It makes them think

Nicola sat down with me during our "Make my bedroom mine" interior design workshop to talk about what she and her daughter gained from the experience....

A Gift

In the spirit of Christmas, this month I created a small gift to celebrate those that contributed to the blog. All entrants received six downloadable cards that they can print as many times as they like. I love to print them on some special card so...

Hannah Ostini

A quick poem on Celebrations

Good morning – haven’t much time. I must away, to work, to play. But I thought I should write a quick poem on celebration. What is celebration? well I suppose it’s the way that every Christmas smells the same and the taste of tradition. If I were pressed for an answer, I’d summarise...

Celebrations – A Poem

Summer celebrations are a warm, sticky, fruity mess. Watermelon, togs and tinsel – Christmas time’s the best! Splashing Grandpa by the poolside (Grandma’s sitting inside) ‘Cracker’ jokes and paper crowns – Christmas is the best.   Autumn celebrations mean: my birthday and Easter! Chocolate eggs and chocolate bunnies in my big...

The Teentrepreneur Guest

We are fortunate to be a guest in the The Teentrepreneur Blog in the US this month. The blog is about sharing and encouraging entrepreneurial spirit in teenagers.   The story is about providing an entrepreneurial experience that I believe anyone can replicate if they choose to. The...

— Never help a child with a task at which she feels she can succeed. – Maria Montessori

Donating well earned cash

Georgi McDowall was interviewed at the Cookbook launch back in August 2015. This is what she had to say.   She has made a generous donation to Our Rainbow House out of the proceeds from the "Cookbook".  Georgi, based in Emerald Queensland, continues to sell copies of the book and...