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    • Day Spas Coffs Harbour

      Day Spas Coffs Harbour

      As mums we don’t take time out for ourselves and pampering is usually sacrificed. As much as we love our little ones ‘me time’ could be just what the doctor ordered. So why don’t you spoil yourself and indulge in some pampering, enjoy the peace and quiet, even better...

    • You Know You’re a Mum When…

      You Know You’re a Mum When…

      From the time you find out you are pregnant, you start to realise that there is a lot in your life that is going to change. You also become aware that your priorities will become very different than what they were pre-kids. But sometimes it is the little signs that...

    • Local Mum Feature – Celeste Lord

      Local Mum Feature – Celeste Lord

      This week’s lovely local mum is Celeste Lord. Having only recently moved to the area she fills us in on what she loves best about raising a family on the Coffs Coast. Where and how long have you lived in the area and what do you love about it? I have lived in Coffs...

    • It’s Time For You Chookado

      It’s Time For You Chookado

      So you’re a mum now. And the second that baby was born this deep seeded emotion you can’t control suddenly entered your life. Guilt. It hits you like a cold day in numerous ways. It haunts you on a range of topics – feeding, sleep, play, education… It hits you when...

    • Parenting

      All things parenting on the Coffs Coast. From recipes and time hacks to the day to day ups and downs of motherhood.
    • Fathers Day 2019

      Fathers Day 2019

      The 1st of September is Father’s Day in Australia, the perfect time for honoring fathers or the important male figure in your life.  We often forget the sacrifices and contributions they have made in our lives. This Father’s Day, show him how much you appreciate all...

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Kids love finding surprises in their lunchbox and with the Easter countdown, it is an especially fun time to add a little bit of seasonable love into the lunchboxes.  With so many fun Easter cutters, food picks and moulds its easy to get creative in the kitchen.  We...

      Bulk Billed Doctors GP’s Coffs Harbour

      Bulk Billed Doctors GP’s Coffs Harbour

      Finding a new GP and or bulk billed surgery can be time-consuming.  Taken from recommendations of our local mums we have collated a list of some of the bulk-billed GP’s and surgeries around Coffs Harbour. We have also included a couple of private practices which have...

      Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate

      Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate

      Have you heard of the Active Kids Rebate and Creative Kids Rebate?  From January 2018, the NSW Government initiated the rebates to assist parents, guardians and caregivers to contribute towards the cost of their child’s fees and assisting with getting them more...

    • Holidays and Travel

      Holidaying with kids? Check out our top tips to make travelling with kids a breeze. We are blessed to be based here in Coffs Harbour with an awesome holiday vibe all year round. Find out the best the region has to offer for school holidays.
    • Christmas Day Lunch around Coffs Harbour

      Christmas Day Lunch around Coffs Harbour

      If you plan on hanging up the apron this year and want to get in to the holiday spirit what better way than starting with a perfect meal. Sharing the Christmas meal with family, friends and loved ones is the best way to celebrate the festive season, which is all about...

      Where To Go for Santa Photos in Coffs Harbour

      Where To Go for Santa Photos in Coffs Harbour

      Capture that special moment in your child's life sitting on Santa's knee before he or she is all grown up. Here is your guide on where to find Santa in Coffs Harbour this season. Coffs Central Santa Photos Don’t queue, book in your private Santa Photos and enjoy the...

      Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

      Christmas Carols around Coffs Harbour 2019

      Nothing says Christmas like the joyous sounds of carols sung together with family and friends by candlelight. If you love singing your heart out to Christmas Carols, there are some great free community events to attend throughout December. Here is the Coffs Coast...

      October School Holiday Guide

      October School Holiday Guide

      Wow…another term has gone by and the spring school holidays are upon us. The burden of finding things to fill the itinerary and keep the kids entertained is looming, so we have found some of the activities scheduled to take that burden away. Coffs has some great...

      July 2019 School Holidays in and around Coffs Harbour

      July 2019 School Holidays in and around Coffs Harbour

      And that’s a wrap, Term two is just about done and dusted.  Now what the kids are longing for is School Holiday fun. To help keep the kids entertained and active these holidays, we have pulled together a guide to some events and activities for the kids around Coffs...

