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Archived Since:July 23, 2010

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An Education

Now 2016 has closed its doors, I’m recapping the three month running challenge I did during the year. In the weeks after I returned back from my trip to India with World Vision in July, endurance runner Samantha Gash started an epic Run India journey across the country to raise awareness for educational projects in India. I […]

Christmas movie marathon on Netflix

Christmas is nearly here, and you’ve sung all the carols, oohed and aahed over the neighbour’s lights display and stocked up on stocking fillers. All that’s left to do now is to count down the days (or hours!) until Christmas morn with a movie marathon! Netflix have a stack of Christmas themed films that are perfect for […]

Explore Your City Like a Tourist

We’ve lived in many different places in Australia over the years. People often comment along these lines to us: You’ve seen more of our city in the one year you’ve been here than we have since living here our whole lives! Exploring new places has become a significant part of our family identity and culture. I think one of the […]

Got Your Back

It was like the midday sun had teeth, the way it bit into my skin. We huddled, my ones and I, under an awning, willing for shade to cover us as we waited for a bus. One daughter asked if I would braid her hair while we waited, pulling a brush from her backpack. I […]

Dance Academy: The Movie, The Filming & The Important Message

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Dance Academy My youngest child has always been ambitious. I knew this from the moment she crawled up the hallway at the tender age of 4.5 months after her older siblings. Thirteen years later and this child we call Anni, is still a go-getter. It’s been a joy to […]

Erupting Volcano

Guest Post by McKenzie’s Erupting Volcano Materials Volcano Shell (instructions below) Thick piece of cardboard Newspapers Glue + Water Mixed Together (PVA Glue works best) Water 4- 5 drops Dishwashing Liquid Red Food Colouring 2 tbsp McKenzie’s Bi-Carb Soda ¼ cup of Vinegar                             […]

Miss Goody Two-Shoes

1888 Goody Two Shoes Cover My pre-teen daughter asks interesting questions in our numerous chats.  Like one time when she asked, in relation to future special relationships, “What if you like someone, and they like you, but you know they aren’t good for you.” It’s a very good question; a very, very good question. That is […]

Oreo Cheesecake Balls

Hi everyone, Amanda from ‘Simple home cook’ back to share another recipe with you. This is one of my favourite photos in my new cookbook and they taste just as good as they look. Oreo cheesecake balls – only 4 ingredients and super quick to make. Great over the Christmas break and you can even […]

Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas

Every year I have good intentions to make some of my Christmas presents to keep the costs down. And then December hits like bird poo on a windscreen and I get overwhelmed and just head to the shops to buy my gifts. This year I was PREPARED. In November, I got researching and thinking about […]

Christmas Breadsticks

Hi again, Amanda from ‘Simple home cook’ here. Christmas is nearly upon us and I love this time of year when we get to hang out with our family, sing songs and enjoy each others company. My kids love cooking and sometimes it is hard to get all 3 kids involved in the kitchen but […]

Christmas Gift Ideas For Kids You Can Post

We have two nieces that live interstate that I have to buy Christmas presents for each year. It can be a lot of fun buying gifts for kids, other than your own, but I’m often mindful of the postage costs because depending on how bulky the present is, it can cost as much as the […]

Top 10 Christmas Music Titles for 2016

The Christmas music came out when I put up the Christmas tree with the kids mid November. Now that December has ticked over, it’s okay to play Christmas music anywhere and everywhere. If you’re curious about the most popular streamed songs this year, Spotify analysed over 16 million Christmas playlists around and below are the […]

3 Easy Christmas Biscuit Ideas

This week is the last week of school for my eldest daughter and on Wednesday I have to take a plate to share for the end of school party break up. I love baking a storm this time of year, but to be honest, it’s been so hot this week in Brisbane, I haven’t wanted to […]

Family Holiday: Club Med Japan

I’m an advocate for planned family holidays of all kinds. Holidays added so much value to my own childhood, thanks to my parents, and now I want to gift those memories to my own children. Our family has invested in many different holidays over the years, from camping to resorts; hotels to cabins. I plan to showcase a […]

Gift Ideas: Stocking Filler

Sweet small ideas that can be a stand alone gift or something for the stocking. a Train Set in a Tin yellowoctopus.com.au Train set in a tin to take anywhere b Swimming Cap Fish or Shark top3.com.au A bit of fun for swim time. c Gold Robot Pen sbg.com.au Novel robot pen d Elastics Game […]

Gift Ideas: Family

If you’re looking for a gift for the entire family, below are some fun ideas. a Ugly Xmas Rashie kozii.com Start a Christmas tradition! Buy an ‘ugly xmas rashie’ for the entire family b Personalised Christmas Wheelie Bin Sticker hippoblue.com.au Personalise your very own cricket wicket sticker for the wheelie bin c Play Pouch playpouch.com.au […]

Gift Ideas: Him

Gift ideas for him that are a little out of the ordinary.  a Living Keyring uberkate.com.au Personally engrave this sterling silver key rings with special dates or names! b BaconSmith Bacon Making Kit brewsmith.com.au Because Bacon. c Memobottle thedesigngiftshop.com This is so cool! A slimline water bottle that will t in his briefcase! Comes in […]

Gift Ideas: Her

Lovely things for someone special. a Daydream Wedge or Embellish Wedge holsterfashion.com Keep the glamour without giving up the comfort b Felt Ball Cushion gallery8loves.com.au No words! c Animal Jamboree Cotton Tablecloth mozi.com.au...Show More Summary

Gift Ideas: Teens

Some funky and practical gift ideas for teens!    a Unicorn tee champagnecartel.com Add a bit of sparkle to your day with this cute teenote b Signature Bow Cushion shopsuella.com This bow cushion would look gorgeous in any girl’s room! c Enchanted Unicorn Light-Up Slippers yellowoctopus.com.au Who wouldn’t like these?! They’re soft, they light up […]

Gift Ideas: Kids 8 to 12

The tween age group can sometimes be a bit tricky. We hope these ideas give you some inspiration. a Fairy Garden Kit eurieugifts.com.au Adore! b Metal Tool Set 16 pc ecotoys.com.au Real working metal and wooden tools for older kids to get started in carpentry c Make Me Iconic Fairybread Sequin Purse limetreekids.com.au This delicious […]

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