We finished our playroom with the help of Gumtree!

finished our playroom with the help of Gumtree

‘We finished our playroom with the help of Gumtree’ is in collaboration with Gumtree.  Do you ever buy things from Gumtree? Mr Wallace has an addiction to Gumtree. I’ll admit I was dubious about buying second hand things, but he’s converted me. People sell amazing stuff on Gumtree, for a fraction of the price you’dRead more

Everyone loves flowers!

petal post because everyone loves flowers

Everyone loves flowers, especially when they are an unexpected treat! Zoe, a savvy business mum, asked if she could send me some flowers. How could I say no?!? Zoe runs a unique and innovative flower business, called Petal Post. About Petal Post Basically, Petal Post source flowers direct from the growers and the Sydney Flower MarketRead more

When life gives you grapefruit…

when life gives you grapefruit

*This post is sponsored by Finish When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. But what happens when life gives you grapefruit, in abundance? Well, these days, you resort to social media for inspiration! My lovely readers suggested biscuits, marmalade, salads, grapefruit and gin cocktails, grapefruit yoghurt cake and grapefruit sorbet. Now grapefruit sorbet ought toRead more

Too Busy Sleeping – Book Review

Too Busy Sleeping, Zanni Louise and Anna Pignataro (Little Hare Books, 2015) Too Busy Sleeping is an honest and gentle portrayal of introducing an older child to their newborn sibling. The story unfolds with big sister Eleanor longing to play with her newborn baby brother Reuben. But Reuben is always too busy sleeping. As a familyRead 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