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Filo pot pie piled with greens

I whipped this up for dinner the other night on the fly and had a few people ask for the recipe so thought that I would share it on here so we all don't forget. And by we, I totally mean me. This is a great recipe that you could use with anything you had in the crisper - I wanted lots of greens as … [Read a little more...]

Daisy is now 14

Daisy turned 14 a week or so ago on Valentines Day. Can you believe it? Me either. You might know that the reason that this blog even exists is because of me wanting to share the pregnancy and eventual birth of my first child (BabyMac) with my two sisters who were living overseas and … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Bake some snacks

If your house is anything like ours during the week the after School hunger is REAL. It's big and it's real and it at times completely frustrates me as more and more food is consumed as we head … [Read a little more...]

What I’m reading, watching, listening to

My last catch up with all this stuff was in November last year and with the summer holidays in between I can tell you I have been consuming a LOT of stuff with books, TV and podcasts so thought I … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Mid week family faves

Good morning friends! How are you all? I'm feeling a little weary but excited about the week ahead. We have some big things on with the shop and work and if I could have just had one more day of the … [Read a little more...]

Skin stuff: what I’m using Feb 2021

You know the drill, it's the new year and we are all being served up a shit tonne of ads from various beauty companies telling us ways that we can improve ourselves, our skin...our lives! There are … [Read a little more...]

Good Things

Dahlias are putting on a real show at the moment and if you don't grow them, you cam grab them for about $5 a bunch from the fruit shop. Or your hairdresser can give you a bunch from her garden. … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Meatless Monday Inspo

Good morning friends! Here we are, week 3 of term, slowly getting back into the swing of things. It was so great to have a full week last week and really feel like we were back into normal life, … [Read a little more...]

He did, he did, he did

Before Rob's Dad died I remember reading, or having someone tell me that nursing someone when they are dying is much like witnessing and helping a birthing mother. The passage of life, both in and out … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Veggie garden glut

Good morning friends! 1st February as we tackle a new month and what seems to be the actual start of the year. A full week of school and routine, time to get into a new rhythm, hopes of perhaps not … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting: Pavs, pottering & pools

I've woken early for the first time since mid December, my mind a little foggy but my heart fill from a wonderful summer holiday. We have been packing as much into the last weeks of school holidays as … [Read a little more...]

Summer days, drifting away

Yesterday afternoon we had the most glorious swim at Belmore Falls (not the base of the falls, the top). Mrs Munro, Miss Rabbit and I took the kids down to the waterhole for a float, swim 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 … [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...]