Sing!- It’s out on DVD next week!

SING Coming on DVD

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

In our house, the movie SING was highly anticipated. Both my daughters (yes even the 16-year-old) watched the trailer numerous times over about six months before it’s release. So, as you can imagine, they are pretty excited about it being released on DVD next week. When we received our SING pack from Universal it included at little Buster toy. Tully took it to kindy for news and apparently the reaction was like Justin Bieber just walked in the room.

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Who wants money off their mortgage?

Joust

This post is sponsored by Joust

Since we bought our house seven years ago, and recently an investment property, I’ve been through a number of banks and several mortgage brokers. Some were great, some less so. But the process is always so complicated. Endless forms and back and forth with the banks. It can take forever!

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5 New York Travel Tips for Newbies

New York Travel Tips

Just before Christmas I recently travelled to New York for the first time- and it was AMAZING! New York was number one on my travel bucket list and it didn’t disappoint. But I realised that, despite consuming endless movies and TV shows about New York (hello Gossip Girl), I didn’t really know much from a tourist point of view. So I thought I would share what I learned with you guys so you are prepared when you finally get there!

So here some of my New York travel tips and favourite places…

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Should I delay starting school? These are the benefits of waiting

delay starting school

As parents, we want the best for our kids and want to make informed choices for them. One of the most hotly discussed topics amongst parents is the right age when a child should start school. For most people in Australia, it means when the child turns 5 years of age. If you are wondering if this is too early you are probably right. In many other developed countries, formal schooling starts at the age of 6 years.

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Want to sell your house for a flat fee of $5,500? Here’s how…

Purple Bricks

Adulting can be tough- there is so much to learn! I’m still learning. Lately, it’s been about buying and selling property. We have just purchased our first investment property, with the ultimate goal of having several- some for a shorter-term investment and some for growing over time. This is our retirement strategy given that, as a freelancer, I have almost no super, and property is a pretty sure thing.  Continue reading