Jones the Grocer JBR : Play corner included!

Jones the Grocer have opened another branch in Dubai, here in Jumeirah Beach Residence also known to most as JBR. We took the little people over early December (after a very chaotic tree lighting ceremony closeby….haha) – to review the venue over dinner. Here’s what to expect in the newly opened Jones the Grocer JBR.

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Luigia : A family-friendly Italian spot in JBR

I should have gone to Luigia when they first opened up in JBR. Kids play area, authentic Italian food, close to home – ticks all the boxes, right? 🙂 After their back to school event in September recently (which was so much fun, by the way) – we returned with the family to review the […]

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Kids Baking Boxes in Dubai : What’s In z Box?

Joanna Karameh, a mum of 2 and food content creator started off a business early 2022 , preparing kids baking boxes in Dubai. It is called ‘What’s in z Box’. We were very lucky to have been sent two of these boxes to try out last week. Donut decorating boxes – Christmas themed. Now I […]

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What happens when your Instagram is suspended?

Have you ever gotten your Instagram account suspended? How frustrating would it be, to have it completed removed for a day, or two, and be told that there is a possibility it will be permanently disabled. Well, this was me. I thought I’ll put this piece together, so you get an idea of what happens, […]

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Christmas with Kids in Dubai – 2022

Best time of the year – Christmas with kids in Dubai. The little ones love it, we love it. And there’s always so much to see and do here in Dubai. Here’s an ever-growing list of anything Christmassy that crosses my radar. Enjoy the festive season with the family. Winterfest by McGettigans McGettigans has taken […]

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Geales Family Day Lunch @ Le Royal Meridien Dubai

Re-introducing a much loved resort of ours : Le Royal Meridien Resort & Spa. Every Sunday, their British Seafood restaurant Geales does a family day lunch. We have done this a few times now, though it was still exciting for us to return, with all 3 in tow. Here’s what to expect in the Geales […]

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Dubai Outdoor Winter Activities with Kids

With the temperature dropping down to early 30s – families always get excited here in Dubai as that means that we can finally do things outdoors with the kids. Here are a few suggestions on outdoor activities in Dubai – suitable for those with younger ones. Spend a day in Dubai Marina, JBR & Bluewaters […]

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All American Brunch @ Claw BBQ The Pavilion : A whole lotta fun!

A dear friend of ours was back in town and I started hunting left right centre for a fun spot for a get together. We did the ladies night at the new Claw BBQ in the Palm many weeks ago, and have been hoping that they will launch a brunch. They didn’t, but hooray – […]

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Where to watch World Cup with kids in Dubai – FIFA 2022

With FIFA World Cup going from the 20th of November till 18th of December in Qatar, a lot of families here in Dubai will be looking to take their little ones out to a restaurant or bar to watch the game. Wouldn’t it be nice watch football with the family, have a drink or two, […]

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The Little Prince @ Theatre of Digital Art : A Story of Friendship

Do you know the story of The Little Prince? Theatre of Digital Art, also known as TODA is showing The Little Prince in a 360 experience until January 2023. We went over afterschool one Friday in November to review the experience. It would be the first time taking the girls to TODA as well 😉

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Noho’s New York Brunch @ Intercontinental Ras al Khaimah

Have you ever brunched in Ras al Khaimah? We drove up to the Intercontinental Ras al Khaimah one weekend mid November, for a daycation – as well as to review Noho’s New York Brunch. Somewhere new, somewhere different. That’s, always exciting – isn’t it? 🙂 Here’s what to expect at the Noho’s New York Brunch.

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Ladies Night @ Karma Kafe Dubai : with Dubai Fountain Views !

If you are looking for a nice chilled spot to take a guest around Downtown Dubai for a drink, consider doing the ladies night offer at Karma Kafe. I remember doing their brunch almost 8 years ago – and it was such good food and so much fun. Returned early November to take a guest […]

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Jardin Rose Family Brunch @ Jumeirah Zabeel Saray : A Magical Afternoon

Did you watch Beauty and the Beast, as a child? I did. I loved it. So I was probably more excited than my kids when I found out that the Family Brunch team had launched yet another one (they’re on a roll, aren’t they?) – called Jardin Rose Family Brunch, this time in Jumeirah Zabeel […]

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Halloween with Kids in Dubai 2022

Here’s a quick list of all the Halloween events for kids that are happening in malls, restaurants, or communities in Dubai, or specifically close to us here in Dubai Marina. Have a browse through the Family Halloween Brunch Listing as well if you are looking for a brunch to do. Happy Halloween with the family! […]

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Family Brunch @ Bread Street Kitchen, Atlantis Dubai

A popular one with the Brits for obvious reasons is the family brunch at Bread Street Kitchen – Gordon Ramsey’s award-winning restaurant. We headed down the Palm towards Atlantis on a Saturday afternoon late October to review their family brunch, three little kids in tow. If you’ve always been planning to do this and wasn’t […]

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Bubbly Breakfast @ CMP : A Family-friendly Spot at The Pointe

Wouldn’t it be nice to have free flow mimosas with breakfast? Every weekend, CMP Bar & Grill does ‘The Over Easy Brunch’, which is essentially what the rest of the world call brunch : a late breakfast. Add on bubbly, or if you are feeling in the mood – go for their open bar package. […]

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Family Halloween Brunches in Dubai – 2022

Exciting time of the year – Halloween is coming soon. It’s always good fun for families to get the little ones dressed up – and what’s a better place to do it than in a family brunch setting? The following are family brunches in Dubai that are going full-swing all things Halloween this year. Follow […]

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Oktoberfest @ Lock, Stock and Barrel JBR Dubai : What a party!

What a crazy brunch it was – Oktoberfest at Lock, Stock and Barrel also known as LSB in JBR. We don’t ‘party’ much – so this was just absolutely nuts for us. It was also one of our friend’s birthday – so where else to go for a big, crazy and loud birthday do? LSB […]

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Business Lunch @ Nonya, Taj JLT Dubai

How about a 4-course lunch in a pan-asian fine dining joint somewhere close to home or work, for 99aed – which includes coffee or tea? Somewhere, with sweeping views of the Dubai Marina, and the Emirates Golf Course. Look further and you can actually see a teeny bit of the Burj al Arab. That’s business […]

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