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In our Christmas Eve box there was special reindeer food. Along with the usual carrot, Addison sprinkled some of the reindeer food in the back yard to help guide Santa and his reindeer to our house. I made the reindeer food out of some breakfast cereal with hundreds and thousands   Read More ...

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Sometimes I wish that the drawing that Addi makes on his Etch A Sketch were actually on paper so I could keep them forever. When Addi came running over to show me the train he had drawn I knew that I had to try and keep this one. What else   Read More ...

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A couple of crafts that we made for Christmas time. Salt dough hand prints of both the kids to go on the tree and Addi’s Christmas card. Make your own:

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I decided to do something special for Addison’s Christmas present this year (along with the rest of the toys). I had seen handmade hobby horses on a Facebook page not too long ago and loved them. Unfortunately the price tag was a little more than I would want to pay,   Read More ...

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The pinata for the party is of course a hot air balloon in rainbow colours! The kids enjoyed having a hit but in the end it took Mummy to break it open.

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For craft today on his birthday, Addison made a mask at playgroup. He was so proud of it, actually ended up wearing it all day, even when he opened his presents!!

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Something special that I have been working on for the party and also as a keepsake for the boy’s birthdays is what I’m calling birthday canvas. At first I was just going to do it for Preston as a special “first birthday” thing. But then Daddy said I should do   Read More ...

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Here are some of the party decorations that I’ve made so far. I’m keeping very busy preparing for the party, doing bit by bit in between looking after the kids. I’ve made the tassel streamers for the dessert table backdrop, decorated the hot air balloon lanterns and made the mini   Read More ...

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After making a party hat for Preston to use at the joint rainbow themed birthday party I decided that I would make something similar for Addison. Instead of a party hat I thought I would make a crown instead. I made it to fit in with the rainbow/hot air balloon   Read More ...

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Today I made a cake smash set for Preston’s first birthday. It includes bloomers, a bow tie and party hat (I already had the matching suspenders from Bumblebee Boutique). The bloomers have been made using the free Martha Stewart pattern that can be found here. The bow tie was made   Read More ...

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