Remembering Nonno

Today we had lunch with Sal and the family before venturing to the cemetery where Nonno is buried. The cemetery was beautiful – the headstones were all amazingly carved and the trees glimmered in autumn colors . All perfect and looking similar -it was so peaceful. Nonno’s burial spot was high up on the wall […] Read more…

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Sleep in…

I woke up on day 2 with sunlight glimmering through the blinds…in my mind I was thinking it couldn’t be any later than 8.30 maybe st a stretch 9am – Nicola and Luca were still sleeping in their beds and David was still snoring lol. I reached out to my phone and looked at the […] Read more…

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Plane trip from hell…but we made it.

I was up at 4.00am still making sure I had packed everything and as the shuttle bus arrived at 6.30am the stress in the atmosphere could have been cut with a knife. David yelling as he tried to get ready, the bus driver ringing our door bell and Luca backchatting – great start. It got […] Read more…

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Review of Flying Fox Cafe, Mona Vale

The Flying Fox Café opened in March 2006 and has quickly become one of the most popular destinations. Sydney magazine recently voted Winnererremy Bay as the “best park in Sydney” and their food is AWESOME! The café has a sail roof and clear screens that open fully on three sides to take advantage of the […] Read more…

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Eyelash extensions yay or nay?

I’ve seen them on celebrities and heard mixed reviews from friends about them…so what are these mink eyelash extensions about and are they really worth the $ and fuss? Short answer – there isn’t one. It’s dependent upon you and your style and weather you can afford the upkeep. If your like me and love […] Read more…

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Trunki review

With our USA trip fast approaching it was a battle to try and find a suitable bag for Luca’s stuff for the long haul flight. Backpack or wheely bag? Shared nappy bag or large carry-on? I must have read every travel tip forum to try and make the right decision. By pure luck we came […] Read more…

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Crochet Gem

Nicola had outgrown the winter hats we bought for her and I didn’t want to spend any money buying a replacement for our US trip in two weeks time (she’ll be 18 months by the time winter rolls in again). So I made one… The first place I look for patterns believe it or not, […] Read more…

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Slightly obsessed with Nail Stickers….

Since watching Gatormom and being a part of her Facebook Fan Page…My eyes have been opened to Ju Ju Be, Kipling and now…Jamberry. Unfortunately they are not available in Australia (yet) but you can still purchase vinyl nail stickers from Ebay cheap cheap cheap. You can buy them for $2.50 (including free postage) for 16 […] Read more…

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Review of New Leaf Nursery, Ingleside

Located in the hills of Ingleside, is New Leaf Nursery, a cute little nursery full of pots, plants, chickens, ducks, rabbits and guinea pigs! The nursery specialises in sustainable living that is fun for the whole family, you learn about growing your own vegetables and raising chickens for eggs and more. We love popping into […] Read more…

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