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7 Clever tips to host the perfect picnic

National Picnic Week takes place this week across the UK, so grab your blankets and baskets out of the cupboards and get out to the great outdoors for a good old-fashioned picnic. Picnics are on the rise in the UK, with more people choosing to spend time away from phones and other devices and spending… Continue reading 7 Clever tips to host the perfect picnic

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8 Ideas for a fun filled Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a special day to appreciate and celebrate the men that are important in your life. This could be your dad, stepdad, grandfather, brother, uncle – whoever they are here are some activities to help you celebrate the day. A Father’s Day Picnic This is an easy activity to do especially if the… Continue reading 8 Ideas for a fun filled Father’s Day

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5 Summer Arts and Crafts For kids

It’s no surprise that the majority of kids favour summertime because there is no school, however, one of the downsides of no school is the lack of activities. During the last stretch of August, parents are quickly running out of ideas to entertain, and hoping the weather holds up long enough for the kids to… Continue reading 5 Summer Arts and Crafts For kids

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A Scrapbook Of Memories

I decided to print out those pictures that were just sitting on my phone and make my own book of memories. I now have a wonderfully personal and evocative book that I can use to reminisce and fondly reflect on. There were good and bad days of course, but my children where 6 and 3 years old, so will they remember all our adventures during Covid-19?

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6 Fun Easter Ideas To Start With Your family

Easter is looking a bit more optimistic this year compared to last, but with still some social distancing recommendations in place, all the usual Easter outings and big family gathering are on hold. Here are six ideas for celebrating Easter at home whilst still bringing the fun factor. 1. Do an alternative Easter egg hunt… Continue reading 6 Fun Easter Ideas To Start With Your family

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46 Ways To Spend Your Time Alone

At present quite a few of us are in the same boat in terms of the fact that we are out of routine at home. This may be due to a number of different reasons for example perhaps you are furloughed from work, maybe your children are back into full time education or just started… Continue reading 46 Ways To Spend Your Time Alone

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Easy Prep Lunchbox Ideas for School

Now that school is back one of the biggest burdens is making a packed lunch that children can and will eat. Most of the time parents find that children ask for the same lunch everyday and while they do not tire of it, it would prove beneficial to try and squeeze in as many of… Continue reading Easy Prep Lunchbox Ideas for School

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10 Ways To Get Set For Nursery School

When the times comes for little ones to go to nursery school it can seem daunting for both the parents and the child. This can be a totally new experience for the family unit or perhaps some are doing it for the second or third time so they feel like pros, but for the bulk… Continue reading 10 Ways To Get Set For Nursery School

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Setting Goals in Lockdown

When the lockdown started a month ago nearly, I had set some goals that I wanted to achieve whilst at home before the time came to go back to work. It’s a funny old time but really, I’m viewing it as an amazing opportunity to be at home with my family. We will more than… Continue reading Setting Goals in Lockdown

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Six Ideas for a Fun Easter at Home

Easter is looking a little bit different this year. It falls on the same date of course, Sunday 12th April, but with physical and social distancing recommendations in place all the usual Easter outings and family gathering have been placed on hold. Here are six ideas for celebrating Easter at home and whilst still bringing… Continue reading Six Ideas for a Fun Easter at Home