What happens when you get an Ikea delivery?

What happens when you get an Ikea sofa bed delivered? The kids get big boxes to play in of course!! A1 made an awesome play house out of two of the boxes. The kids added some decoration, and we added a welcome mat. Cellophane skylights add a stained glass effect. A mailbox with ‘letters’ made […]

Road Test Tuesday – Fun for kids with Coles Create & Bake

We were pretty excited to receive a package of goodies* from the Coles ‘Create and Bake’ baking range on the last day of the recent school holidays! Miss E (and more recently, Master O) love to get in the kitchen and help me bake or cook, but I will say that if I know they […]

Gettin’ Crafty Tutorial – How to Make Kids Rain Pants

OK – so a bit of background to this post…..Our Au Pair (KK) is from Denmark (it rains a lot there, apparently).  She loves taking Miss Z playing outside, splashing in puddles and the like and was floored when she realised we couldn’t buy kid’s rain pants in Australia (have you looked? Most impossible! The […]

School Holiday Crafts – Treasure Windows

The school holiday weariness is starting to creep in. Lets be honest here, a longer working week for me, both kids at home, cold and drizzly weather with a dash of added PMS does not make for a sunshiny happy Mumma! But I didn’t want to kids having yet MORE screen time so searched the […]

Breakfast Anyone?

A few weeks back Miss N asked KK (our Au Pair) to cook her some Danish food.  Apparently she loved it so much that she made KK write out the recipe so I would know how to cook “The Best Porridge In The World”. Some our our Facebook Faithful may have caught this earlier, however […]