10 reasons why At-Bristol is the best science museum for families

@Bristol, best science museum, best kids days out

We have a bit of a divide in the Pink Fizz family when it comes to fun/educational family days out. The Hubby loves a bit of science, (being a bit of a braniac) and me, (being a bit of a romantic) well I’d always choose something a bit ‘arty-farty’ (apparently). Lucky for the girls, they love […]

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Homemade pizza for all the family

homemade pizzas, pink fizz and ponytails

Wow. It’s been a busy bank holiday weekend here at Pink Fizz Towers. I’d been planning to clear out the girl’s bedrooms for months and finally had a day free to get stuck in…the result was copious amounts of bin-bags along with clothes, toys, books and general girly tat finally extracted. Carpets can now see […]

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Dog on the blog #MySundayPhoto

Joining the furry theme this week…what’s that saying about never working with kids and animals…. …it’s a wonder I ever achieve anything around here with my furry friend Lola helping me out!

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Three Happy Girls #MySundayPhoto

Three Happy Girls #MySundayPhoto

Taking a break from on very hot bike ride in the glorious Sussex sunshine. A perfect Sunday afternoon.

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Warning: This recipe will not make you a perfect mum!

Hi. I’m Donna, and I am a less-than-perfect mum. There, I said it. My confession is out there, the closet has officially lost a skeleton. A few years ago I don’t think I could have made such a confession. When I had my baby girls I desperately wanted to be the most perfect mum that […]

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Practicing NOT thinking and making room for mindfulness

Mindfulness, meditation, Pinkfizzmum and ponytails

I often say to the girls “just stop and think”! And my hubby often says to me “just stop thinking”! Thinking. It’s so important isn’t it. It helps us to make good decisions. It makes us calculate the risks, assess the consequences, weigh up the pros and cons, analyse the outcomes. That’s a good thing, right? […]

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How one true act of kindness can change the world (well, sort of)…

Small act of kindness, PE ;lessons, running, sports, pink fizz and ponytails

One person’s actions spoke louder than any words this week…

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Size really does matter when you are growing up.

There is an ongoing battle in our house which revolves around a particularly lovely height chart the girls were given a year or so ago called “I’m as big as…” By rights, The Redhead should be the tallest, she is 2 years and 3 months older than her “little” sister. But the leggy genes seem […]

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Excuse me, has anyone seen my mojo?

It’s been a while since I wrote my last blog post, the past month has been a tough one. My poor Dad had an unexpected arrival into the arms of the NHS and after weeks of worry my mojo has done a runner. Over the past few weeks, we, the so-called ‘sandwich generation’, have been doing […]

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A Lush Start to the Easter Holidays

Lush Easter Bath Bombs and Fizzers,, Hippity-hoppity bath bomb, bunch of carrots, eggceptional fizzer

**Warning** this post may induce your tweens and teens to WANT take a bath!

When I was a nipper bathing more than once weekly was a luxury.

Being the first IN the bath was an even bigger luxury.

And bathing with the addition of a few drops of Mr Matey was akin to a spa weekend at Champneys!

Nowadays, thankfully, the whole approach to washing oneself has become far more fun and frequent. And as a mum of tween girls I am filling Zoella and chums’ pockets in desperation to get their pretty pink fizzers, bubbles, lotions and potions into the bath water and generally to make the kids smell better.

One of my girls’ favourite places to be is Lush, the ‘Fresh handmade cosmetics’ shop where they feel mum’s money is best handed over and never seen again. So as a fun start to the Easter Holidays we headed into the world of smelly soaps to treat them to something other than chocolate for Easter..find out what we bought here…

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