Lights by Dreamworks Review

With the school holidays looming there is a new blue ribbon event in the greater Melbourne area that will put smiles on many a little face.  Lights by Dreamworks is a winning combination of popular Dreamworks characters immortalised in spectacular Chinese inspired silk lanterns, children rides and craft activities.  Coming together under interconnecting big tops…

Gro Easter Giveaway

Last week we journeyed into Melbourne’s stunning Botanic Gardens and the Jardin Tan restaurant to celebrate all things Gro from the The Gro Company.  One of my favourite companies for little ones on the move, The Gro Company Grobags are our sleep staple at home and when travelling.  They have a whole range of gear…

Retro family fun at Luna Park Melbourne

The color and flamboyance of Luna Park contributes to the experience.  Garish murals, luridly pink fairy floss and the looming face of Mister Moon whose mouth you enter to commence the fun combine to create family memories that will last.  There is something extra special about visiting somewhere that been a focus of fun for…

The Play that Goes Wrong review

Something miraculous must have occurred because I am managing to get out without the kids more often.  I enjoyed a fabulous night on the town this week that included the delightfully funny The Play that Goes Wrong at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre. As all amateur and professional thespians know show business does not always run smoothly.…

Australia needs more family camps

Google “family camps USA” and you will find hundreds of entries.  Family camps are a U.S tradition providing families with a budget friendly all inclusive holiday with an emphasis on embracing nature and new friendships together.  Google “family camps Australia” and the offerings are scarce.  There are a few stand out exceptions.  CYC (Christian Youth…