It’s time to stop…

It’s time to stop…

Every few months, I seem to have a mini meltdown. Nothing serious or anything, but enough to make me stop and really think about how I am feeling, acting and being. I’m pretty sure I’m not alone when I say that sometimes things just get too much. I hate to say it, but I’m not … Continue reading »

Nuts about Netflix Update

Nuts about Netflix Update

IT’s time to share some more NETFLIX love. Recently, Ella has been loving the ability to search for the shows she wants to watch by clicking through the various characters..Rather than having to find TV shows by scrolling through lists, NETFLIX allows little ones to search visually. IT means that the shows are grouped together … Continue reading »

Feeding a growing boy….

Feeding a growing boy….

*a sponsored post from Heinz Now that Hudson is one year old, I’ve been trying to ensure that he has the opportunity to try new foods, and in particular a greater range of textures. Being a working Mum of two, I have to admit that my ability to cook, puree, steam and hand make every … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Karen from Moonlit Sleep

Ella Loves Local: Karen from Moonlit Sleep

One of the questions I get asked the most is recommendations for kids’ linen and manchester. There is nothing more beautiful than divine, soft sheets for cots and children’s beds. Both for the look in the room, and most importantly, comfort for your child. Gone are the days of plain colours, and whilst I do … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Rachael from Little Olive & Co

Ella Loves Local: Rachael from Little Olive & Co

Since renovating our home, I’ve become a little obsessed with kids’ interiors. Inspired by amazing local designers and stylists, there are just so many beautiful products our there, many handmade. Rachael from Little Olive & Co has developed her own range of unique banners for children, and her use of colour, text and simple shapes … Continue reading »

Kids & Carpets : Can they co-exist?

Kids & Carpets : Can they co-exist?

A sponsored post from Stain Master I am smack bang in the thick of dirty carpets right now. Hudson knows no rules. Like any baby, he is blissfully happy making a mess and exploring food. After renovating our house, we decided on floor boards, however we also have a beautiful rug in our living room. … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Nat from ChiKhi

Ella Loves Local: Nat from ChiKhi

Hold Up, Hold Up! In case you have been living under a rock somewhere, you NEED to know, see, touch and experience the gorgeous new threads that are Chi Khi! The brain child of the ever so cool, and passionate Mum to boot, Nat Basingthwaite, Chi Khi kids has burst onto the scene with gusto. … Continue reading »

Netflix: The initial verdict

Netflix: The initial verdict

I was recently thrilled to have been asked to be a member of the new NETFLIX Stream Team. A select group of Australian and New Zealand bloggers who have been asked to try and share our experiences with this brand new service that has hit our screens. Over the next year, I’ll be sending you … Continue reading »

Busting those wintery cooking woes

Busting those wintery cooking woes

**A Sponsored Post from Asko Induction Cooktops By far, the hardest part of returning to work for me has not actually been work itself, but coming home at night and cooking dinner. Winter is the season of comfort food. No matter what type of food that means to you, it will most likely be warm … Continue reading »

and then, he was One.

and then, he was One.

And then…he was One. A year ago today, you came into our life. Five weeks early, you just couldn’t wait. Couldn’t wait to see all of the wonderful things waiting for you. For your beautiful big sister to beam at you, and love you adoringly. What a year it has been, little man. Full of magic, … Continue reading »

Wild Winter Wonder @ Cotton On Kids

Wild Winter Wonder @ Cotton On Kids

Without a doubt, one of my favourite places to shop for my kids is at Cotton On Kids. Their style, their affordability and in recent years, their fantastic improvement in their durability has made it my go to place for all things kidswear, shoes and accessories. Honestly, their wardrobe would be at least 50% cotton … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Adriana from Mickey Rose

Ella Loves Local: Adriana from Mickey Rose

Since Hudson was born, almost one year ago, I’ve been obsessed with cool pants and harems that have sprouted up all over Instagram. Cool prints, beautiful fabrics, inspiring designs. There are so many wonderful local designers who are creating gorgeous wears for little ones, and recently the new range of harems form Mickey Rose caught … Continue reading »