And she even includes a recipe to make your own playdough (yes, even in DIRT colour!)
Happy gardening peeps.
JUST when I thought I would simply plant some herbs and a few vegies, this pops up in my pinterest feed!
You can follow the tutorial here.
Do you have a living playhouse or vegie garden at your place? What do you grow?
You know we love a splash of colour around here. Check out this neon heart cushion you and the kids can make together following this tutorial. Go on, give it a try …
When my customers started asking for non-toxic make up for kids, free of the usual nasties, I did some searching and discovered this clever young mama and her beautiful brand that is just the perfect fit! Meet Georga and her lovely little family.
Tell us a bit about you, fabulous you!
I am a mother to two daughters, a wife to a high school sweetheart and the business owner of Pure Poppet. After almost 15 years living in Sydney after finishing school, my husband and I moved back to our home town to bring up our children in the quieter (but still lots of fun) streets of Adelaide. It was here that I had the opportunity to start Pure Poppet which was inspired by my two girls. Now I juggle working on the business, ensuring I’m up to date with all those notes that come home from school, being loving to my husband, feeding the whole lot of us and every now and then walking our much loved hounds. A true juggler (as I suspect most mums are these days!).
Who inspires you?
Small business owners of the world. I love reading about other people’s successes and am amazed at how generous most of them are with helping out others in the same situation. I am part of some online groups for Mums in business and the knowledge and support that these women are willing to provide to each other without ever meeting in person is fantastic.
What can’t you live without?
Weekends with my family, great friends and some yummy food (and often a glass or two of wine will be included in that!). This time away from the daily routines and work life is really important.
Do you have a favourite blog/s?
I’m not really a blog reader but am totally addicted to Instagram – I could update it every 5 minutes if I was allowed. I love the small snippets of other people’s lives and thoughts. I follow Louise from Table Tonic who not only has amazing homewares to share but also shows her brilliant salads pretty much everyday and also Sarah Wilson with her successful “I Quit Sugar” campaign.
How do you like to spend your spare time?
Pampering, pampering, pampering! (if only!) I do love a good massage or half an hour alone having my nails done and since having children these alone moments are so rare that I do try to appreciate them. But when alone time isn’t possible then spare time involves taking the girls to the park, the beach, for icecream or chilling out with friends. I’m also quite partial to a good dose of crappy reality TV – anything with “The Real Housewives of….” in the title usually sucks me in!
Best time saving or sanity saving idea/tip for mamas?
Prepare food in double batches that can be frozen. I love nothing better than to know that tonight’s dinner is something already prepared and I don’t have to think about it. As for sanity tips – see spare time answer – pampering, pampering, pampering – us mamas really don’t get half as much as we deserve!
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Hopefully running a successful business that has employees so I don’t have to do everything! Showing our girls some of the world and in general continuing to enjoy what life has to offer.
What is your favourite quote?
Nothing specific really but totally believe in the idea that if you don’t give something a go you may regret it and life shouldn’t be about regrets but about taking interesting paths. Don’t be scared, just jump!
How much fun are these wooden blocks with your little ones’ photos on them? Great fun for them to play with and interchange, or a fun gift for Mum or Dad’s desk.
And here’s the “how to”. You’re welcome. x
Looking for some Easter craft activities? How about these gorgeous salt dough eggs? You’ll find the recipe and tutorial here. Enjoy. x
Money burns a hole in my kids’ pockets. They have bank accounts but don’t yet really appreciate what it means to see the balance climbing. I reckon these little Money Monsters are JUST the ticket to get my little guys saving with enthusiasm!
They are due to land in store within 2 weeks. To celebrate, we thought we would give one away to one of you adoring and terribly fabulous fans!
These little fellows say 25 funny things. They come in green, grey or pink and have girl and boy voices. They even do a groovy dance with their monster eye and ears when you feed them.
Money monsters gobble up coins and notes and they complain when you empty their bellies or forget to feed them! A built in sensor detects when you’re near and they call our for “more money!” Saving pocket money has never been so much fun. Battery operated, durable and light weight – what’s not to love?
Which one would you choose, and why?
Let us know by commenting below and you will go into the draw to win the colour of your choice. The winner will be drawn on Thursday 4th April at 10.00am EST and will be notified here on the blog. Open to Australian residents only.
If you cant wait that long and simply MUST have one now, just click here to pre-order.