Misc

Feeding Rudolph and his friends with RSPCA recipes

Daisy and the family will be staying with us this Christmas so I am planning activities I can prepare ready for their visit.  One thing we will be making this year we will be a reindeer food mix for Daisy to sprinkle on our lawn on Christmas Eve; the perfect snack for Rudolph and the… Continue reading Feeding Rudolph and his friends with RSPCA recipes

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Grandparents and toys: the time and means to buy and play

As you may already know my husband works in the toy industry. He shared a report he had seen (from the USA) that said: Grandparents account for about one-quarter of sales, or nearly $7 billion, within the $28 billion U.S. toy industry.  Most readers of my blog won’t be surprised with this news and will… Continue reading Grandparents and toys: the time and means to buy and play

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Knitting Flop, it’s a Bing thing!

I can't go on holiday without a craft project.  I needed something not too bulky and something not too complicated for our family holiday.  I settled on a knitting project, choosing to knit Bing's Flop for Daisy. I'd discovered a knitting pattern for Flop on the CBeebies Grown-Ups site and packed pattern, yarn and knitting… Continue reading Knitting Flop, it’s a Bing thing!