Category Archives for practical solutions for parenting

Marking the years

A little while ago I came across a book entitled ‘The homemade home for children, 50 thrifty and chic projects for creative parents‘ written by Sania Pell, and fell in love with almost every project in the book. The reason … Continue reading

01. July 2012 by Roze
Categories: Book Reviews, making things for those you love, practical solutions for parenting | Leave a comment

End Of Year Thank You Cards

We had a wonderful party at the weekend thanks to our guests, who were such good company. Whilst we wait for the photos to come through we’ve been keeping ourselves busy with end of year thank you cards for teachers. … Continue reading

05. July 2011 by Roze
Categories: Butterflies, card making, craft for kids, cutting out paper, Homemade cards, practical solutions for parenting, school holiday projects, Thank you cards | Tags: | 2 comments

Recycling broken crayons

Every time a crayon rolls off the table it seems to snap in half instantly. So much so that we’ve had a box full of broken crayons for some time now. I’ve heard there’s a lot you can do with … Continue reading

17. June 2011 by Roze
Categories: baking, craft for kids, crayons, Drawing, Fun, practical solutions for parenting, recycling, school holiday projects | Tags: | 1 comment

An unexpected pleasure

How much wellbeing can three little boys generate with a Desktop Pencil Sharpener? Having clocked the new arrival when they came in from school, they were keen to try out the new device. I went around the house collecting all … Continue reading

24. May 2011 by Roze
Categories: Coloured pencils, practical solutions for parenting, Simple Pleasures, Wellbeing | 3 comments

Apple prints

I’ve been tied up with gardening and party organising duties over the past few weeks, so I’ve pulled this project out from the archives. Here we have another thank you card idea. Take two apples, cut each one in half, … Continue reading

21. May 2011 by Roze
Categories: Apples, From the archives, Homemade cards, practical solutions for parenting, Thank you cards | Tags: , | 2 comments