Category Archives: Make & Do

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 the only option was a Christmas...

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 | Cookie Cutters I got...

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.

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 I found...

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 and accessory storage, and square ones...

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!

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