Handcrafts in Bastakiya area in Old Dubai

An Amazing Race in Old Dubai

‘Wow’ is the only word that can describe the whirlwind of sensory overload that was our first day in Dubai. After a long 15 hour flight I was grateful to check into the Shangri-La Hotel in Dubai and sneak in a tiny nap before the group set off on our big adventure in Old Dubai. Our first stop was lunch…

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camel in Dubai

Counting down the sleeps – Dubai, here I come!

It’s less than a week before I head off to Dubai. I really can’t believe how quickly it’s sneaked up on me. I’ve been working very hard behind the scenes creating plenty of crafty Christmas content to schedule whilst I’m away so you don’t miss out on your weekly craft fix, and getting all my ducks in a row before…

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fruit and yoghurt push pop popcicle recipe

Healthy Fruit and Yoghurt Popsicles

I’m always looking for fun and healthy snacks that Emma will enjoy. Lately as the weather warms up she has been asking for ice-creams and frozen treats incessantly, so rather than being a ‘mean mummy’ and saying “No” all the time, we’ve made a tasty and healthy alternative that we both like. These delicious and healthy Fruit and Yoghurt Popsicles…

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kids costume ideas

Encourage Imaginative Play with Four Easy Kids Costume Ideas

With Halloween coming up I thought it would be fun to play dress ups with Emma and see how many kids costume ideas we could put together with just the items we had at home and already in her wardrobe. Dressing up is a fun way for kids to explore different parts of their personality and interests, challenge gender roles…

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smores

Gramping in the Grampians + How to make S’mores

After months of renovating at home and living without a kitchen for over six months, I was looking forward to getting away from the construction chaos and enjoying some quiet time in the Grampians with Emma and my in-laws. Emma’s grandparents live over three hours away from us, so it’s always lovely when we can get together and just hang…

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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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