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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...]

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...]

24 Fun Stocking Stuffers/Gifts for Tweens

24 Fun Stocking Stuffers/Gifts for Tweens

I love shopping for both my girls but heading into the world of tweendom with Miss 8 (closer to 9!) opens up a whole new world of shopping possibilities! So as I have been scoping out the world of tweens on Etsy, I thought I would share some of my favourites - here are 24 fun stocking stuffers for … [Read more...]

12 Funny Christmas Books for Kids

A collection of some of the funniest ever Christmas picture books for kids. These will have your child laughing out loud!

My girls both love a book with a good serve of humour, and there is no time like Christmas to fill the house with laughter and joy. Here are our pick of the funny books for Christmas - laughing out loud guaranteed! 12 Funny Christmas Books for Kids Pig the Elf by Aaron Blabey: If you haven't … [Read more...]