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

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 »

DIY Advent Calendar for Christmas

Every year, we eagerly look forward to the festive season and one of our favourite family traditions is the advent calendar.  Not just the chocolate, but the act of counting down each and every sleep until Santa Claus pays us a visit. read more »read more »

Christmas Craft for Kids

Boyo came home with a request from his class teacher for some ideas for Christmas craft.  Never one to turn down a challenge, I hit Pinterest, that fount of wisdom, for some fabulous DIY Christmas craft for kids ideas.  PS – how cute was Baby Boyo! Christmas Craft for Kids | Elf Yourself Iread more »

Recycling Greetings Cards

You may have been aware I’ve recently had a birthday.  A really big one.  My Big Four Oh My Gods!  I’ve been banging on about it enough! I was spoilt absolutely rotten and given lots of lovely gifts and cards.  I’ve recycled the gift bags (they make excellent stationery andread more »

Book Week 2013

I absolutely love Book Week at Boyo’s school.  The costumes, the reading, the parade, the library displays, the book swap sale to raise money for indigenous literacy … but mainly the focus on reading! read more »read more »

DIY Business Cards

I had an emergency of the business card kind recently.  Unfortunately, I’d had a delay in obtaining print quality image files so was unable to get business cards printed in time for an event. read more »read more »

Big Four Oh My Gods | Cafe Sydney

I know, I know, it was my Big Four Oh My Gods birthday weeks ago, but it was such an extravaganza that I’ve still got gorgeousness to share!   read more »read more »

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas Yes, that’s right.  It’s Father’s Day this weekend (in the Antipodes anyway).  Still stuck for Father’s Day gift ideas?  Don’t worry, the Welshman, Boyo and I have brainstormed some last minute Father’s Day gift ideasread more »

Cheaty McCheat Garlic Free Nachos

Hands up who loves Mexican food?  What if you love spicy garlic-laden food like Mexican but you’re allergic to garlic?  I’ve met about two other people in my entire life who are allergic to garlic, but perhaps you’re conscious of your breath or maybe you’re aread more »

Upcycled Fashion : How I turned a skirt into a scarf

  Oh, I had so much fun at the Rozelle Markets recently. Scored some absolute designer bargains and some gorgeous vintage pieces too. One of the fab pieces I found was a damaged size 0 Isabel Marant silk wrap skirt. Why exactly would I be excited about that?! continue readingread more »

Bircher Muesli

  I adore Bircher muesli – it is always one of the first things I look for on a cafe menu, but sadly I’m frequently disappointed.  After much trial and error, I’ve created my own recipe.   read more »read more »

CocoPPa App | How to pretty up your phone

  I hang out with my iDevices a lot.  I check them first thing in the morning, and read eBooks on them at night.  When I’m blogging, I often have my MacPro, iPad and iPhone all going at the same time.  I call it multi tasking but some may call it short attention span.read more »

Burrito Sang Choy Bow

The world famous in our house Burrito Sang Choy Bow I am more of a food stylist than a cook.  Sad but true.  I am, however, an excellent baker.  Just to establish my girly girl credentials. read more »read more »

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