Quick and easy t-shirt hacks for kids (and grown-ups!)

I decided to customise a multipack of plain white t-shirts rather than buying individual designs – not only was it cheaper but it’s also fun to personalise a t-shirt so you know you’ve got something completely unique. Embroidered rainbow I am not a great sewer, but I can manage the basics and as Ez had recently been doing some sewing projects that used back stitch, I thought I’d show her how she could use that stitch on a t-shirt. She’s a big fan of rainbows and unicorns, so we just used six colours of embroidery thread to sew a rainbow…

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Paddling in January: Winter at West Wittering

I wanted to do something different on Saturday – I had the urge to explore, to go further afield. We had an amazing day at West Wittering around this time last year, and as the forecast was for sunshine, we decided to head back to the beach. It was grey and very cold when we got there, but it wasn’t long before the sun came out and we were treated to the same intense blue skies we enjoyed on our last visit. The wind was bitter, but actually I think I needed that blast of fresh air to clear my…

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Wafting around in my dressing gown

We’re off camping tomorrow, and my new kimono from Verry Kerry is most definitely coming with me. Instead of doing the morning walk to the toilet block in my pyjamas, I’m looking foward to wafting across the field in my gown. And my wellies. And probably an umbrella, but hey, in my mind I’ll still look all goddess-like. The kimono arrived a couple of weeks ago, just before we headed off for a gorgeous weekend up in a house in Derbyshire with extended family. The weather was a bit hit and miss but we were gifted a couple of absolutely…

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