DIY Colourful Wooden Easter Eggs

DIY Colourful Wooden Easter Eggs

This week in the shop these wooden Easter eggs arrived. They come in a little basket and there are twelve eggs in the set. Perfect for an Easter Egg hunt without the sugar high. They look lovely in the raw wooden form but I thought it might be fun to have a play around with painting […]

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Valentine’s Day Sensory Oats Recipe

Valentine’s Day is here which means time for a fun play-based post with a quick and easy recipe for colouring sensory oats. These coloured oats make a great addition to sensory play setups.  I dyed our oats bright red and made up a Valentine’s themed play table for Oskar. I added some red roses (de thorned of course), […]

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This is why I gave my one-year-old dirt for his birthday

I bought my baby a tonne of dirt for his first birthday. To be exact, it was organic soil mixed with manure (fancy) and we had it dumped in a giant pile in the middle of our backyard. Oh, yeah. Happy birthday kid! But before you rush to get me that pooey parent award, stay […]

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Volun-what ism?

Volunteer + Tourism = Voluntourism. I didn’t even know this was a thing until about 5 years ago when I was researching our honeymoon to Cambodia. I wanted to visit and help at an orphanage whilst we were over there and I remember chatting to Rob about it. I was looking into how we could […]

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Sami Bop – The Makers Story

  One of the very cool bonuses of having a handmade shop is that you are in contact with so many inspiring creative people. The effect of this is that you become emotionally invested in them, in their stories and in their creations. When customers in the shop ask where is this from ? Is […]

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Baby Friendly Blue Mountains Coffee Spots

My favourite family friendly coffee spots in the Blue Mountains Okay it’s happening you are dressed. Baby is dressed and has a clean nappy. For now. You’re headed out for a coffee, fresh air, 5 minutes of adult conversation but most importantly COFFEE. Or as I like to call new-mum-life-sustaining-drinky-drinky-give-me-more. Back to the point. Where are you […]

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