When I was growing up, Easter would include a few efforts at making crispy chocolate nest cakes, decorating a blown egg at Sunday school and your weight in chocolate eggs given by various family and friends over the weekend, none of which you could tuck into until Easter Sunday. Now however, it seems that the… Continue reading Has the Easter Bunny Reached Santa Status?
Having visited Cliveden National Trust several times before and participated in their ‘Pantomime Trail‘ over the Christmas holidays, we were keen to take part in their Easter egg hunt at some time during the Easter break. We were left a little disappointed by the Hughenden Manor hunt last week and were expecting greater things from our… Continue reading Cliveden’s Easter Egg Hunt 2017!
There are so many versions of the classic chocolate crispy cake! Some chewy, some crunchy and using varying types of cereal, syrup and even marshmallows. So with a couple of bake sales taking place at school, we decided to play around with a few different recipes to make some yummy Easter treats. Obviously, the children… Continue reading Best Recipes for Easter Crispy Cakes & Treats
When you’ve got lots of people to buy for but you want to make your gift a bit more personal than a box of chocolates (nothing wrong with a box of chocolate BTW!!), things can get expensive. With the kids teachers, club coaches and tutors, other parents who regularly help me out and anyone that I’d… Continue reading Easy Homemade Christmas Gifts
Whether you are hosting a party or just need something to do with the kids during the half term holiday, here are some fab Halloween games and craft ideas to get everyone in the ‘spirit’ of things! (See what I did there?!!) Find the Eye-ball Game! You need 4 bowls (not see-through) and 4 tea-towels… Continue reading Halloween Party Games and Craft for Kids!
Every Easter Sunday, it’s become a bit of a tradition in our house, to have an Easter egg hunt. It started simply, with a few eggs scattered around the garden in obvious places and in plain sight. Now, the whole thing requires planning, preparation and, of course, I have to better it each year! The… Continue reading Home-Made Easter Egg Hunt