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Easy School Lunches

Easy School Lunches

With only 5 weeks left of school for the year (6 weeks in NSW), school lunches are getting to become more and more of a hassle. We're unmotivated and just want the 'school lunch box fairy' to come and sort out the carrot sticks and muesli bars, so we can have a break....

Bush-Walking with Kids

Bush-Walking with Kids

Bush walking is something we have enjoyed for as long as we can remember. The connection to nature, the wildlife, the peace and quiet and the challenge! Of course, when we had kids we wanted to share this great experience with them! When they were babies, it was easy...

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Murwillumbah Farmers Market

November 13 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Kiddies Patch activities- this week we have Paula La Belle and Amanda from The Family Centre celebrating spring. They are setting up some beautiful activities for children from littlies to primary school aged children making nature crowns with collected natural materials. For the full market roundup of What's Great, Good or New This Week visit the market’s website and scroll down on our home page to find out What’s New. Click on the "read more" button for all the details…

Moo Goo Refill Event for Locals

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

We're BIG fans of local Burleigh business MooGoo and their fantastic products for both kids and adults. Having two kids with eczema there's a continuous supply of their moisturiser and eczema cream in my house! And the sunscreen is one of the very few that won't sting their skin. MooGoo are also planet lovers and are always looking for ways to reduce their environmental impact so they're offering local residents (us) the chance to refill bottles and containers! WHAT PRODUCTS…

Currumbin Community Market

November 14 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Held directly across from Currumbin RSL, every Thursday morning from 7am until 11am. A true farmers markets community that only allow farmers who have a direct link to the produce they sell.

Bop it tots

November 14 @ 10:30 am - November 15 @ 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

Come along to an action packed, multi sensory music and movement classes for parents and tots (2-5years).... because children need FUN! FREE trial available. Contact us for more information

Palm Beach Farmers Market

November 16 @ 6:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

EVERY SATURDAY 6.00am - 11.30am - Palm Beach Currumbin High School, Thrower Drive Palm Beach. Visiting Palm Beach Farmers' Markets is about more than just a shopping experience. Local residents and visitors to the Gold Coast interact with growers and producers of the food or products for sale and learn more about where their food has come from, how it was made and what elements went into its creation. Shoppers also meet with friends to do their shopping, catch up…

Makers and Finders Markets

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

At the Makers and Finders Markets inside M-Arts you get to eat, drink, taste, shop, socialise, relax, watch, listen, enjoy and discover. Bringing your local community together. Shop the fabulous selection of handmade ceramics, jewellery, homewares, textiles and clothing from the regions best makers at the amazing new indoor makers market inside the M-Arts Precinct, an art deco warehouse building full of artist studios and makers spaces in converted shipping containers including Mill & Make - Shop Create, Yellow Brick…

The Rock Face. Rock Climbing -Gold Coast

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2019

How good are your climbing skills? Put yourself to the test and challenge The Rock Face! Open every Saturday at the Gold Coast Recreation Centre, our 10m high covered rock wall has over 10 different climbs from beginner to professional skill levels. If you're looking for a challenge, there are crack only climbs for the more experienced climbers and our automatic belay systems let you climb solo. $12.15 per person, covers all equipment with no bookings required. Bring some sturdy…

Baby & Kids Clothing Swap

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Introducing Burleigh Babies and Kids Clothing swap. We are a group of 3 local mums who want to provide options for families to swap their good quality, no longer required baby and kids clothing items for clothing they actually need. Swap parties are fun, free and have a strong, positive environmental benefit. By diverting items from landfill and avoiding buying something new, you save water, resources and reduce emissions. Australians are currently disposing of 6000 kilograms of fashion and textile…

Burleigh Heads Community Baby & Kids Clothing Swap

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Local mums have banded together to host Burleigh’s first ever Burleigh Baby & Kids Clothing Swap community event during National recycling week on Saturday 16th November 2019 at St John’s Anglican Church in Park Ave Burleigh Heads. Swap registration kicks off at 9am and swapping will commence from 10am onwards. Their aim is to provide local families with the opportunity to contribute positively by recycling their once loved, no longer needed baby and kids clothing items which are in good…

Santas Arrival

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the arrival of Santa Claus on Saturday 16 November with a magic show, live music and virtual reality experience! 10.30am - Stage Show in The Cove 11am - Santa Photo's commence in the JB Hi-Fi Foyer 10am to 1pm - Roving Christmas Characters 10am to 2pm - Join in the fun of the Snowball Slingers' Virtual Reality experience outside Coles. Take a turn at throwing snowballs at a target and aim to top the leader board. This experience will…

The Village Markets

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Village Market trades every month on the first and third Sunday at Burleigh Heads State School from 8:30am - 1pm. You'll find creative small businesses, designers, artists, creatives, foodies, musicians and lots of good vibes! The TVM lineup is unlike any other and you're guaranteed to find a gem at every turn. From men's and women's fashion by emerging and local designers, vintage clothing sourced from around the world, high quality pop-up shops, to up-cycled and handcrafted furniture, unique…

Kingscliff Markets

November 23 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

With a beautiful beachfront location and an array of local produce, Kingscliff Markets are truly enjoyable for all ages. Spend a relaxing Saturday morning strolling through the vast array of gourmet food, produce, craft, artwork, fashion, jewellery, flowers, gifts and food stalls.

