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Joe Browns clothing are giving one lucky Mumbler a massive £250 voucher for a new wardrobe update!

The whole world is facing a crazy & unsettling time and none of us know how long it is going to last or how long we will all be home-schooling our children! In and amongst the crafting, the endless chants of “Mummm, I’m bored….” “Muuum, I’m hungry” and of course (and we don’t judge you…

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Mumbler at Home!

We are now into week 4 of staying at home and I think we have found our rhythm and routine and have all adjusted. We had a wobble in week 2 but I found week 3 and so far week 4 to be a lot calmer and better. Sticking to a routine is definitely helping…

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Buy Fresh Roasted Coffee Beans Online Direct

With coffee shops closed and people staying at home, we are all starting to learn more hobbies from keeping fit at home, to gardening, to learning how to make a barista standard coffee. Let’s talk about coffee – Yes the way you make it is important, but ultimately, like most things, if you put quality…

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Celebrating VE Day at Home

VE Day 2020 – Activities and Ideas to celebrate at Home The weekend of May 8th – 10th is the weekend to commemorate and celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe), marking the end of the war in Europe. Many events had been planned to celebrate it however, due to the coronavirus…

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Local Classes Now Online

Many of our much loved local classes, activities  and organisations are  moving to online options so here’s a roundup of those too: Be Amazing Family Choir: 4 week Virtual Choir for anyone and everyone with a love of singing to get involved with. 4 x 1 hour long sessions over the next four weeks starting…

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Easter Craft Ideas To Do At Home

Easter is on the way but sadly a lot of the places we would have been to and done Easter crafts are closing. So, we’ve put together a few ideas for you to do with your children at home. Most of these crafts can be done with basic craft supplies, things you might need include:…

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Daily Schedule Ideas

An idea for a daily schedule to use at home with your children. I’ve done this based on my 5 yr old, feel free to adapt and make most useful for you.

101 Things To Do With Kids Indoors & In Your Garden

As of next week we’re nearly all going to be having a lot more time at home with our kids. With the current situation in mind, I thought it was a good time to share some ideas for fun and easy things that you can do with kids indoors, or (if you have one) in…

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Pottery Painting Parcels by Saramique Studio of Hessle – ON HOLD

POTTERY PAINTING PARCELS by Saramique Studio of Hessle. Activity currently ON HOLD, to be reviewed in April as government guidelines change. ————————————————————————————— “Designed to offer fun, creative and therapeutic relief for those affected by self-isolation” These are ‘paint at home’ packages with options for self-collection or for home delivery to your doorstep. Full details on…

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In line with Government guidance on COVID-19 and the recommendation to avoid gatherings and crowded places, many of our local baby and children’s classes and activities along with local family events are being cancelled or postponed. Some local attractions are also planning for closures. For anything you are going out to do, please check with…

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