Ker-plonk went the little green frog…

Or in this case, a beigey-browny somewhat frog-like creature!   We’ve been reading lots of books about frogs lately, which has evolved in many frog-like activities. After covering the loungeroom floor with a variety of cushion, erm, lilypads, and jumping around madly, mummy needed a breather to catch my breath. So out came the craft box, and with the aid […]

Reading, reading, and more reading!

Just a quick update of my reading list. Crafty stuff to come!   1. The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald (fiction, opshop find) *** (Jan 09) 2. Fishing for Stars – Bryce Courtney (fiction, new/gift) ***1/2 (Jan 09) 3. The Time Travellers Wife – Audrey Niffenegger (fiction, re-read for the 736th time) ****1/2 (Feb 09) 4. The Adventure of […]

Yum, yum

It’s raining. Toys no longer hold the appeal they did just yesterday. Books have been read, songs have been sung, dances have been danced. With crafty inspiration running low, the boy and I have been baking. Some old-school honey crackles, and some racing car biscuits (which were a packet mix, which may or may not have been a bribe to […]