Monthly Archive: August 2014

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Aquatots

The new term for out Aquatots swimming lessons started this weekend. We started 3 years ago with Freyja and then Emily began her Aquatots course nine months ago. On parenting forums, there are frequent...

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Freyja’s new socks

Freyja’s new socks – she didn’t really NEED new socks but wanted them and when I saw they said “Boy’s socks” it made me a bit mad. Don’t tell my daughter that monsters and...

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Fun in Grandma and Grandad’s Garden

I wanted to take part in #CountryKids at Coombe Mill (http://www.coombemill.com/blog/category/Country-Kids) this week, but rather than writing about a particular activity or day out I have decided to just share a few happy memories...

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One of the crafts we did this summer was making peg dolls. I have seen some fantastic variations with dolls made with wooden spoons, but I love dolly pegs. Freyja painted them, drew on...

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Definitely no more kids then

Time for another #WickedWednesdays with http://www.brummymummyof2.co.uk ! Rich is off for the week so we get the chance for a bit of family time. This means I can do stuff like go for a wee...

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Fizzy Moon Sand

After my first attempts at moon sand (http://www.stoppingattwo.co.uk/post/94419116423/moon-sand) I decided to take things further by adding some bicarbonate of soda to it. Because this was bound to get messy I decided that we would do...

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Making pizza

Wednesday is fast becoming my favourite day of the week (other than the weekend when I have Rich around to help with the girls and give me a chance to go to the toilet...

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Fab Foam Faces

This is another crafting activity we got from Hobbycraft. This was their sticky foam tub full of pieces to make faces: http://www.hobbycraft.co.uk/hobbycraft-sticky-foam-tub-make-a-face-120-pieces/589347-1001 It cost £10 and contained 120 pieces, including faces, eyes, noses, mouths, hair and...