Reindeer faces

It’s Christmas party time, and these little faces are the perfect treat to take along. It has become a family tradition to make these  Christmas eve, and my kids love them.

There are two variations of these cute reindeer faces. Here’s the first… Continue reading

Teacher gift ideas

At this time, every year, I go in to a panic. What do I give as a thank you to my children’s teachers? I’ve done mugs, I’ve done chocolates, I’ve done homemade. This year, I asked teachers to answer this question on my facebook page recently, and this blog post is a summary of answers from the page, as well as messages that were sent and answers from friends who are teachers. I hope it helps you as much as it helped me! Continue reading

Why I’m excited about labelling

I love stationery. I love paper, pens, notebooks and stamps. I get excited at back to school stationery sales, I really do. But – yes, there is a but- I HATE naming the kids school books and stationery. I have three kids at school. That’s all their individual pencils, textbooks, notebooks and folders. Add on to that, their lunch boxes, school uniforms, socks and shoes (yes, it IS possible for your children to lose these at school!!). Oh and I will add that we have 11 letters in our family name.  I have tried stickers in the past, but they run out. I have printed off labels on the computer, but that’s just annoying. The last couple of years, we have bought a couple of permanent markers and labelled everything this way. Remember the 11 letters? 3 kids? Multiple packets of pencils, pens, textas etc?

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