Jacka Park in Freshwater

Jack Park Playground in Freshwater  I’ve driven past Jacka Park a hundred thousand times. I’ve driven past slowly, round and round the block examining it but never tempted taking the kids because I saw that there wasn’t a fence. On one of these circuits my kids saw the park and I was sunk – the […]

A guide to picnics in Sydney - how about a picnic at Little Manly Point

Little Manly Point – Perfect for a Picnic

Little Manly Point Picnic  We’ve spent a lot of time in the Little Manly Point area but generally to go to the beach.  On this particular day, we’d been for a walk around North Head, doing the Fairfax walk and needed somewhere to sit down to enjoy our picnic. Even on its own, a picnic […]

Lowan Toy Story Oats – a breakfast game changer 

Lowan Toy Story Oats  My kids absolutely LOVE Lowan Toy Story Oats. Absolutely love it.   The whole grain Strawberry Oats is proudly presented in a bright purple Buzz Lightyear Box. The whole grain Honey Oats comes in a happy yellow Woody Box. With each box containing 8 sachets.        It’s tasty, healthy […]

Movies for Kids: Storks

Storks – The animated movie

Storks   What a gorgeous family movie. I’m not the biggest fan of animated movies because there are generally awfully scary scenes or they just miss the mark but I just loved this movie.   I don’t know if Storks can be classified a “kids movie” but it is definitely a family movie. It leaves […]

Sydney Coastal Walks with Kids - The Fairfax Walk in North Head

The Fairfax Walk, North Head Manly

Fairfax Walk on North Head, Manly – Get the Kids out the house in winter   Isn’t it great to live in a City where we can still spend time outdoors even though its winter. I am constantly surprised by how warm it can be in Sydney in Winter. It is magic!   This winter […]

Meal Planning Week 5 and 6

Meal Planning Week 5 and 6 Meal Planning Week 5 was an absolute disaster. An absolute disaster!!      It was such a disaster that I didn’t even get to recap on how week 4 went. I’ll get to all the problems later on in the post.      If you’ve enjoyed this post please […]

Maintaining Your Clothes: Tips and Tricks to keep your clothes looking new

Maintaining your clothes – how to keep your clothes looking new I don’t know what it is that is so frustrating about damaging a great article of clothing but it really gets to me. It drives me nuts when something I love wearing changes colour or gets shrunk.  Great articles of clothing don’t come cheap […]

Meal Planning for Beginners - Meal Planning Week 4, step by step guide and meal ideas

Meal Planning Week 4

Meal Planning Week 4 Meal Planning Week 4 is hopefully a bit better than Meal Planning Week 3. I can’t believe I’ve already been through three weeks of Meal Planning. I thought I wouldn’t keep at it but I have and I’m so happy.    Week 3 was not ideal. I’ll deal with how week […]

paddington bear movies

Paddington Bear Movie (2014) – A mom’s review

The Paddington Bear Movie  The Paddington Bear Movie of 2014 is a interesting take on the story of Paddington, originally written  by Michael Bond. It’s not the same as any of the books but has retained all the characters and stays true to Paddington’s story. If you’ve enjoyed this post please share it! Sharing makes […]