#HalloweenTips with Matalan


Matalan asked me to be part of their #HalloweenTips campaign where together with another four bloggers we embrace the theme of Halloween and share all our tips to make the 2013 scary party The. Best. Ever.

Did I scare you there?

First up we had a really fun Twitter party where 10 of [...]

Halloween preparation for your kids

witch costume

Guest post by Frojos

Can you believe we were nearing the middle of September all ready? With time flying, it is time to start thinking about Halloween. 

Although there is still a way to go, you can never prepare for Halloween too early. Costumes can sell out quick, so avoid disappointing your little one [...]

Matalan Halloween Twitter party

Halloween tips

  Not long now and we’ll be celebrating Halloween which is a real fun event for the children and with a little preparation can be fun for parents too but what you need is good ideas.   Matalan are holding a Twitter party this Wednesday 25th September @matalan  between 1 – 2pm where all [...]

It’s all about me and me time Halloween

Carrying on with my quest to carve out more me time this week has gone completely to pot…it’s half term week and that means all of my time is spent with the girls BUT I am loving it.

So this week’s me time post for Mums and Me will be dedicated to our [...]

Pumpkin Pal Teddy from Build A Bear

pumpkin pal

Aren’t they gorgeous? And their fur is so soft. Alice has called hers Pumpky and Bessie hers Pumpkin, I know the imagination rocks in this house but you can’t deny how adorable they are, the Pumpkin Pals that is.

Build A Bear have brought out a range of products for Halloween and with [...]

Celebrate Halloween with the London Eye Witch Academy

London Eye

I just have to tell you about this fabulous Halloween special organised on the London Eye for half term holiday because it was sooo good.

We were invited by London EDF Energy to participate in The Witch Academy, a brand new ‘flight’ (that’s what a trip on the London Eye is known as) [...]

Silent Sunday

Brit Mums TV – Be scared be very, VERY scared it’s Halloween

It’s that fun time of year for children who dress up in their scary outfits and play pretending each other … and the adults too!

When I lived in Italy, although they know of Halloween and there are a few initiatives it’s not the same as being back home and celebrating it here. I [...]

Halloween…ha ha ha ha ha

My excellent handywork :)

Yesterday was 31st October, the day in the year where everyone can dress up us a ghoul, ghost, witch or devil and stuff themselves full of sugar should they so wish. For us it allowed the perfect excuse to throw our very first Halloween party – for the girls [...]

Red! – The Gallery

‘Red!’ said Tara, a huge smile stretching from ear to ear pleased with herself for coming up with such a topical and challenging prompt. Plus the fact she had a brilliant redlined up for her own entry.

‘Prizes!’ she giggled knowing the tempt would be too enticing to ignore. Face paints from Snazaroo to [...]