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Wrapping Paper Christmas Wreath

I absolutely love this Christmas wreath. It is so beautiful and so easy to make. And you can use up all the wrapping paper from your Christmas presents. So this … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Decorated Christmas Trees

We wanted to make some decorated Christmas trees so instead of using just green cartons we made some printed paper. After the printed paper was dry lil Mermaid cut out … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christmas Baubles Collage

… so some old wrapping paper… my daughter cut out some little pieces and used them to make a collage..

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christmas Cards

A few days ago I found some old wrapping paper from last Christmas and noticed that I could just cut out the lovely baubles. So here they are– our first … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Around the World in 12 Dishes- Korea

We are on our travels  “Around the World in 12 Dishes” again and this time we landed in Korea and we made a delicious soup! I got the recipe from … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Quick and easy paper roll Fireworks

Easy and fun! Just make some holes using a hole punch onto the paper roll tube and feed some pipe cleaners through them. We twisted some tiny pipe cleaner pieces … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pipecleaner print fireworks

As the weather was  cold and rainy  we decided to stay home tonight and make our own fireworks. Not real ones though. But I find these printed ones are just … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hedgehogs- Siilid- Draenogiaid

We went to an  Apple Festival  a couple of weeks ago and a lovely lady showed the children how to make a simple hedgehog using card and a yarn pom … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Halloween Party Favours in Witches` Shoes

I saw these CUTE CUTE shoes a long time ago and now just before Halloween I thought it would be a perfect time to have a go at making them, … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Around the World in 12 Dishes- Egypt

*** For Egypt we decided to make Koshari. Well I was looking for something unusual and found pasta and rice together in a Koshari recipe. That sounded quite unusual for … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Around the World in 12 Dishes- New Zealand

We are on our way  around the world again and this time we landed in New Zealand. When searching for recipes I sometimes end up with ones that I know … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Around the World in 12 Dishes- Kenya

So we are continuing our travel  “Around the World in 12 Dishes” and we have arrived in Kenya. Kenya! Kenya? I must admit we didn`t know much about this beautiful … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 3 Comments

Around the World in 12 Dishes- Spain

This month we will be stopping in Spain during our Around The Worls in 12 Dishes journey. I must admit I love stews so flicking through the  Spanish recipes..this  one … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Welsh Bday Party Party Bags

For the party bags we made some Welsh hats. Look how cute they turned out! We used paper plates, paper cups, paper doillies and some black paper. I cut a cup … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Welsh Bday Party Invitations

Yes it`s that time of the year again! Lil Mermaid is a year older (which she is very happy about) and decided to have a Welsh themed party! Needless to … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Around The World in 12 Dishes- Finland

Hello from Finland! We arrived here during our Around The World in 12 Dishes journey.  It was quite interesting to find out that there are so many similar dishes to … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Around the World in 12 Dishes- France

A new month is here again and it`s time to fly away from Ireland to arrive in France. Before we landed I printed out a  passport with a passport cover  and some colouring … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

Simple Family Dinner- Minced Meat Sauce and Potatoes

Have you  found yourself thinking .. whats for dinner. Not those special occasions but just an everyday meal after work, or school and you just want something easy to prepare. … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Around the World in 12 Dishes- Ireland

As we enjoyed our journey Around the World in 12 Dishes very much, we thought we would take part once more! So this time we start with our neighbours- Ireland. … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

Bara Brith And Welsh Cakes

We celebrated  St. David`s Day with some traditional Welsh food. So I made Cawl, Bara Brith and Welsh Cakes. The cawl was so good and disappeared from the table so quickly I … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Welsh Love Spoons

As the Estonian and Welsh national days are so near eachother we decided to keep both lots of decorations up. For St. David`s day we made some daffodils (using yellow card … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 1 Comment



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