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All I want for Christmas

Posted by: Marita on: November 19, 2014

Disclaimer: I received a free Little Live Pets toy to review, all opinions are my own. Heidi really really REALLY wants a pet for Christmas. But with all our allergies and the memories of the depressing experience of adopting Oz the Cat only to find we were too allergic to keep him, well I’m steering […]


Halloween Giveaway

Posted by: Marita on: October 8, 2014

Disclaimer: This is a giveaway post for Warner Bros Halloween Costumes, I received two costumes as a gift. All opinions are my own. Heidi is pretty excited about Halloween this year we’ve got our decorations up already. As you may know Batman holds a special place in our hearts and Heidi is going as Batgirl […]


Origin Energy, Your Questions Answered

Posted by: Marita on: August 11, 2014

Before my visit to Origin Energy last week I asked my readers and friends if they had any questions I could ask on their behalf. Here are the questions and answers: The Little Lioness: How much are they investing in renewable sources such as wind and solar. Origin Energy are the largest energy retailer in […]

Let’s Talk About Energy Bills

Posted by: Marita on: August 9, 2014

Disclaimer: this is a sponsored post for Origin Energy, all opinions are my own. I’m going to ramble a fair bit, this is a topic I struggle to get my head around and the vast majority of our home energy savings are driven by my husband who does this stuff at work.  Energy costs are […]

Menulog, so easy your 9 year old can order dinner!

Posted by: Marita on: August 4, 2014

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, I received Menulog vouchers to order 3 meals to test the service. All opinions are my own. Sometimes I’m a bit tired… well more accurately, a lot of the time I’m a bit tired, sometimes I’m beyond exhausted and those are the times that cooking gets dangerous, I drop […]



Posted by: Marita on: July 14, 2014

I was pretty excited recently to receive a wooden watch from JORD, who make the most fabulous watches.  I’ve shared a few pictures on facebook but thought it was time to use some words to tell you how much I love this watch. I’ve put my JORD Wood Watch through its paces this month, ditching […]

A month ago I was invited to a Chocolate Masterclass at Xocolatl to learn more about Fairtrade products (in particular chocolate) and why it is so very important to buy Fairtrade wherever you can. We were lucky enough on the night get the chance to talk to Esther learning about the benefits of Fairtrade to the […]


All the Glitzi Games

Posted by: Marita on: May 13, 2014

Disclaimer: A couple of months ago we received a parcel of fun toys to test out. We’ve had a good play with everything and this is our review. All opinions are our own. The card game Dobble proved an instant hit with many games being played over the course of the coming weeks. The girls […]

Jumping for Joy

Posted by: Marita on: May 2, 2014

One of my very good friends from Heidi’s years in early intervention believes that when a child is diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum they should automatically receive funding for a trampoline. Given how much both my girls love to bounce and jump and bounce and jump and bounce and jump, I do have to agree […]

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Posted by: Marita on: April 19, 2014

Disclaimer: We received free entry tickets to the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt, all opinions are my own. We were lucky enough yesterday to attend the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Werribee Park. Proceeds from the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt and Family Picnic go directly to the Good Friday Appeal which benefits children and families at […]


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