Tips for Simple Family Meals

Simple tips and tricks for family meals

This week the ‘keep it simple’ series is tackling the tricky task of feeding our families. “Why do they want dinner every, single, night?” Right up there with the never ending monotony of laundry is the constant job of feeding a family. Even those people who enjoy cooking can find themselves totally demoralized as they […]

Make a Minion! Free Printable Play Dough Mats

Free printable play dough mats - food, people, bugs, gardening, Christmas, Minions and more

My small boy just loves Minions. No really, he loves them. These days Noah is tossing up whether he’ll grow up to be an angry bird or a minion! I am not sure which would make me more proud. Because Noah loves Minions so much I made him something special – Minion Play Dough Mats […]

Simple Cleaning Tips

Simple tips and tricks for staying on top of cleaning - part of our 'Keep It Simple' series.

The second job we are going to tackle in our ‘keep it simple’ series is the one that feels so constant, the one that never ever feel like I get on top of, it’s cleaning! Phyllis Diller said; “Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops […]

Fun Free Printable Writing Prompts for Kids

Totally un-boring, seriously cool, free printable writing prompts for kids! Get your kids writing!

I have a seven year old who loves to read. He also love to draw. He reads and draws, and draws and reads, constantly. He also loves making up stories and creating imaginary animals and he has all kinds of crazy cool ideas… but he doesn’t like to write. “It’s boring.” “It’s too hard.” “It’s […]

Make a Paper Doll’s House – Free Printable

Fold a paper house from one sheet of paper with this free printable template and some easy instructions

There is nothing we like more than turning a fun paper project into a fun printable project. My big kids have caught the printable bug off me, so when they learned to fold a cute origami ‘doll’s house’ at school, they came home full of ideas for turning it into a printable. With a few […]

Post Office Play – Free Printable Play Set

Post Office Play - use out free printables to set up your own post office complete with stamps and personal letter boxes!

It’s so much fun to get a real letter in your letter box! My kids got a postcard from a relative the other day and that sparked lots of conversation about letters and how they get from one place to another. We chatted about stamps, and how some letters go by plane, and how our […]

Sea Drawing Prompts

Sea drawing prompts - free printable!

If you follow me on instagram you probably already know that we are having a bit of a holiday in Tasmania! Tasmania is the island at the bottom of Australia and to get there were traveled overnight on a ship! The kids were super excited about this big adventure. None of us have ever been […]

Free Printable Easter Shapes!

Free Printable Easter Shapes - use them to make a garland, gift tags, cupcake toppers and more!

We made some really cute print and fold Eater boxes earlier this week, and we loved the designs so much that we decided we needed to make something else with the bunnies, eggs and flowers, but we couldn’t agree what. So we compromised and made a set of free printable Easter shapes… now you can […]