February 2018 Kawaii Box

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Valentine's Day and Happy Lunar New Year! There are all kinds of cute things in the Kawaii Box this month. I was really excited to see heart shaped chocolates. Those are surprising difficult to find in Australia. This month has an item for craft…

Mardi Gras King Cake

This post contains affiliate links. It's King Cake season time! King Cakes are eaten in France and New Orleans between January 6th (Three Kings Day/Epiphany) and Lent (a month before Easter). In the new Orleans version, there is a little baby figurine buried inside the cake. Whoever gets the piece…

Coco Crafts

This post contains affiliate links. Now Coco is out almost everywhere, although I think Japan has to wait until March as usual. The Disney Channel/Family had an event in my city for the launch. It was pretty amazing! There was free food and arts and crafts. I need to find…

Australian Kids Crafts

This article contains affiliate links. Australia and America have a lot in common culturally because historically immigrants from England made up a large portion of the people who moved to both countries. Not everything is the same though! Australians don't celebrate all the same holidays as Americans. Halloween is starting…

Passover Activities

It's Passover! If you want some ideas for what to do this week, I've got some for you. There are lots of cool Jewish holiday toys that you can find on Amazon. This is the Passover set from KidKraft. Everything is wooden or cloth except for the grape juice bottle…

Mardi Gras King Cake

Happy Mardi Gras everyone! Mardi Gras in the US is celebrated very enthusiastically in New Orleans. Between January 6th (The Epiphany/last day of the twelve days of Christmas) and the last day (Fat Tuesday) before Lent, people eat King Cakes. These cakes are usually a type of sweet bread that…