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Real Christmas Trees

Last year we were gifted a gorgeous real Christmas tree from The Christmas Tree Truck. Our family prefers real Christmas trees, but in the past we had to go and buy one from the shops, or drive out to a Christmas tree farm and cut down our own tree. While it is fun to cut our own tree, it is … [Read More...]


How to feel Vibrant, Confident and Energised, even when you have no time!

My lovely friend Lauren Parsons is guest posting for us today. Our girls were in the same class last year, but Lauren returned to New Zealand at the end of last year :( She has some great tips to … [Read More...]

Renovation Dreaming…

View image | This post is brought to you by Thomsons Outdoor Pine.  Our house is only nine months old but we are already starting to think about the things we would like to do to … [Read More...]

Cool Camps for Kids

This post was brought to you by Crusaders It is school holidays here in Canberra, so we are are doing the "who is going to look after the kids" juggle. At least I only work a couple of days a week, I … [Read More...]


Guilt, Guilt, All the Guilt

I have been feeling the guilt lately. I have had Mummy Guilt, Study Guilt, Blogger Guilt, and Friend Guilt. I have felt guilty about not being a good enough wife, or being  Minster's wife (yes they … [Read More...]


Gro-Clock Review and Giveaway!!

This giveaway is now closed -Congratulations to Jen Hewitt!! We live in Canberra, so the first signs of spring are particularly exciting. As the days start to thaw out and the cherry blossoms start … [Read More...]

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Awkward Childhood Photo Recreations

I absolutely love seeing those viral articles where grown men and women recreate their awkward childhood photos. If you have never seen this done (where have you been?) here is a link to see what I … [Read More...]


The Importance of having a will

  This post is brought to you by A few years ago we decided the time had come to create a will for our family. We had always thought that it wasn’t worth getting a will … [Read More...]

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Father’s Day Gifts for hard-to-buy-for Dads

This post was brought to you by Pitchi  When it comes to Father’s Day I think I have the hardest Dad to buy a present for. Apart from pretty much having everything he needs or wants, he also has been … [Read More...]


Avoiding the Post Holiday Blues

Have you ever come home from a holiday and felt as though you never went away? When I plan a holiday, I always imagine that when I come back I will be super relaxed and float back into my normal … [Read More...]


A place to call home

This post was written in collaboration with We moved into our own home in February this year after renting for almost my entire life. We were happy renting and didn’t really have any … [Read More...]