The Snowman at Sadler's Wells Peacock Theatre
LONDON CITY GUIDE
'The Snowman' is simply one of the best books, films, and soundtracks of the season. But have you seen The Snowman's live performance in London by Sadler's Wells? If not, I assure you, it will be the highlight of Christmas. Think big heart-warming fun. Children oooh-ing out loud, and perhaps even the smallest tear or two ...
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CRAFTS AND DIY
Baby Bear Family -- all recycled materials make this sweet family keepsake
This is such a sweet and easy little activity. Great to make all year round, but especially wonderful to give as a little Christmas gift to loved ones that you can either pop in an envelope in the post or wrap for under the tree. I made these of my three little baby bears with ...
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ESSENTIALS AND TIPS
Cool and clever backpacks, bags and travel accessories your kids will love!
We have recently discovered the Dutch brand Craekker and their cool and clever backpacks and bags. What I love about the Craekker ethos is that they are on a mission to create 'street-smart' products for kids that encourage them to be independent and to do things themselves -- to zip and unzip their backpack, to ...
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HOME AND DÉCOR
Fun ways to display your children's artwork in your home
Domino Magazine recently asked me to share some fun ways we display our children's artwork in our home, and after snapping some photos throughout our house, I thought I would share some of the ideas here. I have always found displaying children's art is a fun way to personalise our home, add a bit of ...
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INTERVIEWS
5 Questions with Hylkia from Hartendief
Hartendief is a beautiful Dutch brand specialising in children's bedroom decorations. They make gorgeous and whimsical lamps, wall decorations, posters, wall stickers and wallpapers, and charming storybooks -- all featuring the founder Hylkia's stunning illustrations and designs. We were delighted to be able to ask Hylkia a little bit about herself, her family and her ...
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BOOKS
'Maria's Island', a beautifully illustrated chapter book by Victoria Hislop
Maria's Island is Victoria Hislop's latest book and we have fallen absolutely in love with it. I read this in one sitting before passing it over to Florence and it has never left my mind. Based on Hislop's best selling novel, The Island, Maria's Island is the children's version and it is beautifully illustrated by ...
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HALLOWEEN CRAFTS
Mummy Lights -- Simple Halloween Spookiness
We are big fans of making our own Halloween decorations, and these Mummy Lights are so much fun and so simple I just had to share them. Did I mention they are perfect for last minute crafting and decorating as well? I will share a few material options too so it is more likely that ...
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FUN
Holiday gift ideas from Soren's House
Soren's House is a UK-based web boutique with an enormous selection of children's toys, clothes, essentials, bedroom decor, books and crafts -- making it literally a one-stop shop for all your shopping. With the holidays just around the corner, Soren's House is also the perfect online destination for your gift buying too. I thought I would ...
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TABLEWARE
Fabric bowl covers and other reusable kitchen supplies
I met Charlotte, the founder of Wabi Paris, through my first e-course in 2019 -- back when her business was just an idea. Over the last few years I have watched her business unfold and go from strength to strength. What a wonderful thing to witness! What started with an idea of fabric bowl covers ...
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FOOD
Two autumn bakes to warm up the soul
I love autumn and all its glorious colours. Wrapping up in cosy layers, going for long, slow walks, and baking. There is nothing better in autumn then baking. It warms up the home and the smell of autumnal spices is so good. I wanted to share with you two of our favourite autumn bakes. The ...
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