Mermaid Tail Blankets Giveaway!

We have a super-cosy product review and giveaway for you! What’s better than a cosy blankie to ward off those approaching winter chills when you are watching TV or reading a book, snuggled up on the couch? Why, it’s a Mermaid Tail blankie of course! These luxurious heavy-knit rugs are just perfect to cuddle beneath! My kids absolutely […]

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Interview with Olaf – Frozen joins Disney On Ice!

Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival  Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven and Olaf the snowman are headed to Sydney for the FIRST TIME EVER with Disney On Ice! They will joined by Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy, as well as Belle, Ariel, Rapunzel, Flynn and more! Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice […]

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School holiday ideas – Questacon Science Museum Spiders Exhibition

If you are Arachnophobic like me, your first instinct may be to give the Spiders exhibition at Questacon a wide berth – but don’t worry – they won’t bite! The whole family is going to love this fascinating, hands-on exploration into the the Spider world! One of our favourite family museums to visit has to be Questacon, […]

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School holiday ideas – take the kids for a spin on the Melbourne Star

Are you running out of school holiday ideas for things to do with the kids? If you’re in Melbourne, why not give the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel a whirl? Here’s our family review of the Melbourne Star…  During a recent trip to Melbourne we found ourselves with a spare afternoon on our hands, so we decided to catch a tram […]

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School holiday ideas – Old Melbourne Gaol – a family review!

With school-holiday-boredom looming after Christmas and New Years, we parents need to find some fun activities for the family to do together – fast! In our Old Melbourne Gaol review, we’ll show you what’s fun – and what to avoid with young kids! It’s time to find some easy school-holiday outings to entertain the whole family. The Old Melbourne Gaol has long been a […]

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5 reasons why Hong Kong Ocean Park is better than Disneyland

We continue on our Theme-Park Odyssey…and give you 5 good reasons to choose Ocean Park over Hong Kong Disneyland! If you’re holidaying in Hong Kong and think that Hong Kong Disney is the only family fun park worth visiting, you couldn’t be more wrong! Hong Kong Ocean Park is one of the most astounding family theme […]

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Where can I hold a koala? Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary!

If you are going to the Gold Coast, don’t forget to visit this classic Aussie wildlife park – Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! We had just headed off in our hire car from Coolangatta Gold Coast Airport at the start of our holiday, when we saw the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Luckily our morning was free, and we just […]

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5 free, fun Christmassy things to do in Melbourne with kids!

We set out on a quest to find some Christmas fun in Melbourne – and found that there are some magical family Christmas experiences that you shouldn’t miss – and don’t cost a cent! Melbourne is the perfect place to be in at Christmas-time. Now that the kids are on school holidays, it’s time to head into the city to experience some […]

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Hilton Melbourne South Wharf Hotel Family Review

If you’re visiting Melbourne and looking for a luxury hotel that is also family-friendly, we’ve found a great one – the Hilton South Wharf Hotel… We’ve just visited Melbourne, sampling the local cuisine and checking out some great family attractions. Our accommodation of choice for this trip was the Hilton Melbourne South Wharf Hotel – located right in the […]

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3 slightly unusual family restaurants in Surfers Paradise

We visited several restaurants during our holiday in Surfers Paradise recently, but three of them really stood-out for both adult and kids – here are our top 3 Surfers Paradise family restaurants that you might not normally think of! McDonalds Family Restaurant Breakfast – Maccas – location-location-location! Looking straight across the road at the iconic Surfers Paradise […]

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Wagga Wagga Best Western Plus family review

If you’re heading out to Wagga Wagga for business, an event, holiday, or just passing through on a NSW road journey, we have a great hotel choice for you – Best Western Plus Charles Sturt Suites & Apartments… We had the pleasure of staying at the 4-star Best Western Plus Charles Sturt Suites & Apartments this […]

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Win 1 of 5 ABC Kids new release DVD prize packs!

  Win the newest DVD releases from ABC KIDS! Celebrate with ABC KIDS as they welcome their newest releases to DVD including Bing: Storytime DVD, Mister Maker: Comes to Town DVD and Giggle & Hoot: Giggle Fangs and Hootabulous Favourites DVD. All these great titles are available from ABC Shops and centres from September 2. I’m excited to […]

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