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The Day the Crayons Quit

I love reading to my kids. Not because I love reading to them per se – but because it means they are going to bed very very very soon. And, after a long long long summer with them at home – this is truly my favourite time of day…

On our holiday this summer – I found this fantastic book – The Day The Crayons Quit.

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Calling all budding Picasso’s

Even though I know full well that neither of my kids are ever going to make it in the art world, I have still kept tons and tons of their art work from as soon as they could pick up a pen.  I have pages of scribbles, clay models (if you can call them that), colouring in, paintings, collages blah blah blah… you get the gist. And all of these delights are hogging up storage space in my loft.

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Along comes a great new website called Doodle Nest. Your job is to edit down the entire collection of artworks to your faves and they will transform it all into either sleek framed collages… Read More…

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It’s almost rocket science..

It’s a Back to School Fest here at KSJ HQ. It’s only been a matter of days since our kids broke up – and already we a longing to wave them off! So we’ve done our general Back to School round-up – but today – this is one for any budding boffins out there.

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Ok so I’ll admit it straight away – I was a total science N.E.R.D at school.. so I have had such nostalgic fun writing this post! Here are my top 5 science related Back to School MUST-HAVES! Read More…

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Sk8ter Cool Freebie Time..

Take a look at this dude. With his grungy clothing and rebellious attitude, he’s got that sk8ter edge to him.

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And here at KSJ HQ, we love cool kids. So today – we are giving some cool away – FREE!

We are giving you the chance to win a Tony Hawk’s skateboard worth £49.95 (for those not in the know Tony Hawk is Mr Skateboard himself!) PLUS a design your own helmet kit worth £24.95 AND some protective pads worth £13.95 to give away to one lucky subscriber. All this great skater gear comes from supercool store skates.co.uk

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A Party Fit for a Prince

Happy birthday to Prince George who is turning one on July 22nd. I decided not to write up what presents we can get him – frankly all he needs in my opinion is a good pair of skinny jeans, a hoodie and some funking high tops. This whole twee look is not doing it for me. Sorry. Please don’t chop my head off.

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So instead of presents we thought we would create a ‘Little Prince Party’ to celebrate his first birthday. And when I say ‘we’ – I refer to the brilliant Charlotte Saye from the super stylish party store The Carousel Show. I shall now place you in her very capable hands… Read More…

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