IKEA soft toys for education

IKEA Soft Toys for Education

With all the hub bub of this busy Christmas season, it’s so easy to get caught up in trivialities and forget how lucky we are that our children have the chance of getting a good education. At casa My Poppet we donate to children’s charities throughout the year, and it’s good to know that big companies like IKEA are doing…

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flower garden party themed birthday decorations

Emma’s Flower Garden Birthday Party

Emma’s birthday always sneaks up on me. It’s usually around the same time as Easter so all the chocolate bunny hoopla tends to be quite a distraction. I always have the best intentions for organizing a proper party and actually inviting her little friends, but alas, between school holidays and the Easter break, it never happened. Luckily for Emma, her…

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Fire Ready Challenge

Fire Ready Challenge: How to make fire preparedness a family affair

I live in Victoria, it’s one of the most fire-prone areas in the world, so the harsh reality is my family or people I know may be affected by the impacts of bush fires. It’s not something I’ve paid much attention to though till now, because I’ve always lived in an urban environment and thought we were ‘safe’. But the…

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Metting Mickey Mouse

Hey Mickey!

Being a blogger is the best job I’ve ever had, sure it doesn’t pay that well but sometimes you get a chance to do something pretty fun. I was offered a family pass to see Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show, and the opportunity to meet the most famous mouse in the world. I’m not normally star struck by…

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