20 Great Ideas for Creating More Space in a Small Kitchen …

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Recently, one of my lovely readers contacted me with the following question: I have a very small kitchen with almost no pantry or cupboard space … help … what do I do? So, today I thought I would share some tips and ideas that may help if you find yourself in the same situation. This is […]

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Bathroom Routine Posters … Free to Download …

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Recently I shared with you a fantastic Chart I’d created for the bathroom to help kids learn and remember to complete simple tasks. When my own kids were little, I used things like this all the time because it was a fun way for them to learn. If you missed that post, you can download […]

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Decluttering (Part 3) … When Will I Find the Time to Declutter?

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Hi there and welcome to Part 3 of my Decluttering Series. If you’re new to the blog or if you want a refresher, you might want to catch up on these two previous blog posts before reading on: Decluttering (Part 1) What is Clutter? and Decluttering (Part 2) The Benefits of Decluttering Managing a home […]

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Chocolate Chip Chocolate Muffins …


Here’s a fantastic recipe that I’ve been baking for years. I can almost guarantee it will be a hit … it’s delicious, it’s suitable to freeze and it’s oh so simple! Perfect for lunch boxes, morning teas or when friends stop by to visit. Chocolate Chip Chocolate Muffins … Prep time 10 mins Cook time […]

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How I Organise my Plastics/Tupperware Cupboard in 6 Easy Steps …

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Does this look familiar? More importantly, how does it make you feel? It made me feel frustrated and annoyed! I got sick of the mess and untidiness and was sick of not being able to find what I needed to store leftovers or frozen vegies! I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone in my lifetime […]

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How I Keep my Kitchen Sink Clutter Free …

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The area around the kitchen sink often seems to act like a magnet that attracts all kinds of things. However, I like to keep this area as clear as possible otherwise it contributes to general untidiness in the kitchen. As with other areas of the home, I find the best approach is to declutter […]

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Pineapple and Carrot Muffins …

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I’ve really been in the mood for baking lately and trying to get a bit of a head start on morning teas when Miss 15 heads back to school. I’ve been making Banana Bread, Apple and Cinnamon Loaf, and loads of muffins including these Pineapple and Carrot Muffins. These are yummy and moist and freeze […]

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How to Save a Small Fortune on the Cost of Hair Care …

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I am regularly complimented on the shine and condition of my hair and, while I’m always surprised, I also have to giggle at the “shock” that registers on peoples’ faces when I explain how little attention I give my hair and how little it costs. On the other hand, I have a very dear friend, […]

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Travel and Packing Checklist … Free to Download …


There is always so much to remember when you’re packing to go on holidays, particularly if you’re a Mum with children. As well as packing for yourself, you often need to pack for two, three or more people. I learned the hard way what it means to leave some vital item behind when travelling, so […]

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Banana Bread … Best Ever …

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Nothing beats a good Banana Bread ….. easy to make, quick to cook, can be frozen, absolutely scrumptious ….. and this recipe will produce probably the best Banana Bread you will ever eat … true … would I lie to you! I can’t remember where I found this particular recipe but I’ve been cooking it […]

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12 Simple Things You Can Do to Protect Your Identity and Personal Information …

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In this day and age, particularly with technology, dishonest people are using more sophisticated means to access your personal information. You may or may not know someone who has experienced this problem but with a stolen identity, people can do all kinds of things like apply for loans or welfare benefits in your name or […]

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Creamy Chicken and Corn Chowder …

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Well, winter has finally arrived! It’s chilly and definitely the time to drag out those winter woolies! It’s also the time to cook up some yummy soup and this one’s a winner at my house … hearty, rustic and delicious! For something a little different, I scooped out the inside of some fresh jumbo-sized Tiger […]

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