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Finding what is lost

A few years ago we were up at the farm with the girls as we always are over one of the school holidays. My in laws had a close friend of theirs who lived not far from them ride on their property every week. She was about my age, maybe a little older, but her youngest was just a few years older than … [Read a little more...]

Veggie bowl with crispy chickpeas & halloumi

Now that we have the kids at school and Dots off to day-care 3 days a week Lucy and I are throwing ourselves into health and well being and not shovelling a baguette EACH into our faces for lunch and then wondering why out pants are tight. We are trying to walk, drink our green smoothies, lots of … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: The one pan wonder

Good morning friends! How are you all this dark Monday morning? Sunrise is getting later and later round these parts so my early morning wakeups are getting a little harder I must say. We've got … [Read a little more...]

Daisy is now 13!

The reason that this blog exists is because in July 2006 I wrote an opening blog post to tell my sisters (but the world of no one listening) that we were having a baby. Almost 14 years have passed can … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Wrap it up!

Good morning friends, how are you? Hope you all has a good weekend? I personally would have liked one extra day thrown in there for good measure...I was just getting used to it and then it was over. … [Read a little more...]

Girls on Tour: Road trip to Orange for The Huddle

Ever since we went out to Orange 18 months ago for our last Girls on Tour regional shopping trip (you can read about it in this post, this post and this post). I have been a huge fan of Pip and what … [Read a little more...]

Monday (on a Tues) Meal ideas: mid week dinners

Good morning! I didn't mean to confuse you like this...but we were away yesterday morning and when we got home we had no power, no phone reception, no nothing so I couldn't get anything out to you … [Read a little more...]

Maggie started SCHOOL!

Last Wednesday the big day came and little Maggie who I swear was just born, popped on her school uniform, pulled up those sweet little cotton socks and off she went on her way. She was pretty low key … [Read a little more...]

What I’m reading, watching & listening to

It's been a while since I have done one of these friends, and I must say I have been reading with GUSTO since the start of the year. Something about hiding from the world, or just wanting to be off … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal Ideas: Meatless Inspo

I know I'm not the only one who feels like TODAY is the actual start to the new year. Kids are back in school, work is back properly (for a self employed person while I have been working all holidays … [Read a little more...]

A hundred small goodbyes

My Mum's brother, my uncle, who we were all very close with and was like a father figure to the kids in our family died very suddenly almost 20 years ago now. I have been thinking a lot about the … [Read a little more...]

I guess that’s why they call it the blues…

We sat around the table on Christmas Day and listened as this came onto my playlist. Rob and I both started crying, knowing what was ahead us the next few weeks as we left the next day up to the farm … [Read a little more...]

Christmas 2019

We have had the loveliest few days with family celebrating Christmas. After a busy time it's been lovely to change the pace a little and only worry about menu planning, seating people and making sure … [Read a little more...]

It’s the 23rd of December

Somehow. SOMEHOW! It's been a crazy week - of celebrations, work, end of school, terrifying fire conditions and weather and a little well needed rest yesterday. It's quite the rollercoaster around … [Read a little more...]