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GIANT Paper Bag Snowflakes

Giant Paper Bag Snowflakes Tutorial. Such a fun Christmas craft!

I admit I am a little obsessed with paper snowflakes! We had so much fun making our very popular Name Snowflakes last Christmas and we also created a huge snowflake table runner (inspired by this post over at Art Bar) for our dining table. This year I had another crazy idea that I wasn't too sure … [Read more...]

Books for Kids (Of All Ages) Who Worry

Books for Kids Who Worry

All kids worry at some time, and some children struggle with anxious feelings on a regular basis. This collection of books features books that teachers and parents can use to open discussion with children about feeling worried, with most also including ideas that children can try to manage anxious … [Read more...]

DIY Mini Christmas Card Journals

DIY Mini Notebooks from Christmas Cards

My girls are obsessed with writing and drawing in cute notebooks and journals and these mini journals made from Christmas cards certainly fit the bill. Which got me thinking - why give just a Christmas card when you can gift a Christmas Card Journal?!! :) These would certainly make a lovely gift for … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Christmas Card

Easy DIY Christmas Card Craft

This has to be the simplest DIY Christmas card idea there is, which is why I love it! Miss eight can easily sit and make a whole collection of these in one sitting, making it an easy Christmas craft for kids too. And it's versatile - you can easily swap out the oversized gemstones for buttons, giant … [Read more...]

Our Favourite Wooden Toys for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Best Wooden Toys for Toddlers & Preschoolers

It's surprising how many of the most well loved toys in our home are simple, wooden toys. With two girls who love imaginative play, I guess that is a given but most of the toys I have included on this list have been purchased once and played with thousands of times over the course of the last 6+ … [Read more...]

Christmas M&M Cookie Bars

Christmas M&M Cookie Bars Recipe

If your calendar looks anything like ours, December is looking much like a blur of end of year and Christmas celebrations! Not that it is my social life filling the boxes, it's all related to the kids school and after school commitments. Of course, many events require us to bring a plate so a great … [Read more...]

Parenting is Just Plain Messy

Family Life is Just Plain Messy!

This post is sponsored by Sard Wonder. I was unexpectedly admitted to hospital recently, requiring an ambulance ride, two operations in the space of three days and seven days away from our family. And while being in the hospital was far from fun and games, there was one day between my two … [Read more...]

Books Celebrating Christmas Around the World

Books Celebrating Christmas Around the World

Add a little diversity to your collection of Christmas books this Christmas with these fabulous titles sharing stories of how people in different countries and cultures all around the world celebrate the holiday. Books Celebrating Christmas Around the World All Around the World: Walk This … [Read more...]