‘Doubt Kills More Dreams than Failure Ever Will’ You go wrong when you don’t believe in yourself. Failure isn’t the part that will end up crushing all of your dreams, it’s when you doubt yourself and your abilities. If you really dream of achieving something, […]
‘The Best View Comes After the Hardest Climb’
Things won’t just get handed to you in life. You have to work for everything. But with all of that hard work, you will get the most rewarding results. You will hit low points, unable to see any way out of that state, but just keep climbing, no matter how tough and steep it may be, because you will be so proud of yourself when you find success at the end of it all. And when you feel down and think it’s all just a waste of your time, keep your head held high and continue to keep aiming and working for your goals, as you can do it. Everything is possible!
Oh my goodness gracious me, can you believe it’s Christmas Eve, because I for one find it hard to believe!! This month has raced by… this entire year has to be honest! But, I thought today I would look back through the month of December […]
One thing I always remember doing every Christmas Eve before bed as a child was throwing some reindeer food out on my garden. I always thought it was soooo much better than putting out some carrots and water, so here’s a simple way for children to make their own reindeer food.
What you need:
- Edible glitter
- Cake decorations
The most important part of the reindeer food are the oats and raisins, to help give those reindeer enough energy for the entire night.
Then you definitely need to add a bunch of different cake decorations, or anything else that’s edible and you feel like those little reindeer would like to munch on.
Last, but not least, no one can forget to add glitter, as this is what will sparkle and glisten in the moonlight, capturing the attention of the reindeer! Just make sure that it’s an edible glitter, and not one you would use for crafts, as you don’t want those reindeer getting ill.
I love how simple this reindeer food is, and I also love the memories of getting everything prepared for Santa and the reindeer on Christmas Eve. I hope that the love of the tradition of making reindeer food on Christmas Eve will be enjoyed by another little soul now, since as a child it used to be something that I was always excited to do and get prepared.
I for one feel like December is rushing by, and that might mean that some of you are still a bit stuck for what to get as some of your final presents or little stocking fillers for friends and family, so I’m going to give […]
‘Christmas is the Spirit of Giving Without a Thought of Getting’ Majority of people tend to associate this time of year with; ‘a time for giving’. So adopt that Christmas spirit and help give to someone, who may not be as fortunate this festive season, […]
I’ve always seen these adorable canvas’ all over Pinterest, and always been so obsessed with them, knowing that one day I would make one myself, and that day has come! My canvas consists of a melted rainbow crayon background with the words ‘Merry Christmas’ written with scrabble letters. It’s both an adorable little handmade gift, but also perfect as a little decoration for you to keep for yourself.
What you’ll need:
- Scrabble letters
- Hot glue gun
Step 1- Peel the paper off of the crayons
Step 2- Cut crayons to the length required for your design
Step 3- Decide where you want to place your crayons, and put them in the desired order, in terms of colour, attaching them to the canvas with the hot glue gun
Step 4- Turn on a hairdryer at the highest heat and a low-speed, holding it about half way down the crayon and pointing down the canvas, so the crayons will melt in the right direction
Step 5- Decide what phrase or word you want on the canvas, and use the hot glue gun to stick the scrabble letters on top of the melted crayon.
Tip= Put the glue onto the scrabble letters, as the heat from the hot glue will melt the crayon if applied directly onto the canvas
And there you have your amazing Melted Rainbow Crayon Canvas! I really love how mine turned out, and already know that i’m going to end up making many more.
One of my favourite things to bake, other than cakes, are mini meringue kisses. They’re sooo easy to make, and definitely a massive hit! Ingredients: 150g granulated sugar 3 egg whites 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Food colouring Step 1- Preheat oven to 110oC, and cover […]