Mumma Christmas Wishlist 2014

Mumma Christmas Wishlist 2014

I won’t lie, this week has been tough on many fronts. Yesterday felt like an eternity, as I juggled toilet training (for the 100th time), and a teething baby. Sometimes there are days that just seem to go on for ever. I do know however, that you have to roll with the punches, suck it … Continue reading »

Hudson’s First Christmas Wishlist

Hudson’s First Christmas Wishlist

I can’t believe that it’s nearly Christmas again. This also means that our little man will be 7 months old. His first Christmas. It’s been such a jam packed year, time has literally flown. We have had a ball welcoming our little man into the world, and have enjoyed every second of getting to know … Continue reading »

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 »

Family fun in Fiji

Family fun in Fiji

Last week we enjoyed our first family holiday since our little man was born. All four of us packed up for a week of fun in the sun, as we jet setted off to the family friendly Fiji. I must admit, I was a little nervous, not of the destination, but of the challenge of … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Lydia from Project T-Bear

Ella Loves Local: Lydia from Project T-Bear

I recently came across Lydia from Project T-Bear after Kate from Yorke-Lee Prints paid it forward and recommended her business as part of her own profile on my blog. Immediately, I went to Instagram and instantly I fell in love. Those who know me know, that when it comes to Superheroes, I’m obsessed. What I … 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 »