Jun 242019
 
Pawesome PAW Patrol picks

I regularly receive emails from both new and longtime readers asking me for advice on hip finds I shared in the past and one of the most popular questions is always: Does your family still love LeapFrog and which LeapPad should we get? I am working on a longer post about this (stay tuned) but our short and adamant answer is YES! Even after many years [read more]

Jun 132019
 
Taking Off with VTech

At almost two our boy Ted is quite the busy bee, he never sits still (day or night!) and is always exploring and getting up to mischief. He may not be a keen talker but he loves copying sounds and songs so I am not surprised this awesome new VTech Baby toy was an instant hit: This colourful VTech Push & Spin Helicopter (RRP $19.95, ages [read more]

Jun 122019
 
'The Incurable Imagination' giveaway

While there are obviously plenty of squabbles at our house, they are even more magical moments that I wish I could record for later. Often it’s the little things that make my heart melt, like the kids performing a spontaneous drama show, singing a made-up song or listening to them create the most fabulous stories with their dolls. Imagination truly is a wonderful thing which [read more]

May 132019
 
Ty to the Rescue

Thirteen long years after I moved to Australia my brother and his family finally made it out to Australia for a holiday and boy, did we have fun. We had been counting down for months and managed to make loads of beautiful memories which I hope will last a lifetime. Of course when the welcome is so warm and wonderful the goodbye is utterly heartbreaking [read more]

PJ Masks giveaway

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Apr 242019
 
PJ Masks giveaway

Ahhh, school holidays! As fun as holiday outings are, pyjama days are rather popular in our house too. Cosy PJs, a yummy pancake breakfast, board games, puzzles, movies… some well deserved R&R is a welcome treat after such a long and exhausting first term. Don’t be fooled! If you thought PJs are boring you haven’t met PJ Masks yet: A few months ago I told [read more]

‘I Love My Mum Because’ giveaway

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Apr 142019
 
'I Love My Mum Because' giveaway

While everyone has their eye on school holidays, Easter and ANZAC Day it is easy to forget about Mother’s Day, which is rapidly creeping up on us. With only four weeks to go it’s time to start shopping, dropping hints for and/or creating the perfect gift for the special mum in your life or even just yourself! Personally I find nothing warms the heart like [read more]