*This is a guest post from DaddiLife on Easter Activities for Dads.
Holidays like Easter are the perfect opportunity for dads to further the bond with their children. Regardless of whether you have an infant on a weaning schedule or a couple of toddlers who need something to keep them occupied and engaged, these activities will create Easter moments that your children can remember fondly for the rest of their lives.
1. Colouring Easter Eggs
Colouring Easter Eggs is probably one of the first activities that comes to mind when you think of Easter, and there’s a good reason for it! Not only is it a fun way for your kids to stimulate their creativity and help with brain development, but it’s cheap and easy too.
Premade egg decorating kits are available for low prices in many stores and include stickers, egg stands, non-toxic dye tablets, egg dippers and drying trays — everything you need to create some beautiful eggs! Alternatively if you have the spare ingredients at home, why not embrace your own crafts with the kids to make your very own eggs! Just make sure to lay out some newspaper or a disposable tablecloth to avoid staining tables and countertops.
One of my favourite times of the year – Easter. The Easter eggs and chocolates have been around the shops for a while now so I’ve been looking around as well as online at what’s available this year and come up with the ultimate Easter Chocolate gift guide for you.
This guide contains regular Easter eggs as well as specialty Easter chocolates from some fantastic chocolatiers. There is something for everyone on any budget.
Small Aero Easter Egg
I’m a huge fan of Aero chocolate and these small Easter eggs are great. The Aero bubbles are found inside the egg. Great tasting and value for money.
Stockists – Found in all good supermarkets
RRP – £1.50
I will be starting Maternity leave in a couple of weeks and we all know that maternity pay isn’t that great. I will be thinking of ways to budget the money we have coming in and making it go that little further. That said there is always some kind of special day, birthday or holiday coming up, so making those pennies stretch further is a must.
B&M Stores gave me a challenge to go shopping in our local store to see what ideas I could come up with for Mother’s Day. I decided to have a good hunt around and see what lovely bargains I could find to use as gifts for Mother’s Day. You might also get a few ideas for classy gifts for grandma while you’re at it!
It’s nearly that time of year again – Valentine’s Day. The day to treat your special other half with gifts, love and affection. If you are like me, I find it hard to get a gift for my husband, he is always hard to buy for! So to give you lots of ideas and inspiration I’ve come up with this gift guide.
I have divided it into three segments – Men’s, Women’s and a Naughty but Nice section!
Men’s Valentine’s Gifts
Kicking us off is this Gold Aftershave. It smells gorgeous. Notes of Lemon, Bergamot and Lime. Heart notes: Geranium, Rose, Jasmine and Iris. Base notes: Patchouli, Cedar, Leather and Amber. A fresh, modern and elegant scent.
Did you know that Valentine’s Day is only 3 weeks away? I love the idea behind Valentines, the romance, the love and those special moments with your loved one. It’s an exchange of cards, chocolates, flowers and gifts. In fact the first Valentine’s Day was in the year of 496. It’s a very old tradition and thought to have originated from a Roman festival. All in the name of Saint Valentine.
After Christmas Valentine’s Day is the second most popular card-giving holiday. But as well as giving a card you can give a gift. A unique, unusual and personalised romantic gift, which is perfect for your partner including girlfriend, boyfriend, wife or husband will go down a treat I’m sure.
I’m a huge fan of Personalised Valentine’s gifts. It makes that gift so much more personal to your loved one. I’ve been lucky enough to review this gorgeous Tree of Life necklace from GiftsOnline4U.
How are you getting your home ready for Christmas?
Don’t deny it — you want an Instagrammable home for Christmas — and we do, too. This time of year proves to be the perfect opportunity to show off your perfectly decorated home to all of your followers, and create the ultimate Christmassy feed that will look aesthetically pleasing on your profile at the same time. But for those with a home that’s just not up to scratch this Christmas, we’ve teamed up with Oldrids & Downtown, provider of bedroom furniture, to give you a guide on how you can change your interior design and make it more magical for the festive season!
The living room
This is arguably the most important room in the home when it comes to Christmas time. In here, you will be propping up your Christmas tree and flooding your sofa with seasonal cushions and throws. But there are some top tips and tricks you need to know to make your home more visually pleasing for the festive season.