No mess face painting with Face Paintoos

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some Face Paintoos to try* We love face painting in our house. Both my kids love having their faces painted, and practicing on each other, and I do a little bit of face painting for my job, when we work at fairs and events, but sometimes, […]

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Ideas for Birthday Gifts on a Tight Budget

*This is a collaborative post* There can be many times in the year when someone’s birthday, a wedding anniversary, or any other type of celebration comes up. It can be that you are on a tight budget, but because the person is special, you still want to give them a gift. Here are just a […]

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Back to school – label everything…

*This is a review post, we were kindly sent some name labels to review* If like me you are working on some back to school planning, or are sending your little one(s) to school for the first time, you have probably got a long list of things you have to get, or have already bought/sourced. […]

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Mum Needs Some Me Time – Chick Lit and Prosecco

A huge warm hello to you lovely readers at The Mad House of Cats and Babies, and special thanks to the very kind Karen Reekie for allowing me to share this guest post with you. I’m Anita Faulkner; mum to a cheeky little toddler, wife to an extremely patient hubby and blogger under the name […]

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Greener items I take away on holiday.

*This is a not a sponsored post, although some of the brands mentioned I have worked with before and continue to use* I will cheerfully admit that we are not that good at being green about going on holiday. We would like to work on that. We do try to reduce waste, and use less […]

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Sun burn, avoid it, but if it happens you can treat it.

*This post may contain affiliate links that earn me a small amount of revenue if you make a purchase* I try very very hard to avoid getting sunburned, this is a rare incident for me. You can read about what I normally use to protect my skin and my family’s skin, here   I try to […]

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