Festive Family Fun Day

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

for our Festive Family Fun Day! Bring the kids & the grandkids & join us for a day of fun, Sunday 24th November from 1pm. * Annual $4,000 Christmas Toy Raffle * * Visit from Santa * * Jumping Castle & Obstacle Course * * Face Painting * * Christmas Cookie Decorating ($5pp) * * Pop-Up Bar * * Food Truck - Zicatela - Woodfired Mexican * * Ice Cream Van * * Hawaiian Shaved Ice * * BBQ *…

Cabarita Beach Festival : Surfing, Music, Movies, Markets

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Welcome to Cabarita Beach Festival! Set in the charming and relaxed beachside town of Cabarita Beach, the festival kicks off the start of Summer with a brilliant and memorable day out for friends and family alike. Expect Surfing comp with Caba Boardriders, live music throughout, fresh and exciting artisan stalls to shop and a variety of delicious food trucks for the foodies in you. There will be a surfing movie, live music, markets, children's activities etc for the community to…

Tugun Lights Up

November 30 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The annual Tugun Lights Up returns in 2019 to kick off a month long celebration of Christmas in Tugun Village. Now in it’s 7th year Tugun Lights Up promotes the village spirit of coming together to enjoy the glittering Christmas Lights displays in each shopfront window. To kick off the celebrations, an evening of family fun will be held on Saturday 30 November in the village from 4.30pm. Enjoy free Christmas entertainment and carols, shop at the market stalls for…

Kingscliff Beach Night Markets

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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This gorgeous little seaside market has pop up caravans with a variety of food and live music. Dogs and children are welcome to come and enjoy a snack and a run around the newly renovated Rowan Robinson Park. With such a picturesque backdrop and big grassy area for the kids to let loose, it’s the perfect place to catch up with friends and family. Found right in the heart of the main street in Kingscliff you can also spend time…

Festive Fun Day

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Get into the holiday spirit at Tweed Heads Homemaker Centre's Festive Fun Day. FREE kids activities, entertainment, face painting, photo wall, Santa in the flesh and loads more!

Saturday Sessions-Music in the Park

December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 4, 2020

Saturday Sessions: Music in the park features some of the best musicians from the local region. The live music takes place on the first Saturday of every month. Coming up👇 September 7 | Espressivo Duo and Phil & Tilley Music October 5 | Naomi Connell and Open Mic (new initiative) November 2 | 44 Red Apples and Blind Willie Wagtail December 7 | Kafoa McCoy and Volcanic Lovers January 4 | Ollie Twohill and Favourite Son

Currumbin Community Christmas Carols

December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Santa is coming to Currumbin for a magical evening under the stars. Get the whole family into the festive spirit at the annual Currumbin Community Christmas Carols on Monday 9 December from 5.30pm to 8pm. Sing along to your favourite Christmas songs led by an impressive cast of local talent. Free children’s activities including: craft station, hula hoops, jumping castle and face painting from 5.30pm. Traditional Christmas concert from 6pm with roving entertainment throughout the evening and a laser light…

Palm Beach Christmas Carols/Christmas by the Sea

December 10 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A Christmas extravaganza and celebration of the silly season. The free family friendly event will showcase Christmas- southern Gold Coast style and will feature live musical entertainment, face painting, a barnyard animal enclosure, Christmas carols and a special visit from Santa. Food and drink will be available to purchase from Dune Café as well as a variety of food stalls including a sausage sizzle, fun floss, snow cones and more. The evening will close with a fireworks display, so bring…

Burleigh Christmas Carols

December 12 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a wonderful afternoon and evening of free Christmas entertainment and fun. Bring the family and a picnic blanket, relax and sing along to your favourite Christmas carols. The event includes 2 hours of interactive entertainment for children and families at Memorial Park, followed by 2 hours of live stage performances on Burleigh Hill. Brought to you by Division 12 Councillor Pauline Young, City of Gold Coast.

