A Christmas Eve Box is a box filled with things for the kids to do or wear in anticipation of Christmas or for Christmas Day. In my mind a Christmas Box is about setting the scene for Christmas.

Creating a Christmas Eve Box for the Kids

Creating a Christmas Eve Box for the Kids If you know me, you’ll know that I just love Christmas. It is such a special time filled with awesome memories of when I was growing up but also because its a time when I get to make memories for my kids. Last year I wrote about […]

The Gingerbread House in Katoomba – a treat for the kids

The Gingerbread House in Katoomba The Gingerbread House in Katoomba is a cool little spot to take the kids for a treat if you’re in the Bluemountains. I would recommend going there for a full meal but for a quick visit it’s awesome. If you’ve enjoyed this post please share it! Sharing makes my day!

Creating special Easter Traditions for your Family

Creating Easter Traditions for your Family   Creating Easter Traditions that we enjoy every year is important to me. Easter is one of the main holidays in our family. Next to Christmas Easter is the most special to us from a religious and a family perspective.   Easter in my childhood As a child Easter […]

The Great Centennial Park Easter Egg Hunt 

The Great CP Easter Egg Hunt 2016 We ventured to Centennial Parklands last year (2016) for it’s Great Egg Hunt. It wasn’t really what I expected by enjoyable nonetheless. I think its one of those things you have to do at least once in your life if you lice in Sydney.   Where is the […]

STEP 2: HOW TO CHOOSE A VENUE

Venue choosing is hard work How do you choose a venue. Where do you have a children’s party? Where do you have any type of party for that matter.   Do you have it at your home where you don’t have to pay for a venue but you do have to do the cleaning up […]

STEP 1: ITS ALL IN THE INVITE

The invite is where you start.   No, not by sending out the invite – that’s still a long way to come. Maybe if you’re lucky you’ll be able to do it by the end of this post. If not you’ll at least be able to send out Save the Dates, yes Save the Dates […]

40 GIFTS IDEAS FOR GIFTS FOR THE MEN IN YOUR LIFE

40 GIFTS FOR MEN  Men are so difficult to buy for. Probably because they never tell you what they want. They may make suggestions but those are always ridiculous. Here is a guide of gifts for men that you may not have thought of yourself.   These gifts are not completely wacky but they are […]

7 gifts for coffee lovers 

7 Great Gifts for Coffee Lovers Coffee Lovers There are so many gorgeous coffee cups on offer but a true coffee lover would have very specific ideas on what makes a perfect coffee cup and they probably have a few so rather check out these options…   1. A unique bag of beans A tasteful […]

Creating Christmas Traditions – 18 ideas to get the ball rolling 

Creating Christmas Traditions  Our family Over the years my mom and dad created a set of traditions that we would follow without fail. Every year Christmas Day would be the same. I just loved it and I still do. I’ve also tried to maintain these Christmas traditions with my own kids.   The Commercial Reality […]

Flying long distance with 2 kids Part I: The fear 

Flying Long Distance with 2 kids Part 1: The Fear The fear is real The fear is real. I am in complete denial. When people ask me if I’m excited to go back to South Africa I go quiet. My eyes get the look bunnies get before a 2 year old picks them up for […]