Pajama Pictionary

Pajama Pictionary

Getting an almost 3 year old ready for bed can be a little difficult at times, there are always so many other more interesting things to do. Lately Ava and I have been playing pajama pictionary. I simply draw the an item of clothing, she guesses what it is and then...

Conversations with a 2 year old

Filmmaker Matthew Clarke replaces his two-year-old daughter, Coco with a grown man to reenact actual conversations his had with his daughter. This is eerily similar to the conversations we have with Ava. Toddlers can be quite sinister when you take away all the...
Crafternoon Cafe Carlton

Crafternoon Cafe Carlton

Crafternoon is a great little cafe in Carlton where craft activities appear alongside coffees, cakes and foccacias on the menu. Your little’uns can collage, paint and draw letting their imaginations run wild, while you are all served lunch or maybe just meet up...
Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

After Ava’s latest night in history, with dinner in the city, Easter morning started a little late for us. At 10 am Ava woke and together we found the first easter egg the bunny had left. All too quickly the pretty pink foil was off and the egg shaped chocolate...
Gingerbread for Easter

Gingerbread for Easter

Ava and I had fun this week making gingerbread eggs, bunnies and chicks to give to friends as easter gifts. I found a simple gingerbread recipe on Taste.com.au, here it is: Gingerbread The Shopping List… 125g butter, softened 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup maple...

Sea Salt

During a recent trip to the beach I decided to collect some water and make my own sea salt. I was inspired a long time ago by the beautiful blog Not Without Salt and more specifically this post. Not Without Salt is full of amazing recipes but for me the reason I love...