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Simple & delicious: Tomato & onion vinegar salad

This is such a simple and delicious salad that it even seems silly to call it a "recipe" but when I whacked this up on Instagram a few weeks ago I had so much feedback and questions about it I thought I better get it on the blog so that you can refer back to it whenever you need to. My … [Read a little more...]

42 is the natural number that succeeds 41 and precedes 43, and I am now it.

Last week I turned 42 and I have to say it was one of the best birthdays EVER. Go 42! I do believe it's a special number, if you have read the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy you will find that 42 is the "answer to the meaning of life, the universe, and everything” - calculated by a very big … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal ideas: Got lemons? There’s more than lemonade to make.

Good morning from a wild and woolly Southern Highlands this morning where it's freezing cold with a wild wind blowing outside. After a mild week I can't quite figure out whether it's Winter or Spring … [Read a little more...]

Ladies Slumber Party: a cheeky mid week escape

It's my birthday tomorrow! Yay! I have a love/hate relationship with my birthday (as most people do) so wanted to make sure there were no disappointments so took matters into my own hands. I very … [Read a little more...]

Make 2am chicken kebabs at home

Who doesn't love a good old dirty kebab? Whether it's at 3am post night on the tiles (it's been a long time since I have had one of those nights and kebabs) or just a cheeky one at lunch (I used to … [Read a little more...]

The Throne Rangers: A podcast for Royal enthusiasts {ep 18}

It's been a very busy time for the Royals despite it being summer, giving us so many opportunities to catch up with them. Wimbledon! George's 6th birthday! Charity polo match! LION KING PREMIERE! All … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Warm up with some chilli

Did you get hit with that blast of cold weather over the weekend? My WORD was it cold at our place, and much to my great disappointment, not a flake of snow hot our place. SO frustrating when it's so … [Read a little more...]

Even children get older

Yesterday I picked up Maggie's enrolment forms for school next year. I know. It's as much as a big deal for me you guys. Then, later in the afternoon I also had a call from her preschool teacher … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough reporting: The Melbourne edition

Last weekend Lucy and I ventured down to Melbourne for the weekend for retail Trade shows...a whole new world for us and a BIG learning experience. The shows are a one stop place for all the brands … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Bake a great cake!

It's not just the end product of a cake that's the good bit about baking one. It's starts at the lining of the tin, finding your favourite one, all clean and ready to start its magic again, the … [Read a little more...]

Chocolate Sponge Cake

With all this talk of birthdays and celebrations I thought we better make a cake! I whipped this one up on the weekend - which is actually just a variation of the beloved Ginger Fluff - and it worked! … [Read a little more...]

Babymac is now a teenager…

Yesterday, the 29th July saw the birthday of this blog click over to 13 years old. 13 years since Rob set it all up, gave me the login details and possibly even penned the first post in all its glory … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: simmering winter stews & soups

I get to this point of winter (with many months ahead for us with cold weather yet) and just want to wrap myself in a big loaf of SOURDOUGH. Comfort is a must when it's freezing outside, and at dinner … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting

How has week one been friends? Doesn't take long to get back into the swing of things now does it? Back to routine, early morning wake ups and driving, so many pick ups. I am very keen for the coming … [Read a little more...]