Review – Silver Linings Playbook

To anyone who’s ever felt like they’ve seriously lost the plot this movie starts out a little confronting and a lot honest. The run down Dolores and Patrizio Solitano (Jacqui Weaver and De Niro)take their son Pat Jnr (Bradley Cooper) back into their home after his eight month, court appointed stay in a Baltimore mental […]

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A little cup of Brisbane

Smell a cup of of T2 Brisbane Breakfast Tea and you’ll get a whiff of a much loved tropical fruit but which one is it? Taste the tea and you’ll be saying I know it but I just can’t put my finger on it. Read the back of the teabag packet and you will have […]

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Tea of the Day … Gorgeous Geisha

I’m not a fan of green tea.I don’t mind decaf green tea with flavour in it (especially Tetley’s decaf green tea with pomegranate) but full strength green tea usually sends me buzzing and it’s got a bitter taste I just can’t warm too. My second tea trial was T2 Gorgeous Geisha, also a green tea […]

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Travel review – Grand Medina Sydney

Located on the corner of Bathurst and Kent Street Sydney is the Medina Grand Sydney. With car parking on-site* and self contained suites that include full kitchens, washing machine, dryer and a separate bedroom with television, they are the perfect choice for families with kids. We have two boys 16 weeks and three years and […]

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Time goes by while you’re sleep deprived.

A lump came into my throat, my eyes misted and I saw the next six years of a tiny little life flash by. What happened? My Maxie boy went from his cosy little cocoon tetra bed, into his big boy cot. My littlest boy is six weeks old on Monday and I have no idea […]

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From coffee crazy to tea calm

My heart is racing, I’m talking too fast, I feel a bit sick and inside my stomach, small missile kicks are assaulting me. No I’m not nervous, I’m pregnant and I’ve just had two cups of coffee. One more than my limit and one too many for me to enjoy the benefits of the first […]

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Hard drive with valuable stuff on it!

Technology, it’s all in the clouds

The sign said USB drive 8GB $10 and all of a sudden I was in a dream cloud moment. I was taken back to when I bought my first computer in 2003. With a flat screen, CD drive, USB ports, speakers and after some hard bargaining, a portable file storage device (read USB stick1), I […]

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What keeps you going in your busy week?

Waking up on Mondays, with so many mum things to fit in, it can feel like the week will go on forever. Playgroup on Tuesdays, Mother’s Group on Thursdays and Music on Fridays. The other two days are work/daycare. It can be a punishing timetable and sometimes I rebel. I decide no extra curricular activities […]

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Are boys better?

We’re having a boy and I’m pretty excited. We have one little boy and I think that two little boys would be perfect. Well three boys actually if you count my other half!! I have all the things that little boys need and I’m getting used to the boisterousness sprinkled with kisses and hugs that […]

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