Monthly Archives: October 2016

Our Water Babies swimming class experience

When we visited Eurocamp in June one of the free activities we tried as a family were the Learn To Swim classes. At the time Alice was only 7 months old and we were actually trying to get Theo to swim, not her, but she surprised us all by being noticeably confident and enthusiastic in…

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Shark hoodies, upcycled formula tins and organic cotton #LittleLoves

We’ve had a busy but enjoyable week this week. Jim has been off for half-term which has meant we’ve been able to tick a few DIY jobs off the list. Some jobs were small like putting up a shelf up or fixing a plumbing problem, others a little bigger, like constructing a deck to form…

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Which are the best wellies for walking the dog?

Two years ago I wrote this post about my search for the perfect pair of comfortable supportive wellies. When you live in the countryside and have two dogs to walk you unavoidably spend a fair bit of time over the winter months wearing wellies and there is nothing more maddening than a pair that lack…

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Toddler t-shirts four ways

I’ve mentioned this before, but I really object to some of the crazy prices shops charge for kids clothing and as much as I love to splash out on the odd bit of handmade loveliness, I try and avoid lining big coporations pockets by paying £20 for a toddler t-shirt that cost about £2 to…

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Dip dye high chair makeover

I don’t know what it is with me and varnish this week, but it’s almost like I’m wandering round the house looking for wooden things to cover in paint! This week’s second makeover is my childhood high chair which has been in the family for many years and is currently used by Theo. He has…

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