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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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Sewing Cards from Recycled Greeting Cards

Kids Sewing Cards from recycled Christmas or birthday cards

STOP! Before you put those Christmas cards into the recycling bin - okay, I admit, it's probably still a few days until you do that, right? - anyway, before you do, I suggest you save your favourites to make a set of simple sewing cards! Great for preschoolers and children in the early school years, … [Read more...]

Free Printable Reindeer Gift Card Holder

Free Printable Reindeer Gift Card Holder

I admit I struggle to give gift cards as gifts as I love the act of choosing and wrapping a gift for people who are special to me. However, with teenagers to gift to, I find that a gift card is often right there at the top of their gift list! Fortunately, gifting a gift card doesn't have to be … [Read more...]

8 Christmas Websites Your Kids Will Love!

Christmas Websites Your Kids Will Love Exploring

School's out, the present shopping done and the wrapping (and cleaning!) begun, so I feel like we can take a bit of time to relax and enjoy the last few days before Christmas. We've been making decorations, cards and treats, watching a holiday movie or two, reading lots of our favourite Christmas … [Read more...]

The Best Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe Ever

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe

This will be the fourth Christmas since my youngest sister moved to live overseas. If ever there is a time to miss those you love who you can't be with, it's Christmastime. My sister is a great cook and I remember the Christmas before she moved she shared some delicious peppermint bark she had made. … [Read more...]