This Christmas – towards zero

Walking along the river in the city yesterday, the kids and I came across a pop up activity titled This Christmas. Run by the TAC as part of their towards zero campaigns, the pop up had rainbow ribbons to attach to rings. The idea is that you select up to three...

Pin the carrot…

Tinkles had found a new friend and they like playing together! This morning we found a chopping board leaning against the couch to enable Tinkles and her new friend, Tooth Elf (this elf lives with us all the time and holds onto any fallen out teeth until the tooth...

Welcome back Tinkles!

Christmas must be coming as we woke this morning to find Tinkles the elf has returned to our home! It was very exciting to find that Tinkles has her own little elf door… my nine year old was heard to say “If only Tinkles wasn’t leaning there,...

Lego and Christmas

Last week I saw a 2018 Lego set of a winter village fire station at Christmas, and it got me thinking of how Lego is very much a part of many Christmases. Sometimes, it is used for major city displays, like the massive Christmas tree in Melbourne for Christmas 2015,...

A little Christmas in space!

Have you been to a space museum or centre? I’ve been to one near Canberra and it was interesting. As expected, there was information about space exploration and how planets, stars and galaxies work. There wasn’t much connection to Christmas though!...

Even elves need to work out!

There was great amusement and happiness this morning when we discovered Tinkles sitting on the kitchen bench lifting weight! Sure, the weights were marshmallows, but that is more significant when you are as small as Tinkles! Whilst Tinkles may feel marshmallows are...