Monday Meal Ideas: Pick your side

Good morning friends! Monday. Again. So soon? These weekends just fly by so fast I am desperate for just one more day to relax and unwind and yet here we are! Hope you all had a good Mother's Day yesterday however you spent it. We had a great lunch in Sydney but the 3 hours in the car was not … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Soup for cooler weather

While it's going to be a balmy and sunny day today, we have some cold and wet weather on its way to us this week which means it's no better time to get a big pot of soup on. I love starting the week off with a big batch and then slowly making my way through it for lunch and dinner with different … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Meatless Monday

I'm always trying to start the week out right: a dinner packed with veggies and no meat, no alcohol, lots of water hoping that it sets the scene for the week ahead. Thought I would share some good vegetarian recipes that might get a run at some stage this week. Vegetarian Lasagne Halloumi … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Roasted goodness

Good morning friends! Long time no see, excuse me for my lack of posts over the holidays but I was trying to do just that, have a break! It worked the first week, not so much last week when I was up against it playing catch up and dealing with the shop by myself as Lucy took a break. It's back to it … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Easter Feasting

Really struggling to get my head around the fact that Easter is THIS WEEK! School will be done and we have the joy of two weeks to slowly unwind...just in time for it all to start back up with the absolute craziness that is Term 2 at school. But! Easter is and always will be my very favourite … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: We’re almost through term 1

It's true you guys...Easter is NEXT WEEK. Somehow?! I can hardly believe it myself! We have a crazy busy 2 weeks ahead of us so this week will be all about food that will be easily prepared and smashed by all with hopefully leftovers for the next day for Rob and I for lunch. Pork ribs with … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Mid week fam faves

Good morning friends, here we are on a chilly Monday morning in the Highlands, I think the temp has dropped to about 6 or so and when I just went out to grab some wood to see if I could get the fire going from last night, the clear sky was filled with sparkling stars. What a way to start to the … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Stove top family faves

Good morning and happy first day of Autumn! Summer has come and gone somehow and here we are as we head into the beauty and visual delight of this season. Last year it was all about bunkering down at home, cocooning as we were all in lockdown. Sans lockdown (I hope) we can still enjoy all this … [Read more...]

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 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 towards dinner time and then there is dinner which gets pushed around the plate. This is much more common … [Read 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 weekend I think I would be ready to tackle it all. In any case...let's do this! I have plans for lots … [Read 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, routine etc. I managed to get about 4 walks in too and the eating was definitely better than it has been. … [Read 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 drinking, exercising, eating well...all that hope for the month ahead. Whether you have an abundant … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Alllll the Christmas Cooking

Good morning friends! Here I am at the end of the year ready for the next few weeks that will be HEAVY on Christmas and summer entertaining. My table is going to jam packed with people that I love which is my very most favourite thing so I thought I would share allllllll of the food ideas I have for … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Quick & easy dinners for frazzled minds

Good morning friends! Hope all is well with you? It's getting to crunch time here with the kids and school - Daisy finishes on Wednesday and then the other two the following week. We have School assemblies, discos, presentations...you name it! Plus it's really the last week for orders in the shop to … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Batch Baking

Good morning friends! How are you? Well here we are on the last day in November, staring down the barrel of those last crazy weeks of the school year and the lead up to Christmas. Our tree is up, the lights are sparkling and the snell of fresh pine is in the air...there's nothing like it! This year … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Teacher food pressies

It's IMPOSSIBLE for my head to get around, but I can see that we are heading towards the end of the school year AND FAST. Lots of kids in QLD and Melbourne I think even break up at the end of this week, so you may be looking for teacher gifts or get organised for the weeks ahead. When I had more … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Spring salads

You know when you have been a little, shall we say, indulgent, and you start off a new week treating your body like a temple with the best intentions, green smoothies, exercise and vows of water only all week? Sounds like me this week after a long girls weekend at the beach filled with hot chips and … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: The POW of chilli

Good morning friends, from week 5 of the term that somehow seems to be flying by. I'm exhausted after a weekend that went by too quickly - that was filled with election anxiety then celebration, with more work than I would have liked and lots of driving a teenager around. It's Monday already and I … [Read more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Meatless Inspo

Good morning friends! Another week has whooshed past us all and here we are in November. I know right? I watched a funny skit yesterday from a UK comedian saying poor November spends its entirety having people say "I can't believe it's November!" and here I am doing just that. But seriously, … [Read more...]