Outdoor Christmas Ideas

Outdoor Christmas Table Setting

When I shared this setting last year, people gasped, “How could you take all that glass outside!” and “Oh, I would never do that with kids because they would break everything!” Well, let me tell you, all the tableware, including the clear pieces are ALL plastic, and it all fits in a few tough tubs […]

Washi Tape Christmas Decorations

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Sponsored by 3M   This is the sort of activity that can bring a lot of value to family life. The paper decorations are so simple and easy to make so everyone in the family can get involved in the creation process. Here are ways you can use these decorations: Ideas Turn it into an […]

Do You Want to Build a (Box) Snowman?

Do you want to build a (box) snowman?

It wasn’t planned, but we seem to be decorating our home with a real winter theme this Christmas. First it was the warm woollen tree, then it was the glittery snowballs and today, three empty boxes lying around inspired my 10 year old to build a snowman! She really loves the construction process…planning out the materials […]

Take a Peek inside my Hotel in Dubai

The Address Downtown - Dubai

This Bloggerati Getaway is proudly sponsored by Dubai Tourism Sarah Jessica Parker stayed at the same hotel (at the same time). She was in Dubai there launching a new shoe range. The Address Downtown hotel is elegant and gorgeous so I’m not surprised! Located right in the heart of the action – next to the […]

Photo Walk Prompts

Photo Walk Prompts Printable

You can do this anywhere! On a holiday, at a park, in the city or around the streets of your home. It’s a great way to explore and use technology in a fun way. I call it a Photo Walk Treasure Hunt.  Essentially, I map out a short route and the kids and I look for things […]

Cupcake Christmas Tree Decoration

Cupcake Christmas Decoration

This is pretty much all you need to make two awesome Christmas decorations.  DECORATION 1: SNOWBALLS Materials Styrofoam balls, various sizes Epsom Salts Clear, shimmery glitter Tacky glue  Method Combine the Epsom Salts and the white sparkly glitter in a bowl Paint the craft glue all over the Styrofoam balls. Use a cup or glass to […]

Christmas Gift Tag Printables

Christmas Gift Tags Printable

Here are some free Christmas gift tags to help cheery up your Christmas wrapping! Just click on the picture below for the printable PDF file or click here: Christmas Gift Tags. These are best printed on light A4 card or A4 matte photo paper.

Easy Children’s Christmas Table

Recycle magazines to make a gorgeous kid friendly table centrepiece

Brought to you by Nuffnang and BIG W How to Create a Fun Children’s Christmas Table Christmas is a time for family and celebration. There’s wonderful opportunity to establish family traditions that are enjoyed and remembered for years to come. Last year I worked with BIG W in the lead up to Christmas to give heaps of […]

Sunflower Seed Bomb Gifts & Party Favours

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Have you ever made seed bombs before? Do you know what they are? I have to admit I didn’t when Renee from About the Gardening Magazine told me about them…and now I do, and they are so easy to make and so cool.   There’s nothing more fun then gifting a garden full of sunshine […]

Cute Santa Card – with Milk & Cookies

Dear Santa Letter Printable

Brought to you by 3M (S1 Post) If you’re anything like me, Christmas Eve means I’m usually up late organising things for the next day. I want to show you just how EASY and quick it is to put together an adorable little set up for Santa on Christmas Eve using Scotch® Expressions Tape.  I’ve […]

Tween/Teen: Easy Party Favour Idea

Birthday party favour

My daughter turned 11 on the weekend.  I keep party favours (thank you gifts to her friends) super simple. I found packs of glitter pens on a great special and then just taped  lollipop on the case with decorative Washi tape. So easy and cute (and everyone seemed to love them)! There’s an interesting conversation […]

Peppermint Candy Cane Bath Salts

Peppermint Candy Cane Bath Salts

If you’re scrambling for ideas for teacher’s gifts, or you want to make some “just in case” gifts to keep on hand, you can’t go past these simple Christmas bath salts. They smell and look wonderful, and are simple enough for children to make with minimal supervision. They are also divine to bathe in! Ingredients […]

Reindeer Food

Reindeer Food

My mum used to leave carrots for the reindeer. So much fun! Here’s another simple way to look after those reindeer on Christmas Eve. What you need Oats Table scatter or glitter Mix them together and put it in a bowl. More Christmas Craft Ideas

100 Ways to Be A Fun Mum

100 Ways to Be A Fun Mum

The Be A Fun Mum team brainstormed together and came up with a huge list of ways to be a fun mum. Some of these are super simple and quick, and some are more elaborate.  This list is supposed to be 100 Ways to Be A Fun Mum, but we ended up with more than that, […]