This is Christmas with Westfield + a giveaway


brought to you by Westfield I am a Christmas tragic. I love it. For me it is all about the birth of a special baby, family, traditions, memories, the Santa photo, presents, the kids rearranging the decorations on the Christmas tree for the millionth time, rehearsing for the nativity play and seeing more people than you'll ever see at church. My memories of Christmas growing up are full of Barbie dolls, tea sets, grandma working in the toy department at David Jones and being exhausted by the … {Keep Reading...}

if it’s not in the diary…..


I have a saying that if it’s not in the diary then it’s not going to happen. Because I forget things. It’s like emails and text messages, if I don’t reply straight away then I need a reminder. Because I forget. When I had the crazy busy week around the fete I got a letter […]

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how to fund therapies for your young child


I was actually going to write about the busy-ness of this time of year but keep seeing this question pop up online and wanted to write so many things so decided to write a blog post and share it. If there’s one thing you hear when a mum has a child in therapies such as […]

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rainbow ripple baby blanket all finished

rainbow rippleone

It was a bit of a late night marathon to get this one over the line……………………2.30am bed time this morning…..on the day of my cousin’s baby shower! There were a few episodes of breaking bad and ladies of london to keep me entertained but I made it! Well that’s the short story – the long […]

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peppermint bark

peppermint bark

I was flicking through a catalogue and saw the price of peppermint bark in a tin and realised that I need to keep making the stuff. At a fraction of the price from the store. You could make these with just red candy canes or a colour combination. They are super easy to make. If […]

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tea party fun with My Little Pony


brought to you by My Little Pony Some afternoons after school we do homework, early dinner, bath, reading and then bed. When the sun is out and everyone has a lot of energy then we head outside. I remember growing up that I spent a lot more time outside or playing with my toys. This […]

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what I’m working on


Well now that BH&G Live and my craft stall are over things have definitely quietened down. Yes we have all the end of year things filling up our school calender but it’s a huge relief to have those big projects out of the way. I’ve been taking any chance I can get to sit down […]

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Christmas drawstring bag tutorial


After a busy but fun 3 days at Better Homes & Gardens Live it’s nice to be home and resting. I thought I’d share the fun bags we made in the class at the show. It was a bit of fun the first day because I thought we’d have irons and instructions so we winged it, […]

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running the craft stall for your school, church or charity fete


And breathe! The craft stall is done and dusted. That was my first time running a school craft stall and while I might have said a couple of times that I won’t do it again, I probably will. It was lots of fun despite being a big job but is one of those things where […]

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