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CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS IDEAS AND INSPIRATION

Festooning your home with decorations goes a long way to getting into the Christmas spirit. Over the last few years it seems that decorations are going up increasingly early. So start getting your plans in place for how your Christmas decor will look this year. Will you make your own decorations, maybe even make just …

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THE BIG LIST OF HELPFUL CHRISTMAS IDEAS

MOST POPULAR CHRISTMAS CONTENT ON MUMS MAKE LISTS 2022 Christmas is pretty much the biggest celebration of the year. A time for getting together with friends and family, festooning the house with decorations, eating traditional holiday season food, drinking festive drinks, swapping cards and gifts and generally having a lovely. But Christmas is hard work …

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70 KIDS PARTY IDEAS FOR FUN AND EASY KIDS PARTIES

It is understandable that kids get hugely excited about parties. It’s also understandable that they can feel like a massive chore for the parents who have to plan and host them! So here’s a big list of the best kids party ideas for parties at home or outside of the home that will help you …

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390 PARTY THEMES: THE ULTIMATE LIST OF PARTY THEME IDEAS FOR ADULTS BIRTHDAY PARTIES AND COSTUME PARTIES

Here is a gigantic list of 390 party themes that are perfect for birthday parties, costume parties or festive celebrations for adults. Yep, move over kids, it’s time for the grown-ups to have some theme party fun! If you have spent so long planning kids parties that you’ve run out of creativity for coming up …

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THE BIG LIST OF PANTRY STAPLES: THE ESSENTIALS YOU NEED FOR A WELL STOCKED PANTRY

A well stocked kitchen pantry is the solid foundation you need from which to cook healthy family meals. So here is a big list of all the pantry staples you need for a well stocked pantry. It may take you a little time to build up, but it is well worth it to know you …

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THE BEST WAY TO PLAN YOUR WEEKLY GROCERY LIST IN 4 EASY STEPS

Writing out a weekly grocery list for the weekly family food shop is one of those chores that should ideally take no more than a few minutes but can invariably end up taking much longer.  I’ve been putting together a weekly grocery list for more weeks, months and years than I care to remember, so …

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22 BEST OUTDOOR AND INDOOR PARTY GAMES FOR KIDS BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Looking for the best outdoor and indoor kids party games to make sure your child’s birthday party is super fun?  I’ve put together a big list of 22 games that will delight kids from toddlers upwards. I’ve divided the list into outdoor party games and indoor party games. 22 BEST OUTDOOR AND INDOOR PARTY GAMES …

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THE BEST 36 NON-CHOCOLATE EASTER GIFTS FOR KIDS (INCLUDING BABIES AND TODDLERS)

Here’s my list of the top 36 best non-chocolate Easter gift ideas for kids, including babies and toddlers. Each idea is a great alternative to giving traditional chocolate eggs at Easter.  Alternative gift ideas that will bring just as much joy as yet another chocolate Easter egg. 36 NON-CHOCOLATE EASTER GIFTS FOR CHILDREN There is …

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FAMILY HOLIDAY PACKING GUIDE: HOW TO PACK FOR A FAMILY HOLIDAY PLUS FREE PDF PRINTABLE FAMILY HOLIDAY PACKING LIST & CHECKLIST FOR ADULTS, KIDS AND BABIES.

Here’s a family holiday packing guide full of tips on things to pack for your next holiday. Use these tips to help you pack the essentials that you and your family will need while you’re away.  Plus use my suggested family holiday packing list for adults, kids and babies as a checklist for packing everything …

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How to keep kids reading over the summer

Here are some simple things you can do to keep your kids reading over the long summer school holidays.  How to keep kids reading over the summer Do you wonder how on earth you are going to keep your child / children reading through the school holidays? Especially the long summer school break that can …

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26 PRACTICAL WORKING MUM TIPS TO HELP YOU STAY ORGANISED

It is hard work being a working mum. So I have put together a list of 26 practical tips for working mums to help you stay organised and keep stress at bay.  ‘Working mum’ is such a neat little descriptor that still has connotations of choice about it. But many of us working mothers need …

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