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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 Train set in a tin to take anywhere b Swimming Cap Fish or Shark A bit of fun for swim time. c Gold Robot Pen 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 Start a Christmas tradition! Buy an ‘ugly xmas rashie’ for the entire family b Personalised Christmas Wheelie Bin Sticker Personalise your very own cricket wicket sticker for the wheelie bin c Play Pouch […]

Gift Ideas: Him

Gift ideas for him that are a little out of the ordinary.  a Living Keyring Personally engrave this sterling silver key rings with special dates or names! b BaconSmith Bacon Making Kit Because Bacon. c Memobottle 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 Keep the glamour without giving up the comfort b Felt Ball Cushion No words! c Animal Jamboree Cotton Tablecloth More Summary

Gift Ideas: Teens

Some funky and practical gift ideas for teens!    a Unicorn tee Add a bit of sparkle to your day with this cute teenote b Signature Bow Cushion This bow cushion would look gorgeous in any girl’s room! c Enchanted Unicorn Light-Up Slippers 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 Adore! b Metal Tool Set 16 pc Real working metal and wooden tools for older kids to get started in carpentry c Make Me Iconic Fairybread Sequin Purse This delicious […]

Gift Ideas: Kids 5 to 8

Ranging from items to make their room special to toys for fun. a Canvas Bean Chair These beanbag chairs are the perfect size for a little person! So many cute patterns and colours! They are great for kids aged 1-8, and check the website for adult lounge bags too. b Seedling – Ice Cream Skipping […]

Gift Ideas: Kids 3 to 5

The team has enjoyed putting together gift ideas for this age group. So many cute things! a Handmade Wooden Cattle Truck Beautifully made wooden truck that will be passed on through the generations b Le Toy Van Wooden Honeybake Mixer Set We love wooden toys! This one is great for role play c […]

Gift Ideas: Kids 1 to 3

Children this age enjoy simple engaging toys or items that facilitate their enjoyment. Below are a range of lovely gift ideas for this age group. a Wonderful Christmas in Oz Wooden Puzzle A beautiful wooden Oz Christmas puzzle! b Miffy Lamp Small Miffy is warm and bright and is a lovely addition to […]

How to host a Christmas party for preschoolers

If you’ve been picked to host your mother’s group or playgroup Christmas party, we’ve gathered some easy food ideas and festive activities to keep toddlers and pre-schoolers happily engaged, while you enjoy a coffee and a chat with the other parents. Wishful thinking? Well… you never know until you try! 1. Festive (pre-schooler friendly) Christmas […]

Gift Ideas: Babies

This year, the team has put together a list of lovely products available online.  a Alps Shelf If you love something a bit different, bring the wilderness into your child’s room!The Alps Shelf is the perfectly sized ledge! b Bear Hand Printed Soft Toy This gorgeous soft bear toy would also look just […]

Top 20 Family Christmas Movies

When I was a girl, my three sisters and I would watch the Bing Crosby classic, White Christmas together. It was our movie, the one we watched each Christmas and quoted throughout the year. Ah, such good, good memories. Now I’m the parent, and aim to create those special memories for my own four children […]

An Iron

There’s something satisfying about watching clothes sway as they dry in the sunshine. Same at home. Same in India. I walked past the rows of rainbow clothes and listened to the slap-slapping of wet cloth against concrete. Shirtless men soaked and flogged material against open-air concrete wash pens; one flashed a bright smile and waved when he noticed our […]

Gift Guide

We are thrilled to release a Christmas Gift Guide this year! We have spent countless hours trawling through the net and our favourite websites to hand pick a gorgeous selection of gift ideas you can buy online. Buying online takes the pressure off battling the shops and it’s great way to get organised. There’s 14 pages […]

Gift Inspiration from Officeworks

Sponsored by Officeworks Last year, I moved from overseas back to Australia four days before Christmas. It was a challenging time! It meant I had to cram all my Christmas shopping in the hours leading up to the special day. I am usually much more organised but circumstances didn’t allow that last year. However, this […]

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Season Return

The last time that the witty mother and daughter duo, the Gilmore Girls, graced our television screens, was back in 2008, as the seventh successful season finished up. Since then, many have been pining the end of the feel-good comedy show that whimsically followed life’s ups and downs for single mum Lorelei and her daughter […]

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