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Make a Gingerbread House They Said…

To start our Christmas activities off I thought it would be great fun for us to make a Gingerbread House. I thought it would be a lovely way to kick of festivities and have some fun decorating the house. Unfortunately it was not for us and we ended with a bit of a fail but still I wanted to share it with you as I got some lovely photos and  ...

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Toddlers

We are in the month of Christmas so whether your finishing off your shopping or haven’t started yet (eek) I’ve got some great ideas for gifts for the little people in your life. Whether it’s babies or toddlers I’ve got some fab ideas that I am really excited to share with you all! Baby Bum Musical Cow – The super  ...

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Toddler Stocking Gift Ideas

There are so many products out there for children it can be a minefield of what to buy them! I’m going to share with you a selection of stocking ideas ranging in price to hopefully help you with your shopping. There’s always the obvious bits of chocolate coins, socks, pyjamas, sticker books and story books but here are some  ...

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Tips for Winter Colds from Dr Henderson-

Following on from my previous post on looking after little ones with Winter Cold’s, I have some fabulous tips from Dr Roger Henderson on how to help you look after poorly children who are off school or nursery with a cold. There really is nothing worse than seeing your child poorly and although a cold may seem minor it is still horrible seeing  ...

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Being Unwell in November and Getting Out in December

November seemed to fly by through a cloud of colds, coughs, sleepless nights and many a duvet day so the beginning of December was more than welcomed by me. A brand new month and a fresh new start to hopefully have a month without any of the things mentioned above! Unfortunately Amelia spent the last three weeks or so having days in and out of  ...

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Mini Washer from Indigo Jamm | Review

We are huge fans of Indigo Jamm and today I’m sharing their fab Mini Washer and there is also a chance to win one of these yourself…just in time for Christmas!! I’m all about the wooden toys and this Mini Washer from Indigo Jamm is another fantastic product. Just like their hearts baby pram and cot that we previously shared  ...

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Winter Dresses for Little Girls

With the cold starting to creep in it’s harder to dress little ones knowing what to wear to keep them warm and comfy whilst still looking stylish. Even though a lot of outfits are hidden beneath coats and scarves I still love dressing Amelia in dresses and making her looking super cute. As well as having cute casual dresses for Amelia to  ...

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Learning to Ride a Bike with Raleigh

A guest post from Michelle Jakeway of Raleigh. Striking a Balance  …. A first step in teaching your child to ride a two wheeler. How  many of us have fond memories of learning to ride our first two  wheeler – that feeling of independence and sense of achievement once we’d mastered the necessary skills? A decade or three down the line and  ...

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An Afternoon Tea with Great Little Trading Co.

As the afternoons are getting darker and the weather getting that little bit colder we are opting for staying inside a little more now so we spent a lovely afternoon having afternoon tea with some fabulous picks from Great Little Trading Company. Armed with the Blossom Wigwam, the Daisy Tea Set and the Afternoon Tea Set and a few dolls we were  ...

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Cubetto – The Little Robot Teaching Kids Coding

With the ever changing technological world it’s important to do as much as we can to keep our children up to speed and one way to do that for young children is with the Cubetto. The Cubetto is a little wooden robot that teaches children from aged 3 the basics of coding. Yep you read that right, 3 year old’s learning to code! We  ...

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Looking after Little Ones with Winter Colds

The change of season not only changes the weather but the likelihood of getting those Winter colds is higher! There is nothing worse than when little ones are poorly and so it is good to get stocked up on supplies to keep colds and snuffles at bay! I can usually tell when Amelia is starting to come down with something she’s got some  ...

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Best Friends Bing & Sula Toy Review

Amelia’s at that age where she really likes a variety of toys to play with that offer her different things and that she can play with in different ways. We were lucky enough to test out the new Best Friends Bing and Sula toys. For those of you who don’t know Bing is a bunny and his programme can be found on CBeebies where he and  ...

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Little Girls Bedroom Tour

Today I’m sharing an updated bedroom tour for you to take a look at. I’ve already previously shared Amelia’s bedroom and it’s numerous changes of bedding and other bits before on the blog but I wanted to share some new photos including a few new items and a video room tour of Amelia’s bedroom. I think that this  ...

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BrainBoost Box – An Activity Learning Box Review

I’m already a huge fan of educational activities for children to get themselves stuck into so when our BrainBoost Box arrived I was probably slightly more excited than Amelia! When we opened our BrainBoost Box it was full to the brim with activities and Amelia couldn’t wait to get started. The BrainBoost box is delivered to your  ...

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Our Halloween 2016; 4 Parties 3 Outfits!

Now that it’s November Halloween is well and truly over and we can move onto getting excited for Christmas, which I really can’t wait for! We actually had a really busy Halloween; as it landed over half term Amelia ended up having multiple parties and events to attend…oh to have the social life of my three year old! Halloween  ...

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A Weekend in Sussex…

Through blogging I’ve been very lucky to have some fun opportunities and exciting things happen but one of the best things that has come from it’s the people I’ve met. The blogging community is huge and is full of so many lovely people many of whom I’m pleased to be able to call good friends, the only issue being that  ...

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Hot Chocolate Playdough Activity

I’m no Tea or Coffee drinker so a hot chocolate is pretty much a year round drink for me but it feels a lot more acceptable to be drinking it come the Autumn Winter months. Amelia loves having a hot chocolate too so using our chocolate playdough I created this mini Hot Chocolate Playdough Activity. Chocolate Playdough Recipe HERE. To  ...

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Autumn Scented Playdough – 5 Recipes!

Autumn is such an incredible season so I thought I would capture some of my favourite Autumnal scents and make some Autumn Scented Playdough. The recipe for the playdough is so simple requires no cooking and uses ingredients you probably already have in your cupboards. NOTE: It isn’t included on the recipe but if you have cream of tartar  ...

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Autumn So Far In Photos…

A big love of mine that grew from starting this blog is photography and is always a favourite part of mine to post. I tend to share photos on a daily basis over on Instagram but sometimes the snaps don’t make it to my blog. I wanted to share our Autumn so far in photos starting from September up to now; bring on a lot of crunchy leaves  ...

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Pumpkin Picking an Autumnal Afternoon at Sopley Farm

By the time it hits October Autumn is in full swing and after not being quite ready for Summer to end throughout the entire month of September I’m full embracing the month of crunchy leaves, hot chocolates and Halloween! One of the most exciting parts of the month is heading to pick some Pumpkins! We took a trip to Sopley Farm to pick  ...

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Make Your Own Pasta Necklaces

I’m always after quick activities to do with Amelia so when we had some left over pasta from our Hello Fresh box this week the idea of making pasta necklaces with it seemed like the perfect thing to do. It’s a great activity that uses both creativity and fine motor skills when painting and threading the pasta. It’s also  ...

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