Byron Bay Carols by the Sea

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Byron Bay's Carols by the sea is a delightful family Christmas event right on the glorious beachfront at beautiful Byron Bay. Hosted by the combined churches and businesses of Byron Bay, and directed & MC'd by well-known jazz artist and local identity, Sharny Russell, this is a celebration not to be missed. The program consists of everything from children & schools through to local and interstate professionals. Don't miss your chance to enjoy a lovely Byron twilight, wave your candles…

Coolangatta Christmas Carols

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Coolangatta's Queen Elizabeth Park will come alive with the spirit of Christmas on Sunday 15 December, with free Coolangatta Christmas Carols. Sing along to your favourite Christmas carols with legendary performer, Denis Walter, enjoy brilliant Christmas performances and settle in for a magical night under the Southern Gold Coast stars. The Coolangatta Christmas Markets and food trucks will be open from 4:00pm, with the show starting at 5.30pm. After saving thousands of plastic water bottles from landfill over the past…

Kids Christmas Disco

December 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ho, ho, ho! To the dance floor we go! Celebrate the festive season & dance the day away at our Kid's Christmas Disco! Live DJ, games & prizes .. & a visit from Santa! For children 12 yrs & under. $5 entry per child (tickets available at the door) Parental supervision required AT ALL TIMES.

Mrs Claus Cookie Workshop

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 24, 2019

Join the fun at Mrs Claus's Cookie Kitchen, where kids can decorate their own Christmas cookie. There will be a new cookie to decorate each day. Saturday 21st to Tuesday 24th December 10am to 1pm daily *Each session will run for 30 minutes. 25 children per session. Plus, meet and greet Mrs Claus at the Santa Set, in Centre Court. Saturday 1st to Tuesday 24th December 1pm to 2pm daily.

Piggabeen Valley Markets

February 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 3 months that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

The place to be for wellness, peace, harmony, live music, arts and crafts, food, coffee, local produce and more.

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Find a Playground

Fully fenced, shaded, near coffee, close to parking, BBQs, toilets, accessible……we’re on the hunt for ALL the best playgrounds from Burleigh to Byron Bay

Find a Family Friendly Place to Eat

There’s lots of things that make a place “kid friendly” We love great kids menus (with more than just nuggets) we love play corners, we love friendly staff, we love great coffee and great babyccinos. If you’re looking for a meal, a snack or a coffee pit stop……this is where you’ll find them

Find Somewhere New

Use our map to find something in your local area, or better yet pack up the car and discover somewhere totally new! We’ll also be sharing our favourite secret spots to our newsletter subscribers so click here to sign up and we’ll send you the info straight to your inbox.

Find out What's On

Looking for something to do today? Or something for the school holidays? Want to know what markets are on this weekend? Check out our event calendar and fill up that diary! Or if you have an event to add, click here

Find your new favourite shop

We’re big into supporting local. We’re so lucky to have so many great local boutiques and stores in our area….the trick is finding them!

Find out how to advertise

If you’re a business located between Burleigh Heads and Byron Bay and you’d like to us to come and visit please click here to find out about our advertising packages and prices.


Mobile Library

Mobile Library

The Richmond Tweed Mobile Library is a great community resource. It stops at many places throughout the Tweed region and is such a cute place to visit with your little ones for a morning of story time or to help them pick out their bedtime story choices for the week ahead. We visited the mobile library at Pottsville where it stops each Friday morning at 9.45am and they normally have a kids story time/craft area set up for around 10.15am. They...

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Macadamia Castle, Knockrow

Macadamia Castle, Knockrow

Dad and Miss 7 visited the Macadamia Castle this week and were very pleasantly surprised with a really fun afternoon out together. Do you drive past the signs to this place all the time and say "We'll have to pop in there one day........" Well make these school...

a little bit about us

We are a bunch of five mums with fifteen kids between us aged from babies right up to adults. We’re always on the lookout for fun, affordable things to do with our kids, not too far from home and one night while out for dinner (and a few champagnes)……B2BK was born! (Hence slightly blurry photo)



We’ll be posting all our latest adventures on our Instagram, and don’t forget to tag us in yours #b2bk.

our kids know playgrounds

From Burleigh to Byron there’s plenty of playground options for all kids. We’ll be listing ALL of the playgrounds we find because not every kid loves the biggest and best ones that are full of other kids. Some kids like a small park all to themselves….and that’s fine with us!


Why Mum Friends Are So Important

Why Mum Friends Are So Important

Friends are such an important and essential part of life, but there is something special about "Mum" friends. You are deep in the trenches of parenting together, facing the same trials and joys. Having someone down the other end of the phone or text message, going...

Nature Crafts for Kids!

Nature Crafts for Kids!

We love spending time in nature with our kids! Here are some great nature-based activities to do with your kids at home or at your local park. Nature Scavenger Hunt; Write a list of nature treasures that are common in your area and have your little one collect each...

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