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11 Clever Succulent Planting Ideas – No Pots Required

In an effort to add some more life to my outdoor space recently, I’ve been trying my hand at growing some succulents in containers. I’m pretty lucky that I have a ready supply on hand from my parents’ garden. My dad is a pretty lazy gardener so years ago he replaced all his high maintenance plants with drought tolerant succulents…

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Botanical Gardens Melbourne Autumn

Where to see the best Autumn Colours in Melbourne

Ask any Melbournian what their favourite season is, and I can guarantee most will say Autumn. We love our distinctive seasons down here in Melbourne, and as the shadows get longer and the air gets crisper, it’s the perfect opportunity to layer up, get outdoors, and enjoy the stunning displays of turning leaves in March, April and May.   A…

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Family travel guide Universal Studios Singapore - mypoppet.com.au

The Ultimate Guide to Universal Studios Singapore for Families

Universal Studios Singapore is a must visit attraction if you are travelling to Singapore with kids. As theme parks go, there’s something here for every member of the family to enjoy, no matter what age. On our most recent trip to Singapore this January, we spent a day at Universal Studios Singapore and had a great time. If you are…

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Ethically Made Kids Clothing Review- Eternal Creation - mypoppet.com.au

Ethically Made Kids Clothing – Eternal Creation

Finding well-made, age appropriate clothing for my rapidly growing tween has been quite a challenge of late! My Emma, who is 9 but wears a size 12, needs clothing that is durable and easy to play in. She isn’t a little kid any more and has grown out of most kid’s ranges which usually stop at size 8. But the…

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Alice in Wonderland Live on stage Melbourne Review mypoppet.com.au

Alice in Wonderland LIVE on Stage – Review

As I headed into the city with Emma and her cousin to see the latest production at the Athenaeum Theatre , Alice in Wonderland Live, the chatter amongst the girls was just how Lewis Carroll’s magical tale would actually be translated on stage. This timeless story of a girl who falls down a rabbit hole into a topsy-turvy world where…

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slow cooked lamb shanks greek style wraps - mypoppet.com.au

Greek Style Slow Cooked Lamb Wraps in just 10 Minutes!

As a busy mum I’m always looking for quick, easy and healthy meal ideas that the whole family will enjoy. Some days I’ve got dinner covered, and other days, well not so much. When Marathon Foods offered me a chance to review their newest ready-meal range by Chef Direct, I jumped at the opportunity. Most of you will know by…

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New Zealand Cruise Itinerary - mypoppet.com.au

Setting Sail on a New Zealand Cruise with the Family

I’m counting down the days to our upcoming New Zealand cruise and although I’m excited to get away, I also have mixed feelings about how this trip will pan out. You see it’s truly a family vacation. I’m setting sail with Emma and my mum and dad! We are all sharing one cabin and I don’t know if it will…

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The Ultimate Harry Potter Gift Guide - mypoppet.com.au

A very Harry Potter Gift Guide – Accio Christmas Gift Ideas!

Accio Christmas gift ideas! I present My Poppet’s Ultimate Harry Potter Gift Guide. If you’ve got a muggle in your life that is Wizarding World obsessed, I’ve got some great gift ideas that will delight them. There is something here for everyone – every Potter loving kid, teen or adult will love every one of these gifts. As you may…

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Pax Melbourne Cosplay - mypoppet.com.au

PAX Melbourne 2018 – Highlights & Expo Survival Guide

PAX Melbourne, otherwise known as Penny Arcade Expo, is a three-day gaming festival that celebrates video games, arcade games and tabletop games. It is an opportunity for indie developers and large publishers to share their upcoming games with the media and gamers alike. The only event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, gaming fans travel from all over Australia,…

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