Aussie, Aussie, Aussie

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Brought to you by Nuffnang and Australian Made Someone was trying to mess with my head! Look at this. Just look! I resisted the urge to FIX IT and left it there. (Proud of myself for that.) However, this post isn’t about Corn Flakes or OCD tendencies, it’s about this green and gold logo: Over […]

Coffee is My Little Luxury

Coffee Love Heart

Sponsored by Piazza D’oro and Nuffnang Someone asked me about the favourite little luxuries I enjoy. I didn’t even have to think: Coffee, fresh bread and movies in bed. That rhymes and everything. Coffee for me is one of those lovely little luxuries I enjoy every day. Every. Single. Day. My husband shares my love for […]

Audio Books Save the School Run

Audio Books

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Audible.com.au  The discovery of audio books took me back to my childhood. I remember listening to stories on my jukebox-look-a-like tape player; it helped me settle into sleep. Audible.com.au is offering a free month trial (which comes with a free book download) and I was curious. To be honest, […]

Lego Play & Storage: Brikbag Review

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Review Post (see definitions here) All my children are into Lego, mostly fuelled by my son’s obsession with the stuff. I get it. I too was a Lego lover, and spent many hours on Sunday afternoons with my big sister building and playing.  We used a sheet to play on so pack up was easy. […]

School Morning Routine (review & giveaway)

Before School Morning Routine

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Uncle Tobys I bribe myself every single school morning. You see, if I can get out the door with four children by a certain time, it means I have time to stop on the way to school at the local 7 eleven for a $1 coffee (it’s actually really […]

Review: Lottie Dolls

Lottie Doll Review

Today I’m reviewing a play doll I’ve come across recently and thought worth sharing (because they are adorable and the attention to detail is fabulous!) What are Lottie Dolls? Lottie are adorable play dolls developed with a positive take on childhood in mind.   She does not wear makeup, jewellery or high heels. She loves to dress […]

Driveway Safety

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Brought to you by Nuffnang and NRMA Insurance After our fourth child came along, we needed to upgrade to a larger car.  My husband was keen to get a four-wheel-drive (4WD) because we love exploring this beautiful country as a family.   I had reservations.  It wasn’t that I was against the idea of a […]

{Giveaway Week} A School Term Supply of nudie Juice

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A huge thanks to my giveaway sponsors this week.  You can still enter my other two giveaways this week here and here. I’ve left my favourite giveaway to last: win a school term’s worth of nudie juice. Would be a great head start to term 3! Sponsored by nudie (S1 post) I paused at the juice […]

{Giveaway WEEK} Downtown Abbey, Friendship & Jarrah Hot Chocolate

Downtown Abbey

This week on the blog, I’m doing giveaways!  The first giveaway, Win a Year’s Supply of Radiant, is still running and you can find details on how to enter here.  Next up, I have something more glamorous and delicious than the washing.  It started with a busy couple of weeks, a friend and Downtown Abbey. Brought […]

{Giveaway WEEK} Doing the Washing: Win A Year’s Supply of Radiant

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Almost school holidays! Whoo hoo! And…it’s giveaway week on the blog.  I have three awesome things for you this week and first up, a chance to win a year’s supply of Radiant as part of the Radiant Return campaign. Read on for details on how to enter. Brought to you by Nuffnang and Radiant Managing […]

Win: Sacha Drake Grecian Convertible Maxi Dress

Sacha Drake Grecian Convertible Dress Review

Sponsored (S2 post) Sacha Drake Convertible Grecian Maxi Dress & Deco Knot Belt This dress is like a dream!  I absolutely adore wearing it. Rave-rave-rave.   I was introduced to Australian designer Sacha Drake back in 2011 by fellow bloggers Louisa Claire (she looks smashing in this striped dress) and Nikki from Styling You (who is looks […]

Turn A Child’s Drawing into a Toy

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S2 Post I love seeing what comes out of my children’s drawings. It’s so interesting, because it’s like you get to peek into the workings of their minds. I wrote a post about storing children’s artwork, and I found another cool thing that I had to share with you:  turning a drawing into a stuffed […]

Gramping: Part 2

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Sponsored by Nuffnang, Aerogard & Mortein  There are always remnants.  As the canvas takes shape, I peek my head inside in anticipation: a forgotten small toy, a stick in the corner, that sock we couldn’t find – all memories of the last time we were together in this space. Recently, we went Gramping on the […]

The Lego Movie Review

The Lego Movie Wyldstyle Emmet Car Scene

**There’s a few minor spoilers but I’ve kept them to a minimum*** It’s funny, fast and FULL ON.   We are all a bunch of Lego nerds in this family, and went to see The Lego Movie last weekend. The “Everything is awesome” tune is still in my head. Everything is awe-some! The Story The […]