crafts · travel

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

crafts · Parenting

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

Allgemein · crafts

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

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Autumn Crafts For Little Ones – Walnut Ladybirds

Anyone following me over on Instagram will know that it is raining walnuts in our garden these days. Every few seconds, if you are out in the garden, you’ll hear a plonk as a walnut lands on the patio or there’ll be a mouse-like rustle from the rosebush announcing that a walnut or two have… Continue reading Autumn Crafts For Little Ones – Walnut Ladybirds

crafts · Home

Toy Grocery Shop Restoration – Finished At Last

Long time readers will know that two years ago *ahem* a little while back I bought a toy grocery shop at a flea market. I had big plans to do it up and have it ready for Number Three’s first birthday party. I had a rocking horse for him too, similarly in need of work. His birthday… Continue reading Toy Grocery Shop Restoration – Finished At Last

crafts · Parenting

Father’s Day Craft Ideas & Free Printable

Father’s Day here in Germany is a relatively recent addition to the calendar.  For reasons unknown to me, it is celebrated on Ascension Thursday, which this year was the day before The Bavarian’s birthday. Unfortunately for me, I was having trouble getting a birthday present organised. The special fly fishing books I had ordered were… Continue reading Father’s Day Craft Ideas & Free Printable