Exploring Australia

Our curious case of the Fitzroy Gardens

fitzroy gardens
Cathy / September 28, 2017

One of the most recommended garden visits in Melbourne CBD is the Fitzroy Gardens. So off we went given a good weather and a sunny afternoon to satisfy our curiosities. The whole garden is ideal for a relaxing walk. It has plenty of space for the kids to play and stroll around in. They do have a kids’ playground too. You…

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MommyCathy.com turns one

Cathy / September 27, 2017

The Lil One has eaten breakfast. She has been bathed, lotioned, dressed, and combed. Activities that the Lil One will attend this and next week have been plotted and posted on the fridge door. Now, I can catch my breath. Never mind that the bedroom is messy. Dishes and pots in the kitchen not yet washed.  Haha! I turn to my blog…

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Children's Playground

Exploring the Library at The Dock

Cathy / September 22, 2017

I’m beginning to love spring! The Lil One and I get to go outdoors more now that the harsh cold and wind of winter are long gone. A few days ago, we went to the State Library. This time, one interesting place we explored is the Library at The Dock. Getting there You can reach the library by catching the…

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Children's Playground

Play Pod at the State Library of Victoria

Cathy / September 20, 2017

I’ve always wanted to see the inside of the library in front of the Melbourne Central Station, that is the State Library of Victoria. When I learned that they have a Play Pod where kids can play, read, and do crafts, then off we went; baby and me. The Play Pod is located inside The Courtyard, which is on the…

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Cathy / September 16, 2017

My dear Lil One, you have given me so much joy, perhaps there’s never been such happiness in my life that comes close to this.  You have always been perfect and beautiful in my eyes, a gift I am so proud at the same time, humbled to have been given with. It seems, no I am sure that you are…

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My first banana bread

Cathy / September 14, 2017

Not exactly my first. I baked a banana bread when I was around 12 years old and forgot to put baking soda. The baked bread was hard as a rock. Haha! Since then, I avoided baking banana bread as much as I can. But still, I love to eat it! So I tried to bake one this time. And it…

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Moving to Australia, Reviews, Travel

Continental Hotel, Phillip Island

Cathy / September 12, 2017

During our two-day trip in Phillip Island, we stayed at the Continental Hotel for our overnight rest. We had a great view of the ocean right in front of our room. The room has good amenities: wifi, TV, water heater, air conditioning system, shampoo, soap, and the likes. Booking.com On the morning we woke up, we instantly head on to…

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