Club Med Kabila, Japan

Family Holiday: Club Med Japan

I'm an advocate for planned family holidays of all kinds. Holidays added so much value to my own childhood, thanks to my parents, and now I want to gift those memories to my own children. Our family has invested in many different holidays over the years, from camping to resorts; … Read More...

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Gift Ideas: Stocking Filler

Sweet small ideas that can be a stand alone gift or something for the stocking. a Train Set in a Tin yellowoctopus.com.au Train set in a tin to take anywhere b Swimming Cap Fish or Shark top3.com.au A bit of fun for swim time. c Gold Robot … Read More...

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Gift Ideas: Family

If you're looking for a gift for the entire family, below are some fun ideas. a Ugly Xmas Rashie kozii.com Start a Christmas tradition! Buy an ‘ugly xmas rashie’ for the entire family b … Read More...

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Gift Ideas: Him

Gift ideas for him that are a little out of the ordinary.  a Living Keyring uberkate.com.au Personally engrave this sterling silver key rings with special dates or names! b … Read More...

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Gift Ideas: Her

Lovely things for someone special. a Daydream Wedge or Embellish Wedge holsterfashion.com Keep the glamour without giving up the comfort b Felt Ball … Read More...

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Gift Ideas: Teens

Some funky and practical gift ideas for teens!    a Unicorn tee champagnecartel.com Add a bit of sparkle to your day with this cute teenote b Signature Bow … Read More...

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Gift Ideas: Kids 8 to 12

The tween age group can sometimes be a bit tricky. We hope these ideas give you some inspiration. a Fairy Garden Kit eurieugifts.com.au Adore! b Metal Tool Set 16 … Read More...

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Gift Ideas: Kids 5 to 8

Ranging from items to make their room special to toys for fun. a Canvas Bean Chair lelbys.com These beanbag chairs are the perfect size for a little person! So many cute patterns … Read More...

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Gift Ideas: Kids 3 to 5

The team has enjoyed putting together gift ideas for this age group. So many cute things! a Handmade Wooden Cattle Truck limetreekids.com.au Beautifully made wooden truck that will be … Read More...

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Gift Ideas: Kids 1 to 3

Children this age enjoy simple engaging toys or items that facilitate their enjoyment. Below are a range of lovely gift ideas for this age group. a Wonderful Christmas in Oz Wooden … Read More...

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How to host a Christmas party for preschoolers

If you’ve been picked to host your mother’s group or playgroup Christmas party, we’ve gathered some easy food ideas and festive activities to keep toddlers and pre-schoolers happily engaged, while you enjoy a coffee and a chat with the other parents. Wishful thinking? Well... you never know until … Read More...

DHOBI GHAT Chennai India

An Iron

There's something satisfying about watching clothes sway as they dry in the sunshine. Same at home. Same in India. I walked past the rows of rainbow clothes and listened to the slap-slapping of wet cloth against concrete. Shirtless men soaked and flogged material against open-air … Read More...

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Gift Inspiration from Officeworks

Sponsored by Officeworks Last year, I moved from overseas back to Australia four days before Christmas. It was a challenging time! It meant I had to cram all my Christmas shopping in the hours leading up to the special day. I am usually much more organised but circumstances didn’t allow that last … Read More...

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Married Life: While I Was Away

I've just returned from five days in the Philippines with Ford - far out it was fun! I'll share more about that later (the above picture was taken while I was there). It's always a bit of a juggle managing family life when I go away (which isn't very often). It's usually a combination of … Read More...

Handmade Tree Decoration - Cardboard Initial

Personalised Tree Decorations (made from cardboard)

I always have a few boxes and washi tape around, and I had this idea of using the materials to make initial decoration for the kids for our tree. They worked out swell and look fantastic on the tree. The cardboard is surprisingly durable, and I believe these will last a good many years. If you're … Read More...

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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Season Return

The last time that the witty mother and daughter duo, the Gilmore Girls, graced our television screens, was back in 2008, as the seventh successful season finished up. Since then, many have been pining the end of the feel-good comedy show that whimsically followed life’s ups and downs for single … Read More...

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