TeamStein Mummy

Hi I'm Charlotte, a Yorkshire Mummy of 4 Children ranging from teens to littles. I'm very passionate about sharing our outnumbered family life through our love of exploring the outdoors, learning through play activities and my desire for an organised and homely lifestyle. I love nothing more than a cup of coffee whilst planning our next adventure, seasonal activity or home and lifestyle project.

Living Arrows 44~52

November 4, 2019

I can’t believe it’s now November and we will be on the countdown to the last of this year’s Living Arrows.  I’m really grateful to Donna at What the Redhead Said who hosts the living arrows weekly link up.  I have managed to post every week for the whole year, it really has become our family diary and has motivated me to share and celebrate…

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How to Prepare your Home for Christmas in November

November 1, 2019

A twist on my 'How to be an organised family monthly post' This month is all about getting December ready. 'How to prepare for Christmas from November'. Some helpful tips and ideas on how to be organised for Christmas before December comes.#Christmas #Christmasorganisation #Novemberorganisation …

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November Meal Plan

October 29, 2019

A month usually full of frosty starts and dark nights.  The time of hibernation is setting in, so winter warming breakfasts, bonfire night bakes and easy slow cooker evening meals are usually on the menu in our house.  As always I try to keep the menu plan as seasonal as I can (UK based).  I’m definitely craving apples. toffees, oats and winter greens so I…

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Living Arrows 43~52

October 28, 2019

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran The final week of a very long term was done. A week of parents evenings, a Halloween disco and some very tired children. We were proud of how well Daisy and Teddy are doing at school and we had another realisation that despite Daisy finding maths really challenging and…

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Living Arrows 42~52

October 21, 2019

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran This week is a brief one, as its been filled with poorly littles with time off from nursery and school. So there have been lots of cuddles, stories and movies played for downtime.  We did all recover for the weekend so we had a walk and play with friends…

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Zero Pumpkin Waste this Halloween

October 16, 2019

Last year it was scarily predicted that the UK will bin 8 million pumpkins after Halloween, the equivalent of enough pumpkin pie to feed the entire nation!  Almost 58% of consumers buy pumpkins to hollow out and carve, only a third of whom bother to cook the leftover but edible innards, according to the annual #PumpkinRescue campaign. So with more than half of buyers binning the…

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Ecocobox Subscription Box Review for Mums

October 15, 2019

*Gifted Review* The moment I unwrapped the brown paper from around the very pretty illustrated box I was really intrigued by the delivery of my ecocobox pamper hamper. There is something still exciting as an adult getting a surprise package with numerous items in it, it reminds me of that Christmas Day feeling I had as a child!   I straight away got the feel…

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Living Arrows 41~52

October 14, 2019

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran It’s been a funny old week and I’m not really sure exactly why. I think maybe it’s down to the fact we’re all pretty exhausted and with Flo, Teddy and Daisy all under the weather it’s been a little testing at times.  We’re all it seems, even me, pretty…

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Autumnal Kids Books

October 8, 2019

We love seasonal reading and often find that books with an Autumn theme usually are beautifully illustrated and so I sometimes find that they have to sneak into our kids’ bookshelves! This post is a mixture of books that we have loved for a while, sourced ourselves recently or I have chosen them to review on a gifted basis. I have added a * to those…

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