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Road Trip! Day 3 – Aireys Inlet – Great Ocean Road – Lorne

We did a grand total of 19kms today – we hit a town we just had to stop at – Lorne, Victoria! We left the Lightkeeper Motel at Aireys Inlet and visited the nearby lighthouse before moving on. Seeing a lighthouse close-up is always fascinating, and this one was a beauty. Stark white, tall and […]

Road trip! Day 2 – Glenrowan & Great Ocean Road…

Phew – what a day! Lots of fun for everyone, lots of driving for me – ah, the joys of being a single parent! We headed off from Wangaratta and straight to McDonalds drive-through to grab some drinks to chase down our hotel brekkie (I think I’m already putting weight on from all the hot breakfasts!), then […]

Road Trip! Day 1 – Dog on the Tucker Box, Gundagai & Wangaratta

Our feet were becoming itchy and the road was a-calling….time for a road-trip! With very loose plans formulating in my head, I pointed the car towards Victoria and set off down the Hume Highway with me (47), my mum (a lady never tells her age), Brooke (9) and Samantha (7) excitedly chatting – and although it’s been […]

Win! 7 family passes to Play School ‘Once Upon a Time’ concert

Do you have a Play School fan in your family? Have we got a competition for you! Kids Promotions in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is bringing everyone’s favourite children’s television show on a national concert tour with a new show for 2015 – ‘Once Upon a Time’. Children can turn the pages of […]

Love That Pet online pet store review

As pet-lovers, we often need an online pet store at one time or another. I use them regularly, particularly for the planned essentials – wormers, spot-on flea treatments – the basic pet needs that all dogs and cats need. But in the past, I’ve found online pet shops frustrating. Late deliveries, bad communication – just this Christmas we found ourselves […]

Jamberoo water theme park – a family review

With the summer school holidays in full swing I decided to cool the family off at Jamberoo Action Park – here is our ride-by-ride family guide! Jamberoo is a family water park, and a great fun way to spend a day! We headed off on our hour or so drive to Jamberoo with sunny skies, but by the time we […]

Win Princess Peppa & Sir George the Brave DVDs! – winners announced!

  Do you have a little Peppa Pig fan in your family? Have we got a competition for you! Peppa is launching some of her favourite episodes on her DVD, Princess Peppa and Sir George the Brave – and it’s royally awesome! The Princess Peppa and Sir George the Brave DVD includes 10 of the most […]

Australian War Memorial Canberra – is it good for kids?

 Today we spend the day at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra… The Australian War Memorial is a majestic museum – a place to remember Australia’s lost soldiers and commemorate their sacrifices in war. Here also is a multitude of rare war artefacts, displays and art works housed in a huge complex of galleries. But is this the kind of museum you’d […]

Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales review

We had a great time at the Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales show today! There’s still time to get your family some of that Disney magic as this amazing production tours Australia… The crowd was abuzz – Disney fans, from the tiniest toddler right up to the biggest kid (okay, us fanatical adults […]

Sky Zone Trampoline Park – not so family-friendly

Today we visited the Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Canberra – but found it more suited to teens than younger children… With the rain coming down in buckets and school holiday boredom fast setting in, I decided to take the kids, Samantha (7), Brooke (9), to try out one of the new Trampoline arenas that are popping up all […]

5 great reasons to visit Hong Kong Disneyland

We continue on our Theme-Park Odyssey…and reveal 5 great reasons why you should visit Hong Kong Disneyland… If you’ve always wanted to take the kids to Disneyland but it’s perhaps been a little out of your reach – either time or money-wise – Hong Kong Disneyland can be a great alternative choice over America – and here’s why…. 1. It’s […]

National Zoo & Aquarium Canberra review

Brooke (9), Samantha (7) and I were lucky enough to be invited to do a Family Tour of the National Zoo & Aquarium Canberra. The zoo’s motto is “A touching experience”, and we were soon to find out why… This quietly brilliant Canberra zoo, located just 10 minutes from Civic on Lady Denman Drive at Weston Creek, features animals from […]