chocolate stars cake

Chocolate Stars Cake

To celebrate both kids having been nominated as stars of the week in their respective classes at school, we whipped up this simple shimmery chocolate cake, decorated with chocolate stars and kit-kats! Chocolate Stars Cake Ingredients: Chocolate cake 150g sugar 150g butter 120g self raising flour 30g cocoa powder 2 eggs 1tsp baking powder Toppings […]

autumn leaf prints

Invitation to paint – leaf prints

Autumn is a fabulous season. Aside from the cooler temperatures and the sometimes frequent rain showers, the trees change to all sorts of awesome colours. Conkers are abundant. And who doesn’t love to kick up the crunchy leaves? For an after school activity this week I set my pair up an invitation to paint – […]


Transferring photos to canvas

I have fallen in love with mod podge (amongst other things) since I started blogging, and having used it successfully to transfer photos onto wood, decopatch papers onto stools and mache letters, my next project was to try transferring photos to canvas. I needed a nice picture for my newly decorated living room walls, so chose […]

fruit skewers

Easy Fruit Skewers

My kids love their fruit. So they loved today’s invitation to make your own fruit skewers! Admittedly I added marshmallows to the selection as a bit of a treat but in all honesty, they chose more fruit than marshmallows. How to: Chop some banana, grapes and strawberries. Get some of the big marshmallows. Lay them […]

A-Z of animal paper plate crafts

Paper plates are great fun to craft with. With always keep a stack in our drawer. Why not try out some of these fantastic animal paper plate crafts? I struggled with some letters so if you have any ideas then please leave a comment below! A  Arctic Fox B Butterfly C Chick D Dinosaur E […]

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