Easy & delicious gluten & dairy free cupcake recipe

This is my go-to easy, gluten & dairy free cupcake recipe that is the basic recipe for most cupcakes I make for home and also for work when I bake. It’s easy to adapt and you can add flavours or food colouring, if you want and you can decorate them simply or more fabulously depending […]

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The teen teaches magic card tricks as a sideline…

Emily here – I’ve always loved magic card tricks especially ones with an ordinary pack of playing cards so I have grabbed my mum’s blog for a few minutes to share about how I like to do tricks as a hobby. Anyone can learn to do these, if you practice. It’s all about keeping your […]

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Learning to use a camera with kids

Learning to use a camera is a skill that adults and kids alike can do. You don’t have to be a professional photographer or take sales-worthy photos but you can enjoy a new hobby and skills and have fun taking photos, and creating pictures to share.  Photography is something we all love as a family. […]

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Easy Easter Craft – colouring eggs for Easter

*This post does contain an affiliate link that earns me some revenue if you click and make a purchase* Colouring eggs for Easter is a bit of a tradition for us and something we enjoy doing as a family activity. It’s an easy and fun activity for kids and it really doesn’t need to be […]

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Creating something special with Secret Projects

*This is a collaborative post with Secret Projects* Secret Projects asked us if we wanted to work on something, we were very excited and keen. We love their bags and other projects that they make and they are working hard to support women, which is something I value. I am always very keen to encourage […]

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Craft ideas to keep the kids busy.

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some items to try* I am always on the lookout for craft ideas to keep the kids busy. They love making and creating, and I am not at all creative, so finding things that work for them, makes me happy, especially if it means I don’t […]

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3Doodler Start Essentials Pen Set makes 3D Art easy

*This is a review post. We were kindly asked to try out a 3Doodler Start Essentials Pen Set and share about it* We are all about art and craft here, although I am not creative or crafty, myself, my kids love making, creating, and expressing themselves through painting, drawing, making things to their heart’s content. […]

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Quick and easy bird seed cakes

We have made these bird seed cakes a few times, because we love to feed and watch the birds in our garden, and it’s a fun little task the kids can do with minimal supervision, other than dealing with the hot fat. This is great to do in autumn when the birds might need a […]

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Meet Artie the drawing Robot and learn new skills.

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent an item to review and share with our readers* As a family, we love trying out new things, and we are a bit geeky and we love technology. So we were very excited to meet  Artie the drawing robot. We are very interested in coding, and […]

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Chinese New Year Fun with Mrs Mactivity

*this is a review post. All opinions are my own* One of my favourite celebrations from another culture and country is Chinese New Year which starts on the 5th February this year and is celebrated all over the world by many people from around East Asia and of course it’s the major national holiday in […]

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