going for a picnic

Think of YUU when you’re out and about

This is a sponsored post. We do a lot of park day trips in our family. The house is a nice place to rest but we'd much rather be out of doors exploring the surrounds. Problem is, with three children it takes a bit of preparation, especially when it's just the kids and I. It's hard not to pack … [Read More...]

50 ways to play in the rain

50 Ways to Play in the Rain!

We've had so much rain lately. It's wonderful. I love how only a quick downpour transforms the nature around our house. It sometimes feels like we live in the middle of a rainforest with all those vibrant greens popping off the foliage. Many of us stay indoors when it's raining, but as you'll … [Read More...]

The Artful Year

The Artful Year — Crafting Seasonally

Good things come to those who wait, right? Well, now that you mention it, yes, they totally do!  This particular ‘good thing’ came in the post, over a week after I’d expected it. What’s the deal, Australia Post?’ I was so relieved and so thrilled when the package finally arrived that I jumped about … [Read More...]

Door hangers for Kids

Reptile Door Hangers for Kids

I've made quite a few printables in my time, you can see them all here. My children have enjoyed all of them but these reptile door hangers have been especially popular for my eldest, who's getting … [Read More...]

DIY Paper Balls made with nature

DIY Paper Balls using Nature

Time for a nature craft challenge. It's the first I've posted this year, which is crazy because I have quite a few ready to share. It seems I'm now addicted to this challenge, who saw that … [Read More...]

Let's Stop Laminating Nature

Let’s stop laminating nature

We all have that one little thing that gets us really riled up, don’t we? Maybe you clench your teeth every time someone misuses an apostrophe, maybe you want to chuck a tantrum when your spouse … [Read More...]

DIY Wooden Stamps

DIY Wooden Texture Stamps

Inspiration is an amazing thing. For example, I saw some images on pinterest showing how to add texture to wood and I was inspired to use a similar technique to make these charming wooden stamps. The … [Read More...]