How to make your own BBQ Chicken Seasoning Mixture

BBQ Chicken Seasoning

Hot Chooks! I love a shop bought hot chicken! Convenient, not much more expensive than baking your own, oh and the flavour! Have you ever wished you could re-create the same seasoning?! I think I may have come close! Check it out! Ingredients 6 tablespoons salt 3 tablespoons curry powder 3 … Read More...

Let's foster a world of freedom for our girls

Let’s Foster a World of Freedom for Our Girls

Thirty four Australian women have lost their lives in the past five months due to gender based violence. Cath Johnsen recently met with Natasha Stott Despoja, Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls, and Chair of Our Watch (the national foundation to prevent violence against women and their … Read More...

Make a Barbie Tote bag (that fits in a lot of cute things inside) out of a small bottle

DIY Barbie Tote Bag

My kids tend to play with toys in ebbs and flows. Sometimes they are more into Lego, and sometimes they are more into Barbie play. Whatever the kids are into, I do like to look for ways to … Read More...

Origami Ninja Stars

Origami Ninja Stars

My kids are into origami at the moment and I've been making a heap of ninja stars with them. They make a cute decorations (ceiling mobile or pop them on straws for cake decoration), and they are … Read More...

Milk Bottle Rainmaker

Milk Bottle Rainmaker

I almost threw it out.  We cut the top of a milk bottle to use the bottom half for a project the kids and I were doing. As I walked over to the recycling, I challenged myself: Kelly think of what … Read More...

Autumn and Winter Looks for Mums

Trendy Autumn | Winter Looks

Brought to you by Westfield and Nuffnang Dannii Minogue is the Westfield Autumn/Winter 2015 style ambassador and she’s the perfect fit for the position. She somehow manages to become more … Read More...

How to make a chatterbox - so much fun for kids

Chatterbox Fun

Ah, this brings back many memories. I haven't made one of these chatterboxes for a long, long while but have recently been making them again with my kids.  If anyone needs a refresher, here's a … Read More...

Paddle Pop Stick Catapult

Paddle Pop Stick Catapult

I tend to do craft for the kids in batches, there was a time there where I did a heap of milk bottle craft with the kids. I collected them over a few weeks and we used them as much as we could think of (there's a list of milk bottle crafts here). I had the rubber bands out for when we made a shoe … Read More...

I love my mum because

About My Mum Template

It's funny (and sweet) to see how the kids answer these questions! There's a spot down the bottom for a photograph or picture. Click the picture to download. My son knows me so well. My favourite 'food', is indeed coffee. My husband sat down and wrote these responses with our … Read More...

The What Wall - Family Organisational System

Saving your sanity with The What Wall

“Mum! Do I have library today? I can’t find my library book!” “Mum! Do I go to theatre group this afternoon? What costume do I need to pack?” “Mum! Do I need to wear formal uniform or sports uniform to school today?” This is how a typical morning sounds in my home, and it’s enough to send me into … Read More...

Shoebox Guitar

Shoebox Guitar

Shoebox Guitar Shoebox Large rubber bands Cardboard (could be from an empty cereal box or any kind of large box) Scissors & tape 1. Cut a hole out in the top of the box. 2. Ease 5 rubber bands over box so they are covering the hole (large sturdy rubber bands are best for this) 3. … Read More...

Family guide to an aussie snow holiday

Family Guide to an Aussie Snow Holiday

Brought to you by Expedia and Nuffnang Snow is a novel thing to most Australians, and it's something I wanted my kids to experience. Once you start looking into a family snow holiday in Australia, there’s a lot of different options and added costs.  It can be quite overwhelming! I’ve … Read More...

DIY Bath Bombs

DIY Bath Bombs

DIY Bath Bombs Homemade bath bombs are a fabulous gift idea, especially for Mother's Day. It's easy to make them and McKenzie's (most commonly known for bi-carb) gave me this great recipe to share. Ingredients 1 ½ cups McKenzie's Bi-Carb Soda ½ cup McKenzie's Citric … Read More...

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