Author Archives: Maraya

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About Maraya

Maraya can be found hiding in the car pretending to ‘work’, watching endless teen dramas, eating chocolate and dreaming of becoming the next Mrs Hemsworth (any of them will do!)

“It’s unaseptable!” Supernanny is coming to Australia!

Ok, who loves Supernanny as much as I do? There’s nothing more satisfying that watching her tame feral children in an hour. Some of those kids are out of control! How do people live like that? Watching Supernanny makes me feel so much more in control of my life, lol!

Well, now you can see her in person because she’s coming to Australia for a tour!

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Sing Family Movie Night- with Bonus Cupcakes

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Family movie nights are one of our most popular family bonding activities. We are all massive movie lovers and we love nothing better than watching movies and then discussing them (sometimes very passionately!). While my husband and the teenagers do a weekly family movie night we also try and include Tully as well. There has been a great range of family movies released recently on DVD and Blu-Ray and one of our favourites is SING!

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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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