It’s the summer holidays! The weather at this point, still needs to catch up but I for one am loving the break from routine. The blog has still busy and here’s a recap of what we got up to in July.

Get Camping!

There seemed to be a prominent theme in our July posts: Camping! We gave you 22 reasons to go (this post also appeared in the Huff Post!). Megan shared a delicious salmon recipe from a recent camping trip, whilst Vix road tested some BBQ equipment from Home Sense and her kids came up with some creative BBQ desserts!
camping in scotland, camping,
campfire salmon, salmon wrapped in newspaper, camp fire recipes. salmon recipes



As ever, we like to move about and be adventurous. Nat continued her ‘Adventures In’ series, this time with her beautiful travel journal of a trip to Hong Kong. Take time to read this and admire her wonderful travel photography. Megan kept it local to her home in London, and her family reviewed the new KidZania in Westfield London. Never has she seen a place like this children – check out the review and vlog! This has also been the most read post this month.
Man Mo Temple, Hong Kong
kidzania westfield, kidzania,

All by Mama

All by Mama are great friends of Truly Madly Kids. They kindly gave us a guest post to teach the basics of origami – and Caz encouraged you to send your paper folding efforts to her so they can become part of a fantastic origami sculpture at the Home Made Fair. Megan also went window shopping at their online store, and picked her top five summer gifts.
caroline preston, origami

Beat the boredom!

We all love summer holidays, but maybe not so much the continual ‘I’m boooorrrreeeedddd!!!’. Therefore, we came up with 21 boredom buster ideas! Also, this was featured in HuffPost as well!
Summer Field

Image of the Week (and Summer!)

Image of the Week is our popular linky – we love to see our regulars come and link up each week! This month we gave photography tips on bokeh, action shots and flash photography.

Sparkle (41 of 8)


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Here’s the good news – Image of the Week is open ALL SUMMER! You can link up your favourite summer images here! What’s better, you can link up as many as you like and by linking up, you have the chance to win a slimline 8″ x 8″ canvas from Snapfish!


kids in snorkel, cornwall beaches, iotw

We hope all have a wonderful summer!

You Baby Me Mummy
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