Whale Watching: Hervey Bay

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Sponsored by Tourism & Events Queensland (S1 Post) It's a focus for our family to experience nature, in all its wonder and beauty.  There's a quality bonding that comes with going on adventures together, which I believe is integral when creating a strong family and shaping a childhood full of beautiful memories.  We went on one such adventure last weekend to Hervey Bay on the Fraser Coast in Queensland.   The … [Read more...]

Bucket List: African Safari – Kruger National Park

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It's coming up to a year since I was in Africa with my Dad, his wife, my sister, niece and two eldest daughters.  In many ways, I can't believe we made it happen - it began with a casual conversations that turned into action.   Going to Africa well and truly cemented my love for travel and the desire to provide my children with these types of experiences as much as within my scope. Africa.  If I had to describe the parts I've seen … [Read more...]

A Penny: Economics 101

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This series of posts follows Fi and her family as they plan a 6 month family getaway to Uluwatu, Bali. If you want to know more or catch up on previous entries, visit the first post in the series here: Family Tropical Adventure in Bali. Guest post by Fiona from Destination Bali Economics 101 (otherwise known as the boring bits).  A Lot of people have been asking about this topic. Maybe the finance part of our trip to Bali is the thing that can … [Read more...]

A Scare: The Highs and the Lows

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This series of posts follows Fi and her family as they plan a 6 month family getaway to Uluwatu, Bali. If you want to know more or catch up on previous entries, visit the first post in the series here: Family Tropical Adventure in Bali. Guest post by Fiona from Destination Bali This week has been a week of highs and lows. Some Lows We paid for our accommodation and had it confirmed (a high), and then there was a huge payment taken out of … [Read more...]

The Car Box

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A Car Box that lives in the boot.  So we can get out and about as a family and enjoy amazing adventures at whim. Possible items to include: The Car Box Sturdy box, basket, soft-sided box or sturdy bag: to store everything Batteries: a few different sizes is a good idea Trailer tarp: for picnic rug, a slip and slide etc. Wipes: great for sticky fingers and other messes Bin Liners/Plastic Bags (I fold my plastic bags so they are … [Read more...]

When’s Daddy Coming Home?

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I've endless blogging material available to me everyday; however, I thought it would be interesting to see what readers wanted to hear about.  I received the following request from SquiggleMum. Dear Be-A-Fun-Mum, My hubby has recently been promoted at work and will now be flying around a lot more with his job.  My kids adore their Daddy and will really miss him when he's away.  Can you share any tips on how to still manage to be a fun mum … [Read more...]