lolly stick ballerinas is pretty self  ...

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Daily Blogs

3 Simple Storage Solutions for Busy Mums

For any busy parent, having a home that is organised is key to life flowing smoothly from the start of the day to the end, and from one day to the next. There are things that try and knock this well-organised routine of its pedestal such as clutter, disharmony and chaos. When things cannot be found in a hurry, the repercussions of bad temper  ...

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A Toy Through Time; Little Tikes Cozy Coupe

When I think back to my own childhood there are quite a few things that I did that I now do with Amelia and because we live in the same area it’s basically the same places we visit bar a few new places, some old ones not there anymore and some remodels. This is such a lovely thing as I know how much I loved my own childhood so to be able  ...

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Simple Straw Rockets Feature

Crafts/Messy Play

Simple Straw Rockets + Free Printable!

We are off to Camp Bestival in a couple of weeks and as it’s space themed I thought we would get stuck into some space crafts! These simple straw rockets are so easy to make and are great fun.   These are so simple and you will probably have the bits you need laying around the house. You just need to make sure you have two different  ...

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Recipes/Baking

Cherry Berry Roulade

On Wednesday morning I was child free for a couple of hours with a lot to do. One of which was to bake my Dad a birthday cake. I last minute decided on doing a chocolate roulade as it had gone down so well back at Christmas when I did it as a yule log but decided to tweak the recipe slightly creating a Cherry Berry Roulade and it turned out so  ...

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Curious Little Explorers #26

Time for another Curious Little Explorer round up. Week 26 of Curious Little Explorers and nearly 8000 images with the hashtag, that is just so exciting! Myself and Chloe from Life Unexpected who host the Instagram community together are so pleased so many of you are joining in with us and want to share your family outdoor adventures and your  ...

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Daily Blogs

Amsterdam for Families with Hilton Hotels

I think a lot of people think travel should be different when you have children and your only travel spots should be Disneyland and directly suited family orientated locations but as amazing as those options are that’s not quite the case. Travel is great for families in so many places especially in Amsterdam with Hilton.   Amsterdam  ...

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Recipes/Baking

Double Chocolate Flapjacks

A classic, chewy recipe with a chocolatey twist making them seriously yummy and that tad more indulgent than your normal flapjack! Flapjacks are really simple to make and they are the perfect recipe for kids to get involved with, mixing and tipping all the ingredients in. Amelia loved getting stuck in and flapjacks are so quick and easy and  ...

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Curious Little Explorers #25

Curious Little Explorers #25, how amazing is that! 25 weeks of Curious Little Explorers and nearly 7500 images with the hashtag. Myself and Chloe from Life Unexpected who host the Instagram community together are so pleased so many of you are joining in with us and want to share your family outdoor adventures and your little ones exploring the  ...

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Crafts/Messy Play

Making Perfume; Garden Activities

With the summer holidays almost here it’s time to start thinking about some fun ways to entertain the children. Instead of the usual activities it’s fun to think outside the box and put together something slightly different. We were treated to a nice sunny afternoon so we got stuck in Making Perfume, garden style! First of all we  ...

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Reviews

‘Being Mummy’ with Indigo Jamm Toys

Like most toddlers Amelia loves doing things that I do whether it be playing in her toy kitchen to make dinner, pretending to clean the house or playing and looking after her babies she mimics things I do. To help her out with looking after her babies Amelia got these lovely Doll Accessories from Indgio Jamm.  Indigo Jamm produce long lasting  ...

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Exploring Portland and Chesil Beach

Portland is a part of Dorset I’ve never visited before, it’s the other side of Weymouth a place we go to a lot so we had a day of exploring Portland including the sculpture park, the amazing views and Chesil beach! Portland is a limestone island and to get to it you drive over a spit with the beach views each side from Weymouth,  ...

