Kid’s birthday parties don’t have to be stressful and expensive – it’s all about the planning. If you prepare in advance, and make sure everything is in place before you start, then you can enjoy the party just as much as the little ones! Venue Finding a venue that works… View Post

If you have a birthday coming up, chances are you need invitations too. I often look in card shops and supermarkets for mine, but let’s be honest – they can sometimes be a bit boring. It often ends up with all the kids in school using the same invitations for… View Post

When I was little, I remember birthday parties being nothing more than pass the parcel in layers of newspaper, a game of musical bumps and a bowl of jelly and icecream. And we loved it. We didn’t need anything more. But lately, kids parties have become something of a competitive… View Post

It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster the last 2 weeks, and I missed writing up a project 365 post last week as I was in hospital – so this week I have a 2 week round up for you! Day 130 – Max has been showing an interest in the… View Post

The weeks are flying by – I know I say this most weeks, but it’s true! It’s already Saturday, I will be 33 weeks pregnant tomorrow and it looks set to be another busy week ahead. Here is week 19 of our project 365. Day 123 – Lovely to see… View Post

Another week gone! This week has been a mixed one, with an unexpected admission to hospital, but with plenty of fun too. Welcome to my project 365, week 18! Day 116 – Gemma was the Brownies flag bearer for the St George’s Day parade today. She was SO proud. Day… View Post

On Saturday my eldest boy turned 7. It doesn’t seem possible. It doesn’t seem like more than a couple of years ago that we were bringing a tiny, fragile bundle home from the hospital.  We wanted to make sure he had a special day, as last year was an awful,… View Post

Another week, another project 365. It’s almost the end of April already, and the start of a run of birthdays for us. Day 109 – It’s been so lovely to be able to play outside in the garden after tea. Max loves the garden, especially his slide. Day 110 –… View Post