Dore Dore

New Socks.

Two Socks.

Whose Socks?

Sue’s Socks.

Who Sews Whose Socks?

Dore Dore Sews Sue’s Socks.


Like good sheets, the things we place closest to our skin, more importantly our children’s skin, should be of the highest quality, luxurious and well made.

French brand Dore Dore has been sewing socks and hosiery for little ‘Sue’s’ since 1863. Using a particular method of knitting, invented over a century ago which uses double cylinder looms.

Their system of creation and commitment to quality has makes their hosiery and socks range one of the most luxurious on the market.

Their range of colours and unquestionable quality turned these everyday basics into timeless essentials, spanning across any child’s style choice, making them the perfect hidden accessory any season.

You can find Dore Dore socks for your little Sue or Mr. Fox at here

Tuna Salad with a Twist

We are told: “Don’t play with your food, it’s terribly, terribly rude”, but every once in a while, exceptions can be made, like with this fun and healthy lunch we call Tuna Salad with a twist!

What You Will Need:

Red, Yellow or Green Pepper

Tuna Salad

Carrot or Celery sticks

Cheese cut into triangles

Fish-shaped crackers (optional)

What To Do:

  1. Get the kids involved with making tuna salad (Mayonnaise and a can of tuna mixed together)
  2. While the kids are mixing the tuna, cut the pepper into halves to create your ship base.
  3. Have the kids scoop the tuna inside the vessel
  4. Cut a carrot or celery stick into strips and place as a mass in the centre of the tuna ship.
  5. Set a triangle of cheese next to the mass on top of the tuna
  6. Serve with the left over celery or carrot sticks and some fish crackers!

Spring Egg Pita Pizza

Getting kids involved in the preparation of their meals can be an educational and fun way to spend an afternoon, and almost guarantees they will eat their whole meal!

One great kid friendly meal is ‘Pita Pizzas’ which can be themed to almost any holiday or season. And for Spring and Easter, it is the Spring Egg Pizza.

There are two ways to create this fun meal, one is to use Pita bread so that the kids can each make their own, the other is to use a Pizza Dough Recipe and make any shape of base that you like, which can be decorated togeather.

What You Will Need:

Pizza Dough or Mini Pita Bread

Tomato Sauce

Grated Cheese

Red, Yellow, Green Pepper

Meat (of your choice)


Red Onions

Any other Pizza toppings you and the kiddies like!

What To Do:

  1. Pre cut the kids favorite vegetables and meats into various shapes and put in separate bowls.
  2. Grate the cheese.
  3. If you are using a pizza dough recipe, prepare as directed and mold the base into your desired shape. If you are using Pita Bread, give each of the kids their own pita.
  4. Allow the kids to use a spoon to spread the Tomato Sauce over their pizza base.
  5. Have the children sprinkle cheese on top of the sauce
  6. Let the kids decorate their pizza with all their favorite toppings to look like an Easter egg or any spring themed item!
  7. Place in a pre heated oven until the cheese melts and the crust is slightly crispy
  8. Serve and enjoy!

6 Days of Easter Events around England

There are Easter egg hunts and activities for kids around the U.K this Easter, starting on Wednesday March 31 and ending on Monday April 5, you and the kids can take a drive around the U.K and Easter egg hunt each day!


WEDNESDAY: Beatrix Potter Easter Egg Hunt

When: 31 March 2010, 10:00am

Where: The World of Beatrix Potter, The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3BX

What:  100 Peter Rabbit eggs will be hidden across Cumbria in villages, gardens, lakes, bridges and hills. A map will be posted on the website giving clues and location tips to help you and the kiddies find the eggs!

Price: FREE!


THURSDAY: April Fool’s Jester Day

When: 1 April 2010, 11:3 – 15:30

Where:  Corfe Castle, The Square, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5EZ

What:  Have a laugh at Corfe Castle with Jigsaw the Jester. Entertainment includes a stilt-walking jester, a juggling jester, fools’ school and more!

Price: FREE!


FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Rufford Old Hall

When: 2 & 3 April 2010, 11:00 – 16:00

Where: 200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, near Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 1SG

What:  Get the kids in a creative mood as they join craft sessions or play detective and hunt for gnomes around the garden.

Price: £3.00 per child.


SUNDAY: Chocolate Bunny Hunt at The Foundling Museum

When: 4 April 2010, 11:00–17:00

Where: The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AZ

What:  Learn about the history of the Foundling Hospital and discover the meaning behind mysterious ‘tokens’ that lead children down an Easter Trail, at the end of which a handmade chocolate from local chocolate shop ‘Chocolat Chocolat’.

Price: Adults £7.50, Children FREE!

MONDAY: Clumber Park

When: 5 April 2010, 11:00–14:00

Where: Clumber Park, North Nottinghamshire, south of Worksop, in the northernmost part of Sherwood Forest.

What:  Take a walk around the grounds and hunt for hidden Easter eggs along the way. All kiddies will get a yummy Cadbury Easter Egg prize.

Price: £2.00

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