Enjoying the Wizard Express on The Watercress Line

Enjoying the Wizard Express on The Watercress Line

I’ve mentioned before about our attachment to the Watercress Line in Hampshire.  Daddy P used to take his Dad there for their War Days events. I grew up in Farnham, so this was our local heritage line.  We’ve taken Monkey a few times now, and seeing Bittern there last year… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 41

Project 366 2016 Week 41

Project 366 2016 Week 41 Day 283-289 Sunday 9th October – Day 283 I wasn’t feeling great so I sent Daddy P and Monkey out for they.  There was a model railway exhibition they wanted to visit at the British Motor Museum, so they were happy. I curled up on the sofa and… Continue reading »

Halloween fun with Pizza Express #halloweenpizzas

Halloween fun with Pizza Express

Can you create a really ghoulish pizza in time for Halloween?  I’ve been having some Halloween fun with Pizza Express this week and if you do too, you could win yourself a rather great prize too! Clearly I’m no Picasso as my Vampire pizza shows!  But using only the ingredients you… Continue reading »

Trick or Treat with Jumbo Games

Trick or Treat with Jumbo Games

During the half term holidays we received a package, the question was would it contain a Trick or Treat with Jumbo Games? Well, we were definitely going to be in for a treat. We received a beautiful Halloween themed 1000 piece puzzle from Falcon and the very first Junior WASGIJ 100 piece… Continue reading »

Tricks and treats with Monkey

Tricks and treats with Monkey

The last couple of weeks have seen a few tricks and treats with Monkey.  Again, his confidence is growing and he’s willing to try new things.  He quite happily dresses up at home, but is not keen on dressing up for parties, school events and the like.  Trick or treat has… Continue reading »

Spooky Food ideas from The Co-operative #SpookyFood

Spooky Food ideas from The Co-operative

It’s Halloween and you may recall my posts from last year including some spooky fruit, spooky cakes and other spooky delights a great last minute make for a thrill for the kids. Well today I’m back with some Spooky Food ideas from The Co-operative.  You might have spotted them on my… Continue reading »

Magic Cauldron Game – review and giveaway

Magic Cauldron Game

Monkey has been having lots of fun this term at school, everything he’s been learning has been under the theme of Magic. It’s really got him interested in arts, craft, reading, writing and maths this term, which has thrilled me. Long may that continue. Wanting to strike whilst the iron was… Continue reading »

Halloween craft ideas from Baker Ross

Halloween craft ideas from Baker Ross

Monkey has been learning all about magic, witches and wizards at school this term and he’s really getting into the whole idea of all things creepy.  He’s been having great fun with some Halloween craft ideas from Baker Ross.  You might notice he decided to get dressed for the occasion in… Continue reading »

Tamara Small and the Monsters’ Ball

Tamara Small and the Monsters' Ball

I’m sure any day now the shops will be full of things for Halloween and if you are looking for an ideal picture book to fit the theme then Tamara Small and the Monsters’ Ball could be perfect. Tamara Small and the Monsters’ Ball is written by Giles Paley-Phillips and illustrated by… Continue reading »

Seasonal crafting with Baker Ross – Halloween and Christmas

seasonal crafting with Baker Ross

We love it when a package arrives from Baker Ross, we always know that crafting fun is hidden inside.  We recently received a whole host of goodies so we could do some Seasonal crafting with Baker Ross. We’ve been busy over the last few weeks making some things in preparation for… Continue reading »