Trick or treat tips|
On 20/10/2011 in Leisure
How to have a scream this Hallowe’en
their lights switched off – they will either be out, or just trying to avoid trick or treaters!4. Prepare a party pieceInstead of just turning up in costume and demanding gifts, ask your children to learn a few spooky jokes or songs to perform in return
A spooky stateside Hallowe'en|
On 18/08/2011 in Long-haul
Experience trick or treating the US of A way
Hallowe’en in the US coincides with half term in the UK, and what better way to celebrate it than in Washington DC? The capital lays on a host of events children will love, such as a Boo at the Zoo trick-or-treat evening where you can enjoy animal
Chopstick Etiquette by the King of Chinese cooking, Ken Hom|
On 08/02/2013 in Recipes
How to use chopsticks – with a few tricks for children
restaurant, and use the rubber band trick! Wrap an elastic band tightly around the non-eating ends. Take a small strip of paper, fold it up small, then wedge it in between the chopsticks up near the rubber band to make a 'tong' effect so your child can just
On 02/11/2011 in UK
News, views, tips and tricks from the world of travel
A new Legoland Hotel will be opening at Legoland Windsor in March 2012. Featuring themed rooms, exploding toy boxes and treasure trails, prices start from £285 per room, including two days’ entry to the park.If a lack of decent sleep is affecting your wellbeing, book a babysitter...
Hallowe'en Cupcakes from The Primrose Bakery|
On 01/10/2012 in Recipes
It's all treat and no tricks with these delicious Ginger Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery
Ginger cupcakes & Ginger fudge icingGinger cupcakesMakes 18 regular cupcakesIngredients200g unsalted butter, diced175g molasses sugar3 tbsp black treacle2 large eggs, free-range or organic, beaten300g self-raising flour150ml Semi-Skimmed Milk4 pieces of stem ginger, drained and...
Surviving the long-haul flight|
On 15/04/2010 in Long-haul
Making a journey to the other end of the Earth? Take heed of these tips and tricks
The feeling is familiar: you’re sitting in the departure lounge waiting to board that long-haul flight, watching your fellow travellers milling about, hoping, praying, that the two small children screaming and climbing over the seats will be travelling at the other end of the pla...
Tips And Advice On Soothing Your Baby’s Sore Gums|
On 26/10/2011 in Baby & toddler
Avoid dental dramas with our top five teething tricks
Use a teething ringAs well as soothing her tender gums, a teething ring can also help your child to practise using her developing jaw. Cold rings can be particularly useful for calming down hot, inflamed areas and the process of chewing should provide a happy distraction from any...
Happy Hallowe'en Dress Up|
On 23/10/2011 in Shopping
Get prepared for a spooky spot of trick or treating with our selection of fiendish fashion
Glitzy cat mask £3.50 by Angels at Accessorize
Scare Tactics - Halloween outfits|
On 23/09/2010 in Fashion news
Don’t miss a trick – or treat – with these Hallowe’en-inspired casuals
Dracula: Prints Of Darkness Dracula mask (part of a four-piece Dracula dressing-up set) £8 by Marks & Spencer (ages 2–8); space-print sweatshirt £90 by Lacoste (ages 2–14); teal cords £37 by Mini A Ture (ages 2–12); paint-splattered suede boots £60 by Camper (sizes 23–38)For stoc...
Hallowe'en crafts: Witch's Hat|
On 15/10/2012 in Art & Craft
Cast a spell with this stylish witch's hat – perfect for a spot of trick or treating
Add playful decoration to a plain hat to become the more satorially scary witch in town! You will needFoam witch’s hat, made from a piece of black craft foam or card, or buy a ready-made witches hat.Purple self-adhesive fab foamPurple RaffiaAll-purpose glue3” circular craft punch...