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{Decluttering} Mt Junk Mail

{From the Archives} Task 28 – Throw away all junk mail Majority of mail we recieve is junk mail.  It is easy to accumulate a mountain of it especially in your busy zones such as the kitchen bench, dining table or the office desk, which makes these area’s look untidy. Take control of your junk mail!  […]

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What is Pinterest all about?

Pinterest…. I pronounce it pin-terest.   Follow me on Pinterest here What is Pinterest? www.pinterest.com  Pinterest is a virtual pinboard.  It allows you to store and organise (known as pin) images you have on your computer, find on the web or in the Pinterest application itself.  Images that may inspire you such as quotes (yes […]

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{Cleaning} Clean rubber bath toys

Cleaning Bath Toys We all love them, rubber duckies are so very cute and such a fun play toy for the kids in the bath.  However, they and all other rubber bath toys get the horrible black build up inside.   How to clean rubber bath toys: Squeeze out any water sitting inside toy. Fill […]

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{Guest Post} A house of order

This is a guest post by Naomi, from the blog Seven Cherubs. Often I have people come to my house who are totally shocked that nine people live here.  Not too many people say it, but some people. They are amazed at how organised it is. Notice I did not say how ‘clean’ it is. […]

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{Inspiration} 10 ideas how to repurpose a cot

We sold our cots in a garage sale, however the clever ideas below really make me wish I kept onto them.  My favourite would have to be the table with storage, very creative. Table with storage {image credit} Bench seat {image credit} Another bench seat {image credit} As a desk {image credit} Use base to hold craft items […]

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{Craft} Creative activities with paintchips

When I want to paint a wall I always pick up from the hardware store paint chip colours I like, blu tak them to the wall, everytime I walk past I eliminate 1 or 2.  But then, I end up with a big stack of paint chips.  I have found some really fun and educational ideas […]

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{Craft} Kids handprint painting

Painting your handprint is such a simple and fun acitivity for the kids. I was amazed at how many creative ideas there are. Most of them super easy and so effective. Visit your local newspaper factory and purchase a roll of their paper (last roll cost me $13), then create your own wrapping paper with […]

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5 Boredom Busters for Kids

Boredom Busters for Kids 1. Bead straws to create a necklace or bracelet {image credit} 2.  Create fun drawing with chalk on the footpath {image credit} 3. Create some plant pals {image credit} 4. Play moon tennis, so much fun! {image credit} 5. Cereal box mail, send letters to each other {image credit}  What is your […]

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{Free Printable} School Holiday Planner

I try to organise a plan before the school holidays begin, pencil in all planned play dates, sleep overs, movie trips.  Then on the other days we are free to relax, bake and do craft activities. Take some time to plan your school holidays, making the most of the time you have to spend with […]

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