When the girls were little we talked of fairies and even had a “fairy garden” in the backyard. The girls’ imagination ran wild and they spent hours building little homes for their winged friends. I recently saw an article about a fairy walk in the Milburn area which is simply lovely and a nice hike… Read more »
I do miss crafting with the girls. They are now 13 and 14 years old with lives that leave little time for a craft project with mum. I started to look around for some crafts to help create some time with them this fall. Here are some ideas that caught my eye. I think they… Read more »
We all enjoy giving a little love to our special someone on Valentine’s Day. Making a craft activity out of your Valentine’s day gift can be a fun project with the kids. Check these links for crafts and activities to try with your little ones.
Growing up my mum made all our Christmas gifts as we were not too well off. I have great memories of beautiful things that she made. Handmade dolls with a wardrobe of clothes, dressing gowns personalized with our initials. I like to make a least a few things each year for the girls, and they… Read more »
As the weather changes and the days get colder, I always like to find some indoor crafts to do with the girls on days that we simply cannot take the chill. I found some really cute ideas for fall decorations that kids of all ages can enjoy. If you don’t mind getting a little messy… Read more »
We were looking for some something a little different that would carry over from Halloween into Thanksgiving, and came up with a few ideas. I love the velvet pumpkins and plan to give those a try this weekend with the girls. Got an old shrunken sweater? Try these no-sew sweater sleeve pumpkins. Anything that involves… Read more »
Mac and I host a fair amount in the nice weather, and I am always looking for cool ideas to make the evening special. Here are some creative ways to display the menu for the evening.
Most kids love sea glass and mine are no exception! We have collected a fair amount over the years and plan to create a mosaic on thier bunk beds this winter. Here is a great DIY for making the large glass buoys, which are quite expensive to purchase. Last year, we used that knotting technique to hang… Read more »