Cinnamon Spice Playdough

Scented Playdough- Cinnamon Spice by Not just Cute I came across this play dough recipe when I was searching for art activities for kinder and immediately my nose filled with phantom baking smells. … Continue reading

on 19th century symbolist art and its stress reducing properties

I welcomed the weekend with open arms and desperately tried to sink into it, anticipating instantaneous calm and peace. However, Saturday morning found me in much the same way Friday afternoon did- heart… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: early morning adventures

five senses Tuesday (is back after extended leave)

  The week that was:   Seeing: mess! everywhere! Having spent the last three weeks “fine tuning” my abilities as a teacher (read: going out of my mind with the sudden stress and… Continue reading

The grown ups guide to knitting and comfort items

Looking back to my last post I realise that it was more than a week ago and I had better get a wriggle on if I want to keep up with blogging at… Continue reading

an adventure in good intentions and sugar burning

The moment I walked into the kitchen this morning I was immediately hit with the smell of bananas going off faster than I can eat them. I wrestled with the idea of making… Continue reading

excuse me…have you been introduced?

Dear readers, meet my blog buddies. Blog buddies are my new bloggy friends through the word press postaweek/day challenge.  We will be buddying up to keep each other on track with the challenge… Continue reading

P.S thankyou

I forgot to the send out a big thankyou to Daily Imprint and wholistic Harvest for the beautiful calendar I won in their Wednesday giveaway before Christmas.   Thankyou!  It’s beautiful pages grace our… Continue reading

down in the lime tree arbor

Firstly, I would just like to say that boy is it tough having two different age groups in the one kindergarten.  Transitioning the older children to prep means constantly reaffirming the fact that… Continue reading

My creative space

Today: honeycomb making and terracotta pot painting. okay….I’ll be honest…P actually made the honeycomb but I definitely provided support.  Just out of interest- does anyone know how to cure an abominable case of… Continue reading