Activities

An advent calendar with a literary twist!

We all remember those one-gram choc squares we'd burst out from the crinkly plastic packaging of our advent calendars as children. Most have fond memories. For others, the calendars left a sour aftertaste, which wasn't just the bitterness of cheap compound chocolate. Like the friend I had in high school whose parents would only buy… Continue reading An advent calendar with a literary twist!

Craft

For $6? A craft, a decoration, a sweet-free advent calendar.

I have had a few people ask me how I budget for craft. One of the ways I keep the cost of craft low is to shop in certain places. And I'll tell you some of them soon. But first: look at this lovely craft my preschooler and I made this week: Amazingly, it uses no… Continue reading For $6? A craft, a decoration, a sweet-free advent calendar.

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Celebrate the Tradition of Giving with Myer Christmas Giftorium

  Retail giant Myer today launched a revolutionary way to shop for the festive season. Myer's Christmas Giftorium will appear in all 67 of its stores nationwide on 8 November 2014. And it's nothing short of incredible. I was invited to be one of the first to experience this new way to shop. I took along my two eldest,… Continue reading Celebrate the Tradition of Giving with Myer Christmas Giftorium