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Family Tree

A few years back (ok more like about 20 years) something slipped and I was told that ‘somewhere’ I had a sister. Growing up, all I had ever wanted was a sibling to share things with, so as you can imagine, it came as a bit of a shock to find that I actually had one. So I set out …

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Disney’s Cars 3

Lightning McQueen is back and determined to prove himself to a new generation of race cars in Disney/Pixar’s third installment in the Cars series.   CARS 3 In Cinemas:  June 2017 Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the …

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Farrah’s Snack Wraps

We all love receiving treats in the mail (makes a change from those bills), so when I had a package turn up yesterday I was just a wee bit excited as I wasn’t expecting it and it had no infortmation on it about who it was from…….it was a secrect 😉 Ripping into the paper the excitement continued when I …

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Arnotts TimTams

As a parent, it’s nice to have a treat occasionally that you can enjoy in peace and quiet and I’m afraid the only time that peace and quiet happens in this household is while the little darlings are at school (and hubby is at work) So last week I bought myself a packet of each of the new TimTam flavours: Toffee …

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Hi 5

  Hi-5 was launched in Australia in 1998 with five dynamic performers entertaining children aged 2-8 with music, movement, problem solving and play. More than 15 years later, the children’s musical group is well known around the world with an estimated audience of more than 10,000,000 children globally with its tours, music and TV shows.     When my girls …

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Discover Your Local Kindergarten Week

Discover Your Local Kindergarten Week is returning this year, with events taking place across a number of its 107 AucklandKindergarten Association (AKA) kindergartens during the week, so people can discover the wonderful world within. Sending my ‘baby’ to Kindergarten wasn’t a decision I made lightly as he was an extremely shy little boy who didn’t deal well with new and terrifying experiences. However, this was basically the …

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Music Box 2016 CD’s

Music is an essential part of every child’s development.  A song can get them singing their hearts out, while also encouraging them to get up and dance, and it can be a great way to bring a group of children together, interacting where they normally wouldn’t have. As we get older, music can have a more profound effect on us, …

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BIC CLIC Turns 60 in NZ

BIC® wants to say a big thank you to Kiwis for supporting BIC CLIC® for the last 60 years! To say thanks for always being there, BIC has released limited edition gold and silver BIC CLIC® pens   For 60 years BIC CLIC® has been New Zealand’s number one pen and can be found in homes, offices, businesses and schools …

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Auckland Food Show Giveaway – Winners Announced

New Zealand’s national food and wine event. Everyone loves The Food Show. It’s where we go to stock up on the best food, drink, and kitchen equipment from all over and learn how to cook like a star at home. Take your taste buds on a trip all over the world without leaving town. We make sampling the best cuisine …

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