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Vegemite & Cheese Pull Apart Recipe

This pull apart certainly beats the old vegemite sandwich! The dough is super easy to make and doesn’t require any beaters, yeast or rising time. You can also change the filling and add whatever you like such as tomato paste, bacon, olives, capsicum, etc. It is a favourite is our house and a good one […]

Over 100 Lunch Box Food Ideas – Plus Printable

Lunch Box Food Ideas I’ve tried a lot, a lot, a lot of different things in the lunch box over the years, and I’m still discovering different ways to (easily) include simple and nutritious foods. Over the past couple of weeks, I compiled a list of all the things I could think of. Not all […]

Easiest Get Well Card to Make

Probably the easiest Get Well card you could make! Just stick a bandaid on to a card, draw a cute face and write the words on. Or you can print the words if you have a printer that can do that. Easy! Materials Blank card Fine tip pen/sharpie Plaster/Band-aid

Dino Toy Planters

Here’s a cute project from Jill Lister-Martin. Dino planters! Jill is a mum to boys and blogs about her creativity here, and you’ll also find her over at Facebook here: Happy Creative Me. Materials and tools Plastic dinosaur toys A drill or something to put holes in the dinosaurs Cutting tool- strong kitchen scissors or […]

DIY Stick Raft Boats

We collected the sticks for this project on our way home from school.  I made the boats and the kids spent hours and hours playing with them, at home and at the beach. It was beyond wonderful.  It all started with my husband, and his love of watching the sailing. The Volvo Ocean Race is […]

Lemon Cake Balls (no bake)

Condensed milk, crushed biscuits, coconut and lemon – a match made in heaven. These balls are easy to make whether you have a Thermomix, food processor or do it by hand. They are great to keep in the freezer for when unexpected guests pop around or you just need something sweet to get you through […]

Fun Food Picks

If you want to make the lunch box fun with minimal fuss, food picks are brilliant! I’ve used them for years.  I don’t put them in lunch box every day…maybe once a week, depending on what I have packed for the kids.  They are great for things like cut up fruit, veggies and cheese squares.  There are […]

Pretty Lunches: What they look like at lunch time

This is one of the questions that I get asked a lot about the lunches I make for my kids (I share some of the lunches on my Instagram @beafunmum). It looks good now but how does it look at lunch time? I asked my teen to take a picture of how the lunch box to […]

Finding a new perfume: Top fragrances to try

There’s nothing quite like a splash of perfume to make me feel a little girly. It gives me a spark of confidence as I enter the day or step out in heels at night. To me, perfume is a fine mist of personality. I love wearing it but I’ve been using the same perfume for […]

Amazing Backyard Treehouse (and how it was built)

This amazing treehouse belongs to Jeff, Ann and their three children. The fort of fun and adventure is sitting in the backyard of their family home in Binghamton in New York.  They were kind enough to allow me to share their project here, and I’m so glad because it’s inspiring. It started with the tree.   “We have […]

DIY Cute zzzz Bed Cushion

Miss 11’s bed was looking bare, so we decided to make it happy with a few cushions. Materials White cushion (cotton outer) Fabric pens How 1. Draw a variety of faces on a piece of paper. 2. Draw on the preferred design on the cushion. 3. Iron on the inside of the cushion where the […]

Grass Sledding

All you need is cardboard and a grassy hill. SO. MUCH. FUN. That is all.  

DIY Googly Eyed Monster Night Shirt

The kids often wear my or my husband’s T-shirts to bed. I get it. They are so baggy and comfy! The needed more sleep gear, so this time, bought men’s size small white T-shirts (they cost $4) and we decorated them with google eyed monsters. The kids are absolutely wrapped with them! So simple to […]

Vanilla & Strawberry Stack

This is one of those recipes that’s great to have on hand for when people come over for lunch or dinner.  I have posted a few healthier recipes on Be A Fun Mum lately but I think it is time to treat ourselves with something completely naughty and delicious. I guess you can say that […]

Goldfish in a Jar

Here’s a cute little project DIY project I did with my younger kids and they loved it. It’s so, so easy and cute. The mini aquarium/liquid-free-snow-globes are now sitting proudly in their rooms. Materials Paper Clip Blu Tack Jar (I used a plastic jar from a discount store) Blue paper (or cellophane)  Scissors Craft Glue […]

Review: Super Sparkle Barbie

We got a first look at the brand new Barbie doll from Mattel, set to be released in March 2015.  Meet Super Sparkle (or Princess Kara when she’s not in disguise) in Barbie’s new movie. Barbie™ in Princess Power is the first Barbie film released at the movies (read the synopsis at the end of this post […]

Bi-Carb It! The Back to School Laundry List

There are many ways to use bi-carb soda for the little jobs that result from having kids at school, from deodorising shoes and bags to cleaning wet towels after sitting in a bag at school on swimming day and washing uniforms.  I was talking to the team at Mackenzie’s (Aussie owned company) about their Bi-Carb tips and have […]

Model for a Day

The day before I went to Dubai (last December), I flew from Brisbane to Sydney a Mother & Baby Australia Magazine photoshoot. I remember reading the magazine when I was pregnant with my kids, and it’s a rather strange (and a bit awesome) being featured inside.  This year I’m pleased to be one of Mother & Baby’s […]

Top 10 Dr Seuss Books

Dr Seuss formed a part of my childhood. My favourite as a kid was Hop on Pop.  I thought it hilarious…especially the “STOP! You must not hop on pop” bit. After doing a bit of research I found an article on CNN about a complaint that was made to the Toronto Library about the much-loved book because […]

Plan Travel Backpack for Kids

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Expedia I love the idea of exploring the world with my kids, and in the past few years, it’s become a reality. Sharing posts like this get me excited about all our adventures to come!  When we travel overseas, my kids have their own dedicated backpack with items that make travelling comfortable and fun. We […]

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