We have a lemon tree out the back of our house and this year we have had heaps of lemons grow. Last year we only got 3 lemons off the tree…Strange! So this year I thought I would try as many recipes with lemon in as I can. I need to do more because so far I have only done Lemon Meringue Pie, Lemon Honey, … Continue reading Lemon Play Dough
Crikey!! It’s Australia day next week! 26th of January, and what better way to celebrate than with some beautiful Australian iconic goodies. Check out 9 of my Aussie favorites! Alphabet Frieze is from Ozzilla Aussie Munchies chunky puzzle from Confetti Kids Australian Flag Dress from Hello Audrey Australian Cookie Cutters from Bisk-Art Austalia Treasure Board from One Two Tree Colouring Book A is for Australia from Colour Me Art Australian … Continue reading Australia Day!
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
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 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
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
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
I am in love with Honeycomb balls at the moment. Don’t they just make you happy looking at them? I have been stocking up on them for Marley’s first Birthday, which isn’t till November but when I see them so cheap I have to get them!! I have always loved planning parties and had my own Kid’s Party Planning business a few years ago but … Continue reading Honeycomb Love
Shaving cream is a great messy activity to do with children aged about one and up. We used a budget brand shaving cream and I gave the can to Tyson (who’s 4) to squirt out onto the table. He carefully squirted it onto the table. I then showed Tyson the dye droppers and explained to only do one or two drops or it will be … Continue reading Messy Play with Shaving Cream
I love a bit of DIY and have lately had the time to do so many things. Whether it is for a party, or a present or just something in my home. I also love making things myself if it means I only spend a fraction of the cost and challenges to me to do something creative. I also like to up-cycle things rather than … Continue reading DIY – Do it Yourself!