Brit Mums Blog Carnival – Call for Posts!

The Brit Mums blog carnival is being hosted here on 25th october. There is no theme but bloggers need to submit posts from the past…

Baking Mad Birthday Cupcakes

If you are looking for cupcake recipes you  will find some really gorgeous looking ones on the Baking Mad website. We browsed them all and I could…

Autumn on a budget: fun with under 5’s ebook

Relaunched today, packed with ideas for a fab Autumn:  click to buy & download now. £1.50

Trick-or-treat around the world

Trick-or-treat around the world Chocolate skulls, beet lanterns and trunk-or-treating: how a Celtic tradition has been adopted and adapted by the rest of the world!…

How to save £20 on a small basket of shopping

Does this surprise you? It’s a much bigger saving than I would have guessed from a relatively small basket of shopping. Which? Conversation – Which?’s…

Going to posh events on a budget

I have had some lovely events to go to over the last few weeks. I celebrated being 40 !!! and my brother in law got…

My new ebook: 50 ideas for a super summer: fun on a budget with under 5’s

    click to buy & download now. £1.50   My ebook for the Summer has just been launched. It is full of play ideas, books,…

My Daddy Cooks : A Fabulous Fathers Day Gift Idea

The wonderful new cook book My Daddy Cooks has just been released perfectly in time for Fathers Day. It is already a huge success in the…

May Day Craft: Make a secret basket

May Day (May 1st) May Day, May 1st always signifies Spring to me and it is a day that has been celebrated for centuries. In…

How to make a Maypole

How to make a maypole A popular activity on May Day is to decorate a pole with brightly colored ribbon or paper streamers. The pole…

Earth Day Celebration Ideas for Under 5’s (April 22nd)

Earth Day began in 1970 in the USA and is celebrated on 22nd April each year. It is a day to think about our planet…

Craft and Play for St. Georges Day

St .George’s Day is celebrated on 23rd April and St. George is the patron saint of England. He was a brave Roman soldier who apparently…

Save money by getting married abroad

Save money by getting married abroad – buty how much? Royal wedding fever is in full swing, with Prince William and Kate Middleton set to…

Are traditional Birthday Parties Naff?

Are Traditional Birthday Parties Naff? These days birthday parties seem to be less and less about the child and more and more centred on what…

Easter egg hunt – to chocolate or not to chocolate?

Your easter egg hunt needs to suit you. Do not be made to feel you have to dose your child up with chocolate at easter I know…

An easter table centrepiece (kids craft)

I have just read a fabulous article on kids a ctivities over Easter for just a £1 by savvy finance writer Sue Hayward over at ParentDish.…

Would you please nominate this blog post in the MAD blog awards

This is my favourite blog post that I have written over the past year. The mumy and daddy bloggers award for 2011 have just opened and…

Homemade and easy: chick Easter cards

Chick Easter cards  Making chicks out of yellow thumb prints is easy as pie and they make fantastic Easter cards  Simply have your little one make some…

What mums want for mothers day – the results are in

Spend quality time with your mum on this Mother’s Day That is what 50 per cent of them would prefer according to a survey conducted…

10 tips for Mother’s Day on a budget

Mother’s Day on a budget – can still be fabulous! This is a letter to you other half or your good friend (who I suggest…