Why I complete the Mother’s Day Classic

As you may have noticed on our social media accounts, yesterday Malene and I, with both our girls, completed a 4km walk as part of the Mother’s Day Classic at the Coolart Homestead and Wetands in Somers on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Today, I thought I’d share a little about why for the past 2…

Mother/Daughter Getaways

Have you and your daughter ever gone on a mini getaway together? If so, how long ago was it? I had never taken my daughter away on a long weekend, where it was just the two of us. We decided to make the most of my 4 days off between night shifts and explore some…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

May is just a few days away, which means that Mother’s Day is just around the corner.. We know that chocolates and flowers are great, but we’ve put together our ultimate gift guide in hope that we can inspire some great ideas for gifts this year. We love a good coffee table book, and some…

Our Top 5 Mornington Peninsula breakfasts..

It’s no secret that we love to go out for breakfast and brunch, and you’ll often find us in one of the amazing cafes/restaurants that the Peninsula has to offer.. In no particular order, here are our Top 5 places for breakfast/brunch.. 1. Ad Hoc (Mt Eliza Way, Mt Eliza) Opened in 2016, and located…

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a great reminder of why we need to support one another throughout the highs and lows of life – whether that be through motherhood, business, or just the day to day activities. We are both raising strong, independent girls, who we hope will continue to support and encourage one another, and…

Sunset, Pimms and Mamma Mia

  Have you ever put something on your ‘I must visit there’ list, leave it for a while and finally get there when the place is about to close? If so, you’re definitely not alone. I can’t count how many times we both said we’d love to go to one of the outdoor cinema sessions…

Pearl Harbor with my Miss 6.

On our recent to trip to Hawaii my husband and I had Pearl Harbor on our list of things that we MUST do. Our concern was would our 6 year old understand the significance of Pearl Harbor and give it the reverence that it deserves? The answer is a resounding YES. let me start from…

ALOHA & Mahalo Maui!!

Travel Date: 29th November-10th December 2017 Airline: Jetstar & Hawaiian Airlines (for inter-island transfer) MAUI (29th November – 5th December) Hotel: Residence Inn Marriott – Wailea This was our first trip to Hawaii. We opted to go to Maui for a week and then back to Waikiki for 5 days to finish our holiday. Even…

Smoked to Perfection

Red Gum BBQ From the moment you enter Red Bum BBQ, you are transported to a world of American style BBQ – think the aroma of smoked meats, beer and BBQ sauce. Located at 87 Arthurs Seat Road in Red Hill, the former car mechanics has been turned into the perfect location to enjoy a…

Sun, Sand & Surf

Travel dates: 10-17th December 2017 Airline: Jetstar Australia Hotel: Waikiki Parc Transfers: Roberts Waikiki Waikiki Parc This was our third stay at Waikiki Parc, and once again they did not disappoint. When we arrived early to the hotel (bare in mind that the direct flight from Melbourne arrives at 6am local time), reception staff were…