Fun gifts for Dad this Father’s Day

Fun gifts for Dad this Father’s Day

I won't mention how many days there are until Christmas (*cough* 138 *cough*) but one day that is fast approaching is Sunday September 3 - Father's Day. In our house Handy Hubby is always given a small gift along with something handmade by the tornadoes. The "I wuv...

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18 funny Valentine’s Day cards

18 funny Valentine’s Day cards

Excuse me while I interrupt my usual baby and kids gift programming for something a little more adult. Because I'm a sucker for a giggle and bad pun, I'm keen to share some of my favourite funny Valentine's Day cards spotted on Etsy - all from clever Aussie small...

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What made me happy in 2016?

What made me happy in 2016?

With so much talk about 2016 being a crapola of a year, I thought I'd do my best to try and put a positive spin on things. Here are just a few of the things on Gift Grapevine that made me happy this year. 1. Tornado wrangling As much as my tornadoes do their best to...

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Gift ideas for kids in hospital – guest post on Cocooned

Gift ideas for kids in hospital – guest post on Cocooned

I was asked by the lovely Karen at Cocooned to write a guest post with gift ideas for kids in hospital. Of course I said yes! Not only do I love curating gift guides, I also love what Karen is creating at Cocooned. Karen's youngest child Sophie was born with Complex...

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Great Australian gift ideas for kids

Great Australian gift ideas for kids

Happy Australia Day! How are you celebrating? I'll be hanging with my family and friends, enjoying a BBQ by the pool, eating lamingtons, watching the cricket and listening to the Triple J Hottest 100 countdown. I'll also be recovering from my birthday celebrations (21...

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What made me happy in 2015?

What made me happy in 2015?

In the words of Velma from Scooby Doo - jinkies! Where did the year go? Amongst the chaos and fun of our little family, sharing hundreds of gift ideas on this blog and enjoying many glasses of wine and G&T, here are the things that made me happy in 2015... 1....

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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

“The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award recognises the unique voices of women bloggers around the world.” The lovely and creative Shannon from Oh Creative Day has given me a Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award. There's no ticker tape parade but I do get to...

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