If you are a wannabe chef like me you know the importance of a well stocked larder. And now there is a fantastic new book, The Art of the Larder by Claire Thomson (Quadrille, £20), to help us master the art of storecupboard management to help us cook more exciting meals. Keep reading for your chance to win a copy!
We’ve had loads of Halloween fun already this week and it isn’t even the 31st yet! I’ll be talking more about the kid’s fun trick or treating at our local events but today I’m sharing my Halloween makeup look.
When you live in a family home, sometimes it can feel like you are overwhelmed with clutter so any extra space that you can create around the place would be a welcome relief. Well, this article is here to give you a bit of a helping hand. Rather than focusing on the entire house, we will just zero in on the living room as this tends to be a hub of activity and a room in which junk seems to accumulate very quickly. So, let’s cover a few points which will hopefully help you out.
Welcome back to my music series where I run down some of my favourite tracks. If you've missed previous weeks you can catch up here. This week we are going all out Rock!
The idea that you have to gut your property to renovate a home is wrong. In fact, it’s dead wrong! Big interior design projects are necessary from time to time, not to mention gorgeous. However, they are time-consuming, energy-sapping and expensive. Even if you do have the time and energy, an average family doesn’t have the budget.
The alternatives are cosmetic renovations such as painting and plastering. It may literally be covering the cracks, but it helps add a new lease of life to tired properties. Before you break out the Dulux, there are a few things you should know. Firstly, because it’s cosmetic doesn’t mean it can’t go wrong.
Here's five things to keep in mind.
Twenty years on from their million-selling No. UK 1 smash Teletubbies Say Eh-oh!, (Yes, it really was that long ago!) the fab four are once more eyeing the charts with an irresistibly catchy new album, Big Hugs. Featuring a mix of new songs from the current series of the iconic show alongside a selection of children’s classics with a Tubby twist, you can download or buy the CD now and I have a copy to give away to one lucky reader!
I've finally bitten the bullet and started the Christmas shopping, I was hoping to wait until after we have moved house but with that looking further and further away I just needed to get on with it. With such a large family and extended family I have loads of kids to buy for so I've become a bit of a pro at toy shopping! Here are some tips and hacks to make sure you get the best deals for kids toy presents this Christmas!
These two have been thick as thieves this week. They are sharing a bedroom while we pack for our move which may have something to do with it. Lovely to see cuddles and laughter replacing the usual fighting and squabbling! They have grown up so much since our Summer holiday. Slow down life!
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Firstly do not confuse this book with the bestseller The Girl on the Train. It is definitely not that book. They were first published the same month so looks like the similarities it is just conincidental but I’m sure the confusion has boosted sales!
So what goes on in this book - let’s find out...
The Baby to Toddler Event is taking place at ExCeL London on the weekend of the 18th – 19th November 2017 and then again on 2nd-3rd December at the NEC in Birmingham! I have a pair of tickets for each event to giveaway!
Artist, Baker and Blogger. Mum to my two beautiful, cheeky girls. Muddling my way through parenthood with equally cheeky Husband.