Corin Forest Mountain Recreation (Tuggeranong)

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Corin Forest Mountain Recreation  Canberra’s Mountain Playground and great fun for all the family! Whether you’re a Canberra local or a Canberra visitor, Corin Forest Mountain Recreation is a ‘must’ to visit! During Summer take a picnic and enjoy the …

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Adventure Park – OUR Rating

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 Adventure Park  Victoria’s 1st Waterpark  Reviewed by Rebecca Mason [January 2011]  Adventure Park is Victoria’s premier water playground located one hour south of Melbourne, or midway between Geelong & Queenscliff, OR, 5 minutes from BIG4 Bellarine.  Open 7 days a …

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Bribery is a beautiful thing

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Today was spent with the whole family in ‘domesticated bliss’.  I decided it was time to work as a family and clean the bedrooms TOGETHER as a family, and today was also declared a ‘NO Nintendo DS or computer technology day’. So it …

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My lucky day!

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WOW!  What a day! Firstly, I got creative with the children – thanks to SquiggleMum and made some Salt Pictures!  What a great idea!  B4 & K5 loved this activity.  Whilst a little messy as far as ‘grainy salt’ on the kitchen floor this was a fantastic, …

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‘Me’ day

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Today K6 & I had an adventure in the city of Melbourne where we boarded the train and met my Mum & Dad, and my sister (a belated Mothers Day outing).  With the three of us living in varying suburbia and country …

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The Parklands Apartment Motel – Canberra

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Today I spent time beginning to finalise our Canberra holiday arrangements.  The Parklands Apartment Hotel is where we are planning to stay in a 4 bedroom apartment – this will accommodate all 8 of us!! What were the selling points for me? …

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Family Value Concept

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The Family Value concept, established in 2008, will entitle you and your family to true family value discounts. When you present your medicare card with all your childrens names, you will be entitled to the ‘family value’ admission & discounts …

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