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Galo de Barcelos- Rooster of Barcelos

I have always wondered why this beautiful colourful rooster is one of the symbols of Portugal.  Whilst looking for recipes for Around The World in 12 Dishes I thought to … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

Around the World in 12 Dishes- Portugal

     For Portugal we made Carne Cuisada-  Portugese Beef stew AND something specially  for Lil Mermaid too :D *** Carne Cuisada-  Portugese Beef stew For the stew I took … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Around the World in 12 Dishes – Iceland

This month we landed in Iceland on our “Around the World in 12 Dishes” travel. As I flicked through the recipes one of them caught my eye straight away- because … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Paper Plate Roses

Couldn`t resist making these Paper Plate Roses. Ahh.. they are so beautiful.  Visit Kids Activites Blog for the instructions :)

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment


We made a Rainbow Cake for St. Patrick`s Day and created a rainbow from leftover Smarties boxes.  Isn`t it cute :D  And here are our Leprechauns.  Hope you had a … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Around The World In 12 Dishes- Canada

I had wanted to make an apple cake for a while but had never got round to it.. until we arrived in Canada on our journey Around the World in … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Around the World in 12 Dishes- Peru

I had always wanted to try quinoa but had never got round to it, but now exploring Peruvian recipes I discovered that quinoa is used quite often. So I found … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Handprint Welsh Flag

I love this simple way of making a flag. We have made quite a few flags over the last couple of years  using the instructions from here :) But for … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eesti- 96

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Some more cards…

… for Estonian and Welsh National Days :) You can find origami heart instruction  here.

February 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Cards for Estonian and Welsh National Days

Law yn llaw is Welsh for Hand in Hand. Hand in hand we are approaching  the two national days of my two favourite countries- Estonia and Wales. So we are … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Welsh Love Spoons- Llwyau Caru o Gymru

We are going to celebrate St. David`s Day soon and it is about to time to think of Popeth Cymraeg (Everything Welsh).  Wales has so many lovely traditions, legends and … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chairs for Octonauts

Our Octonauts needed some chairs, so I made a few out of egg boxes. As the boxes were nice and pink there was no need to paint them. Simple, quick … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Around the World in 12 Dishes- Jamaica

This time we stopped in Jamaica on our way “Around the World in 12 Dishes”. As we all love chicken we decided to make a dish using chicken. And here … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Happy New Year!

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Winter Print Picture

I remember making similar prints when I was a child. I had collected some polystyrene pizza bases and today we thought to use some of them. With a  blunt pencil we … Continue reading

December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Our Christmas Tree

As we went away for Christmas we decided not the put up a big Christmas tree. But we still wanted to display our pretty Christmas decorations we had made over … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Egg Carton Xmas Trees- Munakarbi jõulupuud

We made some egg carton Christmas trees again just like last year. Last time I put some cotton between each piece but this time I tied a knot between the … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

3 D Snowmen

    I made these snowmen again this year but this time as Christmas cards. I cut out three different sized  circles and put some craft foam in between the … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Science Lab

I love seeing all these creations my lil on makes with recyclable materials. Yes I have been collecting them on purpose to use them in our play. I knocked this … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · Leave a comment



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