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A slow start to the year at the farm

No time we look forward to more as a family is when we head to the farm after Christmas to the start of the new year. This was the 17th time we have done it in fact, Rob and I counted them. 2004 the first when the house was being built just before our wedding in 2005. We missed one in 2008/9 when we … [Read a little more...]

Christmas 2021

We have had a roving week of never ending feasts, drinks and catch ups with everyone in the family (missing our Melbourne family) and seeing Sue at the farm tomorrow...but it's been a LOT. A messy, wonderful, exhausting time of being fortunate enough to see people we love and be together. After the … [Read a little more...]

Friend’s Christmas Dinner 2021

You guys this is one of my favourite nights of the WHOLE year and didn't we deserve it more than ever this year!  It was late in the season and not everyone was able to be there which was a shame and … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Everything Christmas!

Good morning friends! I have got you sorted for the Christmas season ahead of us at the end of this week...from drinks parties and canapés to the main event and baking in between here are all the … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Gifting delicious Christmas treats

If your Christmas act is starting to shift into gear you might be thinking about things you can gift to teachers or loved ones you will hopefully be visiting this year. There's nothing like a home … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: The versatility of pork

Good morning friends, hope you survived the weekend ok and are ready for another busy week ahead? Gosh it feels like we are in some kind of time vortex at the moment where we are in fast forward … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough Reporting

Well hello YOU. It's been a while. There's so much to catch up on including the fact that I got new shoes so let's go. We left lockdown just under a month ago and it's been SO busy ever … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Throw it into one pan

Good morning friends! How are you? Hope you are ready for another new week ahead...they seem to be flying past when time was so slow just a few weeks ago. We have a week ahead filled with work and … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Meatless Monday

Good morning friends! There will be a pep in the step of LOTS of NSW parents today as all our kids are finally back at school. I will leave for work in the morning and when I get back, there will be … [Read a little more...]

Post lockdown spring lunch

Last week ended up being quite the social one as restrictions were open. We had dinner at the pub with some friends Tuesday, then Wednesday night we headed away for a night. Thursday afternoon was a … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Winner winner chicken dinner

Good morning friends! There is a pep in my step this morning as we have Maggie back at school this morning! In a uniform! She is SO excited and a little nerfous too (she tells me) and I am sure that … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Family Faves

Well here we are on Monday 11th where here in NSW some of our freedoms are returned to us today. Shops! Restaurants! Bars! A little regional travel! I swing wildly from let's never cook anything ever … [Read a little more...]

WHAT I’M READING, WATCHING, LISTENING TO

How are you friends? What a time it's been! I have to say it's been a struggle for me...8 weeks into lockdown and home schooling. The holidays have been and gone and the mental rollercoaster on any … [Read a little more...]

Lockdown Life

Blog posts and updates have been few and far between lately since we started lockdown. While it's nothing on Melbourne and Sydney, we are into week 5 now and looks like we have many more weeks ahead … [Read a little more...]