It’s no secret that children just have this calling to draw. And sometimes, that calling means that they don’t necessarily draw on paper, but on other objects around your house as well…Walls, pictures, the dog…you name it, if it’s got a surface, they want to draw on it or colour it. As a parent, how many times have you found yourself staring in disbelief at the art that your little one has done or an object that you know will never come clean, ever again? … View Post

A Postcard From… Hirsty’s Family Fun Park …

A Postcard From… Hirsty’s Family Fun Park Pumpkin Patch

We started a new Halloween tradition this year by visiting a pumpkin patch to select our own pumpkins before taking them home to carve. We opted to visit Hirsty’s Family Fun Park Pumpkin Patch, having enjoyed the Maize Maze over the summer. With a range of sizes and shapes to choose from, Tigger obviously decided that one that was a big as the wheelbarrow would be perfect – although guess who had to wheel the wheelbarrow back through the field??… View Post

4 Family Films to enjoy this Halloween

4 Family Films to enjoy this Halloween

Halloween is almost upon us for another year.  Whilst you might be busy organising Halloween costumes, or planning how to decorate your house for Halloween.  It is also time to prepare for the clocks going back and the dark night drawing in.  So what better time to sit down, snuggle up and enjoy some family fun this Halloween.  Fill up the popcorn, grab a drink and enjoy these family films to enjoy this Halloween.… View Post

Dare your neighbours with these Halloween decorating tips

Dare your neighbours with these Halloween decorating tips

Regardless of whether you are into typical cornstalks and the scarecrows, gruesome zombies, or friendly grinning trolls, Halloween provides a perfect chance to haul out all your decorating tricks. It’s really tricky to overplay Halloween but you can back it up by thinking more the decorations, more fortification against fiendish spirits and tricksters.… View Post

How to makeover your house this Halloween

How to makeover your house this Halloween

Decorating your home for Halloween is typically seen as an American thing.  However, we Brits seem to be catching onto the trend and transforming our homes for the spooky season.  Take a look at our fun and spooky ideas on how to makeover your house this Halloween…… View Post

9 Boo-tiful Halloween decorating tips

9 Boo-tiful Halloween decorating tips

Creepy crawlies and mummies, bats, goodness gracious! Get thrilled for the most joyful Halloween ever by using these simple decorating ideas along with luscious treats and candies.  Nothing makes your mood like your home brimming with spooky decorations including the doormat, the shelf, and everything. It’s anything but difficult decorating the house with the blood-curdling treats.  Take a look at our nine Boo-tiful Halloween decorating tips…… View Post

The A-Z of Halloween

The A-Z of Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching for another year, I thought it would be fun to showcase the A-Z of Halloween.  Whilst most of us associate pumpkins, witches and black cats to the celebration, there is so much more to it…… View Post