DIY Princess Castle!

This week, when Miss Z returned home from Day Care, she was in for a big surprise!  Miss N and JB (our Au Pair) had been hard at work making a fun and creative play house for her – A home-made Princess Castle! It came complete with a beautiful Princess,  a Handsome Prince (naturally) and […]

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 […]