School holidays are hard right? But often they are not as annoying as making another. school. lunch. It's a necessary evil though, I am afraid, so we may as well make the most of it and enjoy the parts of it that we can! For me, this means lovely, easy to clean lunchboxes and fast … Continue reading Smashing Out Back to School Lunches
The Mornington Peninsula seems to inspire the most beautiful products. Whether it's the beachy landscape, relaxed lifestyle or our connection with marine life and the National Park, when people create on the Peninsula, it is often with a mindfulness of our natural surroundings. And it is no different when it comes to newly launched business, … Continue reading A Little Bird Told Me….Review of New Peninsula Business: The White Pigeon Said.
There's something about a clean and tidy desk that makes me feel a million times more productive than usual. And nothing makes sorting out my home office more inspiring than a brand new range of stationary! This gorgeous Neo Galaxy range will be available in Big W stores from 15th of July 2018. I was … Continue reading Out of This World Stationary
Winter is here! I kind love winter because jumpers, fireplaces, doonas and hairy legs but I also kind hate it because no swimming, cold feet, dark and hairy legs. BUT, there are some truly excellent offerings on the Mornington Peninsula that I MAY even shave my legs for so get excited people as I bring … Continue reading Winter wonderfuls on the Mornington Peninsula (plus a few further afield)
A few weeks into the school term and it has already happened. The HEAD LICE ARE BACK alert has been delivered into the inbox of each and every parent at my daughter’s school. Cue 700 kids scratching their heads and twice as many parents feeling something creepy and crawly up the back of their own … Continue reading Surviving Head Lice: How to Prevent Them and What to do When Your Child Gets Them
The Frankston Waterfront Festival is being held on Frankston Foreshore over the weekend of the 10th and 11th of Feb. We have been madly rehearsing for a special surprise during the event-a flash mob! I've been wanting to be in a flashmob since that Fat Boy Slim filmclip back in the 90's. There's something thrilling … Continue reading Flash Mob Alert!
Found Emily's New Year's Resolution list today: Up my efforts in smearing banana on the pram. Mum loves how it looks like bird poo and makes people in Safeway judge her. In 2017 I only went to the hospital once or twice. Increase this to at least once a month. Ideas: Fall off kitchen table … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions of a One Year Old
Staying home for the school holidays? Me too! I actually love spending time at home and Insta-Bae is all about renovating our home while he has time off from renovating other people's homes. (He's currently noisily building a pantry while the baby naps and I am trying not to complain.) No packing, flights, currency conversion … Continue reading The Life Changing Magic of Stay-cationing
There are two types of people in this world: The ones who have been doing their Christmas shopping all year, paying off lay-bys and ticking off lists, fresh tree in the corner with colour coordinated decorations and a personalised picture book at the ready for Christmas Eve. Then there's people like me. I still don't … Continue reading How To: Shop Small in a Big Centre for Christmas.
If there's one thing I dread more than school holidays, readers, hair brushing and finding matching socks it's thinking of something to cook for dinner EVERY.SINGLE.NIGHT. I resent meal planning and laugh in the face of shopping lists. I know some people who cook a different meal for each child each night and they don't … Continue reading Cheat’s Guide to Good Family Food (without the stress & supermarket dashes).