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Week 47: Buy Local

UPDATE: MAY 2020 With Covid-19 really changing how we do things and affecting people all over the world; we need to “buy local” now more than ever. Supporting a local business in your community, provides for the needs of a family! Not sure how to get started? Try this one month buying local challenge shared […]

Week 46: Fab Ideas 4 day Indoor Christmas Gift Fair

Christmas is just over a month away and so is the 8th Annual Indoor Christmas Fair by Fab Ideas. It will take place from the 14th – 17th of November. We will be visiting the fair, so please do come and say “Hi” if you see us there. There are some amazing gifts for sale. […]

Just 47 to go!

Summer days are wonderful, our Summer fruit is amazing! Pity about the drought… I hope and pray we get some rain soon but still it is good exercise in using this precious resource more carefully. Water-Saving Tips Here are some Water-saving tips you can use in your own home: Only flush when necessary. Don’t use […]

Organised: Play Room, Craft Room and Office

Keri had a multi-functional room which she had tried to organise and therefore was not a huge mountain of disorganisation but was rather a room that was not that functioning well. I am really proud of Keri for starting on this project even though she was feeling a bit ill and should have perhaps been […]

How to get organised: Step 2

If you haven’t already, please go back and read “How to get organised – Step 1” to get started on your organising journey. So, by now you should have written down what your vision and purpose is for the room and what you need in the space you are organising. You need to be ruthless […]

Peter Pan and Tinkerbell Party

We had a fun Peter Pan and Tinkerbell Party in our family recently. Here are a few ideas if you are planning your own. We have also included a free PDF invite template. Click here to download the free invite template We gave each child a picture of either Peter Pan or Tinkerbell and put […]

We’re a Family…

Here at the Family Treasures Head Quarters we are infinitely aware of those whose families are incomplete, those who have difficult family relationships and those who don’t have family at all. We want you to know that you are as important as any other family member that comes to this site. We all part of a […]

5 Things to do with the kids this Autumn

Once again, its autumn – some days it feels like summer, other days it’s winter and some! Autumn, however, is the perfect time to have some fun with the kids. Collect Leaves. Children old enough to handle a crayon can make angel faces. Lay a leaf on paper and rub outward with side of crayon, creating […]

The Humble Cauliflower

Humble and perhaps plain in its natural state, the cauliflower can be transformed into just about any flavour or texture you ask it to! It is a blank canvas ready to be transformed into a cooking masterpiece. In addition to being really versatile, cauliflower has some wonderful qualities. Here are just a few: It promotes Heart Health: Cauliflower helps […]

Roadtripping snacks the kids can help make!

With the autumn days flying by and the holidays around the corner, now is the time to fit in the last few road trips and/or picnics. Preparing food can sometimes be a boring chore that is lumped onto mom’s already growing to do list. Why not get the kids involved? My daughter loved making these […]

Christmas Breakfast

Christmas morning is a wonderful time to spend with family and friends. We normally have a few people over for Christmas breakfast before heading out to visit the family. So I have gathered a few Christmas breakfast ideas which I think are just too cute for their Christmas socks! Pizza Christmas Tree Ok, so the […]

7 Christmas Gifts that don’t cost a thing!

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if instead of spending money, we celebrated Christmas in the spirit it is meant to be celebrated? Yes, gifts are wonderful, I am the first one to admit it (she says after receiving some gifts from her brother which she can’t wait to open!) but maybe we can change our focus just a […]