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Southern Highlands Wineries: 6 vineyards in 6 months

SPONSORED POST FOR SHFWA We’ve been living in the Southern Highlands now for 12 years and while we are surrounded by so many fabulous vineyards and wineries, and we enjoy the delicious wines that come from them every week, there are still so many wineries we have yet to visit all these years … [Read a little more...]

Life at 45 and 3(ish) weeks

3 weeks ago I turned 45. How odd, considering I feel much younger. Perhaps that will always be the way now. I'll feel the same inside even though my face and body will tell me differently. The same way the years seem to go so much faster now. The way when I look at my parents now, and I see … [Read a little more...]

My blog is sweet 16 today!

Today, my blog turns 16. SIXTEEN. Have I ever done anything continually for as long, besides eat custard tarts? It's hard to say. But here we are, 16 years, 3,550 posts and 73,824 comments … [Read a little more...]

Renovators, mount up!

It was a clear black night. A clear white moon...oh hang on. So, I have an update for you guys. Nothing too dramatic, but exciting! Slash exhausting. But mostly exciting! We are renovating our … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting

We’ve finally had some sunny weather. The kind of days that make you feel grateful just to be alive and in them. Glorious sunrises, late and freezing, with frosts and rising mists on the washing and … [Read a little more...]

Roasted Vegetable Lasagne

Now I do have an old recipe for Vegetarian lasagne from many MANY moons ago but I have started to make a different version that I thought I better get onto the blog. This one is an easy/almost cheat … [Read a little more...]

Lucy turned 40!

It's been a big month of birthdays in our family...we have had Dots, then Mum then Rob and Maggie and ending of course with the big 4 0 for Lucy last week! This was such a special occasion for … [Read a little more...]

Maggie is now 7!

First she was one: Then two. Then three. Then four. Then five. Then six. And now, well she's seven. SEVEN! Sweet Maggie turned 7 last month and we … [Read a little more...]

Mum turned 70!

May is a big month of celebrations for our family with so many fabulous Taureans to love and honour. We has perhaps the biggest of all with Mum's 70th at the start last month. All of my family … [Read a little more...]

Our family trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta

I didn’t even let myself think about planning for this trip until the day that we left for the airport hotel. I was CERTAIN that one of the family would get covid and that all the plans would go into … [Read a little more...]

Long Lunch 2022

This is the first of these exclusive long lunches I have seen my brother, sister and cousins be a part of each year. I think they started them 4 or 5 years ago now, each year they choose an amazing … [Read a little more...]

Easter 2022

For the second year in a row we were able to head to the beach for Easter as we are usually at home with village market commitments but thanks to the terrible weather and damage to our local roads, … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting: March

When you look back on the month that was March 2022 you can't help but be relieved that it's over. But looking out my window from my office this afternoon at pouring down rain and an icy wind that … [Read a little more...]

Iso 2.0

Clocking out of day 17 of iso for us this year...tomorrow we will be free again, until the next time when we are not. Poor Daisy went down this time (Harper, Maggie and I still to fall at some stage) … [Read a little more...]