Découpage Letter with Hobbycraft

Since we moved in 3 years ago, the children's rooms have been less of a project and more of a gradual evolution over time. We wanted to see what their tastes were before taking on a complete room project. Recently we bought C a new bed and did a little bit more in her room. … Continue reading Découpage Letter with Hobbycraft

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Easter holiday activities – an update, and my guide to crafts with kids.

So far this holiday has been mostly a washout. That's not entirely true actually. Last week we had a few lovely days where we visited Walmer Castle and gardens, took a bike ride along the beach and enjoyed chips on the beach during our stay at The Gate House in Dover. Since then though.... So. … Continue reading Easter holiday activities – an update, and my guide to crafts with kids.

Our own little Castle… well. For a little while.

As a girl from Deal I have been lucky enough to live very near 4 castles. I've grown up visiting them and as such have never really appreciated my good fortune. Since having the children however, and more importantly, getting an English Heritage membership through the fella's work, I have begun to appreciate them much … Continue reading Our own little Castle… well. For a little while.

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi hapus! – Mwyhewch picau ar y maen… my Welsh cake recipe

Happy St David's day. I'm part Welsh and grew up with my grandma making Welsh cakes on her Welsh stone which belonged to her mother. I now have the honour of looking after the Welsh stone and make a point of making Welsh cakes every March 1st. This year I'm poorly so I can't but … Continue reading Dydd Gŵyl Dewi hapus! – Mwyhewch picau ar y maen… my Welsh cake recipe