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Moments to remember: July

One of the things that I loved the most about the last book club book (I will be choosing another one later this week I promise!) was the way that Hilary, who was dying of cancer was taking in the small moments in time before she knew she was going to die. Those simple moments: whether it was … [Read a little more...]

Netflix: What are you watching? {+ a subscription giveaway!}

These wintery months call for one thing: TELLY. And lots of it. What? It's dark in the morning and night and long walks or exercise are just not cutting it. Plus I never said I was smart. I love telly. But sometimes, even though we have a gazillion options to choose from I still think THERE'S … [Read a little more...]

Full & thorough reporting

Come on in guys, I've got the kettle on and we can sit and have a natter about what I've been up's been a busy week! It's also why my pants don't fit, I had a very large hangover yesterday but … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: mid week family cooking

Monday morning again? HOW?! After a busy weekend of socialising I am happy to be here with a regular Monday ahead of me, piles of washing and a busy week to get stuck into. It's our first full week of … [Read a little more...]

In my mind: Mental Health & Motherhood

A few months ago I had a camera crew from New Zealand come and spend a morning with us and have a chat about motherhood, sleep deprivation, post natal depression etc...and this morning it aired in NZ. … [Read a little more...]

Christmas in July soiree

Last night we all braved the freezing weather to head to my sister's place for a girls catch up. We love to do these dinners every so often you can have a look at some of the ones we have had in the … [Read a little more...]

Winter warmer: slow cooked lamb shoulder

I've woken up this morning in sunny Brisbane after a warm winter's night - I arrived yesterday afternoon in 24 degree perfection. Queensland you certainly do winter right! Unlike the Highlands that … [Read a little more...]

BabyMac Book Club: Between a Wolf and a dog {The discussion}

Did you breathe a big sigh when you finished this book? I know I did, filled with sadness and hope and just plain life, I closed the book and said a little thank you to Georgia Blain for her book … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: the humble roast

I slow roasted a delicious lamb on the weekend and was reminded of just how good the humble roast can be. Whether it's over coals, slow and low or hot and fast there is something magical that happens … [Read a little more...]

A stitch in time…

Today I had such a lovely day at one of Mrs Munro's workshop here in the village on a gorgeous winter's day. It was my first time attempting her hidden core work and being not very crafty I … [Read a little more...]

Begin Again

A sponsored post for TAFE NSW I’ve never been good at plans. Short term, long term, they always seem to elude me and whatever I tend to come up usually gets pushed to the side as life gets in the … [Read a little more...]

Winter holidaze

We are enjoying a very s   l   o   w  pace here this second week of the holidays. The washing line is 80% pyjamas as that's all we have been wearing. There have been hour long baths, baking, TV show … [Read a little more...]

Who gives a crap? You should! {+ a giveaway}

I think I first discovered Who Gives a Crap by my mate Ruth and I instantly loved the ethos behind the brand as well as the cool style and sense of humour. Plus! Who doesn't love supporting an … [Read a little more...]

At the Kitchen Bench with BabyMac: A SPRING FLING!

Well, well what do we have 'ere? You know what? It's another one of these fabulous events! And while it is indeed again down here in the Highlands, and not on the road, or in your capital city, … [Read a little more...]