Simple Family Dinner – A mothering Sunday Meal
Today is Mothering Sunday in the UK – we celebrate it according to the Christian Calendar on the 4th Sunday of Lent it was a day when people returned to their mother church and were able to spend time in the church with their own mother. More now it’s celebrated like Mother’s Day where children give gifts and thanks to their Mother’s. This is one of our simple family dinners that we cook to celebrate a traditional Sunday roast.
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Part of our family tradition
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We don’t have our own Nativity set yet – just haven’t found the one that we want so I got crafty (yes me not the kids this time as J was at preschool and T napping) and created a quick one.
We have been lucky to receive a package from Baker Ross full of Nativity Goodies and one of the items is a set of Nativity Finger Puppet Kits which I set about making. Following the pictures they were easier to make an older child would easily be able to make them independently (if J was at home I
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It’s time again for Made with Love and this month I’m taking time out for myself and handing over the post to Susan from Kindergarten & Preschool for Parents & Teachers with some great ideas for Take Time for yourself to be a better Mom.
Susan writes on one of my favourite blogs aimed at both teachers and parents of preschoolers and kindergarten aged children and is sharing some ways to take time for yourself this coming month. Enjoy!
It is an honor to guest post on Rainy Day Mum, one of my favorite blogs. I love how Cerys shows
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J turned 3 this week and we celebrated today with a Pirate Party for him. It was glorious weather, sun shining and the temperatures VERY hot. So you saw the party invites and masks here’s how the party went.
At 3 J and his friends aren’t ready for full party games yet – we set up some “play stations” around the garden -
A pirate small play in our water table
Decorate your own Treasure Chest – yes the Dad’s were in charge of this.
Our own ocean with ball monsters and tug boats in our
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With school approaching if you aren’t already back it’s great to get involved in making something for your kids and even involving them in making something with you for that purpose. We’ve created a no sew pencil roll – that J and I have then had fun decorating once I had done the cutting out.
What you need to make a no sew pencil roll
Rectangle sheet of felt – we choose green being J’s favourite colour Ruler Pencil Scissors Felt Pens
Felt for decorating Craft glue suitable for fabric
How to make a no sew pencil roll
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Welcome back to Made with Love – and what a great selection of ideas linked up last week. I’m again co-hosting with Angelique, Rashmie and Patty and it’s wonderful to be back.
I decided to share with you one of my regular ways that I relax after looking after J and T all day. I dabble in blog design – yes I know you are thinking but you write a blog – what do you mean you dabble in blog design. Well – you see I did the design of Rainy Day Mum myself and as a former Information
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With all my dancing posts and getting moving when I received a package from Rainbow Creations in the mail and it included some bells and ribbon in I knew exactly what I wanted to make for J and T – some Dancing bells.
I had seen a knitted ankle posted on MiniEco and a sewed version on Skip to my Lou and had some hook and eye in my stash so I set about making some dancing bells for J and T to wear.
What you need to make the DIY Dancing Bells
Bells Ribbon Thread Needle Hook
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Welcome back to Made with Love – were we take time for ourselves to do things that we love to do. Co-hosting with Angeliquefelix.com, Mommy Labs and Colours Dekor this is a high light of my month – it really makes me think about spending some time doing something that I want to do not with the kids. Being a SAHM I find that a lot of the time I am child centred and sometimes forget to have time out for myself doing things that I love doing whether they are for the kids, someone else or for myself.
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