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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 awake. it's game ON. This is no different to any of your lives, we are all the same, running our … [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 and the central heat going so when the first of the girls wake up it will be nice and warm for them as … [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...]

1920s Speakeasy Ball 2019

And we are done. PRAISE BE. Always such a relief when an event you have been working on has been and gone, without any dramas and lots of happy guests. This year was particularly tough for us as the … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting

You guys it's dark and freezing as I write this huddled by the fire before anyone wakes. I was up for hours in the night with a cold that I have been avoiding at all costs (too busy/no thank you/I'm … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: The comfort of pasta and noodles

Looks like we have another blast of cold weather about to hit us here - last week it was MISERABLE with freezing winds and below zero temps for days and thankfully the forecast is saying that tomorrow … [Read a little more...]

What I’m reading, watching & listening to

It's been a while between these posts so thought it would be time for a group chat on what we have all been listening to, watching and reading so that we can share the good stuff. A water cooler … [Read a little more...]

Who doesn’t need a wardrobe wingbird?

A sponsored post for www.birdsnest.com.au Living where I do I don’t have a HUGE range of shops to visit (or to be honest, time or inclination to peruse shops) so shopping online (hello wine and no … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Warming soups

It is the most revolting day outside in the Highlands today with a gale blowing and icy winds bringing every leaf up into the air. It's FREEZING, and rightly so given that winter starts this week. As … [Read a little more...]

One thing: That dodgy this and that

You guys, it has been a VERY long time between #onethings hasn't it? In fact it's been about 18 months since I did one. And it's not that I have been doing them and then not writing about, I literally … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: mid week family faves in our house

Week 3 of the school term was not the best with us: everyone seemed to be sick or getting sick (colds, sore throats) and a little exhaustion thrown in for good measure. Things aren't sounding much … [Read a little more...]

The roots that bind us

I've just come home from a very special weekend away with all of Rob's family. There was lots of laughter, sharing of memories, tears and stories and of course love. We were there with his Dad and … [Read a little more...]

Maggie is 4 years old!

We have a new photo to add to the very large collection...one more candle blown out as our baby girl is now four! I can't believe that she finally made it after a LOT of questions … [Read a little more...]