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  • Clever Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

    Whilst Christmas is a time of celebration, holidays, overindulgence and anticipation for children, let’s face it, it can also be a time of financial burden, unwanted presents and household clutter for parents.

    If you are looking for ideas on how to create unique gift ideas for children that won’t require a second mortgage or be discarded after an hour, then be sure to checkout the guest article that we did for the Dec/Jan issue of Mamamag here.

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  • “Less is More” – The Benefits of fewer toys for your children

    Did you know that statistics estimate that Australian’s spend a staggering $500 USD per year on toys per child?? Yet despite this, research continually suggests that having less toys is actually more beneficial for your children. View Post
  • How do you minimise the toy clutter?

    Alice Zsembery spoke to ABC life about how to minimise expenditure (and clutter) around toys in your home. View Post
  • Unique Gift Ideas for an Expectant or New Mum

    Have you got a friend that has just had a new bub and are lost for a unique gift idea for them? Particularly if they are a second time parent, the chances are that they are already stocked up on the essentials,  so why not stand out from the crowd with a unique, and super-practical, gift idea.  R... View Post
  • How to Host a TMNT Party on a Budget

    Is your child a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fanatic??? Check out these cool, but simple ideas to decorate the party and provide a Party Favour bag on a budget. With a little preparation and this FREE download, it is super easy and cheap to create a party that your child just loves! 1. TMNT Ball... View Post

Hi, I'm Alice...

Alice is the founder of Jack and Lu’s: a company created with a simple dream of bringing back real childhood; where the toys were simpler, the items were fewer and the imaginations were greater.

She is also a busy working Mum who survives on little more than caffeine and a good dose of humour...


It is her hope that her tips, tricks, ideas and products can help make every parent, guardian, grandparent’s and carer’s role just that little bit easier.