Next put on a fantastic event this week, where myself and the mini Constants had a little adventure to Next headquarters to see the amazing new ranges coming to stores in the next month or so. It was like we had our own little Next store to browse around and there were some adorable items that I wish I could have taken home with me.
Excitable kids during the long school break followed by a four day bank holiday weekend, means the Easter holiday period can be tricky to plan for parents. Research released today by Sainsbury’s reveals that it’s uncomplicated, special time with family that is most treasured by children and parents, however parents worry they should be doing more.
With the Easter holidays here, many parents are searching desperately for activities to interest their children so why not spend the extra time and get creative this Easter? You can create long-lasting memories with your children and have fun yourself at the same time. The Easter Holiday Boredom Conqueror guide released by Homecrafts.co.uk provides some amazing ideas to help you have the least exhausting and most amazing Easter ever.
Waitrose sent us some fantastic items to make and decorate our own Cadbury’s Easter eggs and lots of tasty treats to decorate our chocolate eggs – we had enough left over to make our very own chocolate cupcakes. It was so much fun making, baking and decorating with the children but it was a chocolatey mess – everywhere!
Oh how the mighty have got, well, mightier! With three Royal Warrants to its name, and Hollywood A listers like Brad Pitt donning their clothing, the rise of Barbour has been nothing less than formidable. It’s unrecognisable from the little South Shields business set up in 1894 by John Barbour. Thanks to the likes of Lily Allen and Peaches Geldolf chucking on a wax jacket at a festival a few years ago, its status has elevated from welly brigade to high street show-stopper.