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5 Health Benefits Of Coffee

1 December, 2015
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This Is A Sponsored Post As long as Monday mornings continue to exist, coffee will still be one of the most popular drinks in the world. For some of us it’s the lifeblood we need to get through each work day, for others it’s the perfect social opportunity to catch up with friends. But did you know there are also plenty of health benefits in your morning cuppa? From losing weight to protecting your liver, here are the top five…

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How To Get Your Home Market-Ready

27 November, 2015
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This Is A Sponsored Post New adventures, new acquisitions, new additions – whatever the reason for selling your home, getting it market ready is an important time where preparation often equals success. Here are five tips to get your home market-ready and add value to your property when it comes time to sell. Structural The first thing most potential buyers will do is conduct their own pest and building inspections, so ensure your property is safe and sound. Even simple…

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4 Tips For Buying Property On A Budget

19 October, 2015
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This is a sponsored post. There are some variables that are quite flexible when searching for real estate. Your budget, typically, is not one of them; if you have a set maximum amount you can afford, it would be foolish to treat this figure as negotiable. Your financial restrictions don’t mean you have to settle for second best, though. With the right ideas and a proactive attitude, you can get your hands on a property of your own sooner –…

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5 Apps That Can Really Improve Your Sleep

23 September, 2015
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This is a sponsored post.   From apps that help you relax to those that monitor your sleep cycle, a little technology can go a long way in assisting you catch the right amount of ‘Z’s. As with most areas of the app market, sleep assist technology abounds, but here is the lowdown on five that can help you reach and stay in the land of nod. A Good Night’s Rest The average adult requires seven-and-a-half to nine hours of…

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5 Ways To Improve Your Sleep

11 September, 2015
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This is a sponsored post.   As you may well very know, I have battled with sleep this year.  It is like my nemesis.  What I have personally found helpful is to have  great sleep hygiene.   A good night’s sleep is the bedrock for a good day. It helps you focus better, helps your body recover from sickness and physical exertion, and makes you less likely to be snappy and snarky.   Many things (including children) can have a huge impact…

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5 Reasons To Buy A Common Car

31 August, 2015
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This is a sponsored post. Common, popular, mass-produced cars: nice enough to look at, reliable for day-to-day driving, and the most frequent vehicle that passes you by on the road. Whatever you have previously been using to get from A to B, it may be time to consider filling your garage or parking space with one of these models. There are some great reasons this machine is so popular – in fact, there are many reasons why you should buy a common…

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5 Hacks To Supercharge Your Bunk Bed

26 August, 2015
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This is a sponsored post for Super Amart There’s something about a bunk bed that takes you right back to childhood. Forget the practicality of saving space; it’s all about the big questions like who gets the top bunk and how late do you really have to wait to have the ultimate midnight feast? If you’re looking to install bunk beds in your home, here are some hacks to go that extra mile and embrace this childhood delight. Below are…

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5 Lazy Girl Cleaning Tips

19 July, 2015
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This is a sponsored post. It is fair to say that the vast majority of people do not enjoy cleaning. In fact Mrs MMM is the President of the Cleaning Avoidance Political Party.  She absolutely hates cleaning house and will take any opportunity to put her feet up and ignore the situation at hand. Most cleaning tasks are not altogether pleasant or enjoyable, but if your distaste for cleaning stems from being just a little bit lazy (like Mrs MMM),…

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5 Things To Do When You Fall Ill

16 July, 2015
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This is a sponsored post. Falling ill is unpleasant and, depending on its severity, an illness can stop you in your tracks. Knowing what to do when you become sick is important – you need to take appropriate action to look after yourself and also to protect others from catching it. 1. Access Medical Advice One of the very best things you can do when you fall ill is get checked over by a medical practitioner. Of course, not all…

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4 Things Every Sporting Club Should Have

22 June, 2015
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This is a sponsored post Sporting clubs are very often the hearts and souls of local communities; they bring everyone together to share in a spirit of collaboration. Sporting clubs are a great way to get fit, and most accept those who are just starting out in a new sport as well as those who are more seasoned. Joining such a club can also be a great way to meet new people, and it is also a great environment in…

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Style Tips For Your Nursery

18 June, 2015
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This is a sponsored post. Styling your nursery is an exciting project, one that helps you celebrate and welcome your new addition with a touch of finesse and fun. Not only is a nursery a place of beauty for your young child, it should also be practical as well. Follow these five practical tips to style your nursery. 1. Consider your flooring As you go about creating a new world of wonder for your baby, remember that the nursery is…

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Discovering The New Discovery Sport

1 June, 2015
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This is a sponsored post.   As you know I have struggled with driving since that day when I become a crash test dummy in my SUV.  I was chatting to a friend the other day about if I would ever go back to driving a small car again (since I have now been driving a large SUV for about 4 years).  The answer was unequivocally NO. I like how I sit up high and feel that I have a solid car…

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Tips to Make Your Backyard Party Ready

24 May, 2015
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* This is a sponsored post.   Want to entertain in your backyard but think it isn’t up to the task? Backyards are one of the best places to hold parties. Out in the open, under nice weather and fresh air, everyone including the host can relax and enjoy themselves. Here are some tips on how you can make your backyard party-ready. Have the Right Furniture Parties require a place to sit down and relax as well as room to…

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How To Get Rid Of Tired Eyes

