Easy cheesy Halloween spiders

  Last year we had the most epic fail when it came to our Halloween bakes. No really. I’m not joking. I followed all the instructions and this is what happened.     View this post on Instagram   #halloweengoals FAIL 🙈🤔 – these were meant to be spooky #banana ghosts. I have no idea what went wrong, but before we even got started they fell off their sticks. I…

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Leisure Chefmaster CC100F521C Dual Fuel Range Cooker Review from AO.COM

  Our old fashioned free standing gas cooker has been on it’s last legs for the last year. To be fair we inherited it when we bought our house, and it’s done a sterling job of making cooking VERY difficult. Being in the midst of renovations (still), and with the kitchen being the last job on the list, we’ve been trying to keep it going. This included giving up on…

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BKD Mini Bakers Club Review

  We love baking! There’s nothing more exciting than getting our hands completely gooey with batter and creating (mostly) edible goodies to share. I don’t think we do this nearly enough. And it’s usually because we won’t have the right stash of ingredients in the cupboard at the time when ‘let’s bake’ is happily yelled. But help is at hand! The clever bods over at BKD have come up with…

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Simple No-Bake Christmas Log

  When it comes to cooking, Mr Button largely congratulates me whilst patting his daddy tummy and licking his chops. However, as soon as the word baking gets heard, he has a habit of scarpering off into the sunset whilst mumbling things like, ‘oh no, don’t do it, really, do you have to’. You see… that’s what I have to put up with. Anyway, we all know that practice makes…

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Pumpkin Ha-Ha Faces

  Although I have a thing about not joining in with Halloween Trick or Treating, we do still love to have fun with the holiday. Think yummy bakes and spooky makes, it’s all a go-go in the Button house at the moment.   Not all little ones will embrace getting spooked at a young age (and not all grownups either!). So, here are some very simple pumpkin ha-ha faces that…

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Autumn Crafts – A Leaf Family

  After such a gorgeous late summer, it’s hard to believe that autumn is here already! It felt like it happened over night. One day we had sand between our toes, now we are crunching through golden leaves in wellies. Here is an easy autumn crafts activity to get stuck into. It’s a great one to encourage little ones to notice the seasonal changes in their environment.     How…

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Fairies Magical Potion Station

  We have an itty bitty garden and I often find it difficult to work out ways that we can enjoy the space. Everything requires a bit of thinking outside the box. So, when a plan comes together, we tend to hold onto it and change little elements to keep things exciting. Water play is very popular with Little Button and whatever the weather she loves getting her hands wet.…

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