Archive for March, 2012

Policeman Money Box

I found this ceramic policeman money box at The Oak Room on Saturday, on a beautiful day out at Hatfield House. Isn’t it cute? Perfect for little poppet’s pennies! Available online from NotOnTheHighStreet or on foot from The Oak Room.  

Raspberry Cookies

  Firstly, an apology for being absent these last ten days. My boys and I have been in quarantine thanks to various colds and a dose of chicken pox. I had imagined myself posting a ‘How to Entertain a Poorly Child’ article, showing us baking apple crumble and making get well cards – however the […]

Miga de Pan

This post isn’t really from me, its from Mrs French whose happy-inducing Blissful pages I have been following for a while now. She has an eye for the most delightful delights and wrote about these little chaps by Miga de Pan earlier in the week – I had to take a closer look because these […]


This little number is my new favourite picture book. Illustrated and written by Oliver Jeffers it tells the tale of young Floyd who’s kite becomes stuck in a tree. He then begins the comic and mildly unwise performance of throwing things up after it to knock it loose – among which are a ladder, a […]