First day of School Traditions

First day of School Traditions

The first day of school is fast approaching. It can be an exciting time for some children but at the same time a little nerve racking. I have a few first day of school traditions we've started that have helped build a bit of excitement and thankfully in our house calm...

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7 Tips for a Smooth Start to the School Year

7 Tips for a Smooth Start to the School Year

It feels like yesterday it was the last day of school and the long summer break was ahead of us. But here we are with only a week left  before the new school year starts. As much as I'd like to stay in holiday mode, I like to use this last week before the school year...

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Getting Ready for Back to School

Getting Ready for Back to School

It's that time again already! I'm sure I'm not the only one asking, where did the holidays go? This year I have both my boys at school, I'm super excited for the one drop off! Being a school Mum took me a little getting used to but I think I'm starting to get the hang...

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No Bake Christmas Train

No Bake Christmas Train

If your not quite up to a gingerbread house why not give my No Bake Christmas Train a try this Christmas. No Bake Christmas Train This train is always a huge hit with the kids and a fun addition to the Christmas table. 50 g White chocolate melts (melted)4 nos LCM...

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My Elf on the Shelf Tips

My Elf on the Shelf Tips

I'm just assuming you know what the Elf on the Shelf tradition is all about.  You've probably seen this little Elf spamming Facebook and Instagram feeds over the past few Christmas seasons and popping up in stores. If you're still not sure what it's all about you can...

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Throw back to when we only had one child

Throw back to when we only had one child

Just a fun little throw back today to when we only had 1 child! But that only child status had an expiry date! I had Blair's little T-shirt printed through Vista Print We had my very talented cousin Erin Smith Photography take the photos for us to remember this...

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Displaying Kids Art Work

Displaying Kids Art Work

Wowzer! One thing I wasn’t prepared for when our big guy started Prep was the influx of artwork that was to come! I’m not talking regular kids colouring and doodles on paper here, some of these artworks are real masterpieces (no bias of course). I have a deep...

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Bunny Tail Cookies

Bunny Tail Cookies

There are so many cute options for baking when it comes to Easter cooking. I love getting into a theme especially if it's an easy one the kids can help with. If you're not much of a baker than these bunny tail cookies might be right up your ally. These are super easy...

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Planning for the School Holidays

Planning for the School Holidays

Wow! I can't believe we've finished Term 1. This year is speeding by and before we know it the Easter break will be done and dusted. We don't usually travel or camp over the Easter school break. Instead we plan what we like to call a staycation. Basically, a fancy way...

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Chocolate Play dough

Chocolate Play dough

Play dough has been one of my favourite activities since I was a little girl. Not generally the store bought stuff, but the homemade kind. If you've never made it yourself give it a try, it is super easy to make. If you Google play dough recipes, there is a multitude...

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