Keeping up with Ken

Happy Birthday to none other than Barbie’s boyfriend Ken. I have always have always been a bit intrigued by Ken who, according to barbiemedia.com has the full name Ken Carson. Ken’s official birthday is  11 March 1961, making him two years younger than Barbie. Some other important Ken facts… Ken is 12 inches tall (half an […]

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Possum Magic

Today I say Happy Birthday to celebrated Australian children’s author and literacy educator Mem Fox, AM.  Born Merrion Frances Partridge, Mem has written over 38 books for adults and children which have been translated into nineteen languages. Her 1983 mega hit Possum Magic, has sold over three million copies and is the best selling picture book ever ever ever in Australia. Her […]

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Green Eggs and ham

Today 2 March we say happy birthday to Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr Seuss ( who took up the title Dr because his father so wanted him to be one) who was born on this day in 1904. Dr Seuss wrote and illustrated 44 books. He used the pen name Theo Le Sieg ( Geisel […]

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A night of spells

Can we ever be surrounded by too much Harry Potter? Book Publisher Bloomsbury designated 4 February as the date for Harry Potter Book Night – a chance for fans of all ages to pass on the magic of Harry Potter to young readers. The theme for 2016 theme is A Night of Spells  because whether it is the disarming Expelliarmus or the […]

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Three cheers for Pooh

Today 18 January is the annual Winnie-the-Pooh Day. And it really is a time to celebrate all thinks Pooh, because according to the highly respected website The Bookseller, Egmont Publishing has revealed the title and authors of a new Winnie-the-Pooh sequel. The website is reporting that The Best Bear in All the World, an anthology of four […]

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Oh baby

Today 14 January I am busy wrapping favours for a baby shower. The parents to be do not know if the stork is bringing a girl or a boy so I have steered away from the traditional pinks  and blues. I just love these dotty ribbons in lemon, light green and light purple. My dear […]

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I’m A Beziever

This day 15 November, is Ziva’s Day as we celebrate the Christening of a very beautiful young lady. We had a fabulous gathering full of family joy and laughter which ended with quite boisterous rounds of I’m a Beziever to the Monkees tune I’m a Believer. So to mark the occasion we have a wrap that references her […]

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Kindness Elf

Today 13 November is World Kindness Day, a day when we think about how important, powerful and wonderful it is to be kind to one another. World Kindness Australia is part of the World Kindness Movement with the fabulous slogan “Its cool to be kind”. So we have chosen a kindness wrap featuring a Kindness […]

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Pumpkin orange

What else could it be for 31 October than a Halloween wrap? Love it or loathe it Halloween is all around us with its ghoulish motifs and signature pumpkin orange. So for us a two gift wrap featuring Halloween printables from Paper Glitter in a striking black and white and a highlight orange chord. Not […]

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The Danish Prince

Prince Christian of Denmark, Count of Monpezat, was born on 15 October 2005. Can you believe the eldest child of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary is 10 years old? Prince Christian is second in the Danish line of succession after his dad and when he takes the throne he will become the first […]

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