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Coco party

Styling a Disney Pixar Coco Party

Coco party

This year Tully’s 6th birthday is all about the Disney Pixar movie Coco. We saw it before Christmas and she hasn’t stopped talking about it since. It’s about the Day of the Dead and the importance of family and it’s the first Disney movie that focuses on Mexican culture. It has an amazing soundtrack that will stay in your head forever! Since the moment we saw it she was stick on a Disney Pixar Coco party! Here’s what it looked like:

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The lazy mum's guide to laundry

The Lazy Mum’s Guide to Laundry

The lazy mum's guide to laundry

“It’s the job that never ends, it goes on and on my friends. Some people started doing it, not knowing what it was, and they’ll continue doing it forever just because, it is the job that never ends…” This is my laundry song, because it really does never end! From the moment you have all your washing done you’ll turn around and there will be one lone item in the washing basket, just mocking you.

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world bicycle relief

World Bicycle Relief Australia- How you can help

world bicycle relief

If you haven’t heard of World Bicycle Relief they’re a not for profit organisation that has been around since 2005. The NGO was formed in response to the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami. Partnering with aid organizations in Sri Lanka, WBR distributed more than 24,000 bicycles to displaced survivors. They provided access to education, healthcare and livelihoods while reconnecting entire communities. WBR has now arrived in Australia and here’s what you need to know.

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Goal setting

5 steps to goal setting- New Year, New You!

Goal setting

A new year is all about a fresh start. It’s time to throw off the last year and look forward. What do you want to achieve this year? Are there changes you want to make? Goals you want to achieve? I don’t do resolutions but I do like goal setting for my year ahead. Some are work focused, some around family and lots are travel related this year! I’ve got some big trips planned!

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drowning prevention

Drowning prevention- are you protecting your kids?

drowning prevention

This post is sponsored by the Royal Lifesaving Australia

I’ve always been the overcautious parent around water. I know the statistics and when we had a pool put in for last summer I set some hard and fast rules. No mobile phone in the pool area to distract me, all towels, sunscreen, goggles etc. right there before we get in the pool, and never, ever leaving Tully in the pool area without an adult. But still, there was one time she could have drowned.

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Secret diary of a bulimic

Dear Diary,

I’m at my high school camp and was sitting in the food hall for dinner… I’d demolished my plate of food while sitting at the table with my girlfriends. We were giggling about the boy crushes we had sat at the table just opposite us, I felt happy and upbeat as being away from home with all my friends felt refreshing. It’s been a long day of fun (but sometimes annoyingly daggy) ‘team building’ activities and I was starving.

As I got up to grab a few more bites from the serving area, I heard one of the boys call out ‘Going up for seconds ‘big Bridgey’?’

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