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The Ikea Ideas Festival

Last weekend we needed to go to Ikea. My mother-in-law wanted to get some chests of drawers and I really needed to get some bits and bobs together for work. It turned out that Ikea were launching their new catalogue that weekend and were hosting what they were calling their “Ideas Festival”. They had loads […]


Oh I do like to be beside the seaside….

What is it about the beautiful simplicity of sea and sand that makes children come alive? After 4 1/2 hours of travelling in the car – plus a quick stop at tesco’s for lunch!- we finally arrived in Selsey an hour before we were due to check-in at our bungalow.

Messy Play with shaving foam

SHAVING FOAM In the spirit of letting the kids get messy we have been up to some more messy play using Daddy’s shaving foam! We filled the Rachel’s dolls bath with it. Then I hid some of their bath toys in their and let Jack dive in and have fun, searching for the toys, washing […]

messy with gloop

Getting messy with gloop!

The idea of the children getting messy or making a mess practically gives me heart palpitations and those who know me well, know that I am not particularly houseproud! I can just about cope with the messiness of painting, but recently, I have seen so many of my blogger friends enjoying messy play with their […]

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