I have only ever carved a pumpkin once and it was hard work as well as wasteful as we are not keen on eating pumpkin. So this year I wanted to let the kids have some fun but not waste food. We always have oranges and easy peelers at home and the orange colour is […]
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3 children’s books to get in the Halloween mood
The nights are drawing in and Halloween is approaching! I had a look through my children’s bookshelves to find some stories to encourage some spooky enjoyment. First up is Spookyrumpus by Tony Mitton and Guy Parker-Rees. The scary Halloween charcters are gathering at midnight. Witches, ghosts, spiders, skeletons and more! This is a rhyming book […]
Feisty Pets arrive for Halloween!
Cackle, cackle, something wicked this way comes… It’s the Feisty Pets! Cute creatures that hide a darker side… Meet Cranky Cathy the witch’s cat and Sammy Suckerpunch the husky. Look at their adorable little faces! But watch out when you release them from their cage/box as they might turn on you! We were sent these […]
#Project365 week 44
Day 301: Matt certainly had fun with the Smashers toys! (take a look at the giveaway!) Day 302: panic! My Blogtober post was late and I had to get a craft done asap! Zach loved it 🙂 Day 303: the Bake Off final and my first ever try of gin! Day 304: off trick or […]
#Blogtober18 day 28: arts and crafts for Hallowe’en and Bonfire Night
My heart sank when I saw this prompt. I am not a very creative person and Chris is usually the one who does anything arty or crafty with the kids. I took a deep breath and decided to get on with it… I let Zach loose with glue and he LOVED it so cue some […]