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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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M&S I’m Impressed

No. This is not a paid for post. I don’t do those. This is me, being so impressed by the AW14 collection at M&S that I have decided to dedicate a whole post to it.

Marks and Spencer M&S New Season AW14 Girls Boys Kids Baby Stylish Fashion Accessories (1)

Embellished Collar Vest from £16

Now, I have done the rounds of the press days and there really are some great pieces out there this season. However – M&S gets my Style Headmistress Award for Most Improved! No no no, that doesn’t do it justice. Let me put it another way, I will be buying a lot of my girls’ new season wardrobe from there – and I think we all know just how fussy I am.

We’ll let the clothes do the talking shall we? Kenzo? Eat yer heart out! Read More…

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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.

piles of artwork

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.

science inspired back to school i heart guts ferm living nest.co.uk (1)

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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