Dressing up is big time popular in this house. We have enough dress-ups to clothe a small army, and still there are more and more and more ideas for new outfits popping out of the girl’s heads at a rate of knots. But what about the Small Boy? Muski loves to dress up too… but […]
It’s freakishly hot in our part of the world at the moment, and set to get even hotter before the week is out. We don’t have air-conditioning or a swimming pool (I wish on both accounts) so four 40 degree days (that’s about 104 Fahrenheit) in a row isn’t going to be much fun with […]
What do you do on a very hot day, when you can’t go outside, and you’re boooooooooooored. You play ‘Antarctica!’ that’s what you do! Freeze some water in big containers to make icebergs. A fluffy white towel for a snowy base. Or just add some ice blocks to a container of water, stones and your […]
The girls were given these wonderful little books for Christmas… The Midnight Adventures and Kelly, Dot and Esmerelda and Creepy Castle, both by John S Goodall. Both books have only pictures, no words. Both have wonderful illustrations and little pages that flip over to make one picture turn into something else before you turn the […]
In a burst of energy and random love for my children I refreshed the toy shelf the other day and this is what it looked like for the 2.7 seconds before everything was dragged out to play with! Because we have a small house without much storage and the kids mostly play in the lounge […]
Typical spring weather here of late – one day gorgeous and sunny and we can spend the whole day outside, the next wild, windy, cold and snowing on our mountain and we are stuck back inside again. To beat the borings we made a little cubby house yesterday… It was nothing flash, just a sheet […]
You know the humble muffin tin is useful for way more than just cooking muffins! We dragged out our very well used muffin tins this afternoon as they make the perfect containers for sorting and counting. Teamed with these little owl counters which are part of a lotto game we got from the toy library […]
Just popping this in here because I can while we are at my parents place… We LOVE this song and the girls have taken advantage of fast internet and listened to/watched it about 50 times since we got here!