Jul 202018
 
Sherlock Gnomes giveaway

Right when I feared that the madness of these crazy, loud, messy school holidays with six kids would get to me I was rescued, just in time. Yesterday sanity arrived in the shape of a bunch of adventurous garden dwarfs called Gnomeo and Juliet and our 7-year old Juliet was super excited to see ‘herself’ on the big screen once again: In Sherlock Gnomes we [read more]

Jul 192018
 
Light Up Magic with Rainbow Lights

What do you pack to keep a 10-month old busy on a 24-hour plane trip? I’m going with something compact, something sturdy, something colourful, something that moves and something that offers lots of different ways of play. This little gem from LeapFrog ticks all the boxes: This adorable Rainbow Lights Ladybird (RRP $16.95, age 6 months+) is perfect size for chubby baby hands and for [read more]

Jul 182018
 
Finding Granny giveaway

The strange thing about moving countries is that somehow in your head you think of everyone exactly the way they were when you left. This years marks 12 years since I moved to Australia and the unfortunate fact is that people have changed and gotten older. My beautiful Opa is now an impressive 95 years old and sadly suffers from dementia. I know that he [read more]

Jul 162018
 
My Baby Gifts giveaway

With less than four weeks to go until our big holiday I am starting to feel a little pressed for time. Packing for eight, passports and paperwork, preparing school activities for our trip, keeping on top of the housework, every day life with a big family… and don’t forget gift shopping for our family and loved ones! I am so excited to meet my two [read more]

Jul 122018
 
Read and Play with Peppa

We’ve only been at the new school for two weeks but for miss Sybbie the move has been a real eye-opener. All of a sudden she is super keen to practise her sight words, write her numbers, read her readers and borrow as many books from the library as she can possibly carry. I am so excited to see another little bookworm in the making! [read more]

Jul 112018
 
Baby Secrets

Initially I was going to call this post ‘the big gender reveal party’ but I feared that might get some people very excited thinking we were expanding our family so I changed it. In saying that, the girls have been having the best time with their own mini-version of a gender reveal party and they absolutely love the anticipation of uncovering pink or blue… With [read more]