Make & Do

The Pink family loves to make and do. We do a lot of creating: whether it’s art and craft, or baking and cooking, we’ll have a go. I am a huge craft fan, though I’m jack of all trades and master of none. That doesn’t stop me from buying all the kit though! Ava has definitely inherited my artistic streak, and Thea isn’t far behind her.

We also love a good day trip. We are National Trust members and love nothing more than a walk round an ancient property, followed by a slice of cake and a cup of tea in their tea room. We often review our day trips, either around North Bucks, where we live, or further afield when we’re on holiday.

My Fun Night at Berylune’s Craft Party

I love crafts and have so many on the go. I am a ‘dabbler’ and want to try everything I can. So I booked myself,…

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REVIEW: A Book, A Play Mat, And A Submarine in 1!

The Pink family are big book lovers – we have two huge bookshelves groaning with my novels and art and craft books, and all of…

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My Best Ever Flapjack Recipe: Easy, Gooey & Delicious

My flapjacks are famous amongst my friends. I once took some to work and was told by several people I could give up my job and…

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A visit to Green Dragon Eco Farm, near Buckingham

The weather looked nice(ish) this week, so we decided to check out Green Dragon Eco Farm. We thought the girls would love it. We were right,…

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How To Make A Little Mermaid Doll Ariel Birthday Cake

I recently wrote about Thea’s birthday party, and promised you a tutorial on her Ariel doll Little Mermaid cake. My mum used to make me a…

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My Favourite Five for February: Tiger, IKEA & FitBit

1. Tiger geometric goodies. I can’t get enough of Tiger. Our local one opened fairly recently and I buy something or other every time I go past,…

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Ava and Thea’s latest antics: IKEA and a VERY muddy adventure

We’ve had a fun week over half term. The girls have enjoyed not having a routine, and I have enjoyed not getting up and running round like a…

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How To Declutter With A Swishing Party: Ours Was In Aid Of Tiny Tickers

This year, I am doing my best to #LiveLAGOM, which is a Swedish concept of having enough, but not too much. It all stemmed from…

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Thea and Ava’s latest antics: stickers, brownies and scissors

Thea has been exceptionally cheeky this week. She decided that my new pot of ivy needed a bit of extra decoration… I really, really hate…

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My Favourite Five for January

January is nearly over. It’s gone by pretty quickly for us, and we have been busy busy busy, so Christmas seems like a bit of…

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National Trust’s Upton House and Gardens in Warwickshire

Over the weekend, we had a lovely day out at Upton House and Gardens, in Warwickshire, close to Banbury in Oxfordshire. It’s a National Trust…

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Quick, Easy DIY Copper Polkadot Tea Light Holders: IKEA Hack

My home office has a copper and white theme. I got the lovely copper lampshade and table lamp ages ago and I need a few more touches…

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Happy New Year! (And happy birthday to PinksCharming)

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and welcomed the new year with something sparkly. I woke up with a migraine, and…

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Quick Christmas Gift Recipe: Peppermint ‘bark’

Here’s a super easy ‘Peppermint Bark’ recipe from my sister Debbie.  It’s perfect for wrapping up in pretty paper or bags and giving to teachers, neighbours, or anyone…

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