• Golden Ridge Animal Farm #Sydney via

    Golden Ridge Animal Farm: Best Animal Experiences in Sydney

    We’ve raised Cheese thus far as quite the city kid. She, like our whole family, loves animals and we try to get her out to experience the bush and country life where we can. We had the opportunity recently to enjoy a day trip to Dural for a birthday party at Golden Ridge Animal Farm. Golden […] Read more…

  • Barbie High Tea at The Langham Hotel #Sydney #Barbie via

    Barbie Princess Power High Tea at The Langham Hotel Sydney

    I was a Barbie kid myself, so it’s been an enjoyable case of history repeating to see my own preschooler getting out my old Barbie dolls and playing with them at the same age that I did. Barbie and I experienced so many adventures during our time together, and I love watching Cheese take the […] Read more…


  • Career Change: How I Became A Freelance Writer

    Making a Career Change: How I Became a Freelance Writer

    Like many women I know, after having a baby I wanted to change my career direction. In my pre-baby life I worked at Google Australia in publisher management and digital marketing. It was a wonderful place to work and I learned a great deal about online marketing. In late 2010, my husband, Alec, was offered […] Read more…

  • Where I work via

    Where I Work (AKA How I Manage Being A WFHM)

    I see a lot of beautiful blog posts from travel bloggers (I’m looking at you here, Girl Tweets World!) who work from exotic locations on a regular basis. I thought today I would share a bit about where I generally work as it’s a lot less, um, fancy and relaxing. Here is an example of […] Read more…


  • 30 Reasons Why we Love Nap Time via

    30 Reasons We Love Nap Time

    Naps are the BEST. Seriously, there is nothing better than a happily napping child. Who knew that you could accomplish so much in such a short period? The benefits of naps are almost endless. My favourites include:   You can check your email. You can update your Facebook. You can make breakfast/lunch/dinner. You can catch […] Read more…

  • #Easter Sunday & Easter Egg Hunt #easteregghunt via

    Easter Sunday + Easter Egg Hunt 2015

    Ahhh it’s Easter Sunday, one of the best days of the year. I managed to turn it into a week-long chocolate fest this year by eating a chocolate bunny a day. There is something about Easter chocolate – it just tastes BETTER than regular chocolate, even if it’s a plain milk chocolate bunny by Cadbury. […] Read more…


  • Gingerbread House: #KidFriendly Cafes #Katoomba #BlueMountains #Sydney via

    The Gingerbread House: Kid-Friendly Cafes, Katoomba, Blue Mountains

    On our recent Blue Mountains drive we stopped off at The Gingerbread House for afternoon tea after several recommendations from friends. It’s the sweetest cafe, housed in a beautifully restored 100-year-old church. As you can guess from the name, The Gingerbread House is all about sweet things – milkshakes, Serendipty ice-cream, cakes, cookies & gingerbread. They […] Read more…

  • Parenting Around The World: Singapore via

    Parenting Around The World: Beverly Burgess In Singapore

    The installment of parenting abroad is brought to you by Beverly Burgess, a blogger and marketer extraordinaire. Beverly lives in Singapore with her three boys: husband Chris, and sons Hunter (4) and Carter (almost 3). Beverly has also lived in Australia and China, which is where her first son was born. Giving birth in Shanghai Both my husband’s […] Read more…