Hello to all of our wonderful readers, and welcome to another one of our Sunday blog posts.
Isn’t it great that restrictions are beginning to loosen a little? We can finally see our much-missed loved ones again, and even sneak out for a cheeky tipple or two - and why not?!
Now, the weather may not feel warmer, but the sun has been shining down on us all week, and, I don’t know about you, but, it’s starting to make me think about holidays - sandy beaches, glorious rays and rippling waves!
Hang on a second - we may be missing our favourite coastlines or stunning landmarks, but we have all of that in our own back garden, as people say! It’s become a trendy word over the past year, but it’s more than just that - staycations are actually a really creative idea, and we’ve come up with several staycation activity suggestions, to jazz up your holidays at home!
Fakeaway - As you’re already putting a twist on your family vacation, why not go all out, and, mix everything up a little bit, and, instead of ordering your usual takeaway, create it in your very own kitchen! It’s something the entire family can get stuck into - it may take a while, but put on some music and dance the time away, whilst making delicious battered fish, a creamy chicken korma or crispy spring rolls! You may find that it tastes even better, because you’ve put your heart into it, and, had a laugh, with those you love the most!
Serve up your fakeaway to your little ones, on our Eco-Friendly Tableware for Kids - these sweet, eco-friendly sets include everything your little ones need to enjoy a taste of that delightful fakeaway you’ve just created together! Just a warning to you - once they’ve eaten from them, they’ll never want to eat off of anything else, ever again - the animal designs are just too cute to resist!
Cocktails & Mocktails - To go with your fakeaway, why not unleash your wild, creative side and have a go at spicing up your weekend tipple? Cocktails, and, of course, mocktails, are incredibly enjoyable to create from scratch, so, fetch a recipe from online, or, chuck in whatever you have in your cupboards already, and, see what you come up with! Again, the whole family will adore getting involved - it may be a bit messy, but that’s all part of the fun, isn’t it?
Cocktails and mocktails alike, are all about the finishing touches that bring them to life, and, there’s nothing more perfect than some eye-catching ice cubes bobbing up and down! Impress guests by adding a little elegance and pizzazz to their drinks, with our Polar Bear and Penguin Ice Cube Moulds!
Toasting Marshmallows - We know it’s a little chilly outside, still, but grab a whole load of soft, cosy blankets, throw on those toasty warm, fluffy socks, and, get outside with some skewers and squishy marshmallows! Stoke a fire and toast your marshmallows, until they’re golden brown or even a little scorched.
We said you needed to wrap up toasty warm for this activity, and, we meant it! Our beautifully-designed, dreamily soft and plush musical-themed blanket is an absolute essential to keep yourself and your family perfectly cosy, and, even better if you all have a love of music!
Camp out in your Garden - That’s right! Dig out that old tent, dust it off, and, pitch it up in your garden, or, you could borrow one for the night! Wherever you get your tent from, remember to have plenty of plush, thick, warm blankets to keep you all cosy, plus some pillows, of course! Cuddle up, hop into the house to make some creamy, indulgent hot cocoa, with all the trimmings, and tell stories or share memories. Enjoy your night under the stars - it’s an experience you’ll never forget!
Two of the vital items you need with you for camping outdoors are cushions and lighting, but what if you could combine the two? Ideal and clever, right? Well, grab yourself a few of these gorgeous Luminous Light Up Cushions - the light is soft and comforting, whilst the cushion itself is wonderfully plush and perfect for a nap or a cuddle - the designs are just too cute.