Mar 222014
Training Pants for Toddlers

  There is much excitement in our house of late as Miss Z is starting Toilet Training (hurrah!). Its come around much earlier this time (Z being under 3) that it did for Miss N (who was well over 3).  The idea of being a nappy free household is just too good to pass up so [Continue reading…]

Dec 142012
12 Days of Christmas - Cheap Gifts and Stocking Fillers

It’s always the way!  You think you are all organised and then you remember you need a little something for your Neighbour/Gardener/Great Aunt Gertrude.  No Fear – HYB is Here!  Check out a few things we came up with that might just help to get you out of the Christmas Pickle…. 1. Homemade Goods: Who [Continue reading…]

Sep 282012
Christmas is Coming! Get Ready!

No, I am not insane!  (just organised!).  There is only 87 more sleeps until Christmas Eve! That’s 12.4 weeks or 6.2 pays for those of us who get our dosh per fortnight.  This means you need to start getting organised NOW to ensure you won’t be caught up in the rush.    Follow my simple [Continue reading…]

Aug 032012
Pirate Girl Costume - On the Cheap and Very Cheerful - Aharrr!!

Ahaarrr me hearties!  You’ll be hearing correctly aharrr!  This Mama has a pirate costume to be makin’ in 3 days!!  Ahem. Sorry.  No more Pirate talk I promise:) Miss N came home from school on Monday with an invite to her maties’ Pirate party on friday night. Needless to say I have issues: Firstly – [Continue reading…]

May 182012
Refashion Passion

I have spent a little time lately “doing over” a few hand me downs. Refashioning is just a funky way of updating things you already have so they can be utilised and not chucked.  We are very lucky and get a lot of hand-me-downs for the girls.  I am a BIG lover of kids hand [Continue reading…]

Apr 262012
My Latest Projects

I thought I may show off to you all today and reveal some of the sewing I’ve been doing. First, my selection of cloth nappies.  The minkee zebra stripe and pink dot are made of PUL backed fabric I purchased and the rest is fabric I already had in my own collection (with a basic [Continue reading…]