Hi there, In latest news, after much negotiation, the offer we put in for a house we have been interested in, got accepted and we are now in the process of signing papers and organising for building and pest inspectors to come in etc. All going well, we will be moving second week of January … More A catch up of our week
This has been a lovely week for us leading up to Christmas. Yesterday my children and I finished up all the DIY presents and either wrapped or put some of those items such as the bliss balls we made into glass jars. A couple of the items, such as the Laundry powder I labelled for … More Weekend Reading- (Montessori) and Happy Holidays!
Over the last couple of days, I have been making up some simple DIY gifts for Christmas. Each person (four in total) will receive a glass jar of either cookies, bliss balls or mixed nuts. The other items I have already made up to gift is some bath salts, sugar scrub, some left over flower … More DIY Christmas presents (bath bombs, bath salts, sugar scrub and laundry powder)
Over the last couple of days my children have worked on making salt dough Christmas tree ornaments and some hand sewn felt star and tree shaped ornaments as well. We started making the salt dough during the day yesterday and painted them last night as they needed several hours to dry out. Once dried out my … More Christmas Art- DIY salt dough and felt ornaments
Last week I did some wreath decorating with my children at home and at school with some of the children. Because I haven’t done wreath decorating before, I did take me a while to organise all the bits and pieces and figure out the easiest way of setting up this type of work for children … More Christmas Art- Wreath decorating
This year we are exploring second-hand and DIY hand-made presents for Christmas in an attempt to minimise waste and focus more on time together with family. I am not all that comfortable talking about presents at Christmas time as of course there are far more important things, but I thought I would still share what we … More Can one have a minimum waste Christmas with children?
Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, our family is wishing you peace, joy and love! I will be back in the New Year. Blessings, Olivia