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)

DIY Panda Pinata

I made my own Panda Pinata for Marley’s BIrthday Party.  I allowed myself two weeks to make it, and I worked on it a little bit everyday and finished it after a week and a half. What you will need to make your own pinata: Large amount of cardboard (enough for the size you want) Pen Scissors Craft Knife Strong Tape Stapler PVA Glue Paint … Continue reading DIY Panda Pinata

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

Sweet Yellow Decor

I have been a little bit busy lately with my other venture, Sweet Yellow Decor.  I have been hand painting wooden utensils, making concrete pots, concrete magnets and rolling pins.  You can follow me on instagram here and check out my listings on Etsy here. Soon I will have children’s baking utensils and accessories so keep an eye out and follow on instagram for regular updates and a giveaway … Continue reading Sweet Yellow Decor

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

Pear Up

Are you looking for some fruitylicious Pear decor for you’re little ones bedroom?  Here’s a few things I put together; Monochrome stripe Pear cushion from: Inkibabinki Big Pear pals from: Keeks and Chuck Wooden Pear Dollhouse from: Rock and Pebble Pirum Parum Pear print from: Wile Chile Boutique Green Pear banner from: Cactus and Co Concrete Pear from: The Little Big Company Wooden teething pear from: Little Sapling Toys Sleepy Pear Cushion … Continue reading Pear Up

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

10 Eco Friendly Toys for Babies (All under $45)

Why Organic/Eco Friendly? Parents want whats best for their babies and that includes the toys they play with and the comfort toys they sleep with. Some plastic toys can contain BPA and other chemicals that babies are teething and inhaling.  Organic products can be expensive but I have found 10 products that are safe and chemical free for your precious babes that are all under … Continue reading 10 Eco Friendly Toys for Babies (All under $45)