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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Will Make Mum Stop and Relax

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Will Make Mum Stop and Relax at Home

If my children ask me what I want for Mother’s Day, I will tell them I’d like a cuddle in bed, a nap in the afternoon and a meal together […]

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Two at School

Since the 1st of January, my girls have been so eager to get to school. Their impatience led to tears when they learned how many weeks and days they would […]

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A Ball of Christmas Fun

The school holidays have been a much welcome interruption to our normal daily routine. It’s been great not having anywhere to go, allowing us to go anywhere we want to […]

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We Made it – And That Was The Last School & Kindy Week of 2017

We made it. This week has been quite epic. With my eldest two finishing Kindy and School, and Phoebe going to her first Daycare concert (which turned into a disaster […]

Christmas Craziness

The Start of Christmas Craziness

The Christmas craziness has certainly not waned in our household. It’s prevented me from my regular blog posting over the last month or so. I can see the light at […]

Why I’m Glad We Chose a 7 Seater SUV over a 5 Seater Sedan

Why I’m Glad We Chose a 7 Seater SUV over a 5 Seater Sedan

This post has been written in collaboration with NRMA When I found out I was pregnant with Phoebe, I knew a new car was on the cards for our family. […]

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How I Use my Shakti Mat to Relieve Tension

A week or so ago, I shared a photo on Facebook of myself standing on my Shakti Mat and it received a bit of interest and questions about the mat. […]

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I’m a Contradiction – Thoughts on Being a Mother and a Plumber

There was a time where I was anti-women getting into trades. I was an end-of-third year apprentice, had just finished my Diploma in Fashion Styling and I was about to […]

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August is Now a Memory, Spring is Going to be Fun

Last night as I was getting dinner ready, the girls were sitting at the kitchen bench, entertaining themselves by watching videos on the iPad. But they weren’t YouTube videos or […]

the last three weeks

The Last Three Weeks

The last three weeks have been incredibly busy for me. Let’s be honest, life is always busy! But whenever school holidays roll around, I always make a to-do list of […]

Phoebe's trolls party

Phoebe’s Trolls Party

We are a little obsessed with Trolls in our house. We listen to the Trolls soundtrack everyday – so much so, Phoebe knows the words to every song. Whenever she […]

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Holidays and Seasons

We’ve made it. We’ve finished the first semester of school and we’re officially on holidays. No more rushing to do two (sometimes three!) drop-offs for the next two weeks. No […]

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All I Want For Mother’s Day

I love Mother’s Day. I love all celebrations through-out the year because they make me pause from my routine. They help me reflect on being grateful for what I have. […]

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We Had to Say Goodbye to Our First Baby – Bentley

The weekend gone has been a difficult one for me and the family. On Monday, which was a public holiday here in QLD, we had to say goodbye to our […]

unicorn toilet roll craft

Unicorn Toilet Roll Craft

If you recycle toilet rolls like I do for craft activities, you will love making this Unicorn Toilet Roll Craft. We go through a few toilet rolls each week. Not […]

easter holidays 2017

And That Was Easter Holidays 2017

And that was Easter holidays 2017. All over red rover for another year. I think cyclone Debbie put a dampener on Easter this year. The last two days of school […]

very bad moments

When Life has Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Moments

When I feel overwhelmed by my family and life in general, I like to watch a movie that reminds me I much prefer my crazy than someone else’s. I love […]

parties make the best childhood memories

Parties Make The Best Childhood Memories

I feel like it’s been ages since I’ve written a post about our family life. We’ve had so many busy – yet fabulous weekends catching up with family and friends. […]

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Australian Animal Cupcakes For Australia Day

If you’re looking for a fun baking activity to do with the kids, that celebrates Australia, these Australian Animal Cupcakes are not only a treat, but A LOT of fun […]

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Six Things You Don’t Want to Hear From Your Kids When in The Pool

Heading to the pool with three kids in tow is no relaxing feat. Gone are the days of taking a book to the pool and lazing back on the lounge […]

40 ways children change your house

40 Ways Your House Will Change Once You Have Kids

Kids. They are amazing creatures whom you love to the moon and back, but they can frustrate the heck out of you. And none of this frustration is EVER put […]

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12 Reasons Why Being a Bad Mum Makes Me a Good Mum

On the weekend I headed to see the movie Bad Moms with a group of school mums who I just love hanging out with and getting to know. Let’s be […]