Adult colouring in… mum style

A very good friend of mine recently went to an adults colouring in event at a well-known bookstore. He came back with lots of photos he had taken of coloured in pages and was pretty pleased with his results. I was tempted to pat him on the head and say ‘well done, you managed to stay in the lines!’ – isn’t that what most parents say when offered the latest colouring in…

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DIY Valentine’s Day Wreath – A Love for Craft campaign

  Do you love getting crafty? Us too! There is a fabulous new campaign called ‘A Love for Craft’ being run over at Go Cable Ties. The idea is to help inspire us to get crafty and add a bit of sparkle to our home for this Valentine’s, a day that can often be overlooked after the magic of Christmas and the eager anticipation of Easter (mmmm chocolate eggs!). Luckily for…

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Every rubbish morning has a silver lining

  It’s been one of THOSE mornings…   Too early Beating the alarm clock to its job, Little Button leapt up at 4 something am. ‘Is it time to get up?’ she asked. ‘Cooossss I am awake!!!!!’. Hmmmm yes…. I can see that. – but I enjoy the extra hour of snuggles with her.       Oh bum! I am running late… but how is that possible when we…

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Things to do at Alexandra Palace, North London

Have you ever been to Alexandra Palace in the damp and dreary weather and NOT gone ice skating? No…? Then you’re missing out. There are so many lovely things to do no matter what the weather is like… honest. I couldn’t believe it either, but if you like adventures and don’t mind getting your hands dirty, then this is a great trip for you. Alexandra Palace is on a huge…

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Top 10 things that get on London commuters nerves

1. Do not pass go, move back 3 places! Whether you have loads of time or 5 measly minutes to get into work, is there anything more irritating that someone who blocks the exit barriers by repeatedly touching out with their NOT WORKING oyster card. True… there are times when it’s just a blip of the system and on second touch your through. But I am talking about those serial…

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Outdoor adventures

2016 is going to be our best adventure year ever! I am sure if it. Inspired by Little Buttons daily question of ‘are we going on an adventure today?’, I am planning to write a list of some brilliant things to do over the year from treetop walks to crabbing, it’s got to be done. As the proud mum of a newbie threenager (who just can’t stop talking), I am…

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A rhyme about buttons

My very talented blogger pal Dawn over at Rhyming with Wine surprised tweeted me with this brilliant little rhyme about 3 Little Buttons. Not wanting it to disappear into tweet-blivion I thought I would share it with you all here.   My tweep friend Annette is so lovely to me. She’s also a button, in fact one of three…. We all know that buttons are truly the best As without them…

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