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Summer days, drifting away

Yesterday afternoon we had the most glorious swim at Belmore Falls. Mrs Munro, Miss Rabbit and I took the kids down to the waterhole for a float, swim and afternoon picnic as the sunset before heading back to Mrs Munro's for a paella over the fire. It was honestly one of the nicest, relaxed and … [Read a little more...]

A European summer Engagement Dinner

We had some lovely news on Christmas Eve as friends (James & Tony) of ours got engaged! Being old and very much married, it's been ages since anyone we knew had wonderful news like this so as soon as we got home I thought I better prepare a dinner for the happy couple. I love these dinners when … [Read a little more...]

Christmas 2020

As you guys would know, we were all so looking forward to Christmas this year at the beach with all my family. Every 2 years we get together on my side of the family for our bi-annual catch up. We … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Alllll the Christmas Cooking

Good morning friends! Here I am at the end of the year ready for the next few weeks that will be HEAVY on Christmas and summer entertaining. My table is going to jam packed with people that I love … [Read a little more...]

Girl’s Christmas Dinner 2020

One of my favourite dates in the entire year is our girl's Christmas dinner that is hosted in December every year. A chance for us all to come together and celebrate a year, eat good food and enjoy … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting

Somehow it's 6 degrees outside this morning, feels like 1 and nothing at all like the 8th December which it is. We've had hot, windy weather the past week so the fact that it's calm and cool is a … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Quick & easy dinners for frazzled minds

Good morning friends! Hope all is well with you? It's getting to crunch time here with the kids and school - Daisy finishes on Wednesday and then the other two the following week. We have School … [Read a little more...]

The year of firsts

Yesterday morning I woke up with a song in my head. It goes round and round, an itch that needs to be scratched until I listen to the song. This was Billy Joel's Allentown a song I loved as kid in the … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Batch Baking

Good morning friends! How are you? Well here we are on the last day in November, staring down the barrel of those last crazy weeks of the school year and the lead up to Christmas. Our tree is up, the … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting

Good morning friends. Maggie woke up at 4.40am this morning because she was excited about a playdate this afternoon with a friend, it's been a long morning already with HOURS left before she even gets … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Teacher food pressies

It's IMPOSSIBLE for my head to get around, but I can see that we are heading towards the end of the school year AND FAST. Lots of kids in QLD and Melbourne I think even break up at the end of this … [Read a little more...]

Mums on the loose: a 2020 escape bender

This has been some year hasn't it been? If there was ever a time desperately needed to escape reality then this is it. Unfortunately this isn't something that everyone can do with border closures but … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Spring salads

You know when you have been a little, shall we say, indulgent, and you start off a new week treating your body like a temple with the best intentions, green smoothies, exercise and vows of water only … [Read a little more...]

43, term 4, 2020: a touch of the overwhelms

How are you going friends? Been meaning to check in, and then life gets in the way, but this morning I wanted to carve some time out to talk with you, check in, see how you're going etc etc. I … [Read a little more...]