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Organic Peach Pancake

Internet, meet baked peach pancake. Peach pancake, meet my facehole. Once upon a time I was reading an email from a blogger who likes to do weekend link roundups. I like those, they're like little bite-size bits of interesting. I read them on a Saturday morning, lazing about drinking endless … [Read More...]

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Does This Bother You?

I posted this on Instagram a little while ago - someone asked me what I was doing, and I replied I was wondering if I should change this uneven picture situation, or if I should let it go. I let it go. The overwhelming majority of people who responded were like "oh my EYES" and "make it STOP" … [Read More...]

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Taking Stock

Joining in with Meet Me at Mike’s, not stealing broth. Making : a crochet poncho and some dishcloths. Cooking : Jam, a pretty rad lasagne, lemon millet muffins, the best banana cake EVER, veggie sausage rolls, and blackberry pie. Drinking : Yorkshire tea. Reading : The Hawke Memoirs by Bob … [Read More...]

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Roasted Veggie Pasta Bake

There is something about this time of year, when I'm still half in school holiday-mode, where all ideas of meal plans and being organised in dinner-related dinner activities go flying out the window with all of my cares and most of my dreams. This means I'm either scrabbling to find dinner out of … [Read More...]

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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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Win: My Favourite Organic Cosima Skincare Products {ended}

congrats Karina!   Lovelies! If your face is in need of some TLC, then you're in for a treat. I've been using Cosima Organic Cosmeceuticals for more than two years now, and I couldn't be happier. 100% natural, organic, manufactured in Australia, and the facebaby of an Queensland mum … [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 glance (plus I'm a stationery fiend) but nothing on any bit of paper ever will remind me when it's … [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...]