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As much as I have tried to ignore it, and pretend it's not happening, it's apparently now the 6th day of December 2016, and there's nothing that we can do but bask in all her Decemberyness. Yep, that's a word. We got all the decorations and the tree up on the weekend and while it's all Yay! … [Read a little more...]

Sweet baby cheeses! A Christmas giveaway worth $500!

My email inbox on any given day is a lottery. I never know what is going to be in there. There's usually some comments from a post, emails asking questions about a recipe, or what to put together for a menu plan, maybe the odd tree change question, where to eat or stay down here and of course emails … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Shortcuts

And by GEORGE, don't we need them this time of year? We are running on empty here, kids exhausted and getting sick and fighting. We have SO much to get through this week: dentist appointments, hair … [Read a little more...]

Family time: 24 hours in the city

Was it really this time last week that Rob and I escaped a night without the kids? Where does a week go? Fast forward a week and now it was time for some wholesome family time. It's been a BIG year … [Read a little more...]

A Christmas Workshop

Today we held our first Christmas workshop with two of my best mates Mrs Munro and Yorkshire Kitchen in our gorgeous village hall. We thought a chance to spend the day creating, sharing, eating and … [Read a little more...]

One thing: Fans

I'll tell you something for nothing, the reason there has not been a #onething since MAY is because, I have not done ANYTHING from my #onething list. You see, somehow, the last 6 months of the year … [Read a little more...]

Mum & Dad on the loose: 24 hours child free

It's not often that Rob and I get some time alone and together, without kids but that's exactly what went down over the weekend just past, and I have to say, boy was it good. You see, it was one of … [Read a little more...]

BabyMac Book Club: Good wood {The discussion}

You guys! I did it! I finished a book. Sure I left it to the very last minute and literally finished it 10 minutes ago, but I finished a book. A Christmas miracle! What I have to note though is that I … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: zucchini

After a weekend of excess eating and cough, drinking, it's time to get back on board this week with some healthy eating. Bonus for me is that Rob is away all week so it will give me a chance to eat … [Read a little more...]

Some Christmas prep you can do this weekend!

Ok, it's less than a month to go. And I do recall at the start of this term I was saying "I am really going to be organised this year and get all my shopping done well and truly before the girls are … [Read a little more...]

Things I like {the 25th November 2016 edition}

Good afternoon friends! How are you? It's a stunning Spring afternoon here, not too hot, sun beating down with a cool breeze drifting about. You can hear blow flies, and bees and of course mowers … [Read a little more...]


Daisy has started the most gorgeous thing with her best BEST BEST friend (Mum you have never had a friend like this you don't understand!). You see, they go to different schools, but pretty much every … [Read a little more...]

#notafatmoleforchristmas: a 3rd update

So we are now into week 7 of my new outlook on life. Sure it's been about health and trying to lose a little weight before we head into the festive season that is heavy on booze and food, but it's … [Read a little more...]

Tweens and sleep and hormones, oh my

Is this going to be another post about sleep Beth? Still? All these years on? Why yes, yes it is. I'm nothing if consistent, when it comes to sleep. You see, while I have a baby that wakes in … [Read a little more...]