Crash testing the KIA Grand Carnival

KIA Grand Carnival

Sponsored by Nuffnang (Can you spot my little photo bomber?!?!) Don’t panic! I didn’t actually crash it. I’m not that dedicated ;) I did however get to put the KIA Grand Carnival through its paces for a week in the life of the Crash Family. It was great switching up from our old KIA Sorento […]

The soup that stole my heart . . . and a kiss


It was early days. “Do you want to come over and watch a movie?” I asked nervously. “Sure, I’ll take care of dinner” was his casual reply. :: I opened the door to the tall, dark, handsome boy who had once doubled me home from the pub on his handle bars.  I smiled at the […]

Crash testing “The Parent Manifesto” by Jodie Benveniste – Virtual Book Tour


I picked up Jodie’s book, jumped into bed and started reading.  Before I knew it I was fifty pages in and crying my eyes out.  I was crying with relief.  Relief that I had within me the ability to be a better parent. This book won’t tell you how to parent.  This book won’t tell […]

Crash Test: A great solution to a stinky problem

Cute, but stinky

If you have one of these wee stinkers still in nappies, or know someone who is about to embark on a nappy marathon with a newborn, then read on.  You could win an excellent solution for you or a friend. I only have one kid still in nappies and I think (hope) we are about […]

Kids Activities: Tiddalik the Thirsty Frog + Giveaway


Sponsored by Nuffnang Long ago in an Aboriginal Creation story, Tiddalik, the largest frog ever known, awoke one morning with a huge thirst. He started to drink and drank until there was no fresh water left in the world. I can identify with this frog, I felt like this when I awoke from the anaesthetic […]

Click! ebook photo project

Fellow MacGyver lover

Here are the results from yesterday’s {Crash Challenge} Click! How to take gorgeous photos of your kids.  I chose CrashGirl as my subject because CrashBoy was too nuts!  Even then I only managed to get half of the twelve photos I set out to capture.

Click! How to take gorgeous photos of your kids

Photos from Click! e-book

A little while ago I received a complimentary copy of the ebook Click! How to take gorgeous photos of your kids. I had a quick read through and was quite impressed, but I’ve yet to put anything into practice. Now that Christmas is approaching I thought it would be a great idea to brush up […]

10 facts CrashHubby used to change my mind about UFC

Seriously? UFC?

Sponsored by Nuffnang Go ahead Laugh At My Expense . . . Yes, I said UFC as in Ultimate Fighting Champion, as in two grown men pummeling the heck out of each other with blood and stuff. I first encountered UFC via the TV show Friends, when Monica’s boyfriend was obsessed with becoming the Ultimate […]

{Crash Review + Giveaway} Crash Test Mummy vs Mitsubishi iMiEV


Sponsored by Nuffnang I guess it had to happen sooner or later – someone actually let Crash Test Mummy crash test their car!  Yep, Mitsubishi gave me the keys to their new fully electric car the i-MiEV (Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle).  Here’s what happened . . . Test Conditions Last week, eight bloggers came together […]