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How to fix a ripped seam

Ripped seams are a common problem with clothes but are one of the simplest things to fix. When op shopping if I see an item of clothing with a ripped seam I know I can fix it and and often when I point out the condition to a worker I get a further discount on […]

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Grandpa Cupcakes

For some reason each year we manage to forget Grandpas birthday, it’s in my calendar but always sneaks up on us. This year we remembered the night before and as he was coming in the morning the kids and I whipped up a batch of Grandpa Cupcakes to make him feel special. We tried our […]

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How to make a bottle jet pack

My son wants to be an astronaut, as do many others! Things fly all over our house to any number of new and exciting planets and one day he wanted something he could fly to new and exciting planets and 15 minutes later we had the jet pack. It is mostly his design too which […]

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Easy Rainbow Cake

This rainbow cake was made for a birthday a few years ago and the only camera I had was a little smartphone so the photography isn’t great. The method was easier than I expected and the kids loved it! I used a white chocolate mud cake recipe that I modified (you will find it below). When […]

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Fashion

6 tricks to mimic long legs

Gorgeous long legs can get a lot of attention but not every body shape can boast them. Here are six tricks to help you create the illusion of sexy long legs no matter your shape. 1 – Go Monochrome Keep both your pants and your shoes the same colour, or your skirt, stockings and shoes […]

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Dealing with hand me down clothes

I grew up in hand me downs, and my sisters grew up in the hand me downs of hand me downs. Some of them were great and I loved them, others not so much… With my kids I have them wearing hand me downs too but I’ve developed a few guidelines to make sure the […]

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Beauty
Health

3 ingredient body scrub – diy beauty!

Raise your hand if this has happened to you: you see a blog post for a body scrub that looks amazing and would be totally budget-friendly…if you had all the ingredients. But then there’s those odd ingredients you don’t have on hand like witch hazel or essential oils. While either of those things would be […]

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Renovation tips on a tight budget

Planning a home renovation is exciting, especially if you’ve been saving towards it for some time. However, the biggest concern for most people taking on such a task is exactly how much it’s going to end up costing them. If you’re someone who only has a limited budget to work with, try adapting some of […]

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Chocolate Rock Cake

My daughter loves rocks. She has a pet rock called Precious, who has a bed and gets bathed. All she wanted for her birthday was a rock cake. I’m not overly creative, so I came up with this chocolate rock cake which she requested again the following year!   Ingredients 1 chocolate cake (I use […]

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How to make bookmark party favours

Super simple party favour – Bookmarks! Post by staff writer Rachael. Party favours don’t need to be elaborate, expensive or only made up of food. How many times have you gone to a party and the kids are already hyped up from it, then they come home with a bag of lollies? In our area […]

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