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25 Delicious Fillings for Sandwiches, Wraps, Pitas and Bread Rolls …

25 Delicious Fillings for Sandwiches, Wraps, Pitas and Bread Rolls

  Very soon kids will be returning to school and parents everywhere will jump back into the routine of preparing lunchboxes.  Some kids crave the familiarity of having the same sandwich every day whereas there’ll be others who get bored and want variety.   Remember to check your school’s lunchbox policy to see if there are any foods like peanut butter that are banned and then you could spice things up with some of the gorgeous sandwich fillings below.  All of the suggestions use common items from the fridge and pantry and I’ve included some ideas for using … read more

Halloween Poster … “Sorry but we have no more lollies” …

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  Although it’s largely an American tradition, we’ve celebrated Halloween with our kids for years, especially when they were younger.  They’d excitedly get dressed up, then “trick or treat” in neighbouring streets and it was always a lot of fun.  Although the kids are now older, we still continue to hand out chocolates to any “ghost”, “witch” or “goblin” who knocks on our door.  We usually start the evening with a fairly large bowl that’s full of yummy chocolate but sometimes we run out.   Around 10 years ago, we happened to be in America during Halloween … read more

Simple Tips to Help you Tackle your Never-ending “To Do” List …

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  Recently I shared a fabulous “To Do” list that you can download ABSOLUTELY FREE.  It’s the one I use every day to help keep me organised and on track.  I’ve created 2 different versions so you can choose the one you prefer:             Having a list is a great step towards getting organised but here are some other simple tips and tricks that will have you ticking off the items you’ve listed quickly and easily:   Prioritise your list and do the worst/hardest stuff first.  Work out … read more

Let’s Get Stuff Done … My Daily “To Do” List …

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    For most people, life is very busy and it seems that, no matter how many hours there are in every day, there’s never enough time to get everything done.  But one thing I do every day to help keep me on track is to start with a “To Do” List.   Having a list helps me remember everything I’d like to accomplish and gives me the opportunity to prioritise, plan and organise my day.  So here are some things I do or consider when creating my list:   I write my “To Do” list the night before.  It only takes 5 – 10 minutes and, with everyone … read more

“When Life Gives you Lemons Make Lemonade” Artwork …

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    A poster, print or artwork is perfect to brighten or “lift” the décor in any room. I love a splash of colour and I especially love anything that either evokes a special memory or is uplifting and positive.   This poster that I’ve created does just that … it’s a saying that I’ve often repeated and a saying that reminds me to make the most of any situation, no matter how tough.  It’s bright, it’s fun, it’s inspirational and it’s ABSOLUTELY FREE for you to download and frame.   Find a frame you love, download, print and hang somewhere in … read more

How to Budget for the Cost of Christmas Next Year …

How to Budget for the Cost of Christmas Next Year

  Christmas can be one of the most expensive times of the year but with a well thought-out plan, a positive attitude and a solid budget, there’s no reason not to survive and to sail into the New Year without a financial hangover. But what few people realise is that the best time to start planning and budgeting for Christmas is just after the previous one has finished … so , in other words, RIGHT NOW! I learned this lesson a long time ago. After years of frustration, stress and maxing out the credit card, I decided there had to be a better way, so this is what I … read more

“Always be Batman” Artwork for a Young Boy’s Bedroom or Playroom …

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  Decorating a child’s room can be costly, especially if you choose a theme and want everything to match. So, if you have a young boy whose favourite super hero happens to be Batman, then I’ve got just the thing!   Available for you to download ABSOLUTELY FREE is this fantastic “Always be Batman” poster that I’ve created. Simply pick up an inexpensive frame next time you’re at the shops, download, print and hang on the wall.   Each print has been designed to print on a standard A4 page and just remember to adjust your printer settings to print at … read more

“I Love You to the Moon and Back” Artwork for a Child’s Nursery, Bedroom or Playroom …

