Wednesday 22 July 2015

Top Tips For Keeping Your Little Ones Entertained Over the Summer Holiday

The summer holidays have started and I've decided that I need to have back up entertainment plans for when the TV time has been exhausted and the Little Bs are (ahem…I am) bored of playing cars and football aka kicking the ball in random directions. We tend to do quite well in filling our days with random window shopping trips and lunch in Ikea (the boys love the showrooms), trips to the park, garden antics, crafty stuff and 'picwics' but sometimes we need a little inspiration to think outside of the box. Rather than save 1000 links to unachievable ideas or spend lots of money on big day trips, I decided to ask fellow blogger their top tips for keeping little ones entertained over the summer. Then I thought I would share them with you lovely lot! So here goes…

Thursday 16 July 2015

This Summer Mrs Crafty B Will...

The lovely Leanne over at A Slice of My Life Wales has tagged me in a Summer 'to do list' so with routines getting changed up a bit and lots going on, I have decided to have a little think about the things I would love to make sure I do this summer.

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Tips For Taking Your Craft Business Beyond Etsy

There are more than 1.4 million sellers on Etsy and growing, with many vendors selling products that are similarly themed or even close in appearance. These similarities and a hungry market can in some ways benefit sellers, particularly those who have just started out on the path of turning their craft hobby into their day job. However, if you’re starting to tire of turning 3.5 per cent of your profits over to the platform in addition to their listing fees, it might be time to think about graduating to your own site and running your own craft business. Here are a few hints and tips to help you on your journey…

Wednesday 8 July 2015

Chocolate Oat Crumblies With Sally Akins

Sally Akins is a UK Food and Lifestyle blogger who lives in Shropshire with her husband and their two sons. She blogs at and can also be found on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Today she is sharing her super yummy looking chocolate oat crumbles.

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Mini Maker Activities with Science Made Simple

I am always on the lookout for fun activities to keep Baby B entertained on different levels as he becomes more inquisitive about the world. We are a massive fans of fun learning activities and encouraging a genuine desire for wanting to find out new things and there is great value in doing science experiments with your #MiniMakers…aside from the fact they are SUPER fun and sometimes a bit messy!