With the temperature finally below 30 degrees here in Dubai it's time to play outside again. And time to work on organising outdoor toys! After a long, hot, dusty summer, your outdoor toys probably need a bit of a clean-up and organisation. That's exactly what I did for this little boy's toys. Previously the toys were stored on two metal racks and a bookcase placed outside in a covered alley … [Read more...] about Organising outdoor toys
Back when Mr 5 was only two years old, I decided to hold a little Halloween party. The perfect excuse to dress up, play silly games and eat candy! We had great fun, the little ones looked so cute, and Mummy got to eat all the left over chocolate (win!). Being almost exactly six months after his birthday, the casual little Halloween party quickly became a tradition, filling in the gap between … [Read more...] about A fun Halloween party doesn’t have to be a nightmare!
The end of term beckons, and art folders are being brought proudly home from class. Add these to the paintings, crafts and drawings created at home, and you may feel that you have reached “peak paper”. Here’s what to do about it. What to keep We may think our little one could be the next big star of the art world, but there comes a time when we realise that we just can’t keep everything. We … [Read more...] about Sorted: 10 ways to enjoy your children’s artwork
One of my favourite things about being a mum is the excuse to get down on the floor among all the toys and dream up a whole new world to play in with Mr 5! But once my little partner-in-crime has gone to bed, my husband and I were beginning to find it difficult to unwind from the day when we were surrounded by all the toys. We needed a play room! As our little guy grows up, so does the stash … [Read more...] about The no-room play room
I have a confession to make - I am addicted to rainbows. As I rearrange my house, I'm taking more and more notice of colour and placement... in the colours of the rainbow. Take today for example. I was eating my breakfast whilst looking through a few recipe books, searching for a new cake recipe to try out for a lunch at the weekend. "Mmm...?" I thought, as I stared at the books. "I wonder … [Read more...] about Rainbowtize all the things!