Last Day of Term, Nature’s Playground, & Peppermint Creams.

Pretty dresses, antler hairband, flags flying, and tomte painted on the windows…it must be the last day of school before Christmas!!  Thank goodness our little lady has an addiction to wearing pretty dresses (fairly impractical for tucking into ski trousers at play times, but she’s stubborn and prefers to look like she’s stuffed a spare tyre in there!!), as it …

The Snowman.

Today we decided to carry on with the festive movie, book, craft theme….in other words a rather tired Mamma was needing some festive movie induced peace 🙂         The story chosen for today was The Snowman….or it was until I realised it was The Snowman and the Snowdog book I was holding, so we did that as …

The Nutcracker

Our little lady has a lovely fascination with The Nutcracker story, and she was lucky enough to see a very good production of the ballet a few years ago.  So, in the spirit of Christmas, and finding a festive activity to do, we thought today could be based around The Nutcracker.  However, sometimes, all the best laid plans go wrong! …

Chill out Friday….

***Warning..There is a photo of a dead bird in this blog….it’s beautiful but dead.  Just thought I’d mention it before you read on******* Today Dadda has taken the car to get our winter tyres on, it’s pouring with rain, it is cold, and I just want to hide indoors with my log fire burning and a good book…..however, I have …