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Homeschool Crafts – Paper Bird

Homeschool Crafts – Paper Bird

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Homeschool Crafts – Paper Bird Ollie has just started learning to read and this week’s book was all about how to make a paper bird so I thought we would…

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Homeschool Crafts – Papier-Mâché Bat

Homeschool Crafts – Papier-Mâché Bat

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Homeschool Crafts – Papier-Mâché Bat This week we decided to give papiermâché a go.  Ollie decided he wanted to make some vampire bats.  I haven’t tried this since…

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Keeping Toddler Busy with Cornflour Gloop

Keeping Toddler Busy with Cornflour Gloop

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
I am not sure what this is really called, but Ollie’s special teacher told me about it on Saturday.  This is a great way to get new vocabulary from children…

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How to Make a Terrarium with Echo Bella

How to Make a Terrarium with Echo Bella

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
This is a sponsored post for Echo Bella. I have been on the lookout for a small hanging planter, for a hook in the ceiling positioned over the kitchen counter,…

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DIY: 3 Steps to an Awesome Rustic Dining Table

DIY: 3 Steps to an Awesome Rustic Dining Table

| July 23, 2014 | 6 Comments
The kids went back to school and kindy yesterday and I should have been working but instead I made a table! Isn’t it amazing the things we will do to…

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Op Shopping in Rotorua

Op Shopping in Rotorua

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
by Miranda Likeman I adore op shops and secondhand stores; the lure of finding unique, kitsch and memory filled items at bargain prices really floats my boat. I am pretty…

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11 Tips for a Small Kitchen

11 Tips for a Small Kitchen

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Miranda has moved into an old house with a tiny kitchen. Over the past few months she has found a few ways to make a small kitchen workable. 1. Pre-chop…

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7 Awesome DIY Projects for Upcycled Pallet Furniture

7 Awesome DIY Projects for Upcycled Pallet Furniture

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
I am a huge fan of the “rustic modern’ decor revolution. Is it a revolution? Maybe. Maybe not. But I am a fan and I am seeing beautiful example of…

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The Secret Fairy Directory

The Secret Fairy Directory

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
I have a very talented and creative friend who has just started a Facebook page called The Secret Fairy Directory. Sparking the imaginations of little people everywhere. I just…

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DIY Christmas Decorating Ideas

DIY Christmas Decorating Ideas

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
DIY Christmas Decorating Ideas   Image Source DIY Christmas Decorations I’m a mixed bag of feelings about Christmas.  I grit my teeth through some parts of it – shopping in…

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