Three things to do in Townsville with kids

things to do in Townsville with kids

The Wallace Folk recently went on an adventure to Townsville. Why Townsville? Mr Wallace had a work trip which was then cancelled. Our flights were booked and my dearest friend now lives in Townsville so we decided to go anyway. It might not be the most obvious tourist destination, but there are plenty of thingsRead more

Fishing at The Basin with kids!

Fishing at the Basin

The big boys got ‘fishing ropes’  for their birthdays and were hanging out to go fishing. We took advantage of the long weekend and headed off to Avalon. While there we hired a boat at Palm Beach and went fishing at the Basin. The Basin is gorgeous, tucked away in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park and accessibleRead more

Picnic at Barangaroo Reserve

picnic at barangaroo reserve

Need a change of scene? Try a picnic at Barangaroo Reserve! It’s a spectacular transformation of one of Sydney’s oldest industrial sites. Recently opened, Barangaroo provides an amazing vantage point for Sydney Harbour. There’s lots of open space for kids, flat paths for strolling (very pram friendly) and has the benefit of gorgeous water viewsRead more

A travelling husband is not all bad

10 reasons a travelling husband is not all bad

Recently I’ve been wondering if Mr Wallace has swapped his office job for a role as a travelling salesman. He’s been jetting around the country for work, leaving me to kid wrangle. I bitch and moan about it, partly because it’s hard work when he’s away but mostly because I am jealous. How amazing wouldRead more

Competition: Win a house clean and do what makes you happy!

do more of what makes you happy - competition

This competition is now closed. Wow, what an amazing response, choosing a winner was tricky! I loved every entry, they all made me smile and nod in agreement. Huge congratulations to Julie Jones, the competition winner, based on her sweet little poem – Like Cinderella I toil away, wishing I had more time to play.Read more

Meeting Wallace – Our auction day story

Our auction day story - Life on Wallace

Amazingly it’s been a little over a year since the auction day for our humble house on Wallace. Ever bought a house at auction 15 minutes after you’ve seen it? When 37 weeks pregnant? Of course not, that’s crazy right? Despite being two rational people, that’s exactly what Mr Wallace and I did! I’ve taken longer buying a pairRead more

Get Chucked Challenge – day 30 update

30 day get chucked challenge 30 day update

I know you’ve been anxiously awaiting this post. The 30 day get chucked challenge is over! Did I successfully reach the target of chucking 465 possessions in 30 days? Yes, indeed. It wasn’t nearly as challenging as I’d imagined. There was a stumble at about day 25 due to a revolving door of germs resultingRead more