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First Day Of School Boards

Can you believe that we are only a week away from the beginning of the new school year...something that comes with mixed emotions for many of us, but particularly if your little one is starting kindergarten!! Some of you are no doubt so ready for your little one to...

Last Minute Christmas Gifts That You Can Buy Locally

I can’t believe that there’s only 1 week until Christmas Day!!  If you’re anything like me and you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet well the best way to get it done now is to look local so here’s my list of some great gifts that you can get for Christmas whilst supporting local small businesses…win win!

Great Teacher Gifts That You Can Buy Locally

I can't believe that there's only 2 weeks of the school term left....time to get my act together and get my end of year teacher gifts sorted!  And of course the best way to do that is to look local so here's my list of some great and different gifts that you can...

School Holidays in Penrith on a Budget

Week 10 term 3 has come to an end and the school holidays are here!!  I can hear you cheering about no lunches and no homework but not so much about how you are going to keep the kids entertained and without spending the earth!  Well variety is the spice of...

Things to Do This Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend

If you're looking for something fun to do with the family this Queen's Birthday long weekend then take a a look at these ideas that we've put together for you. PENRITH OBSERVATORYPenrith Observatory have an Astronomy Night on Saturday 9th June from 7pm til 9pm. ...

Sculpture at Scenic World

I'm not going to lie...I've heard of Sculpture By The Sea at Bondi and Sculpture In The Vineyards at Wollombi....but I had never heard of Sculpture at Scenic World despite this being the 7th year running. But now that we know about it we will definitely visit...