Making it simpler and easier – Collect for Anything by GroupTogether

Making collecting funds from a group easier and simpler

This post is sponsored by GroupTogether.  You might remember that last year I shared with you a great new Australian company called GroupTogether. GroupTogether is a start up founded by two mums who wanted an easy way to take the hassle and waste out of giving group gifts. They also wanted a way to … [Read more...]

9 things you can do now to get ready for back to school


Today's post answers a back to school reader question. You can read previous answers to readers' questions here. What activities do you do at the end of the school year with school stuff so you're prepped for the next year? To be honest, I don't do much at all in December in terms of … [Read more...]

5 tips to make the school week run smoothly

5 tips to make the school week run smoothly

A couple of weeks into the new school term and we are all starting to find our rhythm. This is something that definitely happens quicker as the kids get older. But regardless of their ages, with five kids, school mornings and the after school period are still times full of activity and requirements. … [Read more...]

8 funny books for girls (6-12)

8+ funny books for girls 640

Master 9 and I have been eagerly awaiting the release of the third instalment in The Mapmaker Chronicles trilogy. It is a fabulous adventure trilogy written by Australian author A.L Tait. Aimed at children 10+ the books really captured the imagination of our son and I loved reading them with him. … [Read more...]