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Drummer Queens – Melbourne Live Theatre is Back with a Bang!

Melbourne’s theatre scene is back with a BANG thanks to a dynamic, all female drumming ensemble – Drummer Queens! This show provides just the high energy performance Melbourne needs to shake off the languishing mood of the past year. Emma and I were delighted to be offered the opportunity to review this innovative production, and experience it for ourselves at…

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Billy Elliot The Musical Melbourne production

Billy Elliot The Musical Melbourne – Review

Billy Elliot The Musical officially opened in Melbourne last night to a standing ovation. Based on the film of the same name, Billy Elliot The Musical is a funny, gritty, heart-warming and feel-good celebration following the journey of a young boy raised in a small British mining town. Set against the backdrop of the 1984/’85 miners’ strike, Billy’s journey takes…

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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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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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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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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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Real Ruby Chocolate San Churro Event - mypoppet.com.au

Real Ruby Chocolate + Churros – An Immersive Tasting Experience

What’s your favourite type of chocolate? White, Milk or Dark? Well now there is a brand new variety to enjoy – Ruby Chocolate. Created by Belgian-Swiss cocoa company Barry Callebaut, Ruby chocolate was first unveiled to the world last year in Shanghai and is the is the newest chocolate discovery in more than 80 years. The Ruby chocolate’s very ‘on-trend’…

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