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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!)

Cluey Learning

Cluey Learning: The perfect mix of online and personal tutoring

Cluey Learning

Tully just completed first grade last year and for a lot of kindy and year 1 she was a bit behind the other kids in reading. She was doing ok, but it just felt like it hadn’t ‘clicked’ for her yet. She was struggling with reading with expression and sometimes she took so long to read a paragraph that she didn’t really absorb what had happened in the story, which made comprehension a bit of a struggle sometimes.

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Bobux school shoes

Back to School – Bobux School Shoes

Bobux school shoes

It’s back to school time – which means school shoe shopping! This year Tully is heading in to year two and Mylo is starting school – he’s so excited. As we were preparing to do our back to school shopping and keeping an eye out for the bargains, we saw something that made as actually squeal! Our very favourite shoe range, Bobux, is now doing a school shoe range!

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Christmas breakfast ideas

5 easy Christmas breakfast ideas

Christmas breakfast ideas

Christmas morning is magical, but it can also be a bit chaotic. Many families have people dropping in and out all morning, kids running around wanting to open presents, and just general chaos. To help you with Christmas morning, here are 5 easy Christmas breakfast ideas. The Grinch pancakes and the reindeer waffles are always popular here, while my husband insists on the BLAT every year and I prefer fruit salad. Our breakfast grazing platter is the perfect solution if you have a steady stream of visitors during the morning – they can help themselves!

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reduce landfill this christmas

5 ways we are cutting down our landfill this Christmas

reduce landfill this christmas

Christmas is a time of family, celebration and joy. However, if you have kids, it’s also a time of STUFF! So much stuff. Every year I’m torn between buying Tully what she wants and also stressing out about the amount of plastic landfill we are creating. Tully loves stuff, really, really loves it. Anything small, plastic and with ‘a cute little face’ and she can’t get enough of it. Being surrounded by her collections makes her feel safe. However, it makes me feel overwhelmed! Plus, we live with my niece and nephew, so between the three of them it’s chaos!

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