Ella’s Christmas Wish List 2014

Ella’s Christmas Wish List 2014

Ok, so this wishlist may not come straight from Ella’s mouth, but I’m pretty sure that if she received any of these gorgeous items from Santa underneath the tree this Christmas, then she would be pretty stoked. Last year I shared some of my favourite finds for Christmas, and this year, over the next three … Continue reading »

Experience the Colour Club @ Highpoint

Experience the Colour Club @ Highpoint

Shopping Centres who specially cater for families are very smart. A couple of weeks ago, Ella, Hudson and I were invited to experience Highpoint Shopping Centre’s new ‘Colour Club’ – a fully supervised and free program offering hands-on activities for children and exclusive retail offers for grocery shoppers. Launched on Monday 6 October, The Colour … Continue reading »

Going Grrrrrrrrrrey

Going Grrrrrrrrrrey

I’m going grey. There I’ve said it. I’m going grey, and yes, I hate it. I started going grey in my mid twenties and since then, particularly in my thirties it’s been getting worse and worse. It started with a few stray hairs,then a patch, then since having my second baby, boom. It’s everywhere. I’m … Continue reading »

Giveaway: Attipas Shoes Australia

Giveaway: Attipas Shoes Australia

I’m always on the look out for cool shoes for little ones, and when Attipas Shoes contacted me about their range, I was taken by surprise. If you have a toddler like me, who always takes her shoes off, but loves wearing socks, then these are for you. I’m always worried about Ella’s feet on … Continue reading »

Christmas at the new Myer Giftorium

Christmas at the new Myer Giftorium

Last week we were lucky enough to be invited along to the launch of the new Myer Giftorium. A Giftorium you say? Isn’t Myer one big Giftorium? Well, they have taken shopping for Christmas one step further, and made a space dedicated to purchasing gifts for each loving member of your family. The Giftorium has … Continue reading »

WIN a Family Pass to Santa’s Magical Kingdom!

WIN a Family Pass to Santa’s Magical Kingdom!

Unless you’ve been hiding underneath a rock somewhere, you would know that Santa’s Magical Kingdom is again coming to Melbourne this November. As a lover of all things Christmas, this experience is just simply wonderful, and brings all the things you love about Christmas to under one roof. Living in the Southern Hemisphere, we spend … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Kate from YorkeLee Prints

Ella Loves Local: Kate from YorkeLee Prints

Scrolling through my Instagram feed, I daily come across new brands and inspiring images. A few weeks ago YorkeLee Prints caught my eye. Kids’ prints are ‘so hot right now’ as parents everywhere share images of their child’s nursery adorned with cute images and words of wisdom. Everyone knows that I’m avid lover of Superheros … Continue reading »

Mummy Tummy Time

Mummy Tummy Time

Mummy Time. Tummy Time. Mummy Tummy Time. Mummies will be very familiar with the term ‘Tummy Time’. Time for babies to lie on their stomachs to strengthen their necks and develop strong muscles so that they can roll over, learn to sit up and develop. Tummy time is very important for babies, and it has … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Jenna from CJ Loveable

Ella Loves Local: Jenna from CJ Loveable

Last year I posted about CJ Loveable, a gorgeous homemade business that creates personalised gifts for babies. Since then, CJ Loveable has expanded and how creates beautiful gifts not only for babies and children, but also for weddings, anniversaries and special birthdays. You can even hire props for your special wedding day. The ‘baby’ of … Continue reading »

Ella reviews the Royal Melbourne Show!

Ella reviews the Royal Melbourne Show!

Yesterday we set off to experience the Royal Melbourne Show. An annual family tradition in Melbourne, that draws crowds from all over. It has been a favourite of mine since being a kid. I remember going along, the eldest of four kids each year. We were allowed one ride, one lolly showbag and one toy … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Kate from PaperKrane

Ella Loves Local: Kate from PaperKrane

There is nothing better than a pair of baby kicks. Little toes, little shoes. So incredible cute. It is with great excitement therefore that this week, I profile a local gem in PaperKrane. Kate is the mother of Wren (what a beautiful name), and a stylish and savvy Mum who designs and hand makes the … Continue reading »

These are the days of our Double Pram lives…

These are the days of our Double Pram lives…

Last week I went to Chadstone, aka Chaddy, Melbourne’s biggest and best shopping centre. A shopping centre for everyone whether you be male or female, old or young, with child or without. A trip to Chaddy in the ‘old days’ was a relaxing affair. Often a few hours of slowly browsing the aisles of what ever … Continue reading »

Friday Find: The Supreme Kitchen Team Series

Friday Find: The Supreme Kitchen Team Series

Today’s Friday Find appeals to the Primary School Teacher inside of me. It WILL also definitely appeal to any parent who loves and values reading, and developing a sense of wonder and awe in their children. Today’s find also celebrates a Dad, who, having read to his daughter’s each day, wanted to take the leap … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Angelique from Howi

Ella Loves Local: Angelique from Howi

It’s with pleasure and pride that this week’s ‘Ella Loves Local’ profile focuses on a new, up and coming kids’ clothing brand, Howi. Created by Angelique, a local Melbourne Mum, whom I have also known in my ‘other life’ as a Primary Teacher. I simply love it when new Mums find a gap in the … Continue reading »