Freaky cellar

What is it about cellars? Great pictures!

Life: An unpredictable journey

tmp_17563-10556230_802188726494740_3437716481801941043_n996095893 Yesterday at work I had a slightly weird experience. As some of you may well know, I clean for a living; well more to save money so I can fulfil my dream of travelling the world 🙂 Anyway. Because it’s the summer break for most university students, we tend to get lots of contracts to clean student accommodation. And this particular house we had to clean was filthy!

Lucky for me, I had the morning off so wasn’t stuck with the task of having to clear out the rubbish. I am told that there were maggots everywhere in the kitchen. Rotten meat. Mouldy walls and everything else disgusting you would associate with students whom obviously like their shelter to resemble a trash can. I was, however left with the task of cleaning the cellar.

Now this wasn’t a cellar that had been gutted and redecorated. It was more the type…

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Paper plate spider trick or treat bags

@Daysoffourlivesjapan This looks like FUN!!!


Yeah, it’s October 1st, I’m finally allowed talk about Halloween without getting eye rolls and or verbal abuse. I took our Halloween box out of storage a few weeks ago and the kids have been enjoying Halloween books, activities and DVDs. Last week we did some Autumn and Halloween origami paper craft to ease them into Halloween crafting. This week we’ve stepped it up a notch. The craft they did today, they really enjoyed, so I figure I’d share it as it’s been a long time since I did a craft post.


  • A Paper plate per child
  • Crayons
  • Paint brush
  • Black paint
  • Black paper
  • White paper
  • Red paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape or glue or staples
  • Ribbon or wool or thread
  • Puncher


Spider prep Draw on the bottom side of a paper plate in bright crayon. Paint over in black paint. Allow it to dry. While you are waiting for it to dry…

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