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Our small school: canteen

Our girls both go to our local Public School in the village, it's known as a small school which are a feature of rural or remote communities. These "small schools" usually have just one or two teachers, a Principal (who usually teaches as well) and while I don't know what the usual number are, ours … [Read a little more...]

How I got my non-sleeping kid to sleep

If you've come looking for a miracle cure or solution for your kid that doesn't sleep, well, I'm afraid I don't have the answer. But what I can tell you is that I feel your pain, I can give you a virtual back rub, and I can tell you that you are most definitely not alone. I know that doesn't help … [Read a little more...]

At the Kitchen Bench with BabyMac – 20th May 2017

I'm still smiling from our event held on Saturday afternoon. And I still can't believe that we pulled these two events off - from an idea around my kitchen table to actually bringing it to life...with … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: LEMONS!

Lemons are well and truly coming into season around here...I have been lucky enough to get a few leftovers from friends with excess. And while they look fabulous in a bowl on the table, or in my … [Read a little more...]

Things I like {The being at home in May edition}

There's nothing like May, except maybe April. But in May the weather is a little cooler so let's say May. The days are starting to get shorter and cooler with a dusting of frost when you open the … [Read a little more...]

Maggie is 2 years old!

Another whole year has passed. That sweet little baby girl, is now a little girl. A 2 year old girl. My how a year flies by. There's so much to say, and then nothing much at all. Rob said it … [Read a little more...]

A 3 celebration kind of weekend

From the moment that we got back from New York just over 5 weeks ago now, we have literally not stopped. We got in at 1am, up at 5am with the kids and it's been NON STOP. There have been family visits … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: soups!

There's been a shift in the weather here the last week - we had out first heavy frost of the year at the start of the week along with a few lighter ones...the leaves are well and truly off most of the … [Read a little more...]

Pep under my step: a rug rearrangement & new addition

You will remember last week when I was in Melbs I went shopping with Gourmet Girlfriend and my friend Zoe, aka Miss Rabbit. Whenever I go shopping with Ruthie, I find myself in places of exceptional … [Read a little more...]

Just not right now…

This week has not been the best around here. Maggie has hit the terrible twos a week early and with the passion of one thousand fiery suns. Whilst a few weeks ago she would answer "Of course!" to … [Read a little more...]

One thing: The actual BEST thing

Yesterday I had a man in. And not just ANY man, a man with a van here to do a job I despise. Now I am ALL for getting a professional in to outsource a job. I've spent many a post discussing my love … [Read a little more...]

At the Kitchen Bench with BabyMac – 6th May 2017

I'm so thrilled to be able to share a little of our first event held on Saturday. It's always nerve wracking getting out of your comfort zone and trying something new - especially when it's all up to … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Let there be cake

Good morning! Look! My blog is working! Apologies last week for all the dramas with the blog and not being able to access it - but we are back and running again. I hope! With all the busyness and … [Read a little more...]

Me time and the Emerald city dress

Opening my laptop every morning can be quite the adventure. There's endless emails to respond to, lots of press releases and emails from small business owners sharing their goods and services and … [Read a little more...]