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Back to School! How were the holidays……really?

The first Monday back to school after the holidays has come and gone and I’m reflecting a little on what we did, and didn’t do over the past two weeks. Nix was sick for 10 days prior to the holidays so we were all out of whack after that and to be honest, the constant rain of the first week …

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Me and #MeTime

After a gorgeous, wonderful, fabulous, first-time-I’ve-ever-had-a-girls-trip, trip to Melbourne, I’ve been thinking a lot about this ‘me time’ business, as after four days without kids in tow, my cup was certainly running over with Me-time. But what I’ve discovered is that ‘me time’ for one Mum is certainly not a one size fits all experience.  Time out from your daily routine, …

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School Holiday Must-see – The BFG + Take Home Talking Points

As a child I was a reader of epic proportions, one of those kids that parents and teachers love as I always had a book in my hand, never, EVER leaving home without one!  We all have our favourite authors and genres but I’m fairly certain that beloved author Roald Dahl is the undisputed KING of children’s fiction, invoking and …

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Mother’s Day Gift Inspo – Win The Dressmaker on DVD

Ok guys, here’s a Mother’s Day idea all done and dusted for you; 1 x copy of The Dressmaker 1 x pretty gift bag or gift box A couple of treats for Mum to enjoy and pamper herself with while she watches this fabulous movie; think lush handcream, scrummy tea, her fave lipstick and something sweet. Dave and I sat …

Watch | Partying in Rio: A Tilt-Shift Carnival Film

Take 5 minutes and 47 seconds and watch this beautiful film composed entirely of stills.  Over 160,000 of them in fact.  Some people must just ooze so much talent that they leave a slimy trail behind them don’t you think? Partying in Rio: A Tilt-Shift Carnival Film by Film director and musician Jarbas Agnelli and photographer and filmmaker, Keith Loutit …

School Holidays #1 – How to Train Your Dragon

Ethan doesn’t often want to go to the movies, he has ten trillion better things to do but he wanted to see this movie.  Dave was away for the day on a fishing charter and I was the pre-req first trimester exhausted so a movie sounded just fine.  We met some friends at the mall and only then did I …

The Candaru Su Song

A Dave and Ethan Original.  An informative ditty detailing the perils of swimming in the Amazon without a protective cup. Follow