The (Dim) Sum of our Experiences

The (Dim) Sum of our Experiences

On Sunday my good friend Jenny and I went along to a RedBalloon cooking class. We’ve always been huge fans of Yum Cha, a regular dining experience that brings our families together.

Read More | Leave a comment
Gliding into a new perspective

Gliding into a new perspective

As I scoured over the thousands of different experiences the RedBalloon website offers I was mesmerised about seeing the world I live in from a different angle. That changing my external perspective would help shift my internal one. I had to go gliding.

Read More | Leave a comment
Horse riding in Centennial Park

Horse riding in Centennial Park

We love horse riding and we had never been to Centennial Park. I am not sure why. My parents grew up in the Surry Hills area and first lived on the park when they first were married. I had heard so much of it growing up, yet here I was mid-thirties experiencing it for the first time.

Read More | Leave a comment
Hobby shopping on a kayak

Hobby shopping on a kayak

I had been wanting to try kayaking for ages. My last attempt was ten years ago when Steve and I were on our honeymoon, but I pretty much sat in the back of it slacking off while he did all the work. (Luckily not an omen for our marriage.)

Read More | Leave a comment
This time she let me keep my underwear…

This time she let me keep my underwear…

The other day I went to a “Full Body Massage and Signature Facial (by Ella Bache)” courtesy of RedBalloon. I chose this experience over something like “Racing V8 Supercars on a Race Track” (to my husband’s disappointment) because, well… I’m a girl.

Read More | Leave a comment
Go Jump Off a Cliff

Go Jump Off a Cliff

I’ve always wanted to know what it feels like to fly like a bird. I believe that is why I enjoy bike riding so much. Do you know what I mean? When you’re flying down a hill – see, flying, I used the word without thinking about it — and the wind and your hair become one, it feels like freedom.

Read More | Leave a comment
Sydney Bridge Climb Review

Sydney Bridge Climb Review

To celebrate 23 years of marriage (two weeks ago) I thought scaling the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge – would be perfect . The Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb is a magnificent and truly unique way to see Sydney.

Read More | Leave a comment
Romantic Getaway

Romantic Getaway

As a RedBalloon experience blogger, I was asked to pick from the vast menu of experiences RedBalloon has to offer. For us, it was quite simple. We picked a winery escape as a romantic weekend getaway via the RedBalloon site. Views, wine, food, solitude = perfect for some ‘us’ time.

Read More | Leave a comment
Nurturing the Woman Behind the Mother – A RedBalloon Experience Review

Nurturing the Woman Behind the Mother – A RedBalloon Experience Review

My third child started school this year. She was so excited. Heck, I was so excited! But it had been a LONG school holidays and I think I lost a little bit of ME over that summer break. So after I settled her into her first day of Prep with her beautiful teachers, I went on a recovery mission to find the woman behind the mother…

Read More | 1 Comment
Tandem Parasailing over Sydney Harbour

Tandem Parasailing over Sydney Harbour

When as part of my role as a RedBalloon Mum I was asked to review a RedBalloon experience in Sydney during the Summer holidays I jumped at the opportunity to take my step son with me. We chose to go Parasailing on Sydney Harbour and Sydney put on an amazing day for us.

Read More | Leave a comment