Mother’s shouldn’t bury their sons

Yesterday a good friend had to bury her brother. Worse still her mother buried her son. A mother buried her son. As a mother now myself, writing that sends chills down my spine. I can not even begin to imagine what that feels like. We’ve heard the line before. No parent should ever have to […]

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Capri by Fraser Review

You don’t so much see Capri by Fraser as smell it before you get there.  The distinct smell of flowers and essential oils. Having said that this 7+ months pregnant person almost walked straight into oncoming traffic while taking in this hotel on the corner of Mary and Elizabeth Street, Brisbane. The vertical gardens are […]

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 Tech talk – 6 reasons to upgrade to iPhone 6s

The new iPhone 6s is out. No surprise it’s flying off the shelves and has been restocked several times since its September launch. 6 reasons to  upgrade to iPhone 6s. Peek and pop – 3D touch. Press hard to peek at info and then harder again to ‘pop’ and open the facts. Use this feature […]

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5 things you might have missed last week #12

Every week there are millions of pieces of new information shared on-line and in print, here are 5 things you might have missed last week. Well on your way to getting married?  You should check out Wedding Buzz.  Brothers by marriage Phil Usher and Chris Prescott tech tool lets soon-to-be weds compare supplier costs and offerings.  So far […]

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Out of my comfort zone with Wild Women on Top

I arrive for my adventure challenge and I’m greeted by Trek training leader Jo Vartanian.  I’m not sure I’m up for the challenge. It’s cold, a little bit wet and that Point looks like a mountain from here. Then I meet the other Wild Women on Top (WWOT) trekking ladies Michele, Christine, Mary, Karen, Barbara and […]

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Wee little problem

There was no time to waste the wee was sinking fast Click To Tweet It was kind of cute when Max came into our bed at 5.30 in the morning and went straight back to sleep snuggled into me.  What wasn’t cute was when he joined me in the kitchen and told me he needs […]

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6 tech tools for parents

The Library Elf website is telling me we have books due back in three days.  I’ll go and find those.  Right after I read the newsletter on School eNews app, order the school photos online, get the bookclub from scholastic website, order the entertainment guide ebook, book a last minute childcare place with Kindy Now and bpay the school fees. […]

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How to walk the dog with windchill

OMG what was I thinking.  I could hear the wind howling around the bedroom windows, the pool furniture being whirled around the backyard.   So what do I decide to do?  Walk outside. Have you heard the expression, ‘takes your breath away’?  Well it’s sooo true. I knew I was in trouble when I could […]

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