Month: October 2015

Halloween Fun

Looking for some inspiration for Halloween? Try a few of these activities for a spooky celebration.


1. Carve some pumpkins. Younger kids can draw faces onto the pumpkins for the grown ups to carve. Izzy drew lots of little teeth on hers just to make it hard for me! Instead of candles, you could use battery operated tea lights or glow sticks.


Clara goes coco-nuts for Coconut Squishies

If there is one thing guaranteed to put a smile on Clara’s face, it’s food. As soon as she spies a hint of a snack her face breaks into a cheeky grin, and she would happily eat all day long if I let her. Even though she is a big fan of fruit and vegetables, it can still be hard to make sure that she is eating well and not having too much sugar or junk food. I’m always on the look out for different snack and meal ideas, to make sure she not only has a healthy diet, but gets to try a variety of different flavours.

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Celebrating 50 years of Tiny Tears

Christmas 1990, I was six years old and I remember asking for a Tiny Tears doll. It was top of my Christmas list and I was so excited to unwrap it on the morning of December 25th, along with some outfits, a carry cot and a doll’s bath. I loved dolls and I remember spending a lot of time playing house, pretending to be Mummy and cooking for my little ‘children’ on my A La Carte Kitchen.

Now, twenty five years later and in the living room another little girl is pretending to be Mummy, cradling her own Tiny Tears doll and feeding her water from a bottle.

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