Book + Play: Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman

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The Book: Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman  What’s It About? Cinnamon was a princess with pearl eyes, a long time ago, in a small hot country, where everything was very old. Cinnamon did not talk and could not see. Mango trees, a parrot, and a beautiful room in the palace do nothing to help the teachers […]

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# solidaritea and chicken nuggets

# solidaritea and chicken nuggets

This week an article was written in the Daily Mail condemning several bloggers for being so called ‘gin soaked slummy mummies’ because they frequently write about their mummy fails. Really? Aren’t we better than this yet? We’re still criticizing other women for choices they’ve made and shaming those who choose to share the crappier moments […]

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Book + Play: Anzac Ted by Belinda Lansberry

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If someone asks me to think of a quintessentially Australian experience, I automatically think of ANZAC Day. It perfectly demonstrates the dichotomy of Australian culture – we attend deeply respectful services in the morning, then we have a craic playing two up and listening to yarns in the afternoon. We are a nation of larrikins, […]

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Incredibly Easy Edible Easter Terrarium

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So for Easter I normally just give people a packet of chocolate eggs and an Elegant Rabbit in the plastic shopping bag they came in. Gorgeous I know. Since I’ve started this blog, I seem to be slowly morphing into a Pinterest mum who not only does crafts but manages to package presents. When I […]

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Shaving Cream Easter Egg Gift Tags

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​We all know toddlers love mess. Oh my god do they love it. This is possibly the messiest craft activity I have ever seen, but it was so much fun it was almost worth the mess. Almost. Watching the glee on a toddler’s face as they squelch and smoosh shaving cream is definitely something everyone […]

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Super Easy Toilet Roll Heart Stamped Valentine

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I am definitely not a Pinterest mum. I rarely do crafts with my son, mainly because I know from everything that comes home in his bag that daycare already has that covered, but also because my mum is insanely creative and regularly does elaborate crafts with her grandkids – the most recent one was the […]

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