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Daisy is now 11!

Our sweet Valentine turned 11 on Wednesday, a simple celebration filled with all the things that she wanted: some new things for her grown up bedroom (she gave her room a little makeover after Christmas) and so asked for new bedlinen and odds and ends...including some succulents from her Grandma … [Read a little more...]

Number One

It's almost impossible to convey the absolute shift in the very essence of yourself that comes when having your first child isn't it? That first child, number one, who changed everything. What can you ever say to your first child that would let them know all that they have done to/for you? I always … [Read a little more...]

Spinach, cheese (& anything green) triangles

I'm always looking for ways to use up all the veggies in the bottom of the crisper - whether it's a fry up, fried rice, a soup I hate seeing sad, droopy vegetables go to waste. Seeing this happen on … [Read a little more...]

Weekends filled with bubbles and pre-birthday parties

Goodness me that weekend whooshed by didn't it? One minute it was Friday night (dead/exhausted etc etc) and the next thing it was 8.15am Monday morning and I had to wake up EVERY kid. Why don't they … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: MINCE

If there's one thing that makes it into my trolley every week, it's a humble packet of mince. Chicken, pork, beef or lamb it gets a run because it's cheap, can feed the family and can be turned into … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting

Is it just me who feels EXHAUSTED this Friday night? I looked at Daisy over dinner tonight, say the black bags under her eyes and knew that this FULL on feeling isn't just me. The adrenalin of … [Read a little more...]

5 Good things

You know when you are using something and every time you get it out, you think "this is GOOD"? I have been doing that a few times lately with a few different products and I thought I would round them … [Read a little more...]

Bringing Stills to Life: Shooting video for the first time on your digital camera

A sponsored Post for Olympus There is something magical about the moving image isn’t there? Throw some music in, add some slow-mo and usually I will shed a little tear over people I don’t even know. … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: B-A-N-A-N-A-S

As sure as Monday will be here before any of us are entirely ready for it, there will be bananas left in my fruit bowl at the end of every week. They are eaten (mostly) but there's always one or two … [Read a little more...]

Great Australian Bake Off Series 3: Week 3 BISCUIT WEEK {recap}

We’ve lost 2 bakers with Alex leaving last week and German Jane Hall (aka Claudia) last week’s star baker, the 10 remaining bakers are ready to tackle a jaw breaking signature & jam technical and … [Read a little more...]

Toot that horn!

I've started to notice something about me in the last say, 12 months or so which I spent some time pondering over the new year period and have been re-visiting over the last few days. I am a hard … [Read a little more...]

Luxury Couple Accomodation wish list: NSW

I recently had one of my friends contact me about wanting to book somewhere special for a 40th birthday weekend away this year. She thought I might know some good places to stay and asked for a list … [Read a little more...]

How to fix cracked heels

Now is the summer of discontent my friends...it's been hot forever, I have been wearing little to no shoes for the past 6 weeks and last week I hit the PITS of my despair when the cracks on my heels … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal Ideas: Zucchinis!

It's this time of the year that I always see pictures of gluts of tomatoes and zucchinis (and the preserving that goes on) from people's bountiful veggie gardens and I think...next year I will get … [Read a little more...]