Cirque Stratosphere review

Cirque Stratosphere – An ‘out of this world’ Review

We kicked off the new year with an ‘out of this world’ family outing to see the premiere performance of Cirque Stratosphere. Gone are the days where a trip to the circus meant sitting on uncomfortable wooden benches under a draughty tent. Cirque Stratosphere is circus elevated to the next level, in more ways than one. Playing at Melbourne’s luxurious…

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australiana gift guide - etsy finds - mypoppet.com.au

The Ultimate Australiana Gift Guide

If you have friends and family overseas and are looking for a uniquely Australian gift to send them this Christmas. I have the perfect selection for you from some wonderfully talented local Etsy makers. I love how these designers, artists and makers have interpreted classic Aussie motifs and icons in fresh contemporary ways. I’m feeling a little patriotic and would…

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Christmasland Melbourne - mypoppet.com.au

Melbourne, it’s time to get your Jingle on at Christmasland!

Always dreamt of playing in a giant Snow Globe? Fancied swimming in a pool full of pink marshmallows? Maybe even having a tinsel bath? Well your wildest dreams can finally become a reality at Melbourne’s newest immersive festive experience Christmasland, by the people that brought you Sugar Republic. Returning to Fitzroy’s historic building and the original Sugar Republic Pop-Up location…

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One egg banana cake recipe - mypoppet.com.au

Easy Banana Cake Recipe – So Yummy!

It’s very rare that we don’t have a few brownish bananas sitting in our fruit bowl. I honestly think most of the household leaves them to over-ripen on purpose, just so I can bake banana cake! This past weekend our fruit bowl was laden with bananas just about to hit the ‘point of no return’, where they needed to be…

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Quinoa Breakfast Bowl Recipe - Vegetarian - mypoppet.com.au

Cafe Style Quinoa Breakfast Bowl – Upgrade your Morning!

I’m partnering up with NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto this month to show you how you can upgrade your mornings. Since receiving my new NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Esperta Coffee Machine, we’ve been skipping our regular weekend cafe breakfast outings and enjoying more cafe style coffee at home. I’ve become quite partial to a nice flat white. It’s so easy to make, with…

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Top 10 things to do with kids in Lorne

Top 10 Things to do in Lorne with Kids

Whether you are heading down the Great Ocean Road for a day trip, a weekend escape or a longer adventure, spending some time in Lorne is always a great idea. It’s an amazingly family friendly destination with things to see and do for kids (and grownups) of all ages. I’ve rounded up our Top 10 recommendations for activities in Lorne…

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Her majestys theatre Melbourne Charlie and the chocolate factory - mypoppet.com.au

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Melbourne – Review

When Emma and I were offered to review the new musical, Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we felt like we’d won a Golden Ticket! Melbourne winter’s can be so long and cold, so a trip to the theater is always great way to brush off those winter blues. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is one of our favourite…

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Carnival Spirit cruise ship

How Not to Gain Weight on a Cruise

The one thing that everyone raves about when they talk about their favourite cruise holiday is how great the food was. Then the next topic that often comes up is, how much weight they gained on their cruise! Read on for my tips on how not to gain weight on a cruise by eating well and staying active. We’ve just…

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