23 May, 2015
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This Is A Sponsored Post. As you know I am one hell of a busy lady.  I wouldn’t have it any other way, but yikes does it take it’s toll on me at times. Currently due to my need to get my little passion/business off the ground, I am sometimes working 16 hour days , in and around my kids, just to keep pushing the work out as well as gather new gigs. On those days, my screen time is enough…

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Taking The Country Kids To The KFC T20 Big Bash

14 January, 2015
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  So last Sunday night we were guests of Cricket Australia at the Brisbane Heat v’s Sydney Sixes KFC T20 Big Bash match. Yes you heard that right.  We were very kindly given tickets to go to the match so that we could tell you all about it.  If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram .. you will already know all this and possibly almost blocked me for all of my cricket spam.  (I had no idea a live…

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Natural Mosquito Protection With Para’Kito

3 November, 2014
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A few weeks ago we were sent some Para’kito products to trial. Given that we are often visiting the beach, and we are coming into the season of BBQ’s and more outdoor fun, I was interested to see how they went. Para’kito make bands and clips that provide a natural protection from mosquitos. The bands contain a pellet that is made from natural oils that when released into the air, help to mask the human scents that would otherwise attract…

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The Magic Of Myer’s Giftorium

23 October, 2014
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Last Friday, Lil D and I were invited to be guests of Myer for the launch of their Giftorium. Lil D was bursting at the seems to get there .. can you tell? The Giftorium is like nothing I have ever experienced in a department store in Australia before. We had a blast wandering around absorbing the launch of the Giftorium. It wasn’t just a Christmas shopping experience for us; it was magical, fun and great service. BTW, GIFTORIUM STAFF…

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Working From Home And Saving On Car Insurance [Sponsored]

8 October, 2014
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There are lots of reasons why working from home saves you money. The most obvious is probably the no transport that saves you with your car usage. Here’re a few more reasons to be jealous of those who work from home: It saves you Petrol A gas guzzler sitting in your carport rather than stuck in traffic is saving you cash big time. You see how expensive petrol is these days? Geez! You feel like you need to sell off your…

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Pig The Pug By Aaron Blabey [Book Review]

2 August, 2014
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Pig The Pug has become a favourite book of our’s, since it entered our house a month ago.  With great drawings that invoke much laughter, Pig The Pug’s storyline is one of great importance in our 3 year old son’s world where sharing depends on his mood. Pig was a Pug and I’m sorry to say, he was greedy and selfish in most every way …. Pig is a rather greedy Pug dog who refuses to share his toys with his…

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Imagine A City, Illustrated and Written by Elise Hurst [Book Review]

11 June, 2014
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 I cannot remember the last time my children and I become so enchanted and besotted with a book.  Imagine A City invites you to join the adventure of two children and their mother, as they explore a mysterious city. With the turning of each page, you are drawn into the mysterious ‘world with no edges’.  With fish that fly through the sky and bears that ride bicycles, the opportunity to find a million different stories inside this story, certainly sent our imaginations…

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Don’t Sweat It – In Collaboration with Rexona

10 June, 2014
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Isn’t excessive sweat just the MOST DISGUSTING THING? I was once so conscious of excessive sweating that a can of deodorant went everywhere with me. Even at the gym where it is completely acceptable to be a sweety betty, I would find excessive perspiration uncomfortable and embarrassing.  Mrs W sadly always had to tolerate much of my stench whenever we would grace the gym together. Clearing the gym with my arm extensions. Causing Mrs W to take cover after I lifted an arm.   Mrs W about to…

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Omega-3 Rich Foods For Your Children’s Lunchbox by Warren Maginn

9 June, 2014
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Omega-3s are important for your children’s health right from the start. They have been shown to support normal brain function, eye development and a healthy heart. The omega-3 essential fatty acids in fish oil, known as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), help support the transmission of brain signals and provide the necessary building blocks for healthy tissue development. Foods that naturally contain omega-3s, such as oily fish and organ meats, do not tend to be appealing to most…

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Karana: The Story of the Father Emu by Uncle Joe Kirk

8 June, 2014
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Karana: The Story of the Father Emu is an Indigenous Australian story of Karana, the father emu.  Karana cares for his chicks and teaches them everything they need to know to survive in the bush. With playful illustrations of Karana and his chicks this is a perfect read-aloud story with a lively rhyme. ‘Karana makes a beautiful nest, and grooms his feathers to look his best.’ About The Story : The emu plays a significant part in Wakka Wakka culture.  He…

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Biozet Attack Rapid – The Laundry Revolution You Need Is Here

5 June, 2014
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I bet you have been wondering where my whinging posts are about my mountain of washing and the many hours spent in the laundry have been. I bet you have been thinking I have a maid or managed to find someone to invent a washing machine that automatically washes, drys, folds and puts away AS SUGGESTED HERE. Or maybe you thought Mr MMM has taken on all of the household laundry, in return for the many hours he spends training, for…

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Being A Sweaty Betty And Having The Common Sense To Use Deodorant.

18 May, 2014
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As many of you are fully aware, MMM HQ has had an interesting couple of days. It all began with the dumping of a car out the front of our house on Sunday, then the subsequent stripping of this vehicle over a 24 hr period by  what can be described as none other than a gang of thugs. This car. It was a disgusting example of the complete disregard some have for property.  The thugs kept going away and coming…

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