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Pink Poppies in Dorset

It doesn’t take much for me to jump into a field with Amelia and get snapping so of course a pink poppy field wouldn’t go a miss! I’ve been wanting to find this pink poppy field for so long, so when I drove past it today a few fields back I was determined to get to it. After a few wrong turns we pulled up right next to it  ...

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MyWeeTeePee on the Beach

As you all know we are huge beach lovers and it doesn’t take much to get us down enjoying the golden sands and beautiful views. This time we decided to take our brand new teepee down to the beach with us for some shade and a cute little extra for Amelia when we are up in the beach hut. As a MyWeeTeePee Ambassador I’m going to be  ...

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Daily Blogs

Toddler Summer Clothing Wishlist

I absolutely love shopping for Amelia and have way to much fun putting together her outfits. That girl has more clothing than I do and most of it I would have in my own size! A particular brand favourite of mine is Joules, I love the style and quality of their clothes and find it really hard to resist not having it all but sometimes it can be  ...

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Daily Blogs

To the Parents of Strong Willed Children…

To the parents of all children, I commend you.  But to the parents of strong willed children, I bow down to you! I am one of those parents and wow is it hard work!!  To my Mum and Dad, I finally understand why you threatened to give me to a Cyber Man whilst I was in mid melt down 20 years ago when I was Amelia’s age!   I  ...

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Compton Acres – A Local Beauty

Compton Acres is a place I’ve always known of, it is just ten minutes down the road but still it’s a place I’ve not visited. It is a beautiful spot with an Italian Villa, stunning gardens and a cafe and garden centre. I honestly can’t believe I’ve never been there before. It is a really beautiful place and was  ...

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Curious Little Explorers #23

Back with another Curious Little Explorers round up. The hashtag is growing so much and we are so grateful to anyone who joins, its nearly at 6500 images which is so exciting!! Myself and Chloe from Life Unexpected co-host the Instagram community and every week we comment on the photos about how amazing it is to see so many people joining in  ...

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Poppy Fields & Rainy Beach Walks

Today has been an outdoorsy kinda Thursday! With a morning in a poppy field and getting caught in the rain at the beach this afternoon we’ve ignored the crazy weather and got out and enjoyed it anyway! A bit of a random day but I had some really nice photos I wanted to share.   I’ve had my eye on finding a poppy field for a  ...

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Curious Little Explorers #22

Back with another Curious Little Explorers round up and wow we have had over 6000 images of people using the hashtag, that is incredible and we are so grateful to anyone who joins!! Myself and Chloe from Life Unexpected co-host the Instagram community and every week we comment on the photos about how amazing it is to see so many people joining  ...

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Reviews

Completing the Garden with Outdoor Toys

We are super lucky to have a really nice sized garden and so on the summer days we like to make the most of being outside and enjoying ourselves. Amelia has a variety of toys for the garden but we’ve completed our garden accessories with a Trampoline. We have just been given the Rebo 7FT Safe Jump Trampoline with safety enclosure from  ...

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Daily Blogs

Summer Holiday Sleepovers

When the summer holidays from school come around, it can be hard for some children to keep up the friendships they had in term time. Sometimes, this is due to how far away they live from their closest pals, or maybe laziness and lack of communication. Over the six weeks or so that your little ones have no school day structure, why not try to  ...

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Daily Blogs

The Importance of Water with Robinsons #EnjoyMoreWater

A few weeks back we were invited to a really fun event with Robinsons to learn some more about water from the well known brand. My Mum came with myself and Amelia and we headed to the London Wetland Centre for the event a very apt location for the event. Walking into the Wetland Centre does not feel like you are in London at all, it’s a  ...

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Furzey Gardens – Fairy Door Hunting

A few weeks ago we had a lovely little day out  but I totally forgot to write about as the day ended with a wait for the RAC and a flat tyre, but I’ve been looking through photos and realised I had some really lovely ones I wanted to share from our day at Furzey Gardens, hunting for fairy doors! Furzey Gardens is a beautiful gardens  ...

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