Beauty · Craft

A Hand-ful of Lavender Goodness

  This September has been very different for me. I have just started college and everything is completely new.  I have a new routine, getting up earlier than usual in the morning for the bus is one of the tricky parts.  I am certainly appreciating more all the times my parents drove me to school!!!… Continue reading A Hand-ful of Lavender Goodness

Craft · Life

Super Joe’s 18th Birthday Party!

My brother Joe loves all things superhero. He was 18 a few weeks ago so I felt it was a good excuse for a surprise party and the theme of course was a no brainer!!  We managed to keep it a secret for a whole month while we made props and decorations. Homemade masks, capes… Continue reading Super Joe’s 18th Birthday Party!

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Christmas Café in Aid of Muscular Dystrophy

My brother Danny raises money for a charity called Jump4Jerry.  Jerry who is seven years old has Muscular Dystrophy which is a rare muscle-wasting condition which is progressive, disabling and terminal.  This November Danny and my brother Thomas ran a charity Christmas Cafe to raise funds. It was a great day with lots of friends and… Continue reading Christmas Café in Aid of Muscular Dystrophy

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Mother’s Day Tea Gift For That Special Mum

Today I wanted to share with you how to create your own pretty little tea bags with loose tea and some fine wedding tulle. I thought this idea would be perfect for a Mother’s Day gift because every time your mom makes a cup of tea, she will be reminded of your kind gesture. I… Continue reading Mother’s Day Tea Gift For That Special Mum

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Christmas crafts with the Brownies using Recycled Materials.

My mom’s friend is a Girl Guide Brownie leader. The troop, the Arbutus Unit in Summer Hill North very kindly asked me to come along to their hall and assist them in gaining their Recycling  Merit Badge.  I gave a demonstration on making some simple Christmas decorations using all recycled materials.  We used items such as cans, toilet roll tubes,… Continue reading Christmas crafts with the Brownies using Recycled Materials.

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Pretty Seed Packets and a Quotes Chalk Board

My Mom loves growing flowers from seeds. Every year she likes to collect seeds from some of the plants in the garden to regrow the next year. The nasturtium plants in our  garden grew from a seed my brother originally planted in Montessori School when he was four, now he’s twenty! She collects seeds on a dry day and stores them in brown paper bags. This… Continue reading Pretty Seed Packets and a Quotes Chalk Board

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Paris themed Party

For a birthday I decided to have a Paris themed Tea Party. My room is french themed with furniture inspired from the time of Louis Phillipe. I thought I’d like to recreate that theme. For my party I wanted to incorporate as much french detail as possible, which meant doing a lot of work and planning… Continue reading Paris themed Party