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Simple Muesli Muffins

For some reason, I've found myself drowning in boxes of muesli. Muesli I don't remember buying, because it's untoasted, and I'm frightened of untoasted muesli. After a while, I was sick of the boxes taking up space in my pantry and I decided to once and for all do SOMETHING WITH THEM FOR THE LOVE … [Read More...]

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How I Organise My Life

Like many people I've talked to, my life organisational skills are half pen-and-paper, half something-that-will-ding-on-my-phone-and-remind-me. I love handwriting things so I can see it all at a … [Read More...]

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Healthy Wholefood Lunchbox Ideas

In addition to my savoury and sweet lunchbox ideas this week, allow me to introduce these wonderful ladies who kick nutrition up a notch when it comes to kid snacks. If you're looking for everyday basics your kids will love and you know is healthy, then feast your eyes, people. Bang THESE in your … [Read More...]

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Lunchbox Ideas: Sweet

That little somethin'-somethin' (that used to be two Arnott's biscuits for me, or a Yogo if I was with my dad) has grown up a bit in lunchboxes these days, I find. I'm still a nostalgic idiot, so my kids get a balance of all sorts of things (including sugar) but I do tend to keep packed lunches … [Read More...]

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Lunchbox Ideas: Savoury

I know, it's that time of year again. Where we have to come up with ideas for packing kids' lunchboxes. With stuff they'll actually eat. I can't really complain, my girls have been at a place all last year that provided lunch and it was a huge relief not to have to worry about it. On the flip … [Read More...]

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Starting Kindergarten – The Essentials

Shut up, I can't believe it. Yesterday I was giving birth to her, and now she's on the verge of trotting off to four-year-old kindergarten three mornings a week. MY BABY! She's been dying to go since last year, and often makes me drive past so she can see it. She pays no attention to the fact … [Read More...]

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Minted Pea Soup with Goat Cheese and Watercress

I can't remember what reminded me, but I was thinking about minted pea soup, and I remembered reading a recipe by Sophie Dahl where she said she thinks of English summers and cricket and whatnot when she makes it. I don't know what I think of, except it's delicious, and before I knew it, I found … [Read More...]

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Blueberry Yogurt Cake

So remember that time Katie180 made me a rhubarb yogurt cake and I had a super-early plane to catch and I forgot to eat it? And I tried to recreate it at home? Well, folks - I did it again. It's such a good recipe, and K180 rarely steers me wrong! In fact, she never has. So I … [Read More...]

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The Dusty Bookshelf Challenge

  This post contains affiliate links. Recently, I colour-coded my bookshelves. This goes against everything I've ever believed about bookshelves in my life, but there you have it. I have perhaps taken leave of my senses, but the damage is done and it doesn't seem to be upsetting anyone so … [Read More...]

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While You Were Gone

We ate pancakes and homemade jam. We saw the sun set on 2014. At 10pm, thanks Melbourne. We saw 11 sets of midnight fireworks from our bedroom balcony, including the city ones. Rad. I finished three books. I also bought plants, did a weird cleanse, swam, read more things, started a … [Read More...]

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Diary of a New Year Cleanse

I can't say I'm much of a "cleanser", a "detoxer" or whatever the buzzword is these days. I figure as long as my kidneys and liver are working correctly, I don't eat too much shit, and I drink enough water, then I'm detoxing pretty  much constantly as a natural part of my body's function, … [Read More...]