Making Christmas Easier

7 / 12 / 2015 / 0 comments

It’s a fact that Christmas isn’t the funnest, greatest, most excitingest time of year for every single person in the world. Especially if you are over the age of about twelve. There are a million reasons why Christmas can actually…

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Retro toys that still have appeal

30 / 11 / 2015 / 0 comments

My nine-year-old was given the game Cluedo for her birthday last month. All the adults agreed it was a brilliant gift and my girls have been enjoying playing it ever since. It has been updated a little – the actual…

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Online Shopping Guide

23 / 11 / 2015 / 0 comments

A friend recently asked me in for a cuppa and I declined, saying I had to run to the shops to make the most of the two-hour window I had until I picked up the kids because I’m freaking out…

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Wardrobe de-cluttering tips

16 / 11 / 2015 / 0 comments

I’m a bit slow. Winter officially ended two-and-a-half months ago and I’ve only just taken all the coats and jumpers out of my wardrobe and packed them away until next year. It’s a dirty secret of mine: I hate going…

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It’s starting …

9 / 11 / 2015 / 0 comments

It’s November. No longer can we exclaim and scoff when we see Christmas decorations in the shopping centres (like we did in September, or even October). No longer can we huff that it’s far too early to be thinking about…

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2 / 11 / 2015 / 0 comments

We at Little Birdie love a good high tea (naturally) and we love a special dinner out, too. The new documentary available to own on digital platforms this week, Foodies, goes inside the fascinating, rarefied world of bloggers who only…

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Halloween Dilemmas

26 / 10 / 2015 / 0 comments

Well it’s that time of year again when Australians all start debating the pros and cons of jumping on the Halloween bandwagon. When I was a kid ‘Halloween’ was just an episode of Sooby Doo that I didn’t really understand,…

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Margaret’s Nails – The best in Sydney

19 / 10 / 2015 / 0 comments

Today’s guest blogger Mary Grew tells us about the Margaret’s Nails experience. A pedicure by Margaret of Margaret’s Nails is like nothing else I have ever experienced. Forget footbaths and risking infections (not to mention expanding your nail surface temporarily…

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Podcasting (revisited)

12 / 10 / 2015 / 0 comments

*Due to illness, this is a repeat blog. But don’t worry: we’ll be back with fresh content next Monday 🙂 Up until last year, either you were into podcasts or you weren’t. My brother was always telling me to listen…

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