Favourite Foods –Part 1 Fancy some ox eyes or some scotch woodcock? How about some wet devil? Did you know Petit Toe Pie is actually pigs’ feet pie? Each Friday this month I plan to feature a favourite gran’s special dish in honour of Grandparents Day (to be celebrated in NSW on October 25).
Halloween ghosts, bats and monsters to make Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – celebrating Halloween. What is it about Halloween that gets our imagination so excited? Is it because Halloween is the one occasion it’s considered really cool to show off your creativity? Is it because we like to be scared? Some
The nervous wait for four little words I write as I’m sitting in a doctor’s waiting room while my Hubby goes under the knife to remove a melanoma on his back. It’s my birthday and I know the only gift I really care about are the words of the stranger/doctor saving my soul mate.
HALLOWEEN CRAFT – HOW TO MAKE A CREEPY, SPOOKY, HAUNTED HOUSE Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – this time for a Halloween haunted house. It’s going to be creepy, it’s going to be spooky, but most of all fun and a little bit kooky. My favourite crafts to do with kids are
WESTERN SYDNEY’S HIDDEN TREASURE CALMSLEY HILL CITY FARM Tucked away in the middle of suburban streets full of beautiful and enormous homes is a hidden treasure in the western Sydney suburb of Abbotsbury – Calmsley Hill City Farm. This 160-hectare working farm is home to a myriad of animals. It also boasts world-class
WATERFALL, WISHING WELL, WONDERFUL FAIRY GARDEN CRAFTS Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project, fairy garden crafts. As I promised in my last post I will show you how to make a dry waterfall, a wonderful wishing well and a really fun fishing game for your fairy garden lake. The reason I chose
FAIRY GARDEN FUN –IT’S EASIER (AND CHEAPER) THAN YOU THINK Three beautiful little granddaughters after spending decades as the lone female in a family of five. Can you think of any better reason to celebrate with the creation of a fairy garden? What could be more glamorous, or fun? Making a fairy garden
A FUNNY LOOK AT THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF STARTING A BLOG Start writing a blog they said. It will be fun they said. Well, guess what? They were right. But starting a blog hasn’t been without its challenges. HAPPY BIRTHDAY Happy Birthday to Gleeful Grandiva – one-month-old tomorrow. Hard to believe that
FUN WITH PRESSED FLOWERS Hi and welcome to another Wacky Workshops project. With all the beautiful flowers in bloom showing off their springtime petals, it’s a perfect time to discover the joys of flower pressing and pounding. The four-year-old Goddess and I are having a lot of fun collecting flowers, among other nature goodies,