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Full & Thorough reporting: the “I’ve been a very busy girl” edition

I'm the kind of gal who rarely sits still. I will only sit once the house is sorted and my chores done and then and ONLY then will I be able to sit and relax. Which is quite funny really don't you think given that a Mum's chores are ever sorted....particularly this time of year. So there has been … [Read a little more...]

Start a new Christmas Tradition: How to glaze a leg ham

A sponsored post for Woolworths You know how there’s certain things that you think are things that grown ups should do? Like pay rates. Or make voluntary super contributions. How about getting your skin checked every 6 months. Well, I have news: we are now those grown ups. I know, as much as I … [Read a little more...]

Win a copy of Bistro Officina’s new cookbook: Farm to Flame

A winner has now been chosen for this giveaway - thanks for entering! There's no question that the Southern Highlands we moved to 8 years ago has changed a lot from then until now (and for the … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Meatless Monday

Oh friends, we are getting to the pointy end of the year aren't we? We still have a week and a half of school left (HOW?!) and we are all limping to the end. It's hot. We're tired and overworked. … [Read a little more...]

The surprising emotional end to Primary School

It's been a big emotional week here, and it's taken me surprise. Daisy has just over a week of Primary school left and it's really hitting me hard.  On Monday we had our high school uniform … [Read a little more...]

Christmas dessert hacks: entertaining, bring a plate or hostess gift!

A sponsored post for Woolworths As you guys would know, when it comes to entertaining, bringing a plate or working out a hostess gift, I have got you SORTED. Over the years, I have always tried to … [Read a little more...]

A weekend at The Woods Farm

I was thrilled a few months ago now to be contacted by the good people at The Woods Farm in Jervis Bay asking if we'd like to come and stay with them for a few nights - who wouldn't?! And one look at … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Bring a plate

Oh we have hit the home stretch now friends haven't we? It's madness time around here and I know that we are not alone in this! We have concerts and events most nights this week, we have assemblies … [Read a little more...]

The Throne Rangers: A podcast for Royal Enthusiasts {Ep 11}

It's been a busy time in the British Royal Family so you can bet that this latest episode of The Throne Rangers is JAM PACKED with goodness. Where do we begin? Well let's start with Prince Charles … [Read a little more...]

Weekends filled with tutus and big skies

Can you still talk about the weekend on a Tuesday? Not sure if you can, but if you are anything like me you'll still be thinking it's about March, when "apparently" it's going to be December this week … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Getting some seafood onto your table

Last week I cooked some salmon for our dinner. All 4 of us (Daisy can't do seafood for whatever reason despite loving it when she was little) LOVED it and I wondered (again) why I don't cook more of … [Read a little more...]

30 (more) brilliant books for Girls this Christmas

While I entirely DO NOT read during the school term I can assure you that my big two devour one book after another so when it comes to Christmas time, the one thing that I get early shopping on and … [Read a little more...]

Full Maggie Update: 3 and a half years old

So this happened. Maggie is now 3 and a half on the knocker. SOMEHOW. Although, look at her. This morning we are off to Preschool orientation and we have a few weeks left of this precious time … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Getting organised for the month ahead

Good morning friends! Here we are at Monday yet again....and boy am I feeling a little weary today after a BIG weekend of driving around the countryside. It's so good to be home though, the sun is … [Read a little more...]