Possibly THE best place to take your kids in Port Douglas, Australia, is the Wildlife Habitat.
We are bursting with wildlife here in the tropics, you’ll see lorikeets, fruitbats, and the occasional cockatoo flapping about. You are very likely to see a giant green tree frog hiding [...]
If you’re familiar with our “Around the World in 12 Dishes” series, then you’ve probably noticed that we have a bunch of sweetteeth in our family and more than once we actually had the dessert recipe picked out way before figuring out the main dish, go figure… For Australia it was the same [...]
This month “Around the World in 12 Dishes” Is going down under. Food wise all was good but craft wise I was totally uninspired, so I asked the group of mommy bloggers I’m part of and they came up with TONS of ideas. One that stuck with me was the Aboriginal dot [...]
When thinking about Australia, you don’t really automatically think about food first. And even when you think of food – the only thing coming to mind is the roasted iguana reference from the “Crocodile Dundee” movies, so not a big help either. So while doing research (all the time keeping in mind [...]
“D is for Down Under” – Devin Scillian (Author) and Geoff Cook (Illustrations)
For the fourth time now our journey around the world as part of our “Around the World in 12 Dishes” challenge is being accompanied by one of the books by our generous partners at Sleeping Bear Press (and [...]
Welcome to “Around The World in 12 Dishes”. We will be taking you on a journey around the world, (loosely) following in Phileas Fogg’s footsteps, exploring 12 different countries with our children, by cooking 12 dishes with them. One for each country visited.
The world is such a wonderfully diverse [...]
We accidentally found this park. We had just moved from Tacoma, Washington to Sydney, AU and were visiting our two Pugs at the quarantine station. The station was quite a trek from the city and due to some health issues with one of my Pugs, we had to visit the station daily and twice a [...]