Any Excuse to Celebrate with My Party of Four!

Back to school was a big deal for my oldest this year; he changed schools, had to ride the bus for the first time and has a whole new style of learning to get used to. I took the opportunity to celebrate his first day success with a little extra fun. Any excuse to make... Continue Reading →

Mix Up Your Materials in Some Solar Powered Art!

There's been some blazing hot weather on both sides of the Atlantic and now that the children are finally all off school we figured it was time to harness some of those solar rays! We've discovered sun-sensitive paper that can record your nature collages and imagination in a beautiful permanent record. Take a look... We... Continue Reading →

Fin-tastic Reads With Real Bite!

We are riding the crest of the Shark Week wave here after the launch last night and are organizing our week around all things ocean! We've found a fun journal to plan our watching, studies and play and have the low down on the best shark books for fans of the fins. First up, is... Continue Reading →

Dive in to Shark Week With Us!

Forget apple pie, baseball and pick up trucks, the most American of institutions is returning to the small screen next week and anticipation is hitting fever point around here! Shark Week's 30th anniversary event starts on Sunday July 22nd and we've got fin-tastic fun for all, whichever side of the ocean you're watching from... Having... Continue Reading →

A Beginner’s Guide to the 4th July…

American Independence Day, or the 4th July, is huge here. It's one of those rare days when the whole country stops and celebrates the same things - all things stars, stripes and summer. As such, it is probably surprising for anyone that's grown up with this tradition that many people back in the 'Mother Country'... Continue Reading →

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