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Full Maggie Update: 2 years, 11 months

One month short of 3, Maggie is just plain adorable. Hilarious. Frustrated. Busy. Always running. Always playing. Non-stop person of gorgeousness. If there's one thing our little lady likes to do, that's run. She runs everywhere. Her new favourite thing to do is running races up and down the … [Read a little more...]

We haven’t had a dishwasher for 8 weeks…

And you know what? It's been fine. Ish. My Dad & Step mum did a renovation on their house many moons ago and when they got to the kitchen, they made the decision that they weren't going to put in a dishy. Dad reckons that washing & wiping up is all part of the social part of entertaining, … [Read a little more...]

16 Great new books for the School Holidays

It is SO good to finally be on holidays and while screens are the usual (and lazy) go-to for chill out time with my girls (actually all of us), I will inevitably beg them to turn them off and put … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Delicious Roasts

Ah we are FINALLY in school holidays where we can slow things down a bit, have some later nights and mornings and just CHILL. Boy was it a long term...I know for QLD and VIC you guys are heading back … [Read a little more...]

Smoked Salmon Pasta

I don't eat seafood as much as I should AT all, but one way I have been doing it a little more (for all of us in the family to enjoy) is to make pasta with seafood in it. Either prawns, tuna, crab or … [Read a little more...]

The day my unpainted toenails appeared in Bethenny Frankel’s Insta Stories and other city adventures

You guys, it's been quite an out of the ordinary 24 hours. You need full and thorough reporting with accompanying photos, so let's do this. I picked up my friend Mrs Munro around 2pm yesterday … [Read a little more...]

And on we go.

Yesterday Rob and I took Daisy off to her High School interview. Yep, that little baby that I wrote about in the very first post on this blog almost 12 years ago, will soon enough head out into … [Read a little more...]

The Throne Rangers: A podcast for Royal enthusiasts {ep 3}

What a fortnight it's been for the Royal Family...episode 3 of The Throne Rangers Podcast is now live and there's SO much to cover off! This is a jam packed episode with lots to discuss...Kate … [Read a little more...]

Sick kids? Here’s what I use

I have been a little MIA the last few days. Every one of the girls have gotten sick (just a cold nothing too bad) and a niggle I had in a tooth has blown out to a full scale blown face DISASTER that … [Read a little more...]

In search of the NY slice: Food processor pizza dough

I spend way longer than I should thinking about New York and more specifically, the pizza in New York. Seriously, it's a problem. I trawl through pictures of it Pinterest, or on the web, I look back … [Read a little more...]

My quick go-to cheat dinners

As sure as the bottom of your laundry basket will NEVER be seen, your family will inevitably ask you "what's for dinner?!" and APPARENTLY it's up to us to feed them. Again. I know! Every night. I … [Read a little more...]

Easter 2018

Well here we are, Monday night of the long weekend. I am most definitely more tired than I was at the start of it (hello end of daylight savings that saw Maggie asleep on the couch at 5.55pm tonight) … [Read a little more...]

Happy Easter friends!

I hope that right now you have a drink in hand, sleeping, happy children collapsed in bed either at home or away for a long weekend with friends or family. Easter is my very favourite holiday in the … [Read a little more...]

I’m not going to stop hassling you till it’s done

I want you to think for a minute, about one of your kids or your partner coming to you with a health concern. Maybe they were worried about this or that, they weren't feeling great and knew that they … [Read a little more...]