My 5 tricks for nappy changing

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Enter now to win this Giggle and Hoot Baby Love Nappy and Jemima Toy prize With thanks to Baby Love, Giggle and Hoot, and Kids Business.    Nappies have been a fairly constant thing in my life. I can’t quite believe I’m STILL in that stage of life, or having to buy them each week.  And I definitely can’t believe…

Maya the Bee Movie 2014 launches tomorrow nationwide

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Win a Family Pass to see Maya the Bee Movie 2014   I like bees.  In fact, I think I actually LOVE bees. Because bees truly make the world go around. Without bees, our food supply pretty much comes to a standstill. And that is the end of the world as we know it. (Oh, my, I just started singing…

Winners of Prizes in Giveaway Week 1 at Happy*Crafty*Family

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GIVEAWAY WEEK #1 WINNERS The winner of the Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio is Helena, who wrote: “At my parents’ home there is a large tree near their swimming pool. I’m not even sure what it is called in English, for we always called by it’s Chinese name, a Baak Laan tree. Dad planted it when it was small, but it…

Win this Britax Safe N Sound Tourer Car Seat!

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Win this Britax Safe n Sound Tourer Car Seat Giveaway Saturday!  (An extended Week of Giveaways!)   You might remember a few weeks ago when I wrote a review about the new Britax Safe n Sound Tourer Car Seat.  Well, guess what? I have ONE to giveaway to one very lucky HCF reader. This seat is a handy seat for those children…

Win this Felt Cockatoo Pattern Kit Giveaway from Time For Craft

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Win a gorgeous Aussie Felt Cockatoo Pattern Craft Kit by Time 4 Craft Giveaway Friday!  (An extended Week of Giveaways!) I have two gorgeous friends who are just super crafters, coming up with super cute ideas and sharing them with people at craft groups and via their website. Nikki and Mia, pictured above, LIVE for craft, and spend their days crafting, creating, dyeing,…

Win a $100 gift voucher to spend on Medela Products Australia

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  Win a $100 voucher to spend on Medela Breastfeeding Products Australia Giveaway Thursday!  (An extended Week of Giveaways!)   Are you a new mama, or soon-to-be mama, or perhaps have a friend or relative who will give birth soon?  Then you will LOVE this giveaway. I have a $100.00 voucher to spend on any Medela product you would like….

Giveaway Winners! Update.

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Hello everyone! I will post the winner’s names of all the Giveways of the past week tonight once my children go to bed!  I’ll also post them on Facebook.  Good luck! Amber   PS: Keep an eye here for three more giveaways over the next 3 days too!

Donate today to support the McGrath Breast Care Nurses during October

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“Boobs for Boobs” Fundraising to support McGrath Breast Care Nurses during October. In conjunction with Bonds. In support of breast cancer awareness month, Bonds has partnered with The McGrath Foundation to launch ‘Make a Point for Breast Cancer’, a campaign to raise funds for McGrath Breast Care Nurses. I’m a fan of the work that the McGrath family continues to…

Myer Christmas Giftorium- fun for all the family this Christmas at Myer!

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Myer Christmas Giftorium   On Friday, I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch of the Myer Christmas Giftorium. (Thank you, Kids Business. Mwah Mwah!) Oh my.  I’m telling you, you have to visit. It’s super cute and a whole lot of fun. Myer, my favourite Department Store, is always on my to-do list at Christmas. In fact, visiting…

Win a Family Pass to Santa’s Magical Kingdom 2014 in Melbourne

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  Photo SMH Win a Family Pass to the “Santa’s Magical Kingdom” 2014   Giveaway Saturday!  (A Week of Giveaways!)   If you are planning a trip to Melbourne sometime between the 15th November, and 23rd December, you might like to visit Santa’s Magical Kingdom 2014. Voted Best New Event in Victoria 2013 at the Australian Event Awards, it’s back this year at…

Win a copy of Shayne Jackman’s Old Freedom Train Alphabet book

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Win a copy of the book, “Old Freedom Train” by Shayne Jackman. A Waldorf Inspired Alphabet Giveaway Friday!  (A Week of Giveaways!) With thanks to Hawthorn Press   A few years ago, I received an email from Shayne Jackman, telling me about her new book adventure. Shayne had hand-illustrated the alphabet, each illustration accompanied by a sweet verse. She offered…

Win One of Two Brauer Vitashake Twin Packs

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Win a Brauer Vitashakes Twin Pack. Giveaway Monday!  (A Week of Giveaways!) With thanks to Brauer.   Earlier this year, I wrote about our experience with Brauer Multivitamin Sugar-free Vitashakes. Ned loves this stuff, especially in a mason jar!  And now I have TWO Vitashake twin packs to give away, with thanks to Brauer. Each pack includes one bottle of…

Win a copy of Annie Bryant’s Story and Song CD, “Come Gather”

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  Win a copy of Annie Bryant’s “Come Gather” Story and Song CD for families and children. Giveaway Tuesday!  (A Week of Giveaways!) With thanks to Annie at Tales and Songs.   My friend, and fellow school mum, Annie Bryant is a local Mullumbimby singer and storyteller. In winter, she released this gorgeous album of stories and songs and I…