In preparation for Friday's 6th birthday party in a couple of weeks we've been making fizz balls (bath bombs) to go in the party packs. ∙ 'Something I've Wanted To Do for Ages' meet 'Perfect Opportunity'. I'm sure you'll be very happy...―
Yesterday evening, a little terrified at the prospect of being stuck indoors all weekend in this rainy weather, I got out the whiteboard and commissioned a list. ∙ A List for a Rainy Weekend. ∙ The first thing on the list quickly ...―
Back in March when I was going a little mental with the full-time-mothering-a-wild-monster thing I reminded myself that the thing which consistently makes me happy (besides Converse), and the most productive (in the restoration of heart and soul...―
These photos are from back in February. I have a feeling it was the first morning I got an inkling that my next few months at home with Sunday weren't going to be all plain sailing ... ∙ It started off alright, a little girl very busy doing...―
It was a project-based weekend. ∙ All of us had one. Most, more than one. ∙ And predictably they are all still just like this, scattered about the house, thumbing their noses at the looming Monday morning. ∙ Except for that...―
I've noticed that, especially with my older girl, there can be some resistance if it's felt I'm being too 'instructive'. ∙ I suppose it makes sense that if I'm the person always instructing them about eating properly, dressing properly...―
As much as I love doing crafts with the kids, sometimes I need to do some of my own. I think it's good for them to see me busy with my own projects too. Most of my creativity goes into writing, not something they're able to appreciate, or access,...―
We happen to have a 20kg sack of bicarbonate of soda in the house (doesn't everyone?). Known as baking soda by Americans, it seems to have a myriad uses. ∙ We used some for our clay Xmas ornaments, husband uses it for soda-blasting, and ...―
We made these a few weeks back. It was an overcast day and the girls mostly insisted on completing them stark naked. Not ideal photographic conditions. ∙ But never-the-less, behold the egg box Christmas tree! ∙ Sunday prepped the egg...―
The previous owners of our house had a Very Serious Home Office. All wood paneled and cork floored and harsh lighting. ∙ This is the room which has temporarily become our 'Art Room' - as in the room in which we can toss glitter and splatter...―
Like a princess in a fairy tale, a cardboard toilet roll rises from its humble beginnings to become a bejeweled and wondrous thing of beauty ... ∙ I loved these teeny-weeny crowns since I first saw them on Pinterest, and now the girls do ...―
So last week I was craving a salad and I remembered what an amazing salad I had once at ...
After attempting to accept her fate in the strange fishbowl world, Kendíka decides ...
I just like to say “Shopability”! But retailers today need to be able to say ...