A birthday high tea for mum and me

A birthday high tea for mum and me

My mum’s a pretty incredible woman. Between raising four kids under five, completing a statistics PHD and answering my endless “Where did I leave my keys/wallet/handbag?” questions by using what I can only assume is Xray vision – the woman is practically superwoman. So when I saw that my mum’s birthday was rapidly approaching, I was pretty stumped with what to get her.

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How many experiences can you fit into one weekend?

How many experiences can you fit into one weekend?

Over the past year I’ve travelled to India, Nepal, Korea and China, but I haven’t really seen much of my hometown, Sydney. I was tossing up a few ideas of where to go during the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, when I decided to take a holiday right here in Sydney.

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And one more makes five in a row!

And one more makes five in a row!

RedBalloon a Great Place to Work for the fifth year in a row! Who wants a job behind the big red door?

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The power of giving

The power of giving

For me, skydiving has always been number one on my bucket list. So when RedBalloon told me I was going to be jumping from a plane, I couldn’t wait to share the exciting news with my family and friends. I vividly remember feeling both happy and terrified at the same time.

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Becca showing off

Jetpack Joyride

Jetpacking is a really unique and exciting experience, especially as it’s only just become available in Australia. So as soon as it was loaded onto the RedBalloon site, everyone in the office was talking about it and adding to their wish lists. My name was drawn out of a hat as a reward for my monthly results and I was given the opportunity to test it out myself.

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A post about nothing

A post about nothing

Amazing isn’t it – if I’m in a conversation with others, ideas and topics just simply flow (some may refer to my conversation style as “verbal diarrhoea”). But when it comes to putting my thoughts down on paper, I encounter writer’s block. And I’m not even talking about the content – I’m having trouble thinking of a title for this post!

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Paella Cook-Up

Paella Cook-Up

I saw the word RedBalloon and I’m throwing my hand in the air, “Pick me, Pick me”. So I score and win the chance to experience RedBalloon for myself. Only unlike some others I drew the short straw and instead of an awesome massage or exciting balloon ride I scored a fry pan! I can think of many uses for a fry pan other than cooking!

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Little dog with a BIG dog personality

Little dog with a BIG dog personality

Did someone say PUPPIES????? It’s not every day you get the chance to spend a full working day playing, feeding, cleaning, hugging and squeezing adorable little animals until your heart’s content.

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Tour of Melbourne Lane Ways

Tour of Melbourne Lane Ways

Blogger Mandy takes a stroll through the laneways of Melbourne and discovers some hidden gems.

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