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Build These Beautiful Cars

Many scale model-builders are now using paper or card to create models. It has become the modeller’s choice over plastic because it is easier and faster to complete and because you quickly have something beautiful to display.  It’s a fun and addictive hobby. And here we have a great opportunity …

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Scrapbooking: A Great Hobby for Women

Starting a hobby may not be a bad idea because it is a great way to not only pass your time but you can get really creative with some hobbies. There are so many to choose from, the most common one for women is Scrapbooking. Scrapbooking is a great way …

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10 Great Ideas for Children to Beat the Boredom

10 Boredom Busters for Kids So you don’t want to hear the whines of “I’m bored!” from the kids? Here are ten great ideas to keep your children occupied during the times when they think there’s nothing to do.   Boredom Buster #1 : Create a Boredom Jar Write down …

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3 Practical and Entertaining Uses for Ice Cubes

There are three essential stocking-up trips in any decent South African braai: the drinks run, wood or charcoal run and the ice run. Even in the cooler winter months, a drink without ice is just never the same. And in the hot summer months, it is bordering on crazy to …

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Crafty Creations for a Rainy Day

There are many ways to pass a rainy day, with one of the most important being to experiment with crafts. Most of these crafts can be done on your own, with a partner, or ideally with children. (Also see Crafts and Games for Children’s Parties) As well as passing the …

5 Fun School Trip Ideas for Students

As a teacher it can be tricky to find an exciting and educational location for a school trip. Making sure your field trips are educational and fit in with the curriculum is one thing, but trying to please thirty teenagers at the same time can be tricky. In this post …

How to Make a Cheeseboard

This is a great idea for a gift. Friends of ours recently had a special celebration and I wanted to make them a personalized gift. What you’ll need: A piece of wood Wood carving tools Sandpaper Sponge Paint and paintbrush I had a piece of wood lying around the house …