Handmade Christmas gift ideas – macrame pot hangers

5 modern macrame tutorials

Welcome to the PWK Christmas in July series. You can see all the posts here. ********** Each year I like to make some handmade gifts for friends, family and teachers. I have found though if I leave the making until the end of the year, not so much making gets done! My daughter and I have … [Read more...]

Nut butter cups + my cheat’s menu plan for the month

Nut butter cups (gluten free and dairy free)

These nut butter cups were inspired by the Reese's peanut butter cups, I saw in the supermarket recently. I use some different nut combinations this recipe - ABC butter and hazelnut meal to mix things up a little from what I usually use and they taste amazing. You could play with the type of nut … [Read more...]

this family life episode 13 : on finding time for creativity in your life

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In this episode I interview a long term reader of the blog, Mia. Mia is a Melbourne based mum of two who works part time. Recently Mia made a planned decision to leave her fast paced job at a digital agency to take some time off and find a new job that allowed her more time for her family and her … [Read more...]

Christmas planning in July – choose 4 tasks

Christmas planning in July

Regular readers of the blog would be familiar with my Christmas in July planning series. It is not about going over the top and getting everything sorted for Christmas, but it is about taking some time out at a more quieter time of the year and choosing a few activities to take the pressure off the … [Read more...]