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 […]

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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 […]

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Meal Planning Week 2

Meal Planning Week 2 Meal Planning Week 2 better go a whole lot better than week one!   I’m sharing my meal plan adventure – wins and fails with you so that I can hold myself accountable. The blog isn’t really about this type of stuff but I need to try my best to get […]

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Helpful links and information if you’re moving to Sydney

Helpful links if you’re moving to Sydney Moving to Sydney or Australia or interested in getting a feel for what its like… Moving to Sydney or Australia, interested in making the move, just thinking about the move? Here is some information and a list of links that will help give you an introduction to Australian […]

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Amazon Coupons from Groupon Coupons

Amazon Coupons from Groupon  I love shopping. I am excellent at shopping. Always have been. My husband says I have an inbuilt map of every shopping mall in the world in my brain. Naturally this love of shopping translates to online shopping too.   Now my shopping is generally confined to the wardrobe and lifestyle […]

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The New Hallstrom Park Playground in Willoughby

The New and Much Improved Hallstrom Park Playground and Cycleway, Willoughby Hallstrom Park in Willoughby is fantastic The New Hallstrom Park Playground has three draw cards, a playground, pram friendly walking areas and the bike path.   Since I wrote my first post on Hallstrom Park the playground has undergone a major renovation and it’s […]