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Emma Scott-Child

HACKY MONDAYS – PACK SHOES IN A SHOWER CAP

By March 28, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

Madly packing at the end of a holiday and need a bag for your shoes? An excellent excuse to steal the free stuff in the bathroom. Make use of the hotel shower cap and use it to protect your clothes from grubby soles!

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GLITTERING PASTEL EASTER EGGS

By March 27, 2017 CRAFT
ONE FROM THE LADYLAND ARCHIVES

I consider myself a seasoned crafter but today was the first time I have ever dyed eggs. We’re not religious people – Easter basically means ‘The Chocolate Festivus’ in our household – so I’ve never given much thought to non-chocolate eggs.

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HACKY MONDAYS – KEEPING PAINT TIDY

By March 20, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

Painting with kids is so much fun isn’t it?

No. No it’s not. It’s not fun unless they are painting outside, in the garden, naked, on a day hot enough to hose everything down at the end, including the children. But this hack might help to keep some of the paint in one spot if you’re doing it inside.

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BRUTALLY HONEST MOTHER’S DAY CARDS – FREE DOWNLOADS

By March 19, 2017 CRAFT

Mother’s day is coming up! Last year, after my obligatory lie-in, my husband asked me what I’d like to do for the rest of day. My answer was quick and simple. I didn’t want to be taken to brunch, I didn’t want to go on a shopping spree, I said, “I want to lie in bed looking at my phone while you sort out the laundry”.

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HACKY MONDAYS – NO MORE BROWN BANANAS

By March 12, 2017 HACKY MONDAYS

If you want your bananas to stay yellow, wrap foil around the stems. This will slow their production of ethylene which makes them (and other fruit around them) ripen. Science innit.

Life hacks every Monday on Ladyland. Have you got a good one?

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