Hearth & Health

“Come As Your Favourite Animated Character”

 Mega Birthday week this week.  Jack Jack and Jelly Bean turned 8 & 10 respectively and Michelangelo 15.  We celebrated the younger two’s birthday with a themed party, “Come as your favourite animated character”.  Jack Jack was Hiccup (How to Train Your Dragon).  His whole outfit was courtesy of op-shop hunting one afternoon, we really […] Read more…

Making a Knight’s Costume

A fortnight ago we celebrated Jem’s 5th birthday, this year I purchased and created a few dress ups as gifts.  I found a knight’s costume rather doable to make. Whilst op-shopping I was lucky to find a very large women’s silver top. This material was cut down to make the armour, both top and underhelmet. […] Read more…

Fabric Bin Love

Fabric bins are my latest love.  It began with three and then I couldn’t resist making more and yet more. These bins reside in our learning room and house all craft supplies.  They look far more attractive than the previous jumble. Keeping with my frugal theme, this was my first purchase, a double doona cover […] Read more…

Finding My Style

Lately I’ve been ‘nesting’ and have decided it is time to turn my attention to our home in earnest, our extensions have now progressed sufficiently to start the final decorating stage.  The question is, what is my decorating style, and it isn’t just my tastes that have to be considered but PC’s too.  I have been blessed […] Read more…

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