Recipes

Pumpkin Fritters

Last week I was popped in to Pick ‘n Pay and noticed they had proper Halloween pumpkins. They looked so awesome I knew we had to carve pumpkins this year. And so we did (post still coming). Obviously there was some excess pumpkin...

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Bat Bunting

This is another super easy craft we did to decorate for Halloween. We have hung our bat bunting all over the house adding to the spooky feeling of the celebration. Do you know what bats are associated with Halloween? There are a few (3...

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Halloween Spiderweb

It’s almost Halloween and Laura and I are going crazy decorating our homes. When I think Halloween one of the first things that come to mind is spiderwebs. This cute Halloween spiderweb is a quick and easy craft that makes...

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Homemade Finger Paint

My kids might be a little old to be painting with finger paint bu we haven’t done a sensory activity in a while. I decided to make some finger paint for them to use in our Halloween crafts and decor. It is so easy to make, you...

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Paper Windmill

South Africa has two seasons, winter and summer. There might be a week or two of Spring and Autumn in between but it’s cold then it’s hot. And right now it is super hot! It is also a little windier this time of year as the...

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Sensory Worm

I never knew how important it was to introduce children to different sensory experiences until my oldest daughter started having the worst temper tantrums. She had sensory integration challenges and we did not realise it and so she was...

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Hummingbird Cake

You know how at the end of the week there is always that one thing left that makes you scratch your head and wonder how you can use it? Well, last week we were left with a pineapple. Nobody in my house was all that excited about eating...

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Nubian Gold Bracelets

Are your kids fascinated with ancient Egypt? I remember loving learning about it as a child. Now Lexi too is enjoying it. Lexi’s favourite homeschool curriculum is Story of The World. It offers an in-depth history of the ancient...

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