Dear Santa, I’d like some Quality Time!

Dear Santa, I’d like some Quality Time!

Are you dreading your Christmas shopping too?  The thought of the manic malls and the prospect of more unnecessary toys to add to the full playroom is more daunting than it creates joy sometimes.  Instead of giving each yet other another toy or book for Christmas, I am going to mix it up and give [...]

Sunscreens to the Test: ALDI’s Ombra wins!

Sunscreens to the Test: ALDI’s Ombra wins!

Your skin is your largest bodily organ.  It is vital to keep it healthy. With summer coming up we should stock up on new sunscreen, but what is the best one to buy?  Some expensive luxury cosmetic brands contain unnecessary perfumes, tanning particles or are only recommend for 'occasional protection'.  Check the fine prints and [...]

Cup Day 2016 @ Sweetwater

Are you ready for next Tuesday's Melbourne Cup Day?  We are having a ladies lunch at Sweetwater Rooftop Bar in East Fremantle!  A good excuse to dust of those heals, glam up and catch up with your girlfriends.  I am sure there is a 2016 fashion theme (monochrome, bright & bold, perfect patterns and pastels [...]

Dinner is Ready! – Meals Delivered to your Doorstep

They plan, shop, deliver and you cook. The new-age meal services are 'cooking up a storm' in Perth and we are loving it.  Personally I am still a big fan of Dinnertwist.  The Foodie box is a standard in our household.  You get all ingredients and instructions delivered to your doorstep to cook four delicious, [...]

A little less Miss Perfection!

A little less Miss Perfection!

Be comfortable with imperfection. Be brave, take risks, don't worry and don't wait till your thirties.  When girls and women feel they have to be perfect at everything they do, they often hold back rather than try and risk the possibility of failure — and miss out on opportunities to grow. "I need each of [...]

Send a Message of HOPE this Christmas ♥

Send a Message of HOPE this Christmas ♥

...to less fortunate adults living in WA this Christmas.  It's easy, you can help by creating a Christmas Cheer Box.  Over Christmas hundreds of people live in crisis accommodation, refuges and on the streets in Western Australia due to family violence, poverty, mental health and a myriad of other issues.  Survival becomes a priority and [...]

What’s your Love ♥ Language?

Do you know what makes your partner or child feel special?  A compliment, quality time, a gift, a helping hand or a big long cuddle?  And what about yourself?  Sometimes we think we know what makes someone feel loved, but in reality it can be the quality time they are after and not that gift [...]

It’s our Birthday: 1 Year Today!

It’s our Birthday: 1 Year Today!

16 September 2015 we launched our blog Cottesloe Mums and since then we have had over 4313 visitors and 16,261 views! Thank You to all the beautiful mums out there for supporting us ❤️  We want Cottesloe Mums to keep growing and to be an inspirational online forum where local mums can share ideas, tips and [...]