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Dinner hack: Schnitty shortcut

During the holidays I made the girls some pikelets for morning tea, it must have been pretty early on to show such caring and wholesome ways, but they were made with quite a bit of leftover mixture leftover in the fridge which I thought I'd use the next day. Later that night I went to make schnitty … [Read a little more...]

Children’s book Giveaway: Wish Soup

Out of all the things that I love about living here in the Highlands my very favourite thing, hands down, would be the weather. The seasons. How I know that winter is coming because the daphne starts to bud and the hellebores flower. When the clematis and wisteria is out around the house it's … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: This old thing

OK Monday, let's start over again shall we? Each week I think good, thank GOODNESS that last week is behind us because SHIT, that was pretty bad. And then we have a week like we just had, and I think … [Read a little more...]

One thing: My desk

I don't have an office or anywhere Pinterest worthy where I sit and work. In reality there is a desk that sits against a wall near the girls bedrooms that mostly gets "stuff" put on it, mail and the … [Read a little more...]

Smells like teen spirit

Yesterday morning I found myself with a few spare hours so where else to go for some alone time? Big W of course! I know, it's a sad state of affairs around here. I wanted to go over to the shopping … [Read a little more...]


Oh hello Thursday, welcome. Perhaps you should put on a flak jacket before coming too close though.   Urgh I tell you what, the PMT I get right after having kids is some of the very … [Read a little more...]

A brain fart, if you will

Anyone else finding it a little hard to get their back to normal life groove back? I said to Rob the other day it feels a little like I am in slow motion, just unable to get fully into the swing of … [Read a little more...]

Not a little bit married, but very married

Saturday morning Rob and I were doing what we normally do. No, not having sex like we might have on Saturday mornings in times of yore, we were walking down to the kitchen wiping the sleep from our … [Read a little more...]

Round here

* taps mic* Um, hi there. Sheesh. Look at that, a whole week without a blog post. But I'm back (ish) a little worse for wear and definitely looking un-fresh. But back. Let's all take a moment to … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Lamb

So, tomorrow is Australia day which never really means anything for us around these parts. We are going to be home, trying to get over these sicknesses that are just going on and on and on and did I … [Read a little more...]

One thing: TOYS

If the toy situ at your place is anything like mine, it looks like this most of the time. Maybe there is a designated storage cupboard or spot where they go but they inevitably get filled up … [Read a little more...]

Zucchini recipes

It occurred to me yesterday when I posted about the zucchini chips that you guys might have quite a few zucchinis in your veggie patches at the moment. A summer glut that you need to get rid … [Read a little more...]

Zucchini chips

Things were looking pretty dire in our fridge earlier this week. Considering we are deep into School holidays this was not a good situ. At all. I can tell you that my PCL's were right up there … [Read a little more...]

So your baby is starting school next week?

Wait, what? Didn't you just bring them home from the hospital and now apparently they are big enough to go to School? Say what? But it's true this time next week for lots of us there will be … [Read a little more...]