Christmas Chocolate Afghans

Here is another easy recipe just in time for Christmas! Perfect for holiday baking with the children or you can give them as a gift for a loved one! This recipe is from our guest blogger Kara Brown.   Kara is a knowledgeable and experienced baker, cake master, nanny, Mum and also pregnant with her second child. Kara will be sharing a recipe on the blog each … Continue reading Christmas Chocolate Afghans

Little Blox

Have you seen Little Blox? They are beautiful blocks that are handmade from Tasmanian Oak. Scandi inspired blocks that are educational and beautiful. Painted and sealed with non toxic paint, so safe for babies to play with and chew on.  Blocks come in a cotton tie bag. Colours can be customized to suit any decor. From the children’s bedroom to the living room. I love … Continue reading Little Blox

Gingerbread Cookies (Egg Free)

  Ooooh Christmas is only weeks away! What Christmas baking do you have planned? I’m so happy to introduce a new guest blogger Kara! I have known Kara since we went to Intermediate many years ago! She is a knowledgeable and experienced baker, cake master, nanny, Mum and also pregnant with her second child. Kara will be sharing a recipe on the blog each month! … Continue reading Gingerbread Cookies (Egg Free)

Marley’s Panda Party

My son Marley just turned one! And what a life changing year it has been. We welcomed our amazing boy Marley into our family on Melbourne Cup Day here in Melbourne 4th November 2014. We had a Panda themed party which was so much fun to plan. But I love planning parties.  I used to have a children’s party planning business and I loved it. This … Continue reading Marley’s Panda Party

Halloween Ideas

Halloween is coming soon! Are you celebrating? What are you doing? I love celebrating Halloween with children. It’s really just an excuse to dress up and have decorations and games, not celebrate evil like other people may think.  It’s just a bit of fun!! And an excuse to eat lollies of course. I threw a big party many years ago when I was a nanny/party planner. … Continue reading Halloween Ideas

Pastel Pink

Pink Knot Cushion from My Little Echo Pink Camera and Skipping rope from Jolly Beans Flamingo Pool Toy from Lark Store Pink Concrete Pot from Sweet Yellow Decor Unicorn Jar from Candi and Co Pink Ice Cream Lamp from Little Zee Australia Pink Chair (Available for Hire) Hello Darling NZ Wooden Kitchen Utensils and Concrete Magnet from Sweet Yellow Decor Watermelon Shelves from The Timba Trend Kippins Flamingo Coco from Kippins Pink Paper Fans The Party Provider Continue reading Pastel Pink

16 of the Coolest ways to store and display toy Cars

I loved playing with my cars when I was little, I had a pretty good collection of ones I had handed down to me from my brother’s, ones I bought with my pocket money and ones from my Nana’s house that somehow made their way into my pockets! (Thanks Nana) I’m glad I have them now though because I don’t know where her little collection … Continue reading 16 of the Coolest ways to store and display toy Cars

Cotton bud Painting

This is one of the easiest painting to set up when children come over to my house.  It creates very little mess and is great for the children developing those fine motor skills and pincer grip.  I like to pour the paint into an ice cube tray or a silicone tray for easy access and no spillage.  Once the children are finished you can just … Continue reading Cotton bud Painting

Sensory Bags at the Window

The window sill is a perfect height for Marley.  We have one in most rooms in the house.  He loves pulling himself up to furniture now and the window sill in the lounge is one of his favourite spots.  It’s good for me because it’s right next to wear I sit at the computer and I can keep an eye on him.  Today he stood … Continue reading Sensory Bags at the Window

Water Play is fun for children and dogs!

Today we were cleaning out the back yard when the spontaneous water play happened by cleaning out the shell, which turned into filling it up and both Tyson and Jett playing in it. Water play has so many benefits to help children develop their skills.   Children develop: Large and fine muscle control Hand eye co-ordination Heightens an awareness of the senses Promotes exploration of … Continue reading Water Play is fun for children and dogs!