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Decluttering: Where do I start?

Since having Dexter almost 5 years ago, I’ve been hanging on to all manner of baby stuff from clothes to blankets and buggies to weaning books. But we decided ages ago that Bridget will be our last and with her turning one next month, we…

May 2, 2018

Introducing #PlayInTheTray – The Tuff Spot Hashtag

When Dexter was younger, especially in his first 2 years, I used to do so much with him. We did all sorts of messy play (that’s where the blog name came from). We did lots of fun sensory and explorative play. Went on nature…

August 24, 2017

Spring crafting with Baker Ross

We love doing our little crafts and being a Baker Ross blogger means that every now and then we get sent some wonderful little kits that not only boost my already overflowing craft supplies, but give us something a little different to do and…

February 10, 2017
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Messy Me review

You will probably know from the name of my blog that I’m not adverse to getting a little messy and it’s a good job too with a toddler that loves crafting and  baby that has just started weaning. Just lately we have been putting…

July 4, 2016

Ghosties and pumpkins and paint, Oh my!

We didn’t do much for hallowe’en this year. Normally I take Dexter out with all of his cousins but they all have other plans and one of them is at a sleep over etc and I really don’t fancy walking about for that long…

November 3, 2015

Housework! I suck at it!!

CONFESSION TIME – I SUCK AT HOUSEWORK. It’s always been known that I’m a messy person. Even my blog has ‘messy’ in the title!! I don’t know how people have the time for it most days, and those that enjoy it are like a freak…

October 5, 2015

Messy play ideas for babies and toddlers.

Following up from my previous post about the messy play we have done with Dexter, I have decided to make a list of our favourite messy play ideas so that I can keep them all together. Feel free to share some of your ideas…

January 24, 2014

The messiest baby in all the land – Messy play

Of all the fun things I remember about being little, the best ones always revolved around some kind of mess. Either gluing or water or sand or just gloop, so since having Dexter I’ve been looking forward to just letting him go wild with messy…

January 24, 2014