Disney Junior Website Review and Giveaway

Brought to you by Nuffnang and Disney Junior If there’s one thing that I have learned in the past few months, it’s that trustworthy and appropriate children’s online entertainment is not always easy to find. I guess you could say I am fairly old-fashioned when it comes to the kids using the … [Read More...]

The Dish, Parkes.

Wagga Wagga, Forbes and Parkes: All a bit of a blur

The days after Falls Creek are all a bit of  a blur. It was one of the rare times that neither of us really did any work, and so while it was a fabulous holiday break I was quite a few days behind in our business book-keeping and reporting. A very sobering thought after all of our fun in the … [Read More...]

You taught me how to be the mother that I had always wanted to be.

Dear Lucy – Today You Are Four!

Dear Lucy, Today is the day!! Remember how when we left home in April you asked where we would be spending your birthday, and we replied "We have … [Read More...]

Lucy at Snow School

Skiing and Snow School at Falls Creek

When you visit the snow at Falls Creek, there is no obligation to ski. However your activities will be relatively limited unless you purchase a lift … [Read More...]

Ann with the children on the morning of our departure.

Our Stay at Summit Ridge Alpine Lodge at Falls Creek

It's a strange feeling to walk into a lodge after almost 5 months of sleeping in a caravan. But as soon as we stepped into Summit Ridge Alpine Lodge, … [Read More...]


Heading to the SNOW: Mt Beauty and Falls Creek

From the very earliest days of planning our trip around Australia, the children have been out-of-their mind excited about the prospect of seeing snow … [Read More...]

Four very happy children on the Kidstown train.

Crossing Another Border: Hahndorf to Shepparton

As we left Adelaide, there was a chorus of Adelaidian (Adelation?) voices insisting that we visit Hahndorf. We checked our map and it just so happened … [Read More...]

Arriving in Glenelg - it reminded a little of Venice Beach!

A Last Minute Mini-Visit to Rad Adelaide

As we sat in the sunshine enjoying our coffee in Wallaroo, we discussed where to from here. Adelaide would be a fairly significant detour to where we … [Read More...]

Watching the Sea SA Ferry coming in to Lucky Bay.

Across the Spencer Gulf on the Ferry {Cleve and Wallaroo}

We had such a relaxing time in Ceduna. It was the perfect way to end our Nullabor adventure and to just spend some time relaxing. I've noticed that … [Read More...]

It's a loooong straight stretch of road.

Across the Nullabor: Norseman to Ceduna {$50 Gift Card Giveaway}

Sponsored by Shell V-Power I was so excited, and a little apprehensive, about crossing the Nullabor. It seems that everyone who has crossed it has … [Read More...]

The sand was so fine and powdery that it squeaked when we walked on it.

Esperance: And Our Thoughts About Going Home

Due to our slightly extended stay in Albany, we decided it was time to start covering some more ground between stops. After going back and forth in … [Read More...]

A play on the playground was essential when it is as cute as this!

Albany: Whales and Wind

What I love about Albany is that it is very easy to stay in town and enjoy the walks along the beach, shopping at the local farmers markets, the great … [Read More...]