How to Create Bright and Colourful Plant Markers


It can sometimes be a little bit of a challenge trying to remember all of the different fruit, vegetables and plants you are growing in your garden, especially if they are all being grown in one area. One really fun way to remember is to get creative and make some bright plant markers to stick into the soil and label each individual plant! This is the perfect sunny day activity for you and your children to get stuck into, with… Continue Reading “How to Create Bright and Colourful Plant Markers”

Which films should every child see before they grow up?


As a family that spend a lot of time outside, it is a real treat to sit down and watch a film, snuggled on the sofa with a bucket (or two) of popcorn. When the older kids were young we had every single Disney film on video and I am still replacing them with DVD’s or digital copies, although with Netflix and Amazon Prime about these days I don’t really need to now. I asked my kids what there favourite… Continue Reading “Which films should every child see before they grow up?”

Airhogs E-Charger Review

air hogs

We love flying toys in our family but if I am honest they can be a bit hit and miss as to whether they work properly. This month we were sent the Airhogs E-Charger and Isaac could not wait to get to grips with it. Simply pop in 3 x AAA batteries into the charger, attach the plane to it, hold the button and the colourful micro-sized plane charges and is ready to fly in just 30 seconds. It has… Continue Reading “Airhogs E-Charger Review”

Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain at Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

At school I was fascinated by the Tudor dynasty and absolutely loved reading all about the drama of the Tudor times. One of the places I really wanted to visit was King Henry VIII’s favourite palace – Hampton Court but never got there. Over half term we were invited to see Horrible Histories – The Best of Barmy Britain which was to be held at Hampton Court Palace so here was my chance! Presented by The Birmingham Stage Company, who… Continue Reading “Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain at Hampton Court Palace”