Fun gifts for Dad this Father’s Day

Fun gifts for Dad this Father’s Day

I won't mention how many days there are until Christmas (*cough* 138 *cough*) but one day that is fast approaching is Sunday September 3 - Father's Day. In our house Handy Hubby is always given a small gift along with something handmade by the tornadoes. The "I wuv...

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Fantastic free Father’s Day printables

Fantastic free Father’s Day printables

The fastest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach but I’d say a handmade “I wuv you Daddy” gift goes pretty close too. I've rounded-up a bumper selection of my favourite free Father’s Day printables including cards, gift wrap, prints and other cool DIY items....

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Fantastic free Mother’s Day printables

Fantastic free Mother’s Day printables

Nothing says "I love you Mum" like taking the time to make a Mother's Day card or gift. I love the handmade cards and gifts my tornadoes make (along with the look of pride on their face when they give it to me!). I've searched some of my favourite design blogs to...

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Fantastic free Easter printables and craft ideas

Fantastic free Easter printables and craft ideas

With a craft and colouring-in obsessed tornado, I'm a sucker for free printables and great craft ideas for kids. If you have little or big kids to keep busy this Easter, check out these fantastic free Easter printables and easy Easter craft ideas. They may even...

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Fantastic free Christmas printables

Fantastic free Christmas printables

With Miss T's craft and colouring obsession showing no signs of slowing down, I've been scouring the interwebs for colouring pages, handmade kiddie craft and gift ideas that she can get stuck into in the lead up to Christmas. I'll admit  that I'm what you might call...

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Gift Grapevine gift guide # 1 – Christmas themed gifts

Gift Grapevine gift guide # 1 – Christmas themed gifts

And so it begins! Throughout November I'll be featuring a number of baby and kids gift guides to help with the tough question of "what do I buy a X year old?!" Before I let loose with specific age group gift guides next week, let's talk Christmas themed gifts. From...

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Fantastic free Father’s Day printables

Fantastic free Father’s Day printables

My tornadoes love making things for Handy Hubby for Father's Day. I know he will love the small gift we bought him this year but it's the homemade items - most likely with the 'F' written back to front by Miss T and a pen scribble and accidental smear of Vegemite by...

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Free Easter printables for little and big kids

Free Easter printables for little and big kids

Happy Easter! I hope you're getting ready for 4 days of family fun, relaxing, partying, chocolate - whatever makes you happy. Easter has always been about spending time with family. This year my parents have given us a wonderful gift of a family holiday. All 14 of us...

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Free colouring-in printables for crafty gifts

Free colouring-in printables for crafty gifts

A selection of craft items can be a great and inexpensive gift that will keep kids busy on rainy days.  For kids aged 3 to 6, I like putting together gift boxes or bags with a mix of marking pens, pencils, crayons, stamps, coloured paper, modelling clay/Play-Doh and...

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