My little guy is nuts for anything to do with transport.
Which presents an interesting challenge for me because apparently a truck is not always just a truck. I’ve also had to increase my knowledge base around construction vehicles.
The things we do for our kids.
As we approached the little guy’s 2nd birthday, it was a no-brainer that we would celebrate with a transport-themed party.
We do love a themed birthday party round these parts.
Especially if it is based on a picture book. (Exhibit A: Where is the Green Sheep? party. Exhibit B: Hairy Maclary party.)
Unfortunately our young fella hasn’t shown a penchant for any book in particular so we went for the rather broad theme of Dinosaurs.
Here’s how to throw a Dinosaur Birthday Party in 16 Easy Steps.
Each year in the Oh Creative Day household, we challenge ourselves to create a different Christmas tree.
You can see some of our previous creations in this post.
My love of embroidery hoops is pretty well-known.
HOW have we NEVER had an embroidery hoop tree before?!
One of my favourite rituals of the Festive Season, is pulling out the tub of Christmas decorations in late-November and unpacking all the glittery, bauble-y goodness.
In January, as I packed all the decorations away, I mentioned to my husband that we may need to re-stock on baubles this Christmas. Our collection had been decimated by the cat/ dog/ toddler/ clumsy, bauble-smashing mum.
Enter my Christmas Angel, Anna from Christmas Kingdom, an online one-stop shop filled with festive goodies.
She asked if I’d like to review the site. Best of all, Anna offered me a $50 voucher to give to an Oh Creative Day reader to spend at Christmas Kingdom.
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For a multitude of reasons, our household does not own a Christmas tree
(lack of storage space/ cheeky pets/ toddler affectionately referred to as
Whenever I get invited to a baby shower, I
1) get excited about the imminent arrival of a new little person, then
2) get excited that I can make these pink and blue velvet butterfly cupcakes.
(Let’s just ignore the gender stereotyping here. Because CUPCAKES!)
So I kinda want to be Mem Fox when I grow up.
She is one of my picture book heroes.
When My Little Ladybird showed an intense interest in Mem’s book,
“Where is the Green Sheep?” it was a pretty proud Mum moment.
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