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My WeekendNotes - 81
Are you looking for an excuse to get your backside off the couch this weekend and head off into the Great Outdoors? If s... [more]
My little tribe and I spent part of the Easter holidays this year enjoying a 4 day mini-break in Echuca. Having been the... [more]
If you have a preschool or primary school aged child, and particularly if that child happens to be a boy, you will no do... [more]
Bundoora Park, to the North East of Melbourne, is well known for its huge expanse of parkland, numerous children's playg... [more]
This winter school holidays, Warrnambool City Council will be holding its annual and much anticipated Fun4Kids Festival.... [more]
29/06/2014 - 06/07/2014
A whole new world of adventure is coming to Melbourne and this one is for all the little dinosaur hunters out there. The... [more]
21/06/2014 - 29/07/2016
I love the idea of taking my kids to an Outdoor Cinema; kicking back in the fresh air as dusk falls, listening to the ch... [more]
Any Melbournians heading off for to Wilsons Promontory or the surrounding area might like to make a detour to the quaint... [more]
The stunning Rippon Lea estate will be celebrating Easter 2014 in style with its annual Easter Fun Day. This event is ve... [more]
The hugely popular Caravan and Camping Show is back this week for its 60th year. Taking place over six days, this massiv... [more]
If you're in possession of a preschooler or two, you might be interested to know about Southland's free kids events, hel... [more]
There's a new craze in town and it's really taking off - literally. Take to the air and bounce your socks off at one of ... [more]
Lakes Entrance probably isn't the first destination that springs to mind for a family holiday. Being well known for its ... [more]
If you happen to be heading to Lakes Entrance, or find yourself in that general vicinity, there's a fantastic new playgr... [more]
A long weekend saw my little family heading off into the wilds of rural Victoria. We spent a lovely 3 days in sunny Shep... [more]
We woke up to a cold, wet Saturday and had nothing planned. The three year old was as high as a kite and the baby looked... [more]
Having lived in the vicinity of Mordialloc for the past six years, four of them with an energetic child in tow, I though... [more]
If you fancy an easy but breathtaking walk and are in the vicinity of The Great Ocean Road, swing via Warrnambool and vi... [more]
So, armed with our trusty Scoopon voucher, my little family made its way to Kryal Castle last Sunday. Kryal Castle first... [more]
It's that time of year again. The big stores have gone all out in their efforts to outdo one another in their toy sales ... [more]
18/06/2013 - 24/12/2013
We recently got a book called Room on the Broom out of the library for my son. Man oh man, how he loved this book. We ha... [more]
02/07/2013 - 06/07/2013
The winter school holidays are looming. The long, cold, dark nights have set in. All things fun and festive seem to have... [more]
30/06/2013 - 07/07/2013
Winter is almost upon us and the long days of summer, when you only saw your kids if they got hungry, are sadly behind u... [more]
Looking for a family activity to do this Sunday? Pop along to Cowderoy's Dairy for a Pop Up Fun Day, courtesy of Little ... [more]
If you thought libraries were just draughty buildings with a lot of boring books in them, you've got a bit of catching u... [more]
March must be the month for family festivals. The Melbourne calendar is chock full of them. If you want to take the fami... [more]
01/03/2013 - 01/04/2013
Think theatre is only for grown-ups? Think again. There are all kinds of dramatics out there for the tots, the tweens an... [more]
01/03/2013 - 15/04/2013
Stuck for something to do this weekend? Got a handful of kids to keep entertained? Watching the coffers carefully? Kn... [more]
02/03/2013 - 03/03/2013
My three year old son is fascinated by trains. He loves all forms of transport, but trains rank particularly highly in h... [more]
09/03/2013 - 11/03/2013
It's a balmy Saturday evening in Melbourne and you're looking for somewhere to unwind and chill out after a busy week - ... [more]
01/02/2013 - 28/02/2013
There are several great playgrounds located along the stretch of Beach Road which runs from St Kilda to Mordialloc. And ... [more]
Hoist the main sail and man the helm! It's time for some macabre maritime action on the Polly Woodside. Every Wednesday ... [more]
01/01/2013 - 28/02/2013
If you fancy getting all multicultural over the Australia Day weekend, slip, slop, slap and head on down to the Globe To... [more]
26/01/2013 - 27/01/2013
Yes, believe it or not, you read the title correctly - and you don't have to be a gnome to join in the fun. On January 2... [more]
Visiting Santa Claus is a huge part of Christmas for many children and this colourful character seems to pop up all over... [more]
01/12/2012 - 24/12/2012
If you find yourself in Melbourne's south east and fancy a big breakfast, or a spot of afternoon tea, you might like to ... [more]
If like me you have a sweet tooth, this article should come with a serious health warning. I have just discovered the jo... [more]
In the lead up to Christmas and of course summertime, there are a plethora of events and activities going on in Victoria... [more]
01/11/2012 - 30/11/2012
Now that the clocks have gone forward, it's a sure sign that Halloween is not far away. And although we don't celebrate ... [more]
19/10/2012 - 31/10/2012
Now I know it's only October and there are probably many people who will be cursing me for writing about this so early, ... [more]
16/11/2012 - 23/12/2012
Now that the warmer months are upon us and you don't feel inclined to hibernate with a cup of hot chocolate, there are p... [more]
01/10/2012 - 28/10/2012
Stuck for something to do with the kids these spring holidays? Done all the usual stuff more times than you can count? W... [more]
24/09/2012 - 05/10/2012
Being a pome who has now been away from Blighty for five years, I do get the occasional craving for some of those foods ... [more]
Now that the mercury has begun rising (then dipping, then rising again) my 3 year old is keen to dispense of such inconv... [more]
So you wake up on a Sunday morning and wonder how you're going to keep the kids amused for the day. What to do, what to ... [more]
Melbourne winters are notoriously chilly, damp and unpredictable. Never fear though, spring is just a hop, skip and jump... [more]
Marysville has had a total facelift since much of the main street was destroyed by the bush fires of February 2009. Part... [more]
If you fancy a bit of traipsing around in the bush and the reward of a fantastic view at the end, the walk to the top of... [more]
Ever dreamed of joining the circus? Maybe going to watch one is exciting enough for you. Melbourne has plenty of opportu... [more]
If you fancy escaping the crowds in the city to seek out some delicious local produce, and don't mind a blast of (very) ... [more]
There are plenty of events on this month to keep the whole family entertained. Don't be put off by the cold weather - lo... [more]
01/07/2012 - 31/07/2012
Tucked away in South Melbourne is a new edition to the child-friendly cafe posse. Now I'm not a frequenter of cafes with... [more]
Being a pom, my family has a steady stream of visitors from overseas. I love showing off Melbourne in all its glory, and... [more]
Braving the cold this long weekend, we decided to head over to Melbourne Zoo for some animal action. After a full day ex... [more]
My son loves anything to do with transport. Cars, trucks, boats, trams, planes, helicopters you get the picture. Naive... [more]
Driving through Bentleigh East recently, I was surprised when two huge waterslides loomed unexpectedly by the side of th... [more]
There are some great apps out there for your littlies when it comes to the iPad. I'm no fan of unlimited screen time for... [more]
I had heard of a new kids' attraction in Geelong and after Googling 'The Imaginarium Project' I was still fairly clueles... [more]
Springvale IKEA opened in September last year and quite frankly I was practically buzzing with the excitement of it all ... [more]
So I was fortunate enough to be invited to an afternoon tea at The Waiting Room in the lobby of Crown Towers. I have a c... [more]
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