How I Planned a Month-Long Trip in 24 Hours

Yikes, I need to organise a month-long trip overnight as my husband was offered an opportunity in Europe for 6 weeks. We were about to have school holidays for 3 weeks. It would be silly not to go right? Or rather, shame to waste this opportunity to experience some European summer! With my husband leaving…

Baby and Toddler Packing – What NOT to Pack

There is a multitude of what you need to pack for baby. As a mother, I’m guessing you pack everyday for you baby or toddler. Trips to the park require sunscreen, water, snacks and potentially a change of clothes. You’ve got the memo and you’ve been applying it since they were born. I cannot for…

The ultimate packing checklist

I am notoriously bad at packing. I pack last minute as I’ve been trying to get all the chores done before we go and leave it to last minute. As a result I ‘panic pack’ – this is when you throw as much in as you can ‘just in case’. STOP. Now, sit, grab a…