Wheeler Park Playground, Narrabeen Lakes, Narrabeen

Wheeler Park Playground Wheeler Park is a little playground, fully enclosed and shade overlooking the Narrabeen Lakes. I wouldn’t aim to visit this playground purely for the playground but would rather incorporate it into a visit to Narrabeen Lakes.   Where is Wheeler Park Playground Wheeler Park Playground doesn’t really have an address which is weird […]

Explorer’s Playgroup, North Sydney

Explorers Playgroup – The North Sydney Playgroup    The “North Sydney Playgroup” The littelest and I headed off to the North Sydney Playgroup to discover what fun could be had. We found the answer to be lots! When I showed her brother the photos he demanded we show him this ‘new fun place’.   Where […]

Willow Park, Hornsby 

Willow Park Playground I have driven past this Willow Park Playground hundreds of times and always seen it filled with carers chasing after their children. As it is completely enclosed by a fence I couldn’t really see what the park was like so I decided to check it out for myself.   One warm winter […]

The Tree House, Cromer

THE TREE HOUSE INDOOR PLAY-CENTRE  The Tree House is great for younger, pre-school kids. There is one large play structure, a jumping castle and a smaller enclosed area for toddlers. The space isn’t big but it has everything you need for a morning of afternoon activity.   If you’re in Dee Why or Cromer on […]

ChooChoo Express at Royal Botanic Garden

The ChooChoo Express  We love the Royal Botanic Gardens and the best way to see it when you have little kids in tow is to hop on the ChooChoo Express. You can also hop on if the thought of walking the 75 acres is too much.   We have taken many an overseas visitor to see the […]

10 great presents for 2 year old girls

10 great gifts for 2 year old girls

10 Great Gifts for 2 Year Olds Great gifts are hard to come by. There are so many things on the market that it gets distracting. You land up doubting everything you think would be good or maybe great even. Here is a gift guide based on what my 2 year old received for Christmas […]

Step 5: Shopping for your Party

THE SHOPPING – WHAT TO BUY AND WHEN    PRIOR TO SHOPPING Shopping for your party is the final step in the Ultimate Party Planning Guide.   Now that you have worked out: All the details Where to hold your party Which decorations to buy How to cater   You need to get to the […]

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STEP 4: CATERING FOR YOUR PARTY

CATERING – WHERE DO YOU EVEN START Catering for your party can be quite daunting, if you don’t know where to start. It really is quite easy though if you approach it step by step.   My biggest problem here is that I always always over-cater and then send everyone home with left overs. I […]

joburg with kids

120 things to do with kids in Johannesburg and surrounds (Part 1)

JOHANNESBURG WITH CHILDREN  Visiting Joburg  If you’re in Johannesburg with children and looking for suitable places to visit below is a list of 60 places to visit. This is the first half of the 120 strong list. There are restaurants listed, activities and a places that combine both. This list is based purely on suggestions […]

Seeds and Co, Terry Hills

Seeds and Co  – A Nursery Cafe in Terry Hills Terry Hills Nursery Cafe Scene Seeds and Co had been on my must-see list for ages!   There are few nurseries in Terry Hills on the Upper North Shore that have great cafes. Two of them, that I know of, have playground areas for kids […]