Top Tips for balancing work and family during the holidays

    A time that the kids look forward to, and one that working parents kind of dread, as the inevitable juggling act starts for the next few weeks. And as a mum of two teenagers, Sandra has survived years of balancing spending time with the children, our kidsbeehappy business, and the inevitable mixture of whatever the Scottish weather can throw at us, so here are my top tips to help you get happily through the next few weeks:

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    Colouring Mobiles v Sand Art

    So Colouring with pens versus colouring with Sand Art?  Which is easiest?  What do the customers prefer?  Kids Bee Happy recently ran 3 craft workshops for the Skiffie World Championships, and we used this opportunity to put the sand art and the colouring mobiles head to head, specifically to answer these questions.  And here are your important takeways:

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    Pebble Pet top tips

    As you know at Kids Bee Happy we completely road test all of the product and activities, and as a team here at Head Office, we tend to push things to breaking point, just so that we can tell you where that is.  So to test the Pebble Pets/Trolls, we decided to utilise a workshop that we were running at the Skiffie World Championships, here in our own friendly Stranraer, and this is what we learnt:

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    Top Tips for Busy Summer Events

    It's summer, you have a big event planned, and the weather looks like its going to be stonkingly good, and you're having a panic that you don't have enough pictures, enough equipment, enough tables - enough anything OMG Panic.  So here are 2 simple things that you can put in your car (in fact you even leave them in the car) which will solve all those panics.

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    The Pebbles, Sand and Water of Life

    In May, we introduced Terrariums to our craft activities.  These terrariums are fragile glass globes, and when the supplier notified us on Friday that we had exhausted their UK supply it was one of those moment.  So after a little bit of thinking we've changed the product that we use for the terrariums to a glass jar, and as well as having an opening that's easier for little hands to use, it also opened up the possibility of other activities.

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    2. Terrariums

    Terrariums are your vessel to create little miniature worlds, but what will you create in yours? Create your terrarium world with airplants, sand, modeling clay and your imagination.

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    Craft Workshops - May to August

    Check out this post to see what Arbee has planned for the Kits Bits and Hobbies craft clubs for the coming few months.  12 colourful fun arts and crafts activities for everyone, no matter how crafty (or non crafty you are) adults and children of all ages.

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    1. Sand Bottles

    Sand bottles are the first craft activity in Arbee's craft club.  This post talks you through what equipment you, and gives advice on costing and pricing.

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    Checkout Buttons and how they work!

    Did you ever wish you could just send your customers one link, which would take them straight to the product you want them to see, and even add it to their shopping cart for them?

    Well, THAT is precisely what our checkout buttons do!

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    Whats the Point of my Customer Website?

    Your personalised customer website is now live - on it your customers can 

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