A Christmas Treat

As a small business your custom is important to me and I am offering you a Christmas Treat… For more details on the events planned so far for 2017, please visit my Facebook Page. Save

Mini Bunting

Mini bunting is super easy to make, my daughter who is 8 made it with very little adult input. Depending on the age and needs of your child will depend on the adult help that is needed. Collect together: Needle Thread Ribbon Material Scissors Pins Triangle template (can be made to the size you want,…

Pumpkin Muffins

In case you haven’t picked it up already we love to bake in our house and finding the small business Mighty Chefs with their head quarters right next door to us is definitely a match made in heaven. Mighty Chefs is a business that runs cooking classes and parties for children, 3-16 years in the…

Christmas Decorations

Christmas has started in our house, I really, really tried to wait until November but I just couldn’t resist. Carols have been playing and my daughter has been making Christmas Decorations to use on the tree , to give as gifts or as tags on presents. They are super easy to make, so I thought…

Pumpkin Trail

As part of my Autumn Bucket List, I wanted our Family to experience Bolton Abbey’s Pumpkin Trail and we were not disappointed. Door-ways with hidden treasure inside are placed strategically in Strid Wood (part of the Bolton Abbey Estate) and there is an accompanying activity sheet to help the children (& adults) collect the clues….

A Mighty Chef in action

I have recently had the good fortune to be able to work with a local Business called Mighty Chefs. They run cooking classes to inspire young chefs in the West Yorkshire area. My daughter tried their soda bread recipe, which turned out to be a big hit in our house. Click here for the recipe:…

The Tooth Fairy

I believe in the magic of childhood and one of these wonders is the Tooth Fairy. Loosing a tooth is a right of passage for a child and one that I know my daughter looked forward to. Our Tooth Fairy did a pre-visit when the first tooth began to wobble. She sent a letter introducing…

Autumn Bucket List

Autumn In West Yorkshire, I am just a little excited. I love the magic of Autumn, the changing colours, colder days and the promise of Christmas.   Here are 10 things I want to do or achieve over the Autumn Season: Bolton Abbey Pumpkin Trail – http://boltonabbey.com/whats-on/pumpkin-trail/ Halloween fun: House decorating (inside only and really…

Postboxes

We have a game as a family that we play in the car, when you spot an animal in a field you have to shout the name of the animal and make the sound of it. Once done you gain a point and the game continues. This game was fine when we lived in greater…

Steps and Hills

Steps and hills, I am surrounded by them here in West Yorkshire. Let us say, I am, of ‘average’ fitness with a desire to improve, which is probably a good thing now I live in a hilly, stepy place. Each weekend my husband picks a new place for us to explore and yet again I…

Apple Pie

Do you cook with your child(ren)? We love to cook in our house and where possible endeavour to engage our 8 year old in the fun. Many life skills go into cooking: Shopping to get the ingredients (money, list making) Reading and following instructions Equipment use (knives, graters, mixing to name but a few!) Food…