Winter has well and truly set in and boy am I glad that we have great insulation in our house. We live in the Hunter Valley so while it is cold, there are definitely plenty of colder places to be.
The Barrington Tops for example or the Blue Mountains. We ventured to both last week! Oh and we also saw snow at both. Growing up in central Queensland you didn’t see snow, EVER. So every chance we get, we visit the snow. Last year was the first time my kids or husband had seen snow so we weren’t really prepared for how cold it was going to be.
This year was different! The kids were all rugged up and so were we. Bub was wearing layers on layers but she still seemed chilly so we put her in her Love To Dream sleeping bag and arm warmers and she loved it. I am amazed at how warm the baby sleeping bag is and the arm warmers are just a genius idea!
We threw snow balls, wrote in the snow and had a picnic lunch at the Barrington Tops. It was so cold but it had nothing on the cold that the Blue Mountains were about to show us.
We booked a cabin months ago after checking the average temps for the time of year and thought 10-15 degrees wasn’t too bad so we booked it. As our holiday date neared, the temperature continued to drop and snow warnings released. Again we prepared for the cold. Luckily we did because it snowed again on the day we left! It was gorgeous light, fluffy snow.
Prior to it snowing we spent three days exploring everything we could fit into our trip. We visited the Three Sisters, embraced everything that Scenic World had to offer, and looked out at the view at Echo Point and many more other iconic bush walks and lookouts. We could not have fit anything more into our trip and there is still so much more we want to do, mainly the bush walks because many of them we couldn’t do with all the kids.
We also checked out the Jenolan Caves on the way home and took a tour. It was pretty cool but the large tour group thing isn’t really for us. We did however learn quite a bit and saw some amazing things. The kids loved it!!
Meet the Three Sisters – Meehni, Wimlah and Gunnedoo. They can be found in the Jamison Valley, Blue Mountains. . *According to Eric at @ScenicWorld_Aus the tiny little guy on the end is called Barry and does not get a mention… ever. . #PoorBarry #RecogniseBarry #ThreeSisters #BlueMountains
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I will share more about these adventures throughout the week but this is a quick overview of the busy week we have had.
Also because we tried and tested the Love To Dream Nuzzlin 2.5TOG Sleep Bag and Arm Warmers in the coldest of cold conditions I am more than confident to recommend them to get you and your little one through winter. The baby sleeping bag is not heavy but it certainly holds warmth and the arm warmers, as I mentioned earlier, are a genius idea! They work a treat. I cannot speak highly enough of these products when it comes to keeping my bub warm.
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Disclosure: I received Love To Dream arm warmers and a Nuzzlin 2.5TOG Sleep Bag for the purpose of this review. All opinions are my own.
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