Category Archives: Family activities

Family activities, fun & attractions

Free camping at the Jindera showground NSW – Sydney to Melbourne road trip

Road tripping from Sydney to Melbourne and back (or vice-versa) can be a brilliant family trip experience. But accommodation & fuel can be costly. Here’s a free camping half-way stopover with lots to see – and the campsite won’t cost you a cent! Jindera NSW is a small, historic country town ten minutes drive off […]

3 theatre shows and a movie – Mother’s Day experience gift ideas!

What could be better on Mother’s Day than having an absolutely wonderful time together with your mum? Or at least giving her the tickets to! Here are three amazing theatre shows – plus a movie every mum and daughter (or son!) should see together! My girls and I have been lucky enough to attend and […]

10 reasons why Perisher is the best Australian ski resort for beginners – with videos!

When it comes to learning how to ski or snow board it can be a confusing – and expensive – choice you can’t afford to get wrong! Here’s 10 reasons why you should start your snow sports journey at Perisher Valley in the NSW Snowy Mountains This page contains affiliate links. If you book a […]

5 last-minute Sydney April school holiday ideas

Take a look as these awesomely fun April school holiday ideas that will have you and the kids screaming “Best holidays eveaaaa!” This page may contain affiliate links. If you book through one of them, I will receive a commission (at no additional cost to you). Thank you for your support! 1 – Last call! […]

April School Holiday Movie Guide for parents | Movie reviews 2022

The new must-see movies line up for the April school holidays – here’s how they rate, including a kid’s age guide and a parent star rating – because we mums & dads want to be entertained too! School Holiday movies can be a bit of a mine field to choose from. All preschoolers, kids and […]

Biggest Triceratops dinosaur skeleton in the world now at Melbourne Museum!

The Melbourne Museum has a new exhibition that is simply epic in proportion of both size and importance – the world’s biggest Triceratops dinosaur skeleton! Hold onto your hats dinosaur-lovers – there’s a new BIG kid in town! Triceratops Horridus is Melbourne Museum’s brand new – yet prehistoric – exhibition, and he’s unlike anything your […]

Brickman Jurassic World LEGO Sydney Premiere at the Australian Museum

The Sydney Jurassic World exhibition Opening Night was an exciting affair of Influencer families, VIPs and The Brickman himself who gave a personal exhibition tour!  Sydney mums, dads and LEGO enthusiasts big and small – did you know that Jurassic Park has arrived in Sydney? Jurassic World by Brickman has moved from Melbourne, and is […]

Brickman Jurassic World LEGO Melbourne exhibition review

The Melbourne Jurassic World exhibition is a great attraction to take the family to – but hurry, it closes soon! Find out more and watch our full tour video here. Melbourne mums and dads – did you know that Jurassic Park exists right under your very nose in the Melbourne CBD?! Jurassic World by Brickman […]

Jurassic Creatures dinosaur show review – watch the full video tour!

The new Jurassic Creatures show is a great attraction to take the family to – find out more and watch our full tour video! The latest travelling family show to come to Canberra We were so excited to be invited to visit Canberra’s fun new attraction Jurassic Creatures – but then the Pandemic hit and […]

Canberra LEGO Store review – we got a sneak peek – watch the full video tour!

The new Canberra LEGO® Certified Store grand opening is today – we were very lucky to be given a sneak peek at this exciting new bricktastic LEGO® store and even did a full video tour for you! Canberra’s FIRST LEGO® Certified Store is now open at the Canberra Centre! We were so excited to be invited […]

Easiest ever Halloween ghost & grave cupcakes – step by step guide – inc. gluten free version

Have some fun with the kids this Halloween and make some super-spooky packet mix based cup cakes so easy a child can make them! Halloween cup cakes even the kids can make? Sometimes, you just can’t make things from scratch. We parents and Carer’s can get pretty time-poor, and so we need quick solutions! Last […]

National Arboretum Canberra – a cafe, picnics, dog walking & mountain biking

The National Arboretum Canberra is a beautiful place for tourists and Canberrans (Ken Behrens!) to lunch or coffee, picnic, stroll through the gardens, walk the dog and mountain bike in! The National Arboretum Canberra is a fantastic resource for Canberrans and tourists. Its beautiful landscaping, trees, lawns, gardens, wildlife and sweeping views all make this […]