Aug 092018
 
Madiba the Musical giveaway

‘It is impossible until it’s done’ Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) While sadly Nelson Mandela is no longer, his legacy lives on and to this day the world is inspired by one man who was determined to fight for change. Not only would Nelson Mandela have turned 100 this year, it also marks 25 years since the abolition of apartheid in South Africa, all the more reason to [read more]

Aug 082018
 
Emily Gravett giveaway

Starting at a new school is not easy, especially when you are only 5 years old and rather shy. Our miss Sybil has been working hard on making new friends and is doing well, although it does make her a little sad when her class mates struggle to remember how to pronounce her name. Sizzle, single, simple… we’ve heard them all and the latest addition [read more]

Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddle Walk

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Jul 232018
 
Peppa Pig's Muddy Puddle Walk

I know I’m not always a ‘fun’ mum. I make my children finish their dinner, they go to bed early every day and when they see a muddy puddle they know very well to walk around it. Unless of course we are on Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddle Walk… If you ever needed a great excuse to let the kids splash about and have fun in [read more]

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]

Light Up Magic with Rainbow Lights

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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]