How to make a pinwheel photo prop

I made a pinwheel photo prop. Why? well, I have no real use for it, BUT, I was asked to join in with the coolest collab ever. I was asked to join The Int’l Bloggers Club Challenge by my local craft crush Michelle from A Crafty Mix. This is a group of international craft bloggers who choose a different theme every month, they are so awesome and I was sort of intimidated to join in, but hey it looks like I didn’t do too bad.
 pinwheel photo prop
 This month’s theme is paper sooooo in comes the pinwheel photo prop, tutorial below:

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How to sew an easy zip up document pouch (Ella vs Ali)

Before I show you how to make an easy zip up document pouch, let me explain the Ella vs Ali part. If you follow me on Instagram (you totally should) you will know that I have started a challenge with fellow crafty momma Ali, from Earth to Ali. Every month until the end of the year we will be challenging each other to create something and you guys can see who completed the task the best…this month was Spring themed and we had to make something using scrap material, which we both have tons of (we could only use half a meter though)

easy zip up document pouch

We had asked our followers on our  instastories to weigh in and tell us  if they wanted us to do practical or decorative and while Ali’s followers opted for decorative , mine wanted practical…. so in comes this easy zip up document pouch…

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How to make popcorn in a brown paper bag

Do you make popcorn in a brown paper bag? It’s the norm over here to such an extent that I’ve taught my 5-year-old to do it. I know he is “a baby”, but I’ve been teaching him to be self-sufficient since he was an actual baby… Why stop now.

popcorn in a brown paper bag

It’s ridiculously easy, but since you clicked on this post I’m going to guess you don’t already know how to do popcorn in a brown paper bag thing, so here goes…

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How to reuse your cereal containers – NutriStart

Have you been using NutriStart tubs and are now left with empty containers? Well I have a couple of ideas to take the earth guilt out of using these super convenient bowls. Because you guys know up-cycling is our thing around these parts.

NutriStart

My love of my city (Nelson Mandela Bay) has seen me whole heartedly support our biggest exports like Mastertons coffee, Soga organic juice and now a company very close to my heart, NutriStart.

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My 5 favourite 3 ingredient recipes

I decided to share my favourite 3 ingredient recipes with you in one easy to click through blog post…my pleasure. As someone who does not like to cook ,but likes to make things in the kitchen – let that weirdness sink in – I have an arsenal of easy recipes and these are the top ones, the ones I pull out all the time, and that I jot down on those recipe cards at kitchen teas.

If you want to whip up something fast this weekend, why not give one of these a go and if you decide to put it on social media, please do tag me.

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Testing inexpensive kitchen gadgets

I have a thing for gadgets, Aidan as well, we watch a lot of gadget reviews on YouTube and inexpensive kitchen gadget hunting has become a bit of a mom/son activity. The focus is usually on inexpensive kitchen gadgets because another thing we have in common is misplacing things…

inexpensive kitchen gadgets

I thought it might be fun to share our latest acquisitions. These three items are available at Pep Home and Crazy Store. Different brand names but pretty similar and are under R20 each.

I tested each of our inexpensive kitchen gadgets individually and this is what I came up with.

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