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My top 7 tips for making your house a home

In my clean out FRENZY this past week I have also had a serious case of the Suzie Homemakers...I have been cleaning walls and floors, cupboards and rearranging existing furniture and moving paintings around. So satisfying! And a change is as good as a holiday I reckon so perhaps this weekend you can … [Read a little more...]


Two is a pretty cute age. Sure, there's tantrums and all the bits that go with it. But it's mostly sweet little people emerging with sentences and words and playing and innocence and joy. As for these two? Well. It's an absolute joy to have them here, growing up together. Two peas in a pod. … [Read a little more...]

Week 3 Update: #febulous

This week should be called: PRODUCTIVITY EXPERT LEVEL UNLOCKED. It's been a BIG week friends. Filled to the brim every day and even with things added in as I went that I didn't even know I could do. … [Read a little more...]

The Dead Wombat

I've been going for the odd morning or evening walk lately, and have been reminded what a thoughtful time it can be when you clear your mind and focus on the immediate one foot in front of the other … [Read a little more...]

Help! My organisation moon is rising & I’m exhausted

If you follow me on Instagram you would have seen a FLURRY of activity at Casa BabyMac over the weekend the likes not seen since I was knocked up with Mags back in late 2014. I'm not entirely sure … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: get some greens in ya!

Oh Monday! Here we are again. I am kicking goals this #maintenancemonday with the world's biggest laundry pile looking slightly smaller. Superior washing conditions here today friends, windy and sunny … [Read a little more...]

One thing: Maggie gets her own room {at last}

We had some free time this weekend without Rob working so we decided to tackle a project that has been on the #onething list for some time now. And by some time, I mean like 18 months or so. Cough. … [Read a little more...]

Maggie is 21 months old!

Where does a month go?! I'm with you Mags. It's entirely NOT Ok that you will be 2 in just 3 months time. But despite all the protest and crankiness that we feel about the situation, here we … [Read a little more...]

Week 2 update: #febulous

This week should be called: NERVES OF STEEL. The initial shock to the system has worn off and suddenly the novelty is the new normal. It's never pretty week 2, but I did it. Let's check in on … [Read a little more...]

And now Daisy is 10

I had a lovely (and rare) moment this morning where I woke up before the baby told me to GED UP GED UP and I walked out to the lounge room where I got a quiet and big cuddle with my 10 year old Daisy. … [Read a little more...]

10 things parenting has taught me

Tomorrow marks 10 years since I went from being a woman, daughter, wife etc etc to a Mum. I remember so clearly waddling around the day before Daisy was born, I do believe Rob and I went out and … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: sweet lunchbox baking

Last week I helped you guys with some savoury baking for the lunchbox and this week it's time to look to some sweet classics. All of these are so quick and easy to make (you will likely have all the … [Read a little more...]

Sticky apple & cinnamon tea cake

All this healthy #febulous business had me hankering for some cake yesterday so I decided to try and use up some of the apples from the tree that is overflowing. If you can't eat cake when you are … [Read a little more...]

Keep it simple: family learnings over the summer

A sponsored post for Bupa I have to say, that so far over this summer the Macdonald Team Family game has been STRONG. School holidays, Christmas and New Years will do that to you when you are forced … [Read a little more...]