holidays

Dear Jesus

As an apology for not posting anything last Monday, I am giving you a second post today. This post is to promote a website I came across, called Christmas Day. They have loads of information about Xmas, decorations and celebrations… Read More ›

Coconut Ice

‘Tis the season to indulge, and what better way to do so than with a classic Xmas treat, Coconut Ice. Pleasing to the eye, and containing enough sugar to satisfy even the sweetest tooth, this is a holiday snack your… Read More ›

Ho, Ho, Ho

If your left leg was thanksgiving, and your right leg is Christmas, can I come visit you between the holidays? Remember, children. The best way to get a puppy for Christmas is to beg for a baby brother. Interested in… Read More ›

Boredom

I believe that boredom is a side-effect of the conventional school approach. In school, children are taught not to do what they feel like, and not to act on a sudden creative impulse or idea. Instead they are expected to… Read More ›

Lest We Forget

Today, on this ANZAC Day, I honour the memories of all those who have fought for our freedom and the freedom of our children and grandchildren. I honour those who have died in battle. I honour those who suffered and… Read More ›

Christmas #1

As some of my readers will know, we are a pagan family and don’t usually celebrate Christmas. Well, that has just changed. We (like many Christian families, I’d imagine) have found that the kids have been concentrating on the gift… Read More ›

Cinderella

Ha, ha, ha! Annie has a friend over this weekend for her birthday. They were dressing up in each others clothes when they spontaneously decided to put on a play for us. They dressed up Yasmine and Storm and proceeded… Read More ›

Busy Weekend

We’ve had a very busy weekend this week. Yesterday, we had Yasmine’s birthday party. We had a pretty fairy come and paint our faces, spray pretty colours in our hair and make some balloon art. We blew lots of bubbles… Read More ›