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BabyMac’s Ultimate Travel Tips

I've been reminded this week (thanks to Facebook) that this time last year we were travelling through Italy. Well, this morning I went to the IGA and got some dylon stain remover to fix a white shirt of Rob's I ruined  that he had bought in Italy so same, same really. Sigh. I often get asked … [Read a little more...]

Homemade Monte Carlo Biscuits

Do you watch River Cottage Australia? I always seem to miss it when it's on but thanks to my devotion to watching cooking shows, I always seem to catch up. I did watch an episode recently where Paul made some biscuits that I KNEW that I had to make. I mean, who doesn't love the humble Monte Carlo … [Read a little more...]

Maggie is 16 months old!

So Maggie Macdonald is no longer a baby. It's time to admit defeat and realise that she's more toddler now than baby. That baby? She got big. Maybe it's the hair (one of the finest mullet's … [Read a little more...]

Full & thorough reporting

You guys! It's been busy as ever around these parts AND I have been on a plane again! Best I give you all a full & thorough reporting on what's been going on - whenever it's something more … [Read a little more...]

Local Spotlight: Tulip Time 2016

No prettier time of year down here than when it's Tulip Time. I popped in there this morning with Mum and Luce on a bleak and cold Monday morning but all that colour instantly lifted our moods. … [Read a little more...]

Arlington Milne high-end giveaway worth $329!

Now if you were watching my manic Facebook live the other night you would have seen that I was working on a fancy pants giveaway for you guys by the fabulous Australian company Arlington Milne. Now … [Read a little more...]

Baked Camembert

You know when you eat something and it's THAT good that it's all you can think about? And then you eat it AGAIN because you beg the person to make it again, because it was THAT good. And then you have … [Read a little more...]

Solving the big issues: the washing hang out

Thank you for your help in solving the issue of the pillow up/down thing. There's not much more I like discussing than the mindless, menial tasks that make up my day, dissecting the way we all go … [Read a little more...]

9 Good Things

1. 15 month old Maggie. Occasionally cranky, but mostly the actual sweetest thing I have ever had the pleasure of spending time with. My favourite bit of this good thing? When I chase her down the … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: sensational sides

My mid week cooking is pretty much all about the sides rather than whatever protein we have. There could be some good sauso's on the BBQ, some chicken thighs, a roast something, but the sides are … [Read a little more...]

To a Monday in Spring!

We went to a memorial service last last week for a friend's elderly Mother who had passed away. Our friend is very dear to us all and especially to the girls, so we took them along to pay their … [Read a little more...]

The joy of a hotel stay

Recently I have had the pleasure of a few stays in hotels. Honestly, it's one of my absolute pleasures in life. Is there anything better than crisp, white hotel bedlinen? Towels freshly stacked … [Read a little more...]

BabyMac Long Lunch: The Debrief

Firstly I need to apologise for the fact that this post has been so long coming! All of you have been very patient waiting for it...but it's here at last! It's been over a month now since I held a … [Read a little more...]

Full & thorough reporting

Time we had a full debrief over the past week as I have been actually doing stuff other than washing and hanging with the baby, so let's discuss that shall we? OK great, make a cuppa and pull up a … [Read a little more...]