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Waterproof versus water-resistant

Many people ask the question to themselves when looking at the label in jackets or trousers: “what is the difference between water resistance and waterproof?” And it can get a little confusing. Let’s just get this answer straightened out – so no longer will you be pondering over clothing unsure of the different levels of […]

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Messy places that you take kids – and why

According to Albert Einstein, play is the highest form of research.   Letting children get messy whilst playing isn’t only fun and enjoyable for them, but helps them learn and become better at learning.   For instance, when the kids are getting messy in a safe environment it lets them experience cause and effect. If […]

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Mittens on string – bring it back!

Baggers Originals reminisces about mittens on string and other Christmasy memories to bring back in 2016! Mittens on a string date back years and years ago, with the earliest mittens known to archaeologists to date around 1000 A.D in Latvia.  Mittens continue to be part of Latvian national costume today! I certainly remember when I […]

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Gift Guide for Mum!

5 weeks till Christmas! Yes, that’s it!  Only 5 weeks left to get everything done for that one day of the year which lights up our children’s faces and gets all the family together. Being organised is the best way to approach the run up to Christmas so you can have more holiday cheer and […]

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Christmas lights to visit with the family this year

When we think about Christmas, one of the first things that enter our heads is Christmas trees! Decorating the tree and when to do it, the smell of pine, the baubles and what will go on top this year and of course the beautiful lights twinkling in the house.  It does, however, cross our minds […]

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Winter Warmers: tips on how you and your family can stay warm this winter

Winter 2016 is predicted to be the coldest winter in the last five years, with experts warning that the elderly and the vulnerable need to take extra care. With our advice, hopefully the cold weather won’t be too big of a problem this winter.  The secret to getting out and about with the family when […]

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Tips for Bonfire Night with the kids

What is the history behind Bonfire night? The tradition of bonfire night dates all the way back to 1605, the very same night the gunpowder plot on the Houses of Parliament was due to take place.  The tradition of lighting a bonfire stems from Londoners on that very same night the plot was due, celebrated […]

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How your family can fight off the flu this winter

The common cold infection is so widespread that there can be very few humans who escape infection each year, with most suffering multiple infections. It has been estimated that adults suffer two to five colds per year, whereas children can suffer seven to even ten colds. Both the common cold and flu are contagious viral […]

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Supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation

The UK Make-A-Wish foundation exists for one reason only: to enrich the lives of children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions in the UK by granting magical wishes. Working from the offices in Surrey, Make-A-Wish relies on generous support from local volunteers and have granted 9,000 wishes since it started in 1986. In the first […]

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