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Chores for Kids!

Chores for Kids!

Housework! Never ending, relentless, joyless, frustrating and frequently icky (parents of boys…am I right??) Getting the kids to help and contribute can add to the mayhem, but it is important to teach them life skills, responsibility and the importance of...
Kidsplay Crafts

Kidsplay Crafts

Kidsplay Crafts are a Tweed Heads based business bringing you alllllll of the craft! They have a huge range of craft available online from Sand Art to Shrinkies, Perler Beads, Natural products (great for making mobiles and homewares) as well as painting supplies,...
Easy One-Pot Pasta

Easy One-Pot Pasta

There are many nights that I am just so exhausted that I barely have the energy to throw together toast, let alone anything that vaguely resembles dinner. This is my go-to when guilt about my children’s consumption of nutrients starts to kick in and I need something...
Self-Care for Mums

Self-Care for Mums

Motherhood, despite all its joy, can be hard, exhausting and overwhelming. There is so much to do, so many expectations (many we create ourselves) and not enough time in the day. Many of us, especially at this time of year, are on the edge of burn-out and feel that we...
Bush-Walking with Kids

Bush-Walking with Kids

Bush walking is something we have enjoyed for as long as we can remember. The connection to nature, the wildlife, the peace and quiet and the challenge! Of course, when we had kids we wanted to share this great experience with them! When they were babies, it was easy...
The EASIEST sausage rolls ever!

The EASIEST sausage rolls ever!

I’ve been making these sausage rolls for years and it’s basically just a throw allllllllllll my fridge contents into a high speed blender kinda recipe. So easy and they are devoured every time! The ingredients list changes every time I make these so the...
Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs

Want to trick your kids into thinking they’re having screen time when they are actually engaging in an awesome educational program!? Look no futher, ABC Reading Eggs for the WIN! Sign up for a 4 week FREE trial! Great timing for the school holidays click here to...
Homemade Smoothie Ice Creams

Homemade Smoothie Ice Creams

It’s officially Spring tomorrow! Spring in our household equals lots of smoothies for breakfast and the leftovers we use to make ice creams to enjoy for afternoon tea (or the occasional breakfast ‘treat’!). Here are a few of our favourite smoothie...
Easy Green Pancakes!

Easy Green Pancakes!

I’d like to say I’m the parent who doesn’t need to hide veggies in her children’s food and that my offspring will eat a plate full of broccoli, capsicum and pumpkin…however this is definitely not the case! These easy green pancakes are a...
Best Playdough Recipe

Best Playdough Recipe

Playdough has to be one of our favourite activities to do with children at home. It’s quick, easy, lasts in the fridge for ages and provides HOURS of fun, even for older children. Here is our easiest and best playdough recipe! 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup self...
Pram Walks

Pram Walks

If you’re kids are pram age you’ll understand the beauty of finding a good pram walk. Long enough to either keep a kid happy for a bit while you get some exercise, or even better one long enough with juuust the right amount of bumps to bring on the...