Category Archives: For the Kids

Keep the kids busy this winter with some classic fun!

Homemade Play Doh 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup salt 1/2 cup water 1/2 tablespoon oil 1/2 tsp cream of tartar a few drops of food colouring Mix all but the last ingredient in a small saucepan. Cook over a very … Continue reading

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Crazy fun things to do with your toddler this winter

It might still technically still be Autumn here in Melbourne but when the weather man announces it’s going to reach a top of 11 deg C and there will be snow on the mountains you can be sure Winter is … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Easter Activities for Kids

Camping over Easter was my family’s tradition growing up.  This year I know a lot of families doing the same thing we use to. Considering so many people are giving up the comforts of home the forecast isn’t looking all … Continue reading

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Free fun things to do this Autumn

Today marks the end of Summer and the start of Autumn in Australia. I know its always sad to see those long warm summer days come to an end, but remember Autumn has some charm all of its own.   … Continue reading

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Back to School Study Tips – how to be more productive in 2015

Nothing is quite like starting a new school year. While the kids might be worried or excited about new friends and new teachers, mums end up stuck with the tasks of keeping organised, and creating solid routines. Today I have … Continue reading

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Tips for surviving a family day at the beach

Most of the year the beach is a serene and peaceful place. But when summer hits and its time to take the kids for a beach time holiday it becomes a full-blown, all day, Olympic event in stamina, patience, and … Continue reading

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Holiday activities for kids (summer edition)

Summer is the best time to get outside and enjoying this warm weather. Here are some ideas of activities you can get up to with the kids this summer:   Float paper boats in puddles Ride bikes Pick flowers from … Continue reading

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Gift ideas, budgeting tips, and tricks for shopping this silly season

Want to know how to Shop Like a Pro this Christmas? The first thing you need to know about being a pro shopper is that they never head out without a list, a budget, and a plan. Your list needs … Continue reading

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Fast and Easy Spring Cleaning? Bring it on!

Spring Cleaning and Organising Challenge It’s back! Brick Road Creative Studios spring cleaning and organising challenge. If you have wanted to tackle your spring cleaning in an easy way, this free e-course is for you! Throughout the year we all get … Continue reading

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Time savers for busy Mums

I caught up with a close friend of mine recently we have known each other for more than 15 years. Since first meeting we have gone through teen years of movies, shopping, school camps, and drama, to living in different … Continue reading

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