Sink And Float Tuff Tray

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *)  Erin loves doing experiments, especially if it’s something that involves water. Something simple to use the Tuff Tray* for is a sink and float experiment. What you’ll need Chalk or pens to write on the Tuff Tray Large container for the water Random selection of items from around the house We started out by marking off different areas of the Tuff Tray. I did think about putting different pieces of card down for each section (sink and float) but then quickly realised that they would get really wet and

Children’s Book Review: Drastic Plastic And Troublesome Trash

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Drastic Plastic And Troublesome Trash. It was published by Welbeck Publishing and can be purchased on Amazon*. We don’t think twice before we buy something new and when we go to the shops we take the packaging for granted. But where does all our rubbish go to and how can we keep it under control so that it doesn’t ruin our planet? This thoughtful but incredibly fun book enters the mysterious world of recycling, discovering how materials such as plastic, glass,

Switching Our Electricity Supplier To Bulb

AD | Includes referral link I think it was back in April, or maybe it was late March, that our tariff ended with our electricity supplier. We had been with Scottish Power since moving into this house 6 years ago and never really thought much about it. However, we had nothing but problems since lockdown started. Everything to do with our account was generally done online and we had switched tariffs multiple times before with no issues. This time though, for an unknown reason, the change would not stick. This meant us having no set tariff for weeks and our

My Favourite Guilty Pleasure Movies

If you ask most of the people close to me they will likely tell you that I have pretty bad taste in films. I won’t deny it though because some of the time that is definitely true. I like to think that I have quite a varied interest in films, with my absolute favourite being The Shining. Something I do love though is a guilty pleasure film, something that maybe you shouldn’t love quite as much as you do, but you watch it over and over again. I wanted to share my favourite guilty pleasure movies! Pitch Perfect I remember

Ice Cream Shop Tuff Tray

AD | Contains affiliate links marked with * For as long as Erin has understood the idea of imaginative play she has loved the idea of an ice cream shop. There have been so many days where she has stood in her playhouse and pretended to sell us ice creams. So, when I decided to set up a Tuff Tray* with the same idea, I knew that it would be a hit. What you will need: Something to act as ice cream. We used foaming soap in a couple of different colours Ice cream scoops Ice cream cones (real or plastic),

9 Tips to Maintain Electrical Safety For Your Home and Family

Collaborative post Everybody wants to feel safe at home, wrapped up in a cosy blanket watching the new binge-able Netflix series with family.  However, just last year nearly 20,000 domestic fires began because of faulty electricals. Without becoming too morbid, let’s take a look at the Electrical Safety First statistics for 2019. We can see that a whopping 46.5% of these fires were due to misuse while the other fires came about through faults.  So, without further ado, I’m here to let you in on 9 top tips for keeping your house in one piece by maintaining electrical safety at

Children’s Book Reviews: Weird Weather and Changing Climates

AD | Includes gifted item and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Weird Weather and Changing Climates. It was published by Welbeck Publishing and can be purchased on Amazon*. Engage Key Stage 1 and 2 children with real world issues by combining carefully tailored information with simple and fun activities and projects that they can do at home. The world’s climate is changing as a direct result of human activity. This book looks at what climate change is, the ways in which it is affecting our planet and suggests projects and ideas to

6 Gifts Which Keep On Giving

Collaborative post When it comes to choosing the perfect gift, the best gifts are those which can be used for a long time to come. When choosing a gift, you may be trying to think of something which can extend a long time over the specific day it’s intended for, whether that’s a birthday, Christmas, or anniversary.  Here are 6 great gift ideas if you’re looking for more of a long term investment in joy! 1. Jewellery  Jewellery is a gift that can be enjoyed time and again. It can spark joy every time it is worn, and it can