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  Nothing brightens a wall or room more than a lovely piece of artwork. So if you’re looking for a way to enhance the decor in your child’s nursery, bedroom or playroom, I’ve created this great little print for you to download ABSOLUTELY FREE! Simply pick up an inexpensive frame next time you're at the shops, download, print and hang on the wall.   Each page has been designed to print on a standard A4 page and just remember to adjust your printer settings to print at 100%.  This picture would also look fantastic in a larger frame with some matting to … read more

Decluttering (Part 8) … Decluttering Checklist … FREE to Download …

Decluttering (Part 8) … Decluttering Checklist … FREE to Download

  Today I wanted to share with you a fantastic checklist that I’ve created which has helped me declutter my home and it might help you as well.  And if you’re joining us for the first time, here are the links to the rest of the Decluttering Series Parts 1 - 7:   What is clutter? (Part 1)   Decluttering (Part 2) … The Benefits of Declutteirng   Decluttering (Part 3) … When Will I Find the Time to Declutter?   Decluttering (Part 4) … Questions You Need to Ask to Help You Declutter   Decluterring (Part 5) … A … read more

Little Monkeys Bathroom Posters … Free to Download …

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  I’ve created another set of fantastic posters for you of four common tasks that little people need to remember in the bathroom and toilet.  When my kids were toddlers, posters like these were a fun way to teach them and remind them of simple things.  To download, simply click on the “free to download” banner under each poster and print … totally FREE … laminate or frame and attach to the wall or tiles.  I hope you like them.   If you have family or friends who you think would use these great charts/posters, please feel free to … read more

After School Routine Charts to Help you Get Organised … FREE to Download …

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  Arriving home after school at the end of the day can be dreadfully chaotic. Kids can be tired and there’s homework to be done but a little bit of organisation and routine can definitely help to get everything done before bedtime.   I’ve created these fantastic After School Routine Charts, which are perfect for younger kids. Establishing routines will help them to develop independence because they know what they need to do, when they need to do it and in what order things should be done. Routines help them develop basic time management skills as well as … read more

Laundry Posters … Free to Download …

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  A lovely piece of artwork displayed in any room can really add some character or a splash of colour to the walls. Posters, photos and pictures are the perfect way to decorate a room and add a finishing touch to the décor. So, today I’ve got a wonderful surprise for you! I’ve designed some gorgeous posters for you to download, print, frame and use to decorate your Laundry.   Simply click on the “free to download” box on the right-hand side of the blog, click on “Posters and Wall Art” and then choose from one of seven fantastic colours to match the décor … read more

Cleaning Teeth Chart … Free to Download …

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  Teaching kids good dental habits is essential when they are young because hopefully those habits will stick with them all through their life. Good dental habits will help kids develop strong, healthy teeth and help minimize decay but it can be hard for little ones to remember to brush their teeth.   Kids get easily distracted and are usually too busy with the important job of playing, so when my kids were little, a chart that reminded them to brush their teeth morning and night worked miracles.   I’ve created a fantastic Cleaning Teeth Chart for … read more

Kids Morning Routine Charts … Are you Ready for School? … Free to Download …

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    Getting organised is usually achieved by creating routines and habits, so helping toddlers and young children to develop these skills is very important.   Routines and habits are good because they:   create consistency   provide structure, which in turn gives kids a sense of security   help kids develop independence because they know what they need to do, when they need to do it and in what order things should be done   help kids develop basic time management skills   promote a calm, … read more

Letters to Santa …

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      When my kids were growing up, one of our favourite traditions was writing a letter to Santa. Not only was it a magical part of Christmas but it also gave me some great ideas for their Christmas Presents. I’ve recreated those same letters and they are now available for you to download absolutely free on the blog.   Letter 1 is to Santa and includes your child’s wish list.         Letter 2 is from Santa replying to their original letter (Letter 1).         Letter 3 can … read more