Santa’s Wonderland 2019

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Dec 082019
 
Santa's Wonderland 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year 🎄✨ We just returned from three fun filled hours at Santa’s Wonderland and what a fabulous afternoon we have had! After our first visit to Santa’s Wonderland last year our expectations were high but Adelaide’s biggest Christmas event most certainly delivered, it was nothing short of amazing. Traditional Christmas carols and sparkling lights, beautifully dressed up trees [read more]

To the rescue with LeapFrog

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Nov 292019
 
To the rescue with LeapFrog

Dump trucks, cherry pickers, buses, motorbikes, ambulances, diggers… Ted loves them all! Unlike many other young children Ted thoroughly enjoys car trips and is easily entertained by spotting all kinds of transportation. At home he has his own collection of cool vehicles to play with too, with this funky firetruck being his new favourite: Emergency, emergency! The bright red Tumbling Blocks Fire Engine (RRP $49.95, ages [read more]

Nov 262019
 
'The Corner of my Eye' giveaway

I’ll be honest, I absolutely love writing about all the gorgeous kids’ books I find but I am struggling today. Just last week I lost my amazing Opa, which made this new Walker Books release even more personal, special and quite emotional to me. If you have a wonderful grandpa (or grandma) in your life this book is sure to pull on your heartstrings like it [read more]

Do the Dino Dance

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Nov 242019
 
Do the Dino Dance

After five girls it seems I had totally forgotten how loud, cheeky and active little boys can be. Ted has turned into a big, boisterous two year old who never sits still. He loves noise (he has the deepest, booming boy voice already!) and is always stamping, dancing and singing which is why this colourful VTech character made a perfect gift for him: When you [read more]

Santa’s Wonderland giveaway

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Nov 212019
 
Santa's Wonderland giveaway

Our calendar for the remainder of the year is full of important dates, but some things are worthy of a big red circle and our upcoming visit to Santa’s Wonderland is definitely one of them. The kids are still treasuring their memories of last year and we can’t wait to add many more special moments this December. I previously told you why Santa’s Wonderland is the [read more]

SalonDooz: Makeover Time!

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Nov 182019
 
SalonDooz: Makeover Time!

While most Australian kids are impatiently waiting for Christmas Day to arrive, our six half Dutchies are first counting down the days until Sinterklaas. With only 19 days to go until our special night the house is buzzing with excitement. The kids are making drawings and wish lists, we are baking (and eating) lots of pepernoten and watching Sinterklaas shows on the Dutch satellite. Of [read more]

A is for Apple

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Nov 162019
 
A is for Apple

Time can’t go fast enough for our Hattie who will be having her first taste of kindy next week. She enjoys art and craft, she can’t get enough of outside play and dressing up and she loves music and dancing… sadly learning her letters is a different story. Just like with her older siblings we’ve turned to the magic of fridge magnets to help her [read more]