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      From beauty, career, fashion, health and fitness, money, home, real estate and relationships. You will find it all the relevant info for Coffs Coast Mums.
    • Is Coffs Harbour a Good Place to Live?

      Is Coffs Harbour a Good Place to Live?

      Deciding on an area to live and building a life with your family can be a tough choice to make.  Many factors come into that process, and deciding on what your family's priorities are, will not be the same for everyone. So, let's think about Coffs Harbour as a...

      Mother’s Day Events and Gift Ideas Coffs Harbour

      Mother’s Day Events and Gift Ideas Coffs Harbour

      Did you know that Mother's Day is celebrated in Australia thanks to Mrs Janet Heyden, who helped pioneer it after she started a campaign in Sydney to raise money to buy gifts for lonely or forgotten mothers?  The original meaning of Mother's Day was to acknowledge and...

      Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

      Easter Gifts – That Are Not Chocolate

      Regardless of how you celebrate Easter, one thing is certain it doesn't have to be all about chocolate. If you are looking for something a little different this year or just wanting to cut down on the sugar intake there are plenty of alternatives to ensure that your...

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Creative Easter Recipe Lunchbox Ideas

      Kids love finding surprises in their lunchbox and with the Easter countdown, it is an especially fun time to add a little bit of seasonable love into the lunchboxes.  With so many fun Easter cutters, food picks and moulds its easy to get creative in the kitchen.  We...

      Great Teacher Gifts That They Will Love

      Great Teacher Gifts That They Will Love

      With the end of the year approaching, it’s natural to want to say thank you for all the teachers' amazing efforts with our kids throughout the year. Here are our ideas for group gifts or individual presents to say thank you for making the difference in our child’s...

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Keep on giving this Christmas by supporting Coffs small businesses and “shop it local” these holidays.

Finding the perfect Christmas gift is easy with our Christmas ideas guide. We have pulled together a list of some of our favourites, buy local this Christmas!

Gifts for the Kids

MiniMoJo

Green Toys Sand Play Set 4pc: $42.99
Build a castle. Dig for buried treasure. No matter how ambitious the project, the worlds most eco-groovy sand play set always leaves a light footprint.Like all Green Toys products, the Sand Play Set is made from advanced environmentally friendly materials, helping to reduce fossil fuel use and CO2 emission, all in the name of Good Green FunTM!Suitable from 18 mths+

 

No Nasties / Nisha | Pink Pretty Play Makeup Goody Pack: $27.95
Time to pretend to try Mummy’s all natural makeup on!

Bling 20 Sam The Shark /Grey: $39.95
Splash out of the blue with Sam the Shark! Sam features a shark designed screen print, encourages motor skills and enhances water confidence being a must have for any shark in training.

The Creative Toy Shop

Marble Sounding Tree: $74.00
This stunning marble tree will enthral children of all ages. Drop a marble and watch it weave through the leaves creating a beautiful sounds as it falls. Fabulous for developing hand-eye co-ordination and fine motor skills.

Travel, Learn and Explore – All About the Body: $29.90
Explore and learn all about the human body! Discover all there is to know about the skeleton, muscles, circulation, respiration, digestion and the brain.  Put together the detailed puzzle and read the book to learn all about the life cycle and the human body!

 

Tallow and Tide

Baby Chino Keep Cup: $10.00
Tiny Changers Make Big Changes.

Kids Khaki Freedom Moses Slides $45.00
Now available for your little ones! Perfect for beach & beyond. Light weight, easy to clean and wont rub their little feet.

