Christmas in Bali

So many beautiful options and venues to enjoy Christmas in Bali, with most hotels and restaurants having events and special menus. Here are a few ideas if you are on the Island of the God’s for this special time of year. Deus Christmas Cocoon Christmas 2014 Canggu Club ChristmasFinns Christmas 2104Sanur Santa

Don’t worry Mini Munchers is here to solve your baby food issues in Bali!

How Awesome is this ? I get asked all the time if mums and dads with young bubbies can bring their own baby food into Bali? or what’s available? or that people go to great lengths with making their own healthy options while on holiday. Anyone who has shopped for baby food in Bali will know how expensive some of the favourite brands are such as Rafferties Garden or even Hienz. Well check this out! Fresh hand made baby food available now in Bali. Mini Muncher Baby Food
purees are the 1st in Bali to be registered with the health and food
department PIRT. Mini Muncher purees offer 2 stages: Smooth purees suitable
from 4month plus and Textured purees suitable from 8 months plus that
contain No preservatives, No sugar, No salt, No colourings or flavourings
and are packaged in BPA free containers. The purees are made in a
commercial kitchen and uses purified water for the entire process. The
fruits and vegetables are locally sourced from organic farms. Orders for
fresh baby food can be placed via the website www.minimuncher.com or simply
pop down to the store on Raya Anyar Kerobokan to choose from the frozen
range. http://www.facebook.com/minimuncherbali

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Selamat Hari Raya Galungan dan Kuningan.

One of the most festive and celebrated Bali Hindu holidays after Nyepi, is Galungan, which occurs every 210 days and always on Wednesday. This 10 day celebration is where most of the island return to their village and celebrates with family and friends. You will see these pretty penjors being erected all across the island in celebration. The Bali Hindu holiday marks a time when family spirits return to the earth and are expecting to be entertained by significant feasts and rituals. Everyone dresses up in their finest traditional costumes and they feverishly clean their family compounds, clean their scooters and head off to temples to make offerings. Traditionally a pork offering is made to the temples and spicy “lawar’ dishes are shared. You may notice some business are closed and also roads are blocked off for processions. An awesome time to be in Bali to witness and particularly to photograph these celebrations which are completed with Kuningan.

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Mister Zimi Dua ~ I will let you in on a little secret.

For those of you that LOVE Mister Zimi as much as me but don’t want to pay full price. I will let you know a little secret, just around the corner of Mister Zimi Satu, right in front of Motel Mexicola in Seminyak you will find Mister Zimi Dua with last seasons stock for up to 50% off. Yehaaaaaa go shop up a storm ladies . This AMAZING mural you will see instore is by the uber talented Jai Vasicek xxxx
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Jiwa Cinta Spa

JIWA CINTA which means “Soul Love” recently opened in Seminyak. Tibetan Singing Bowl, Chakra Balancing & Intracutical Anti-Ageing Oxygen facials are on offer in their garden treatment rooms. Jiwa Cinta’s friendly therapists have been trained by experts & comply with Australian hygiene standards so you are in safe hands.
Jiwa Cinta Spa – Seminyak 3A Jln Kaya Juti Seminyak is located in between Grocer & Grind and Motel Mexicola.
Phone 03617824489 or Facebook for bookings. Jiwa Cinta Spa will soon to open a second location near the Canggu Club so stay tuned for update. 
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I heart the Bali Towel

It’s possible I now have shares in this little cart after going a little nuts with Bali Towel purchases for my boys, a friends new baby girl, a few for a couple of friends and one for me too. They have 2 carts one Located on Jl Laksamana Seminyak ( in front of the Hurley Shop) and also one in Canggu near Old Man’s on Jl Batu Bolong. Kids Sizes are from 290 000 Rup and adults 390 000 Rup. They are light weight towelling on one side and beautiful soft cotton designs on the other perfect as a gift or souvenir from beautiful Bali. Follow them on Facebook Bali Towel

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New Fave ~ Milk & Madu

Its too easy to get comfortable in Bali and return to your much loved spots. I almost had to drag a girlfriend out here to expand her repertoire  faves. Located on Jl Pantai Berawa ( about 10 minutes north of Seminyak, and close proximity to Bermain and Bungalow Living so perfect for a little shopping when your up this way). Milk & Madu is a breezy spacious café to enjoy some delicious food and Revolver coffee. Grab some magazines, log into the wifi and chill out on the spacious, comfy lounge areas or join the communal table and strike up a convo with a stranger. Word on the street is they are building a gorgeous play ground area in the near future and they do have a great kids menu and a box of toys and heaps of space if your taking little ones ( however no high chairs as yet ). The menu is so delicious I had to try both a sweet and savoury option hahaha ( yes we had been for a uber long and sweaty beach walk that morning so had earn’t it). I think its worth the drive and if you are in the hood, def pop in and check it out. A new fave to add to the list. Milk & Madu is open Tuesday – Sunday 7am – 5pm.

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Oppps I have been shopping once again ……

Ok so I may have gone a little bit overboard at the pretty hand painted basket shop the other day, it’s was fun getting this lot back on the motorbike…..in the rain…… But gee it was worth it. I paid about 200 000 rupiah for 7 different sized baskets. The do fit into each other for packing. To get them through customs, spray them a lot with a bug spray and bang them on the ground to get all the bugs off. Declare them and all good. The perfect gift wrapping which can be used to store all kinds of stuff too. These are from a small shop on Jl Legian, about 300 meters and the same side as the Bintang supermarket if your heading to Seminyak. You will find them at markets and especially on the way and up in Ubud. XxxBaskets

 

~ Capture beautiful Bali moments with your Family ~

I have a fantastic offer to share with you, exclusive to Little Miss Bali Fans, Adi and the team at Evermotionphoto are offering an end of year deal for a family photo shoot which will include a 20% discount as well as some free prints.What a perfectway to capture those beautiful Bali holiday moments forever! Email Adi at evermotionphoto@gmail.com and mention Little Miss Bali sent you for more info. See their website for more details  Everymotion Photography . Offer runs until December 31st 2014.

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To help keep the mozzies away !

These little patches help keep the mozzies away, 100% natural and available at the Pepito Stores which are dotted around Bali for around 40 000 rupiah. You can stick them on the kids pillows or t-shirts and they last all night. They are a little smelly ( citronella) but fairly effective.

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