Pamper Events plan and organise the most beautiful children's birthday parties. They do everything from Teepee Slumber Parties, Pamper Parties and Craft Parties and best of all they come to your home, if you are located on the Mornington Peninsula or South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. All parties are planned to suit the birthday child's taste with the parents budget in mind. There are also popular packages to choose from on the Pamper Events website. Go to pamperevents.com.au and make sure you check out Pamper Events on Instagram and Facebook pages to see more of their fabulous parties.
The multi award-winning new comedy of manners from Paolo Genovese is a fiendishly clever take on decorum in the age of modern technology, and poses the question: how well do we really know those close us?
The titular perfect strangers are actually seven long-time friends (three couples and one bachelor), all 40ish, who gather on a warm summer evening for a dinner party to watch a lunar eclipse. They agree that no private calls or messaging will disrupt their evening, and in a communal fit of 'we have nothing to hide' bravado, they place their devices on the table and declare that all incoming calls and texts are shared with the group (letting a caller know they're on speaker is considered a cheat). But what seems at first like an innocent and playful distraction between friends quickly turns into something more, as some eye-opening secrets about the partners and acquaintances opposite begin to emerge...
.....Without Breaking The Piggy Bank!
Everyone knows that you can mix, match and style your whole back to school look with Smiggle, keeping you creative, focused and on point. But you can also get the fun stuff for just a few bucks, all year ‘round! There is heaps of cool Smiggle stuff that kids can buy with their own pocket money, or that make perfect birthday presents (especially when you’re buying something for everyone in the class!). With just your pocket change you can select from pens, pencils, erasers, highlighters and a collection of fun stationery essentials. But if you’ve been saving your weekly pocket money, there’s STACKS to choose from.
Click here to browse Smiggle's online store and check out their current range of goodies!
As a world leader, VTech’s toy range is always bursting with new and age-appropriate learning fun.
With something for everyone, from birth to 9 years, VTech toys offer the right mix of fun play time with enhanced learning and development for all ages.
Learning starts early with new additions that help keep your little ones entertained from morning to night!
Little Friendlies Starlight Sounds Polar Bear (suitable from birth), RRP $54.95
Available instore July from all good independent toy stores. The Starlight Sounds Hippo is currently available from Kmart.
Little Friendlies encourage discovery and stimulate the senses with sounds, colours and soothing melodies, all wrapped up in cute and cuddly animal characters. Due to the success and popularity of the Starlight Sounds Hippo, VTech have now introduced the Starlight Sounds Polar Bear.
Soothe your baby to sleep with the Little Friendlies Starlight Sounds Polar Bear. The cute, soft and cuddly polar bear features four modes with a 15, 30 or 45-minute timer, a light control button and an adjustable volume dial. The bear projects four different coloured lights with the option of six different light displays onto the ceiling whilst playing calming nature sounds and lullabies in the nature and lullaby mode; three soothing sung songs and melodies play in the lullaby mode; seven popular nursery rhymes will be read in the story mode; and 60 relaxing melodies will play in the lullaby mode.
Have you ever misplaced your purse or bag? LIN8 is now giving away Ashley on the Run in smooth purple lamb leather equipped with smart fashion finding device RRP $438. It is made with lots of love and care in Australia.
LIN8 are giving away this stunning purse (in purple) to celebrate being shortlisted as one of the Smart 100 companies in Australia - click here to find out more.
LIN8 creates premium leather goods with the use of specially imported European leathers and Italian bag hardware. Born out of suburban Melbourne residence, LIN8 creates reasonably-priced luxurious leather goods in Australia.
Australia’s first smart fashion leather goods made using French and modern leather crafting techniques. Bespoke and sometimes whimsical. Click here to view LIN8’s online store.
The Big Freeze Winter Festival returns these July school holidays bringing a snow experience close to home for thousands of Melbourne families.
After the success of 2016, The Big Freeze is growing significantly with a new home under the Big Top at Fountain Gate Shopping Centre. Being only a stone’s throw from the Monash Freeway, this central location makes the festival accessible for even more Melbourne families.
This year the festival will also be divided into two areas – the ticketed winter precinct featuring snow play, snowball toss, snowfall forest, winter village, snow globe photo booth, polar bear slide, kids’ active challenge, circus skills workshop, construction play, art’n’craft activities and our brand new snow slides (at two different heights to allow more children to enjoy the thrill of the ride).
The Community Precinct will be free for the general public to visit and hosts daily stage shows, activity zone with Phillip Island Nature Parks, sports with Milo, food vendors and more.
Running for 9 days from July 1-9, tickets are on sale now at www.thebigfreezefestival.com.au. Great discounts apply for larger bookings, so organise your mother’s group or school friends to all attend together and enjoy the savings.
I don't often enter competitions to win holidays - I'm sure I just heard you all gasping in disbelief, but it's true. I occasionally enter if it's a Gold Coast getaway or a weekend stay at a local vineyard but never international. There's a few reasons for this:
#1. I'm afraid to fly. Big time! An hour flight to the Gold Coast or Melbourne is about all I can handle and I don't handle it well. There's plenty of tears and screaming at my husband who persistently asks tormenting questions like 'Did you hear that bang?', 'Can you smell smoke?' and 'What was that? I think an engine just failed. Don't worry, a plane can fly on one engine, I saw it on Air Crash Investigation'. Yeah, I'm not in a hurry to ever sit next to him on a plane again!
#2. The world is a scary place right now. Ok, well it probably always has been but it just seems like whenever you turn on the news these days it's all bad news - everywhere. Whether it's terrorism or natural disasters, it's making me wanna stay put.
#3. I'm self employed. Although working for myself gives me plenty of freedom like being able to attend anything school related for my kids, going on an overseas trip is pretty much out of the question. Don't feel bad for me though, I'd never trade being able to attend all my kid's sports/swimming carnivals or book week parades for an overseas trip. Plus we only live 10 minutes from the beach, a few trips there during the summer holidays and we feel like we're on vacation anyway.
But I'm guessing that unlike me there are many of you who aren't opposed to entering holiday giveaways, right? So here are a few current ones that I've found.................
The Apparel Effect is an Australian owned online fashion retailer for women. They bring unique fashion and accessories from around the world to Australia. You can find some of the biggest labels producing responsible, ethical and fairtrade fashion. They have real sizes too! So, you can be confident to find the perfect fit.
Shop at www.theappareleffect.com.au to transform how you look and feel!
Chickaz is a collection of styles made with highest-quality fabrics and designed with colourful and gorgeous prints, and beautiful handcrafted leather shoes for babies, toddlers and young children in modern and traditional designs, all made in Brazil.
Their mother and daughter matching set of dresses are stylish and simple. Made in Brazil, these lightweight, 100% viscose and loose-fitting style dresses are perfect for everyday fun and offer a special event-ready shine to you and your little girl's look.
Click here to visit the Chickaz website and view their fabulous range.
Who is JasonL?
JasonL is your Online Office Furniture Mate.
What does that mean? ...
Well, unlike many other Office Furniture Companies out there, they care!
Whether you need one chair or an entire office fit-out, they realise that each client is unique and they're here to make sure you get exactly what you need.
JasonL provides factory direct Office Furniture straight to you. It means that you will find a wide range of commercial quality Australian made imported products at reduced prices. They'll take care of your individual needs offer you great value, and make sure you stick to your budget!
They offer flat-packed delivery Australia wide so you'll get your order within days, complete with easy to follow assembly instructions.
If you are not the self assembly type ... no problem, they can organise assembly Australia wide.
Click here to browse their online store and view their entire range.
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