Category Archives: Tried and Tested

Snood in progress

I have now taught myself to add a new yarn of wool and cast off. This book has been a great help.  I just need to darn the two ends together with the help of a nifty darning needle set … Continue reading

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Every household with children should have one of these….

Forget lugging the vacuum out of the cupboard or spending money on expensive, ugly battery powered hand held machines to clean up the debris following mealtimes etc. This is the product you should buy… http://www.lakeland.co.uk/23273/Bissell-Natural-Sweep It arrived yesterday and I’m … Continue reading

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Pink lego

I’ve read all the stuff about not stereotyping girls or exposing them to pink, princesses and fairies. I’m not particularly girly however, C loves anything pink, all princesses and all fairies so what can I do? D is lego obsessed … Continue reading

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School lunch box and hand free book bag

After just one term at school, D’s Octonauts lunch box has a rather disturbing smell that I can’t seem to get rid of. He is also loaded down with book bags, drinks bottles and sport kit so I’ve been on … Continue reading

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Le Toy Van Daisy Cottage

I recently purchased Le Toy Van Daisy Cottage for my daughter’s 3rd birthday from http://www.thewoodentoyshop.co.uk for £56 in the sale. Fast, free delivery and a beautiful product.  I will definitely use this website again for all things wooden and traditional.  … Continue reading

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