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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here are a few ideas of what you can do to make the most of your morning: Do high-energy tasks in the morning, if possible – especially if this is the time when you have the most energy. Prepare the night before. You probably already do this to some degree but why not include your […]
At the end of the year (and if your house is a bit like our house) you will be left with half finished paints, paper, stickers and more. Pop these into a box that you can move around easily and whip out before the “I’m Bored” comes out. This way, you will use up all the […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our next homemade gift will be a fun gift for the guys. Can you guess what it is?
Really looking forward to sharing my new homemade gift idea this week. Keep your eyes open!
The truth is that I am no Martha Stewart but I do like the idea of preparing homemade gifts for Christmas that are better for your budget and much more heartfelt. So, over the next few weeks as we prepare for Christmas (yes, we can already talk of weeks!), I will be sharing some easy homemade […]
If your kids are home for the school holidays, even with planned “fun time” and outings you are bound to hear the words “Mom, I’m bored” at some point. The “I am Bored” Jar is the perfect solution! All you need is a glass jar, some paper and awesome boredom busting ideas. Make some of […]
Here are some ideas for learning about colours with your toddler: Go on a Colour Toy Hunt! Start with crayons of each colour and have your child find toys that are the colour of each crayon. Sweetie Sorting! Give your child a bag of Sweets and a muffin pan or ice tray and have them fill up […]