Stephanie Lynn has some amazing crafts you can try on her blog Under The Table and Dreaming - who would have thought with a pack of skewers, a glue gun and a mirror you could create one of these. Find the how to here
Kids Party Invites is a free resource provided by Simone (of Greatfunkids) for planning the best children's parties. From trains to dinosaurs to fairies to pool parties, there really is something for everyone. While you're there print out the party planning list so you know on the day you'll be completely organised.
I love Simone's blogging tips and her latest post doesn't disappoint. She will walk you through photo frames and collages, blog buttons, and new blogger features like fancy fonts and backgrounds. Want to know more? Find it here
I have a lot of time for the lovely Susie Jefferson - she has been an absolute star and huge help with all of the customising I have done on my personal blog! She is always happy to answer questions and is so giving with all of her information and tutorials. Go here for her blog on all things computery and bloggy. And here is her latest tutorial on converting a PowerPoint presentation into JPG so you can display it on your blog.
Honey Sticks are New Zealand Made with local beeswax and non-toxic pigments. Their chunky design makes them perfect for smaller hands (and more difficult for the older ones to break!) and they have that wonderful scent of honey. There are numerous retailers including Iko Iko in Wellington, Nature Baby in Grey Lynn, The Vault (Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch) and online stores such as Baby Baby
Cheeky Monkey is a New Zealand parenting forum run by parents who all have one thing in common - the need for a place to seek advice from other parents. It is a wonderful supportive community where you can brag away or even have a bit of a rant. Find it here
While you're there check out the Cheeky Monkey Store stocked with products from small New Zealand businesses and WAHMs. Find the store here
Each year millions of us make New Year's Resolutions. Sometimes they just don't work out but this year I'll be borrowing a few things from Jennifer's list including getting more sleep, eating more healthily and setting aside 'me' time.