Dear Mummy, Halloween is fast approaching and we took the opportunity to celebrate the harvest and visit The Autumn Pumpkin Festival at Royal Victoria Country Park, in Southampton. This seasonal extravaganza was hosted by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, and in its 19th year people brought their biggest and best pumpkins and supersize vegetables to be judged. … More Seeing the UK’s Largest Pumpkin!
Dear mummy, “deck the halls with…” – wait a minute, we haven’t even had Halloween yet! What are you doing singing Christmas songs mid October!? Well, my mummy recently attending a bloggers event at our local LUSH store in Basingstoke to see what festive treats they have for us over Christmas and we couldn’t be more … More A LUSH Christmas!
Dear mummy, this recipe couldn’t be easier and I know that you are rubbish at baking so this is our fail safe baking activity. Cooking with a toddler can be stressful and I know you always have one eye on making the cakes and one eye on what I’m doing with the cakes!! You know … More Easy Peasy – Halloween Fairy Cakes
Dear mummy, we’ve had a really busy, but brilliant long weekend 🙂 Thank goodness, as we needed a distraction after an awful week. We’ve carved some more pumpkins and went to Wellington Country Park, outside Reading for their Halloween Event. While we were there we made spooky masks in the craft room, danced in the … More My spooktacular weekend!
Dear mummy, we’re awful in the kitchen but managed to participate in some home baking over the weekend. This isn’t your Pinterest amazing cake baking I hasten to add…this is REALLY messy toddler baking, the sessions where you spill a whole carton of flour on the floor and add too much sugar to the recipe. … More Spooky Halloween Fairy Cakes
Dear mummy, Sainsbury’s are doing a fantastic range of Halloween items in store this week! We popped down over the weekend and had fun choosing our items ready for the 31st. One item my mummy picked up for me was this cute £10 witches costume. It’s great value for money and comes with a witches … More My witchy costume from Sainsbury’s
Dear Mummy, we spent the weekend preparing for Halloween. From creepy painting to cake baking we had a fabulous time inside the house while the weather was frightful. However Sunday was a beautiful day so we ventured outside to Manydown Farm in Basingstoke. Manydown Farm Pick a Pumpkin Event When: 22nd October to 1st November, 10am-4.30pm … More Pumpkin Carving at Manydown Farm
Dear mummy, we love Halloween and have scoured the shops to find spooky finds to help us celebrate the witchy weekend. I love picture books which are perfect for toddlers and here’s my top Halloween books for little ones from Waterstones. 1) Mr. Tickle and the Scary Halloween by Roger Hargreaves | £2.99 2) Wickle Woo … More Spooky Books from Waterstones
We’ve just heard of some special ‘spooky’ events coming up in Hampshire and wanted to share them with you. We’re massive fans of Halloween so love participating in pumpkin carving, apple bobbing and dressing up. These are the places we will be visiting this October. 1) Festival Place – Basingstoke Spooktacular event –30th October –31st October 2015 Free … More Spooktacular events in Hampshire 2015
Dear Mummy, the nights are drawing in and spooky happenings are occurring. We’ve had a blood moon this week and Halloween party invites are starting to appear. This time next month we’ll be celebrating Halloween and we’re really excited to see Halloween costumes start to fill the shelves at our local supermarkets and on the … More Our Top Halloween Childrenswear Picks
Dear Mummy, I know you love Autumn and Winter! I can tell by the way you eagerly move all your jumpers and boots to the front of your wardrobe. Ditch the horrible short-shorts and ropey sandals and cover up your white pasty legs with thick black tights for another year. All the fashion magazines come … More Reasons to be excited it’s Autumn!
My Ghost Jumper – Trendy Tots After last weeks Halloween edit, it would make sense to model for you the fab little Bonnie Baby Ghost Jumper that has been causing a stir, mainly because it has now SOLD OUT. It was a AW/13 piece which we purchased at the beginning of the year in the … More My Ghost Jumper – Trendy Tots
Dear mummy, it’s nearly Halloween! Our favourite *cough* ….Mummy’s favourite time of year! Our local farm, Manydown Farm just outside Basingstoke, Hampshire have a great range of children’s activities this Halloween Half Term. It’s £8.50 per adult and luckily we have a discount voucher from the newspaper mailers. As I’m under 2yrs I go free … More A Spooky Day at Manydown Farm