Summer themed cakes abound, but this easy ocean inspired cake is as simple as they come!Continue reading A Very Easy Summer Cake
Our cardboard play house! The kids are never too far from making a plea to keep a ‘perfect’ box or coveted found object forever. But when they turned the large box that a patio chair came into the most adorable play house we have gladly allowed it a prominent spot in our living space (especially when we have been spending more time indoors together). It didn’t hurt that they intentionally went with a black and white colour scheme to ‘blend in’ with our surrounding style.Continue reading How To Make A Large Box into A Kids Play House
As easy kids treats go, it doesn’t get much easier or popular as marshmallow pops. These simple treats are a hit with kids and are very little hands friendly for assembling.Continue reading Fish Bowl Themed Marshmallow Pops
It donned on me, with the suggestion from a brilliant family member, that we have a fair number of kids indoor activities we have done ourselves. We have used them over the years to keep busy and occupied while … you guessed it… indoors. We have been social distancing at different times, for one reason or another, before we even knew there was actually a term for it!Continue reading 30 Ideas For Kids Indoor Activities
These cute, little mini popsicle cupcakes were a perfectly sweet answer for my youngest’s first solo decorating project. They were also quite the hit for her class treats!Continue reading Mini ‘Popsicle’ Cupcakes
How to build simple snowflake wands using only dollar store items. Continue reading D.I.Y. Snowflake Wands
It’s that time of year again when the kids are madly wishing for snow and making plans for winter break and I am dreaming of a break from the constant germs of school (I am looking directly at you double ear aches). So, what better time than to make DIY favours with build our own marshmallow snowman marshmallow!!
These little build your own snowman cuties take no skill what so ever – just an assembling of ingredients in a bag. And they make great party favours or are terrific to handout at school to wish fellow classmates a good winter break. Or a myriad of other fun occasions … like perhaps a Frozen movie night with friends. Continue reading DIY Favours: Build Your Own marshmallow Snowman
As creativity is never in short supply in our house, and I am always searching, making or creating something new. It’s of no real surprise that my children turn out ‘masterpieces’ like there is no tomorrow. In fact someone is painting as I write this!!! (… which someone else who IS writing this will have to clean up later…).
But how often do you get the chance to work with an acclaimed local artist to create something completely unique and beautiful?! Continue reading the LITTLE PICASSO SERIES
A homemade chalkboard sign can help make back to school all the more momentous and the photos all the more adorable. I think it’s safe to say I am all about the photos and memories and remembering funny things and moments. So it’s no real surprise that it has become a bit of a right of passage in our house to hold and make our first day of school signs. Continue reading D.I.Y. Back to School Chalkboard Sign
We love summer and spending time with our family on the sunshine coast. It’s hard to beat an afternoon at the beach with cousins! Enjoying time on the coast together has become a bit of a summer tradition and so has coming up with a fun summertime activity that everyone can participate in and make some good memories creating. This year my sister in law and I decided that activity would be rock painting! Continue reading West Coast Rock Painting