Paris & London: Easter Hunt with THATMuse (Treasure Hunt at the Museum)

Just sharing something a bit fun for our jet setting families visiting Paris and London this Easter… I recently became aware of THATMuse, which stands for Treasure Hunt at the Museum  and includes the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Paris streets and most recently, the British Museum in London. The company was started in 2012 by an American expat and mum Daisy de Plume who hosts a handful of […]

School holiday fun with my “Boss Babies”

If you’re looking for a fun movie to see with the kids these school holidays put  “The Boss Baby” on your list. This movie was fantastic. Our boys laughed and giggled their way through it and it really is a good one for kids and adults. The only reason I can see for you not […]

CoziGo – for flying with babies and sleeping on the go

One of the biggest concerns parents flying with babies have is how they will survive a long haul flight keeping their baby happy and their sanity in tact. Booking a night flight that is timed to your babies sleep patterns helps, as does requesting the bulkhead seat with bassinet. It’s not always guaranteed that you […]

SHINGLE INN CELEBRATES ‘PANCAKE TUESDAY’ BY RAISING MONEY FOR BRAIN CANCER & WHAT IT MEANS TO US

Over the weekend we got to participate in something pretty special. I took the boys out for morning tea to taste-test the mouthwatering new range of pancakes now available at Australia’s much loved Shingle Inn. The pancakes I have to tell you they were pretty awesome and the boys quite literally gobbled them all up. […]

Tangalooma sampler – our visit to Brisbane’s Island Getaway

It’s not every day that you get to explore an island paradise.  It’s even less likely that on that day you’ll get up close and personal with wild dolphins, find both Nemo and Dory, play island monopoly and be home in time for bedtime.  It is possible however if you take a trip to Tangalooma Island […]

Our family Sand Safari Through Surfers Paradise

As a kid I actually lived for about at year on the Gold Coast.  My parents had a unit smack bang in the middle of Surfers Paradise. We didn’t have a yard but I did have paradise as my playground. This weekend I was fortunate enough to take the boys to my old stomping ground […]

WIN! A Frog Orange Baby Carrier for water babies…

I could be getting old but every now and then I come across a product and think, things are definitely getting easier for new parents.  Before everyone starts throwing used nappies at me, please let me tell you why! Going to the beach, let alone swimming at the beach or pool, when my boys were […]

Ovation of the Seas: Sneaky visit to Brisbane and Sydney launch party highlights

I received news today from the Port of Brisbane that Royal Caribbean Australia’s megaliner Ovation of the Seas is coming for a visit on February 22nd! Now before we get too excited, you won’t be seeing this ship at Portside Wharf. Due to its ginormous size, Ovation will be docking at Fisherman Island’s General Purpose […]

Melbourne from Eureka Skydeck and Edge Experience

Visiting a new city is always fun especially when you have the time to see it from a few different angles. Over the school holidays, I took the boys to Melbourne for a short stay and made a point of including the soaring heights of the Eureka Skydeck and Edge Experience into our itinerary. I think […]

Seafood and Eat it on P&O Cruises Pacific Dawn

Cruise News! I don’t mean to make you hungry but… news from P & O Cruises just came in. The Pacific Dawn’s multi-million dollar refurb is set to include a new Seafood dining experience called Shell and Bones Seafood Grill! Cool name, the boys will love that. I’ve got my eye on Singapore-style crab from […]