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7 Must-Have Wonder Woman Christmas Gift Ideas

The hottest super hero this season is Wonder Woman and I'm delighted the comic world is finally celebrating a strong female character. We're all about 'girls can do anything' in our household. In fact we're also all about 'boys can do anything' - … [Read More...]

It Could Have Been So Much Worse…..

I always get teary this time of year, not sure whether it's just exhaustion from another hectic year or that I'm just a big cry baby. Probably the … [Read More...]

My First Logbook is THE best gift for kids who fly (or have it all)

If you're scratching your head for a gift idea for a child/baby that isn't a soft toy - then why not get them 'My First Logbook'. This is a nifty … [Read More...]

In Honour Of My Dad Who Turns 70 Today!

Today my incredible dad turns 70, and because I can't be with him (he's overseas with mum) I thought I'd write a special post in his honour. My dad is someone who has devoted his ENTIRE life to making other people happy. He's worked hard to raise … [Read More...]

Surly School Kids Make Toddler Tantrums Look Like Dancing Unicorns!

Despite having a butt tonne of work I need to get done, I can't seem to get started because of the super crappy start to my day. I'm thinking if I get it off my chest then I'll be able to start the boring job I have to do today, a job that I had … [Read More...]

On Wearing Spiffy DC Comics Characters This Halloween

My blog started out as a light-hearted place where you could have a laugh at my expense, and today I'm going to deliver. Well maybe you'll cringe rather than laugh. But nonetheless I am sharing a photo of myself that the kids LOVE and I, well, … [Read More...]

A Baby In The House Has Caused An Emotional Stir

A storm is about to roll in, the cat is asleep on the kitchen table beside me and in my office my precious 7-month-old niece is sleeping. And it's been an overwhelming experience. Not in the way you think. The jump from 3 to 4 kids isn't that big. … [Read More...]

On Having Lippy Kids

My kids are really hating on me right now, not for anything in particular, just because I'm a killjoy who won't let them rule the roost. What they don't realise is that it's not a popularity contest and they can hate me all they like. I don't care … [Read More...]

Movie World’s New DC Rivals HyperCoaster Packs A Punch!

Hurtling through the Gold Coast skies at 115kp/h in the dark on a roller coaster is not many people's idea of a good time - BUT IT'S MINE! Last week I was invited* to the evening launch of Movie World's DC Rivals HyperCoaster and what a ride … [Read More...]

Oscar The Orangutan: An Ethical & Allergy-Friendly Chocolate + GIVEAWAY

When it comes to sweet treats it’s usually my hubby who dishes them out. I’d love to but we have a thing going on in our house where I have to be healthy cop and he’s treat cop. But I think I’ve just discovered a way I can be healthy cop and still … [Read More...]

How To Get Your Child To Take A Blood Test – Without Losing An Eye

I try my hardest not to be a helpful blogger, because nobody likes a smarty pants. Also, that job has already been filled by countless others. However, as I grow and get duller by the day I realise that I do have some helpful tidbits of info … [Read More...]

13 Funny Truths About Your Fitness Band

As I reached to grab a piece of fluff stuck under the door of the loo, my fitness band flashed in all its glory! WELL DONE, it said (flashed) then it was followed by the numerals 10,000. And how did I finally get to reach utopia that day? … [Read More...]

Home Alone – For The First Time In A Decade

Not even kidding, for the past 24 hours not one person has asked something of me. Well that's not quite accurate, yesterday afternoon my masseuse asked if the pressure was okay. Not even kidding about the masseuse either! #treatedmyself Do you … [Read More...]