Creating a Nature Collage

Yesterday evolved into a nature theme. After our nature challenge Jem was keen to enjoy another activity. We decided on making a nature collage. We selected various items from the gardens; flowers, seeds, bark, grass, anything that appealed to him. Once he had his collection gathered we headed inside to create a masterpiece. All was […]

Pinning it Down – Backyard Nature Activity

When Sarah first announced that she and Pam were launching a pinning it down linky party I was all excited, just think of all the awesome pics I could share! Then came the kicker, she actually insisted I had to do it!!. ¬† I had to actually turn that pin into action and only then […]

Rock Pouches

Our children constantly amaze me with their inventiveness. Recently we were given some jeans with the knees out, I immediately turned them into denim shorts for Michelangelo;) and threw away the offcuts. The children promptly ‘rescued’ the jean bottoms. Then they turned them inside out and ran a seam along the cut opening and instantly […]

What we saw when fencing!

Sunday saw us walking the boundary of our property checking for breaks. The cattle adjisted here were looking rather thin and needed more feed. We found a few trees over the fence which then led to some necessary repair work being carried out. The most exciting moment of the afternoon came when we discovered an […]