Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Bunny Bags

I was recently asked by the amazingly talented Sharon Wee of Sharon Wee Creations to be a guest contributor on her blog. So over the next few months you'll be able to catch some new and fun crafts, recipes and sewing projects of mine on her blog. 

First up...Bunny Bags. These are so sweet and quick to make plus they give a really nice personal touch to your Easter treats. 

For step by step instructions and photos head over to Sharon's blog here

Happy Sewing!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Bunny Food Potted Garden

Unbelievably Easter is not far off! I don't know where the year has gone so far, one minute it was New Year's and now it's halfway through March. Crazy. I know Easter is still a month away, but for this kids craft, you will need to get started early. 

A bunny food potted garden is a really fun way to get the kids interested in growing edible plants and it's an added incentive for the Easter Bunny to visit. 

Monday, March 10, 2014

How to Make Reusable Sandwich Wraps and Snack Bags

Ok so this isn't an original idea here, you can buy eco friendly reusable sandwich wraps and snack bags at health food stores and eco stores, which I did do during my pre-children pre-uni, working days when we actually had money, but really at this point in time I cannot justify paying $11 for one when I know I could make them for far less. I already had two for the kids that I bought from Todae, which is a great eco store but I really wanted to have one for myself and Jeremy. This is the simple way that I came up with to make them and they really took no time at all.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Kids Art Placemats + Delicious Black Bean Taco Recipe

I don't know about you, but keeping the kids busy while cooking dinner is a challenge pretty much every night! We try to use the television very sparingly and I have to admit that the time of day when they are most likely to get a "yes" when they ask for TV is right about the time I start chopping. Well, no more! Here is a tutorial on how to make fun placemats that the kids can colour and personalise every night while you're cooking and what's even better is that they can admire their work while they eat!

Saturday, March 1, 2014

DIY Doll's Wardrobe

I have been a little slack lately with the blog but I have a good excuse, my Midwifery classes have started back up again. Two years down, three years to go! At least it's part time, so still plenty of time to craft, sew and cook with the kids and I can sneak in the blog between studying for pathophysiology and writing hospital briefing reports!

I recently made Isla a doll's wardrobe as she's been playing with her American Girl Doll a lot lately. She needed a way to store her doll's clothes and shoes other than just shoving them into a box. So I got to thinking about an inexpensive and cute solution. Here's what I came up with.