Category Archives: Make & Do

Kimba Likes things to make and do | recipes, craft, DIY projects

how to DIY embroidered patch jeans

how to DIY embroidered patch jeans I am obsessed with embroidered patches.  I mean, why wouldn’t I be? They are ridiculously adorable and retrocute too. I haven’t managed to find the perfect pair of embroidered patch jeans, so I decided to DIY. how to DIY embroidered patch jeans Youread more »

DIY Snood | Style it Project

DIY snood featuring gifted Millers scarf Have you joined in the Style it Project fun yet? Em from The Illusive Femme and I adore seeing how you’ve styled our piece every month. This July, it’s all about the snood. AKA the circle scarf.  AKA the infinity scarf.  Call it what you will,read more »

Rocky Road Christmas Tree

Check out the gorgeous Rocky Road Christmas Tree I found on The Builder’s Wife Christmas craft for kids collection, created by What’s Cooking Ella. click here to pin the recipe by What’s Cooking Ella | click here to pin The Builder’s Wife Christmas craft for kidsread more »

Denim Life Hacks

The most ubiquitous clothing item – worn by everyone from babies to grannies – has to be a pair of denim jeans. I guarantee everyone has denim in their wardrobe.  I have everything from jeans to dresses and everything in between, including hair accessories, bags and shoes. I’mread more »

Casa Barilla | Gluten Free Pasta Recipes

I had an amazing experience recently.  A gorgeous Mama Boyo date at Casa Barilla, a fabulous Italian cooking school run by the team at Barilla.  Click here to read more about Casa Barilla’s hands-on classes, master classes, demonstrations and even tailored team building for up to 24 people.read more »

Thursday Tips, Tricks and Life Hacks

I’m a bit of a fan of tips, tricks and life hacks, so I’m sharing one every Thursday.  Keep an eye out on Instagram and Facebook! Are you on Instagram?  Click here to follow me.  I’m @kimbalikes everywhere! Are we Facebook friends?  Come on over and say hi!  We have deeply shallowread more »

Tips, Tricks and Life Hacks | Thursday Tips

I just love little tips, tricks and life hacks.  It ties in so beautifully with the care and share nature of social media.  I also love how something so simple can really change your life.  Yep, it might be a really silly little thing but the little things build up to become big things,read more »

Kimba L&P Cocktails for Summer

There’s just something about summer which says cocktails, don’t you think?  Sitting in the sunshine, hanging out with friends, and long lazy nights. I love a classic jug of Pimm’s No 1 Fruit Cup to share with friends in the summer time.  I’m also inordinately fond ofread more »

Avocado Feta Smash

Are you in need of a quick, easy peasy lemon squeezy lunch option that is good for you to boot?  I’ve been collecting yummy yet quick and easy lunch options since I’ve been working at home.  Let me introduce you to one of my favourites – Avocado Feta Smash! Now that I’mread more »

How to make the perfect coffee

Kimba Likes Daily Treats Champagne Moments – notice a recurring theme? If you’ve been hanging out with me on Instagram, you would have noticed a recurring theme.  Lots and lots of latte love.  Many photographs of gorgeous me time moments for Kimba Likes Daily Treats and Champagneread more »

Tuna Pasta Bake | Cheaty McCheat Recipe

Remember back when you were in school doing Home Economics? I’ll bet one of the recipes you learnt to make was a roux – a fancypants term for white sauce.  From there, you almost certainly learnt to make a tuna pasta bake.  Or was it just me? Considering it was one of the recipes in myread more »

Mango Salsa Three Ways

After root canal left me feeling a bit sorry for myself, I trawled my recent recipe bookmarks for easy-to-eat meal inspiration.  The lovely Amy at Absolute Amy shared a delicious Salmon with Mango Salsa and Asparagus.  The Welshman rustled up his own version for me. read more »read more »

Kahlua Coffee Cake | Packet Mix and From Scratch Versions

The Welshman was born six weeks early, meaning his birthday is extremely inconveniently located in early January.  This year, I’m going to bake him a cake.  From scratch.  Like a proper housewife.   We were road tripping in rural North Island New Zealand for his  last birthday and theread more »

Christmas Gifts for Classmates

As we head towards the end of the school year, your kids might like to wish their classmates a Merry Christmas with a little Christmas gift.  I’ve put together some fun ideas that you can DIY with your kids to create awesome Christmas gifts for classmates. Christmas Gifts for Classmates |read more »

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