 

Lily & Sapphire

Owl Zoo Pack: $36.95
Owl Zoo Pack – little kid Backpacks Owl Zoo Packs is the little kid backpack where “fun meets function!” Whimsical details and durable materials make this perfect on-the-go pack for kids on-the-go! – Ages 3+

Animal Wobble Fox: $16.95
Push, pull or grab these colourful wobbling forest animals from Kid O – their round, weighted bottoms will always spin them back upright for more play. The repetitive action will improve hand-eye coordination in young children, as well as delight them for hours. Available in owl, racoon and fox designs. Suitable for 1+

 

Gifts for Her

Nik and She | By Charlotte Gold Tan Be Present Cord Bracelet: $99.00
Centre yourself with our Be Present Cord Bracelet. Inspired by ancient mandalas, our Be Present Bracelet features an jewelled blossoming lotus for purity and Enlightenment. Empower yourself with the inscribed words, “Be still, present, and mindful”, a focusing, balancing and energising mantra for those searching for peace and universal alignment

Nik and She | Camilla Phone and Coin Purse in Boheme: $59.00
With the floral heirlooms and sparrows of Paris as muse, the Boheme Phone and Coin Purse is a sumptuous everyday accessory. This luxurious printed wallet is lightweight and features a fiercely feminine all-over print, detachable inner coin purse, and practical inner side pocket.

Nourished Earth | SUPER polished Deluxe Brush Set 6pc: $29.95
This cutely presented 6 piece brush set will ensure your superfood look is SUPER polished! The canister is perfect when you’re on the go, and will keep your brushes looking cute in your bathroom. Includes: Blending Brush, Foundation Brush, Highlighter Brush, Blush Brush, Contour Brush and Eyeshadow Brush.

Uptown Local | The Original – Polished Rose Gold / Blush Leather: $149.00 AUD

Tallow and Tide | Nostalgia Candles $44.95
Hand-Poured Tallow & Tide Candles. Designed to anchor you to memories, to ground you, to draw you back in to your heart and your soul.

Book Warehouse | Veg: Easy and Delicious Meals for Everyone $39.99
Jamie Oliver is back with brilliantly easy, flavour-packed, and accessible veg recipes. From simple suppers and family favourites to weekend dishes for sharing with friends, this book is packed full of phenomenal food – pure and simple.

Gifts for Him

Uptown Local | Road Less Travelled Kit: $89.00
The Road Less Travelled by Triumph & Disaster is a travel hair kit. A road less travelled; that thing you are chasing after, or maybe running from, a path that just needs treading, or just the one you found yourself on.

Uptown Local | Status Anxiety Jonah: $69.95

Artisti | Nanopresso Barista Kit: $45.95 AUD
Take your portable espresso game to the next level with the Nanopresso Barista Kit. This accessory bundle for the Wacaco Nanopresso enables you to pull full double shots, gives you extra coffee filter baskets for rapid shot pulling, and puts it all in a travel-ready carrying case

Chalkies | Vans Hats Full Patch Snapback Cap: $39.95
Don’t miss out on the Full Patch baseball cap. This simplistic subtle design will be your wardrobe staple. There is a Vans sewn down patch at the front of the hat and four grommets on the side which encourage ventilation. The brim is flat and there is a Vans tab sewn next to the black snapback.

Motackle | Modom Key Lock – Blackness: $69.95
Ensure the safety of your car keys with this clever little modem key safe. Perfect for the Beach.

Jaycar | Wireless TWS Earphones with Bluetooth® Technology: $29.95

 

Gift Vouchers

For those that have everything why not gift them an experience or some pampering

Barista Training: $129.00 per person
Artisti Roastery, Toormina – 1h 30min
Designed for anyone interested in becoming a barista or improving their barista skills. This one on one course will cover grinding, dosing, extraction, milk frothing and basic latte art. You will be taught using commercial equipment and we’ll be working to help you feel competent behind an espresso machine in a fast paced cafe environment.

One Hour Cheese Workshop Voucher: $45.00
A cheese making workshop gift voucher is the ultimate gift, a gift that keeps on giving. The Workshops are great fun, very hands on and you will learn a unique new skill. Participants need to being nothing but them selves and a love of cheese.

Gift Voucher – Spa treatment (min 1hr) By Nourished Earth: $95.00
Book any of the following:   • Calming, Healing and Nurturing Facial   • Detoxifying Facial   • Brightening Facial

The Family Table Gift Vouchers: Cooking Courses for Kids
Gift vouchers are available to purchase for any upcoming school holiday program!

KangaTraining Gift Voucher
$50, $100 and $150 gift vouchers are now available for classes in 2020

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