Family Magic from Tesco

The Extraordinary Emily and Tiny Tomini

In the run up to Easter when the children have broken up from school for the Easter holidays, the last thing you want to do is drag the kids round the supermarket while you do your weekly shop. You end up buying extra things you don't really need or want to spend money; on or in order to make the experience less painful, you end up rushing round … [Read more...]

Reindeer Jars, Simple and Festive!

Chocolate Reeindeer Jars

If you want something that is super simple to make with young children that add a little festive cheer, try these cute reindeer jars! They could also make a cute little extra gift!   You will need… A clean jar with lid and the label removed. Tip: if you are struggling to get the label off the jar or you are left with … [Read more...]

Be Bold! – interior trends for Winter 2014

Geometric Tiles

Article by Karen Spawton- owner of Freya Spawton Furniture Designs www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Freyafurnituredesign   With the summer sun fast becoming a distant memory and the flip flops tossed to the back of the wardrobe for another year, I have the familiar hankering for crackling fires, steaming lattes to warm my cockles and crispy autumn … [Read more...]

Win a Copy of ‘The Lego Movie’ DVD – Ends Midnight 6th December

The Lego Movie Review

Ends midnight 6th December 2014   Following our recent review of the The Lego Movie DVD we are very excited to give away one copy to one of our readers. A great film that would make a perfect Christmas stocking filler! To read our review see More Than Mummies Reviews…The Lego Movie DVD and for some more stocking filler … [Read more...]

Eye Eye…It’s Friday!

Chocolate Digestive with eyes

As you probably know from the crafts we've published here on morethanmummies.com we love googly eyes! We've used them to make Leaf Monsters, Hand and Footprint cards and my personal favourite Cress Egg Heads. They always make me smile and I can never quite believe the transformation that occurs once you've stuck these wobbly little eyes! Well … [Read more...]

Leaf Monsters – Autumn Crafts

Autumn Leaf Monsters

Today we went leaf collecting. On the way I asked my 4 year old son what we should make with our leaves, his (completely serious) response "Mummy, we should make an iPad"! Now if anyone knows how to do this please let me know, I hate to disappoint him! I was aiming to make a large collage but I think we're a little too early in the season as … [Read more...]

Home Made Vegetable Soup – Green Soup! – Feed the Family for Less Than £5

Vegetable soup with chillis

As Autumn sets in, one of our family favourite foods is home made vegetable soup, affectionately called in our house 'green soup'. It usually consists of whatever veggies we have that need using up or any that are on offer in the supermarket! This hearty thick soup is filling and wonderful on a cold day. It's super easy to make, low calorie, … [Read more...]

October Showcase – Halloween Spooktacular!

Boo T-Shirt

This months showcase is 'Halloween Spooktacular' featuring items perfect for Halloween at the end of the month. All the products displayed are available in the UK and you can find the price and a link to where each item is available from under each product picture.   £7 Available from Customise My … [Read more...]

Cherry Tomato and Spinach Pasta Bake

Cherry Tomato and Spinach Pasta Bake

The weather has started to get a little colder this week and the thought of salad for dinner is starting to become less and less appealing. There have been two boxes of cherry tomatoes in our fridge this week and they have been completely untouched! Usually a family favourite, especially in the summer months, accompanying salads and sandwiches, … [Read more...]

More Than Mummies Reviews…The Lego Movie DVD

The Lego Movie Review

Much to my son's delight, More Than Mummies was asked by Suppose.com to review The Lego Movie DVD, and they kindly sent us a complimentary copy. Over the summer my husband took my, then three year old, son to watch The Lego Movie at the cinema but on that occasion I decided to give it a miss as I wasn't sure how much I would enjoy it. They … [Read more...]