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A girl, her dog, some roses

On a warm and sunny Tuesday afternoon I caught Mags outside hanging with Frank, twirling her dress, pulling roses off the climbing iceberg, doing all the things that 2 and a half year olds like to do. I love that she makes me stop. I love how photography makes you stop. Pay … [Read a little more...]

30 Brilliant Books for Girls

For me the one thing that I buy first for Christmas EVERY year is books. I get a big online shop in, hide them when they arrive and smugly think I've done my shopping so don't do anything for the next 3 weeks. This happens EVERY year. So I am always looking for new books for my kids so was THRILLED … [Read a little more...]

That big thing when you were little

I was reading through the comments of my post about Nerfous Nelly's on Friday (as an aside THANK YOU to each and every one of you that leaves a comment here on the blog or on facebook. I hope you know … [Read a little more...]

What’s in your stack? And what’s next for us to read?

Well good afternoon friends! Hope your Monday morning is travelling OK? I am up to my eyeballs in life admin this morning...I've been going non stop and still feel like I haven't achieved much at … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Biscuits

I tell you, weekends go by way too quickly. I swear I wasn't ready when this one started so it's all over before it began. Much like the pace of this year... I have a hectic work week ahead with … [Read a little more...]

The Nerfous Nelly

Maggie has started ballet this term and I have been blown away by her confidence of rushing off to the teacher, standing with other little kids, listening to her beloved teacher Miss Marie, following … [Read a little more...]

Full Maggie update: 2 and a half

Which means that she will be 3 in just 6 months time. You know how quick 6 months goes right? THREE. She was just born and now she will be three. Preschool etc. OK, I might be getting a little ahead … [Read a little more...]

A good Wednesday

I came over to Mum's this morning for morning tea on a beautiful spring day in the Highlands. She made scones...YES! And we watched the news....YES! Australia has voted yes for marriage equality which … [Read a little more...]

6 easy ways to get your shit together at home

After a weekend of non stop action around the house and feeling approximately 10,000% better about it, I thought I would remind myself (and maybe you too) just how a little effort can make you feel so … [Read a little more...]

Weekends filled with work & play

In an unheard of turn of events the diary on the weekend showed NOTHING. Not one plan. Not one dinner or lunch, nowhere to go and nowhere to be (actually a little like last weekend too). It was SO … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Wrap it up!

Hello Second Monday in November, my how quickly you have come around! There's no mistaking it now friends, we are HURTLING towards the end of term/year and there is nothing we can do about it. What we … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting

It seems like it's been a long week don't you think? I am still trying to work out how we were in Honkers last week? Now we're back, it's like it didn't happen at all. At least there are snaps of it … [Read a little more...]

The most thoughtful present: A Melanie Lea Artwork

I was lucky enough to receive an email from artist Melanie Lea a month or so ago asking me if she could do me a little painting of the girls? Offers like these don't come up that often, so of course I … [Read a little more...]

Never Stop the Journey: A Queenstown adventure with Olympus

A sponsored post for Olympus I was thrilled to be asked to be a part of a recent excursion to Queenstown with Olympus for the launch of their new OM-D E-M10 Mark III camera. Having never tried an … [Read a little more...]