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DIY Skeleton Costume for Halloween!

DIY Skeleton Costume

Halloween is coming up in just a few days and we are busy preparing our last minute costumes. I love this holiday that allows adults and children to dress up, trick or treat and simply have a fun time with friends and family. Have you already found your costume for October 31st?  If not, here is a simple DIY idea for making a cute, …

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Original Activities for Children In & Around Paris


In France, kids have a lot of free time with half days of school on Wednesday, the weekends and also vacation every six weeks.  With quite a lot of days off,  I am always on the look out for special activities and workshops to keep the kids busy.  I often get inspiration and ideas from websites including Wondercity and Atelier Enfant. I also find good activities …

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DIY Ultra Cute Earbud Headphones

DIY Fimo Clay Earphones

In our home we love listening to music and watching films. With various musical tastes and several activities going on simultaneously, earphones are essential. In order to make our earphones original, I’ve decided to decorate them with kawaii cute polymer clay characters.  They are comfortable to wear and also fun! This DIY project is very easy to make and can be done with or without kids. Each …

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Activities in Paris for Kids

If you are looking for activities to do during Spring Vacation or even on the weekend, we have quite a few ideas! Sunny days are coming back to Paris and it’s the perfect moment to enjoy and have some fun with children.  With the return of Spring time, we are in the mood to get back into shape and partake in …

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Birthday Party

Kids Birthday Party

It’s time for a birthday party and while reading Roald Dahl’s famous Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Miss L decided to dedicate her celebration to everything chocolate! First comes first, the invitations! In order to make the invitations, we purchased a few chocolate bars, cut them in half, and rewrapped them in their aluminium wrapper or extra aluminium foil. After preparing …

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DIY Pompom Ankle Socks

DIY Pompom ankle socks

Back in the 1980’s didn’t you just LOVE those adorable ankle socks with pompoms on the back? Nowadays, the ankle sock also known as sockettes are back in style. So why not dress up our socks with pompoms too? This DIY activity is so easy and fun to do with the kids.  There are various ways to make pompoms of all colors …

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Costume Free Giveaway! Carnival Time!


In our home, almost everyday is dress up day. Whether it be for birthday parties, family gatherings, play dates or Halloween, the kids always seem to find the occasion to put on their costumes.  On February 9th, it’s Mardi Gras. In France we have the tradition of making and eating delicious crepes and dressing up for Carnival! This year, our kids are …

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Let’s Get Organized + FREE Printable Agenda


The year goes by, time flies and January is already almost half way through. It is hard to believe that we are already in the year 2016.  This is usually the month that New Year’s Resolutions are made and although we hardly have time to think about resolutions, we are at least making the time to get organized to start the year off …

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DIY Fringe Sweater

DIY Fringe Sweater for Girls

Lately, I’ve been trying to find that extra special winter sweater that’s warm and doesn’t itch. I’ve been able to find some great sweaters at reasonable prices at the local flea market or in a few second hand shops, but these spots rarely have anything for kids.  For my children, I tend to shop at Cyrillus for wool sweaters and also Monoprix for their reasonably …

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DIY Printable Halloween Garland

DIY Ghost Garland

Halloween is just around the corner and perhaps you haven’t had much time to think about decorating… Here’s a little DIY that is fast and easy to do with or without your kids.  You’ll only need a few bits and bobs to make this printable Halloween Garland and you may already have all the materials at home.  Enjoy! You will need: …

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