Pirate Play Dough Mats – Free Printable!

Free printable pirate themed play dough mats

“Ahoy the me hearties!” It’s all pirates all the time at our place at the moment. Spurred on by his brother and sisters’ school production of Peter Pan, Noah can’t get enough of anything pirate related. In an attempt to get him to take off his pirate T-shirt so I could wash it, I distracted […]

Two Easy Foldable Letters

Fold a piece of paper into an envelope - step by step instructions and a free printable

A great way to entice my reluctant writer is to get him writing letters. We had lots of fun with our post office play (find our free printable post office play set here) and we’ve enjoyed using our printable letter writing set too, but recently we discovered two really easy ways to turn any old […]

Simple Home Organisation Printables

Free home organisation printables - simple ways to manage your household

If you need some free printables to help you get on top home organisation, then you are in luck – You can find all my simple home organisation printables here! Throughout the ‘Keep it Simple’ series I’ve been creating free printables to go along with each are of household management and organisation. From meal planning […]

Simple Lunch Box Ideas

Simple Lunch Box ideas - Simple tips and tricks for taking the stress out of school lunches

Thanks to one of my long time readers for suggesting this week’s ‘Keep it Simple’ topic – lunch boxes! I’ve been managing school lunches for the past seven years and I don’t love it. Trying to come up with new ideas, dealing with kids who don’t eat sandwiches, and the relentlessness of the task, it […]

Simple Tips for Organising Kids and All Their Stuff!

Simple tips for organising kids and all their stuff - plus a great free printable bag tag reminder system

Preschool, school, toys, activities… having kids brings a whole new lot of challenges when it comes to being organised. This week’s post in the ‘Keep it simple series’ is all about simple tips for organising kids, and all their stuff! It’s winter break here and all my kids are home from school for two weeks […]

Simple Tips for Getting Organised and Staying Organised!

Simple tips for getting organised and staying organised!

So far in our ‘Keep it Simple’ series I’ve looked at cleaning, laundry, meals, meal planning, and sticking to a budget, and the more I try and simplify things the more I see the common thread that runs through all of these things – being organised. So today I am looking at simple tips for […]

Free Printable Comic Book Templates!

Free Printable Comic Book Templates! - get your kids creating, and writing with these great printables

My boys are all about the comic books at the moment. I’m not even sure what started it, the big kids have been reading comics and graphic novels off and on for ages, and the little one loves them for all the cool pictures, but just recently the boys started making their own. Today I […]

Simple Tips for Meal Planning

Simple tips and free printables for easy meal planning

Last week I shared some simple tips and ideas for getting a meal on the table without losing your mind. There was a free printable master meals list to get you started with meal planning and today we are looking at meal planning in more detail, with lots of simple tips, tricks and free printables […]