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Products we review or just plain ‘get’ and think others should know about.

Making Christmas Personal


Correct me if I’m wrong but I think it used to be a lot easier to buy Christmas presents for people. And I don’t mean five decades ago: I mean more like five years. LOVE what we did here.

Big thank you to Kodak Moments for supporting our family and sponsoring this most excellent of posts.

When I Reach 100


I agreed to do this post not because I suspected Be Natural might throw free food at us, but because the premise it came with was fascinating….

Does This Story Have a Ring To It?


My past life as a banker (with a b) wasn’t as mind-numbingly boring as you might imagine. People do and say funny things. Here’s a story about why personal loans always make me smile.

Thank you to People’s Choice Credit Union for supporting our family by sponsoring this post. Oh yeah, and they’re letting me giveaway a $200 Prepaid Visa gift card to one lucky winner!

The Stink About Baby Products


Firstly, I admit I’m a little biased on the subject. Secondly, in doing this post I’ve just realised Tracey is even more conniving than I thought.

Thank you to Johnsons Baby for supporting our family and sponsoring this post.

My SunRice Mystery Box Challenge


The mystery box arrived earlier this week for my turn at the @SunRice Recipe Box Challenge. One of the ingredients really stood out for me. But not in a good way. “What the heck is that?” I asked Tracey. This is going to be fun..‪. #‎SunRiceWinterWarmers ‪#‎SunRicechallenge ‪#‎sponsored



I had binge 13 episodes in 2 days for this Presto sponsored post. Best. Friggin. Job. Ever! Seriously, I think I’ve found my calling.

Get Your Tarzan On


I’m so scared of heights I once crawled, in front of my new girlfriend, up a flight of stairs because my knees refused to work the way they’d been taught and keep me upright.

What’s New In Boo Boos?


At some point in my day I am guaranteed to think how grateful and lucky I am to be born in this era, rather than any of those previous….and, as a parent, a lot of it comes down to a wonderfully clumsy lady named Josephine…

Sponsored by NexcareTM Blister Waterproof Bandages

This post is sponsored by NexcareTM Blister Waterproof Bandages.

How To Avoid Paying For A Dodgy Motel


Worst. Motel. Ever. Read our story then I dare you to try do better. Plus at the bottom there’s a heads up on how to win a luxury tropical weekend escape at Niramaya Spa & Beauty valued at $4000. Thank you to Star Ratings Australia for sponsoring this post 🙂