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Making Papercraft Bunnies with Toddlers

Easter ist almost upon us and I haven’t anything much done. Last year I was all about the Easter decorations. Now, with a job, a dog and a bunch of chickens to deal with as well as three children and the housework, there just isn’t as much time for faffing about with eggs, bunnies and… Continue reading Making Papercraft Bunnies with Toddlers

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Christmas Crafts: Pine Cone Decorations For Children

Last year our kindergarten made these cute little pine cone angels and Christmas trees with the children and hung them in the windows. The are so simple that toddlers can make them. Plus they are fun to decorate. You will need: Pine cones (obviously!) Paint Beads Glue Glitter in silver, gold or red Ribbon or… Continue reading Christmas Crafts: Pine Cone Decorations For Children

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The Perfect Holiday Home for The Perfect Group Getaway

I am a lucky lady. Over the past couple of years I have made friends with four women who are competent, friendly, creative, genuine, honest, helpful, supportive and fun.  Together we are a bunch of five mothers with 12 children between us. Out time is mostly taken up with our children, our jobs, our homes… Continue reading The Perfect Holiday Home for The Perfect Group Getaway

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Halloween Paper Crafts and Decorations

For the past week or so I have been pottering about with various Halloween-y things, sometimes to entertain the children and sometimes because I just can’t help myself. Autumn brings out the crafty side of me and once I get started on paper crafts I find it hard to put the scissors, card and glue… Continue reading Halloween Paper Crafts and Decorations

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Autumn Crafts for Little Ones -Paper Toadstool Window Display

My mother in law adores mushroom gathering in the forest. She has taken us along a few times and the boys were fascinated by the all the different types and that only some types may safely be eaten. They love the woods, mushrooms or not, and have a great time looking around, finding holes in… Continue reading Autumn Crafts for Little Ones -Paper Toadstool Window Display

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Calling All Crafters, Makers, Doers and Creatives

So, this may be a little bit nuts and a little bit early but I had an idea last week and I just have to share it. You might have seen it over on Instagram under the hashtag #AdventCraftSwap. I’ve a bit of a thing for Advent. It comes from living in Germany, where it… Continue reading Calling All Crafters, Makers, Doers and Creatives