Donate today to support the McGrath Breast Care Nurses during October

Posted under Nourish YOU

20Oct
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“Boobs for Boobs” Fundraising to support McGrath Breast Care Nurses during October. In conjunction with Bonds. In support of breast cancer awareness month, Bonds has partnered with The McGrath Foundation to launch ‘Make a Point for Breast Cancer’, a campaign to raise funds for McGrath Breast Care Nurses. I’m a fan of the work that the McGrath family continues to…

Myer Christmas Giftorium- fun for all the family this Christmas at Myer!

Posted under Gift giving

20Oct
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Myer Christmas Giftorium   On Friday, I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch of the Myer Christmas Giftorium. (Thank you, Kids Business. Mwah Mwah!) Oh my.  I’m telling you, you have to visit. It’s super cute and a whole lot of fun. Myer, my favourite Department Store, is always on my to-do list at Christmas. In fact, visiting…

Win a copy of Shayne Jackman’s Old Freedom Train Alphabet book

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17Oct
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Win a copy of the book, “Old Freedom Train” by Shayne Jackman. A Waldorf Inspired Alphabet Giveaway Friday!  (A Week of Giveaways!) With thanks to Hawthorn Press   A few years ago, I received an email from Shayne Jackman, telling me about her new book adventure. Shayne had hand-illustrated the alphabet, each illustration accompanied by a sweet verse. She offered…

Win One of Two Brauer Vitashake Twin Packs

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16Oct
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Win a Brauer Vitashakes Twin Pack. Giveaway Monday!  (A Week of Giveaways!) With thanks to Brauer.   Earlier this year, I wrote about our experience with Brauer Multivitamin Sugar-free Vitashakes. Ned loves this stuff, especially in a mason jar!  And now I have TWO Vitashake twin packs to give away, with thanks to Brauer. Each pack includes one bottle of…

Win a copy of Annie Bryant’s Story and Song CD, “Come Gather”

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14Oct
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  Win a copy of Annie Bryant’s “Come Gather” Story and Song CD for families and children. Giveaway Tuesday!  (A Week of Giveaways!) With thanks to Annie at Tales and Songs.   My friend, and fellow school mum, Annie Bryant is a local Mullumbimby singer and storyteller. In winter, she released this gorgeous album of stories and songs and I…

Win a Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio!

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13Oct
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Giveaway!   Win a Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio   Giveaway Monday!  (A Week of Giveaways!) With thanks to Colorific.   For the first day of Giveaway week, one lucky person will receive: 1 x Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio Activity Pack (as featured in the photo above) 1 x Wood WorX Wooden DIY Craft Kit (The winner will need…

Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio

Posted under Giveaways & reviews

13Oct
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 Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio Brought to you in collaboration with Colorific. My lovely little niece loves craft and so I was pretty excited to share this Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio crafting kit with her last week. The Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio captured her attention from the moment she saw the pretty purple box with the Poppi doll…

Boredom Busters for Preschoolers? Try these fun Beados craft packs!

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12Oct
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Boredom Busters for Preschoolers? Check out these fun Beados craft packs! Brought to you by Beados. A few weeks ago, a little parcel arrived on our doorstep here at the Happy*Crafty*Family house. We opened it to find three sets of Beados craft kits. Now, I’ve often seen Beados in the shops and in the catalogues (I LOVE a good catalogue,…

Britax Safe n Sound Tourer Booster Review

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8Oct
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Britax Safe n Sound Tourer Booster Review   Have you seen this new Britax Safe.n.Sound Tourer Booster car seat for 4 to 8 year olds?  This seat is super-dooper light (I can pick it up in one hand!) and would be perfect for those children who think THEY are TOO BIG for a car seat… but we don’t agree. It’s…

Story Dogs Australia

Posted under The Sprinkle Joy Project

30Sep
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17.   Earlier this year, when I was working as a Special Education Teacher, I met this lovely lady Serena and her friend, Zola the labrador.  Zola was laid out on a rug on the floor in my office/school library.  I wondered why on earth there was a dog in my office? I was intrigued to find out more. Turns…

Remember A Gift You Were Given

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22Sep
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  16.   I was reading something in the paper tonight, an excerpt from Oprah Winfrey’s new book, and she was talking about giving gifts. I started thinking about the gifts I have given – ‘presents’ of course, but more importantly perhaps, the ‘gifts’ of time, help, a shoulder to lean on, a bright smile on a rainy day, a…

37 FREE Ideas for School Holidays – Simple Fun for Everyone!

Posted under Holidays and Festivals

19Sep
37 Free Ideas for School Holidays

Original Image via Flickr 37 Free Ideas for School Holidays Simple Fun for Everyone!   My son’s kindergarten teachers sent this list home in our most recent newsletter. I’m absolutely sure, in the spirit of generosity and in protecting that magical time of childhood, that they would LOVE to share this with you too. Imagine if we all made time…

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Ideas #2

Posted under Drawing and Painting

19Sep
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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Ideas #2 Paint your own Painted Pegboard Display Wall Brought to you by Annie Sloan   For the first time since I was 26, I live in a rental home with seriously bland and blah! walls. I’m told I can use those super expensive stick-on hooks to hang things but I don’t fancy paying $6 or…

Tommee Tippee Bath Toys and Awesome Storage Net Bag too!

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18Sep
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Tommee Tippee Bath Toys …and the clever thinkers there made this awesome Bath Tub Toy Net Bag too! Brought to you by Tommee Tippee   I LOVE order and organisation, and having lived with children’s toys in my house for almost 20 years, I like them to be kept out from under my feet.  My house has been pretty untidy…