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As I sit here writing this post, I have the Winter Olympics 2018 on the TV. We have stayed up late to watch events, we have cheered on the Aussies, we constantly talk about it over dinner (to the disinterest of one family member!) and we have made a goal […]

Why we love Snow holidays!


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Travelling costs, it doesn’t matter how you do it, whether it’s camping or staying in luxury hotels, you will need money to travel! Lots of people think they can’t save for travel, it’s out of their reach. But if I, as a single mum, can do it so can you! […]

Saving for Travels series: Return and Earn Scheme


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While most people set themselves new year resolutions focussed on stuff like eating healthy, getting fit etc my goals are more aimed at where I would like to travel! Here is my travel goals for 2018 Camping and hiking in Mount Kosciozko. Mount Kosciozko is Australia’s highest peak on the […]

My 2018 travel goals!



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You might be mistaken to think that my kids are adventurous, resilient and great hikers. This to a point is true… now. It has taken a lot of time, in fact years to get to a stage that I can confidently say to my kids “let’s go on a hike” […]

Top 5 ways to help kids love Hiking!


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Travelling costs, it doesn’t matter how you do it, whether it’s camping or staying in luxury hotels, you will need money to travel! Lots of people think they can’t save for travel, it’s out of their reach. But if I, as a single mum, can do it so can you! […]

Saving for Travel: Drawstring bags


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I love giving the gift of experience for birthdays, especially if it is a “big one”. So when my gorgeous second daughter celebrated her 21st this year I gifted her a Hot Air balloon ride over the Hunter Valley. Last weekend it was time to take the trip! Setting the […]

Hot Air Ballooning over the Hunter Valley



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Travelling costs, it doesn’t matter how you do it, whether it’s camping or staying in luxury hotels, you will need money to travel! Lots of people think they can’t save for travel, it’s out of their reach. But if I, as a single mum, can do it so can you! […]

Saving for Travel Series: Kids Christmas Presents.


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If you are looking for an gorgeous place to explore caves and camp under the stars all the while being surrounded by everything the Australian bush has to offer, then Wombeyan Karst Reserve is just for you! I had been planning this camping trip for weeks, no probably months with […]

Wombeyan Caves: A Review


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One of our favourite places to get away for the weekend is Munmorah State Conservation area. It is close to home for us and is an area that has everything we love including bushwalks and beaches! Munmorah has two camping areas but our favourite is Freemans camp ground. It has […]

Camping at Munmorah State Conservation area: A review



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There is nothing better then a local community event and the Holmesville Hotel Billy Cart races is one event that really does bring everyone together for fun day! Held annually down the street directly in front of the Historic Hotel, the Billy cart races are a day that everyone can […]

Billy Cart Races: Bringing the local community together!


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Travelling costs, it doesn’t matter how you do it, whether it’s camping or staying in luxury hotels, you will need money to travel! Lots of people think they can’t save for travel, it’s out of their reach. But if I, as a single mum, can do it so can you! […]

Saving for Travel Series: Growing your own food.


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Yes… you read that right! This year we camped down the snow at the Kosciuszko Tourist Park for our annual ski trip… and it was awesome! With money a little tight this year there was a worry that we would have to forego this years ski trip. I couldn’t let […]

Camping at the snow at The Kosciuszko Tourist Park.