People you need to follow on Twitter

Screen Shot 2014-07-21 at 1.40.59 pm

In October 2008, I created a Twitter account. In January 2010, I created another one, for my blog. Sometime in late 2012 I mostly abandoned it in favour of Instagram. So many people had joined Instagram by then, and I had plenty of things to look at. Given I'd just had two children 18 months apart, I had very little brain capacity over and above … [Read more...]

Taking Stock

Add text

This post contains affiliate links. Joining in with Meet Me at Mike's. Making : A poncho from some alpaca yarn I got from Bendigo Woollen Mills on my roadtrip with Kate from Foxs Lane.Cooking : Apple and Cinnamon tea cake, Raspberry Jam cake, Jammy Pecan and Oat Biscuits from Wholefood for Children, Spinach Alfredo Pizza, cheese … [Read more...]

Spinach Alfredo Pizza

pizza with alfredo sauce

I have a brand-new obsession, and it takes the form of a creamy, cheesy sauce on a crispy-yet-chewy pizza. Holy hallelujah, it is insane. I'm a bit iffy with pizza, I think owing to the fact I don't really like tomato-based sauces. And when everyone's slapping that shit all over pizza, you can imagine I can really take it or leave it. But one … [Read more...]

A stroll down memory lane

Rushworth-29

In April 1980, one small girl child was born to a couple of teenagers in the small town of Rushworth, Victoria. Ok, the mum (who was married, just in case you're thinking she was Teen Mom-ing MTV-style) went into labour in Rushworth, had the baby get stuck millions of hours later, had a caesarean in the next big town, and went back to Rushworth in … [Read more...]

The fussy kid food battle continues…

vita-sprinkles

This is a sponsored post for Cenovis One of the first things I realised when Biggie embarked upon a career of picky eating was: I wasn’t alone. Plenty of mums and dads were right there with me knowing their kid wouldn’t touch a spear of broccoli with a ten-foot-pole, or would scream the house down when presented with a piece of cheese. While I … [Read more...]

Vintage Apple and Cinnamon Tea Cake

Apple-and-Cinnamon-Tea-Cake-2

Sometime around 1950, someone by the name of Wynwode Reid edited, compiled, and tested 100 recipes in a book called Cakes, Scones and Biscuits. The aforementioned recipes were approved by Sarah Dunne, then the Cookery Expert to the Melbourne Herald. Their first recipe was for a Delicate Lemon Cake, and sometime in 2014, Stacey Roberts (expert in … [Read more...]

The one blog post the whole internet needs to read

a2a23562767b814c8f20fd2fecb998322ffb1a89e52bf3f7f0157fefde64075c

It was about this time last year when I read a post that changed my life. And I think everyone should read it. It's called "Quit Pointing Your Avocado at Me", and I recommend it to everybody any chance I get. It's very easy to see things that aren't there in the words other people write, the things that they say, and the avocados they feed … [Read more...]

The crushing realisation

boring 6

Somewhere in the last few years of this blog, I got really, really boring. Like, eye-wateringly boring. I even just read over some recent posts and threw up a little in my mouth. When did I start giving a fuck about light? AND PLEASANT WEATHER? Is it because I had children? And stopped sleeping/being a functioning member of society? Have I … [Read more...]