A Thoughtful Gift for Grandma

My husband and I are very lucky to have our parents help us with our kids. During summer holidays, spring breaks and any other day that our kids are off school, both our parents help us with baby-sitting. The kids love the opportunity to spend time with their grandparents, having sleepovers and getting spoiled.

Hair Accessories

  Summer is a season for celebration. I love summer, not so much for the heat, but for the beautiful outdoor living, dazzling flowers and the ability to dress up light for a change. It is one of my most favourite seasons of the year. Summer is usually the time to explore different looks and…

Decorating and Colouring Beautiful Easter Eggs

  Every year when Easter comes around, I love colouring and decorating eggs.  My kids and I have lots of fun creating all sorts of designs and we basically go crazy and overboard with glue and glitter! In some countries where the New Year is celebrated on the first day of Spring, colouring eggs, throwing…

Drying Play Dough

Drying play dough into permanent keepsake figurines is a cheaper substitute to modelling clay. It is also more children friendly and easier to work with. Recently I shared a super easy play dough recipe. As my kids were playing with freshly made play-dough, I wondered what else we could do with it?

5 Easy Ways to Make Napkin Rings

    Napkin rings, in my books, are the best accessories that bring life to any table. They can add interesting details and create drama. You can buy napkin rings in almost every department store and they usually come in many varieties and styles. However, with a little bit of imagination, you can put together…

Cleaning Rusty Cast Iron Skillet

    Ten years ago when I was newly wed, I purchased myself a cast iron skillet with the dream of making yummy recipes.  My dream soon started to crumble when my skillet begun to rust beyond my control.  Being young and “newly married” I did not know what to do with it. To be…

No Cook Play Dough

Play dough is BIG in my household! Both my kids love and enjoy playing with it. It keeps them occupied for hours and I have fun watching their creativity and ideas come to life in absolutely adorable creations. It is also a great activity for helping them practice focusing and paying attention to details.

Not an Ordinary Advent Calendar

    Not your Ordinary Advent Calendar: Despite its religious significance, Advent calendars nowadays have become a popular marketing tool for many companies and products, sporting everything from beers to teas, to chocolates and toys… you name it! You can find anything and everything when it comes to Advent calendars.

Halloween and Me

Me, Halloween and Costume Creating My kids love Halloween and they look forward to getting dressed and going trick or treating. I used to choose costumes for them when they were little. Now, I look forward to them coming to me with their own ideas and costume choices and asking me to make them.

How to Alter A Bed Skirt

Recently I went shopping and bought a beautiful queen-size bedding set. After bringing it home and throwing it over the bed, I realized that the comforter was too short due to the significant height of the mattress. I have often wondered why bedding companies do not take this problem into consideration when designing their bedding because most new mattresses are quite…