Saturday, 9 September 2017

Fruit Cake Slice Recipe. Easy School Lunch Box Treats


Firstly, for those of you who enjoy our recipes, big apologies for the lack of baking on this website of late. The final month of winter was, for us, chequered with various illnesses and ailments in our household. (Probably the same in yours?) In amongst it all were two children's birthdays as well. Phew!
Combined with everything else, August has just been one, big, whirlwind of busyness.
Good riddance winter!

Baking is always happening around here though...
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Tuesday, 5 September 2017

How Using Spriggy Can Teach Your Kids All About Money and Saving...



*This post is brought to you in collaboration with Spriggy.


Teaching your kids all about money and finances is a life skill that certainly needs to be taught and practised from the outset. In a world ruled by money, helping kids master the skills needed to navigate a lifetime of financial know-how, is undoubtedly wise.


Your child's financial education can effectively begin as early as the preschool years, and it's a continual process of learning that will grow in complexity along with your child. With a bit of educational investment and practical application from day one, the bank accounts and financial knowledge of your kids should flourish together.
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Thursday, 31 August 2017

At What Age Should a Child Own a Mobile Phone? An Alcatel Pop 4 Smartphone Review and Giveaway, Plus the Aussie Giveaway Linkup September...


Exactly when is the right age to give your child the independence and responsibility of their very own mobile phone? Sorry! For all parents and their kids, there are so many considerations to explore, making any kind of straightforward answer here fraught with a myriad of 'if's, buts and maybe's.'

As a parent of six kids ranging in age from preschooler, to primary-aged and high schoolers, even I can tell you that the factors to determine the 'need versus want' of arming your child with a mobile, are considerable and varied and often different for each individual child. 
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Monday, 28 August 2017

Project Nursery Mum + Bub Smartband Review. Monitor Everything Pregnancy, Baby and Beyond...


Have you got yourself a version of the newest fitness gadget yet - a smart band?

So many people have embraced the ability to have their health goals and other conveniences on-hand in the form of these modern watches. Having a smart band allows you to not only monitor your health and wellbeing at a glance, but they also give you quick alerts regarding incoming mobile phone calls and messages. In our fast-paced modern times, these gadgets are a very desirable addition to both your wardrobe and lifestyle.

Did you know there's now a Smartband specifically for mums, (and parents), on the market?
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Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Worlds Apart® Hello Home Disney Frozen Fabric Toy Box Review. A Childsmart Feature...


*Six Little Hearts is a Childsmart Brand Representative.

Finding attractive and practical storage solutions for your children's oodles of things is a universal parenting pursuit. Childsmart have plenty of visually pleasing and kid-appealing options in store to solve your most challenging storage issues. Whether it's for a bedroom, family room or kid's corner, you'll find a range of beautiful and practical styles to choose from, in a variety of popular children's themes, on the Childsmart website.



We're currently in the process of setting up a beautiful princess-themed bedroom space for our youngest in collaboration with Childsmart. (Stay tuned for the big reveal!)


Fittingly, our latest Childsmart acquisition for this room comes from their impressive range of select brands - Worlds Apart.


Worlds Apart specialise in children's d├ęcor and we've reviewed a number of their items here already. We opt for this brand frequently, because Worlds Apart are bang-on when it comes to pleasing both adults and kids. This brand epitomises personality, practicality and quality.



Mum and daughter (in particular!), are crushing on this pretty Worlds Apart Hello Home Fabric Toy Box.

This is a beautiful whimsical item for storing toys and games while keeping your child's space clean and tidy too. The sides and base of this sweet toy box, are made of sturdy weave fabric, while the robust sides are styled in a strong MDF. The box comes with built-in handles to make moving this lightweight toy box about your home, quick and easy.

For kids, their favourite Disney Frozen characters - Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Christof and Sven, are faithfully illustrated around all sides of this dream play box, making it appealing to view from any angle.



Great proportions! Sized at 39.5cm x 39.5cm x 51.5cm.

This cute storage box has a soft top flap which seals with Velcro so that little fingers can gain easy-access without the dangers of hinged lids.
The Worlds Apart Hello Home Disney Frozen toy box holds loads and is able to store a whopping 20kgs of your child's stuff and things. Within the interior's cavernous space, are two stitched-in pockets to accommodate your child's collection of treasures; pencils or other smaller items they'd like to keep handy and separate from the rest of their haul.












Strong sides are decorated with pretty snowflakes that continue the Disney Frozen theme.






Assembling this Worlds Apart play box is a super-simple 15 minute build, and all parts are provided in the flat pack carton, along with full, illustrated instructions.






This toy box a very attractive accessory for use in any area within your home frequented by kids and in need of clutter control! Use it for anything from toys to books, craft stores, kids' clothing, footwear, nappy change accessories or as a costume storage trunk.

Shop for this adorable room accessory plus other items from the Disney Frozen range, on the Childsmart website.



















Are your child's toys over-flowing in your home?

How do you store your children's playthings?



*Disclosure: Six Little Hearts was gifted the featured item for review.
All opinions expressed are our own and genuine.























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Sunday, 20 August 2017

Bright and Beautiful in August With Bellabox and Bellababy. An Unboxing and Reader Offer...

Bring on Spring!

Bellabox has an appropriate title for the general mood this month. It's Bright and Beautiful. This theme holds so much promise of the season to come, and unboxing this month's refreshing parcel was exhilarating!
There's a touch of spring in every box, to push away the last of those winter blues.
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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

The Gro Company Grofriends Ollie the Owl Light and Sound Sleep Aid Review and Giveaway


A large chunk of our lifetimes are spent in the comfort of our beds, yet convincing young children that this is actually a wonderful thing can be extremely hard!

It's no news on the parenting front that bedtime is something that kids generally don't regard too highly. For some kids, it's the act of winding-down that presents a problem. For others, natural fears take hold when the darkness falls and these can make children very reluctant to relax and rest. Either way, any disruption at bedtime for parents who are themselves tired too, is an altogether undesirable occurrence for obvious reasons.
Why can't they just go to sleep?!
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Thursday, 10 August 2017

Protect-A-Bed Protectors For Mattresses and Pillows Review


With so many allergens around during any particular season in Australia, it's vital for families to take preventative measures to protect themselves from the rising incidence of health issues such as eczema and asthma. While most allergy sufferers are at a loss to pinpoint exactly what triggers a reaction in either of these extreme health conditions, many believe that dust and mould are to blame. Keeping a clean home and environment may help to ward-off these afflictions and beginning with the source itself - our bedding, is a great starting point.
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