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Happy winter Farm Days

We've just had some magical days up at Rob's Dad's farm, always a treat to visit and stay at a different time of year when the light is different, the trees with their leaves gone, bonfires to burn, cool nights by the fire. It's such special place for everyone in our family...years of memories … [Read a little more...]

Annabel Crabb’s Glass Potatoes

I know you guys havre been waiting for this post for a while now - because I have had a few messages asking about the potatoes I posted on the June long weekend! Good things are worth waiting for so thank you for your patience. My brother made these on the Sunday of the June long weekend and I … [Read a little more...]

Staycations are great, and other lies I tell myself

Friday afternoon the girls all finished school for the term and we fell across the finish line into school holidays. While Daisy had been off for a week already (hello brave new world of private … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Great school holiday bake off!

If there's one thing my kids like to do in the school holidays, it's EAT. Endless platters of food...ENDLESS I tell you. Not to mention the fruit bowl that gets emptied a few times a week and of … [Read a little more...]

The Throne Rangers: A podcast for Royal enthusiasts {ep 17}

Well, well, what do we have here? A LONG AWAITED EPISODE OF THE PODCAST IS WHAT. Apologies for the wait friends, but we have it at last and boy is it a jam packed episode. So much happening! All the … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough reporting

You guys, we are almost through the term. We are ALMOST there, kind of. Sheesh, term 2 has been a BIG one and while Daisy has been off school since Thursday last week, it's still very much BAU for the … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Chorizo

Good morning friends! I have woken by the beach this morning which has been the loveliest weekend with my sister and the kids - pre school holiday treat if you will. We had perfect weather and a very … [Read a little more...]

That 41 year, 10 month old wisdom

Last week I had some time to myself (I know! unheard of!) You see I was getting the car serviced and I sat in a cafe waiting for a lift for someone to take me home...I had about an hour or so, so I … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: baking biscuits or slices

It's cold, we're all tired and we still have some more of the school term to go so it's time for me to get comfort baking for the girls. And me! I love to get some lunchbox baking done at the start of … [Read a little more...]

Tweens and Teens and periods oh MY

https://www.gemmacorrell.com/products/awards-i-could-win-on-my-period I remember one of the first things that came into my mind when I delivered my children was “OF COURSE IT’S A GIRL!” and then I … [Read a little more...]

Me time when there’s no time

There's been a consistent theme for me so far this year, and right now moreso than ever. THERE'S NO TIME. I seem to be chasing my tail more than I ever have been before, literally from the moment I'm … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: A roast for all occasions

Good morning friends! I hope you are ready to tackle another week...it's cold AND raining here this morning which made it hard to get up when my alarm went off, but I am up, I have the fire roaring … [Read a little more...]

Miss Rabbit’s very good chorizo soup

We call my friend Zoe, Miss Rabbit because much like the character in Peppa Pig, she is always very busy and has a gazillion different jobs. Now I am a hard worker, I come from a family of do-ers so I … [Read a little more...]

Another June long weekend

Another long weekend has passed with lots more beautiful memories locked away with my brother and sister in law and their family. It's been a tradition for them to come down and spend it with us for … [Read a little more...]