Hazelnut and Orange Bliss Balls …

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You will have guessed by now that I love creating Bliss Balls … little balls of yummy that are perfect for a quick snack. These ones are particularly decadent and will have definite appeal for the adults (although my kids love them too). I’ve moved away from the almond meal with this recipe and substituted […]

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Lunchbox Planner … Free to Download …

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Some mornings can be a bit or a rush or you can just get stuck in a rut of what to give the kids for lunch. That used to happen to me until I created my Lunchbox Planner. At the start of the weekend I try to plan what I need for the kids lunches, […]

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Put a Little Love in your Lunchbox …

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  When I talk to other Mums, lunchboxes is a subject that has everyone sighing in despair about the frustration and monotony that comes with preparing the humble lunchbox. Lack of time and lack of ideas are common reasons that are quoted. I’m hoping to change that by sharing loads of tips, ideas and suggestions […]

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Disneyland Tokyo and My Top Tips to Enjoy Your Visit …


  I guess when most people hear the word Disneyland, they automatically think of the Disneyland at Anaheim in America but if you’re considering venturing to the “Happiest Place on Earth” then consider a trip to Tokyo. We travelled to Japan in 2007 and then again in 2010 and both times took the kids to […]

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Cherry Ripe Balls …

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If you’re watching your weight, you may not want to read any further because I’m about to reveal a recipe that won’t be kind to the waistline. These Cherry Ripe Balls are so delicious and seriously addictive, you won’t be able to stop at just one. I created these after stumbling across a similar […]

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Bathroom Cleaning Checklist … Free to Download …


It doesn’t take much for the bathroom to get dirty and it sometimes seems like a never-ending job. I clean my bathrooms once a week and then every 3 months or so I roll up my sleeves and thoroughly clean it from top to bottom including exhaust fans, light fittings, doors, windows and inside cupboards […]

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My 10 Point Survival Guide for Mums …


  Being a Mumma can be the most rewarding thing any of us ever do but it can also be really hard. As much as we love our kids, it can often feel like “groundhog day” … endless days of relentless routine and days where nothing goes right … you know what I mean! Some […]

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Apricot Muffins …

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I love to get organised for school lunches by baking some yummy goodies on the weekend and then popping them in the freezer. I find this takes the pressure off if morning teas are already pre-prepared and it also means I’m not reaching for store bought treats. This recipe is popular in my house […]

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Apple Slinky … and Why We Love it …

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  Are you looking for a way to get your kids to eat their apples? Well, look no further because I found it with an Apple Slinky. I first discovered these many years ago and since then it has proved to be one of the most used devices in my kitchen.   Basically, the Apple […]

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Blogs I Love to Follow … Not Quite Nigella …

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  Like a lot of other bloggers, I have created a page where I will compile a list of blogs that I love to follow. I intend to add the names one at a time because, rather than just create a list, I would like to do a whole blog post about each of these […]

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Jam Drops …

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Jam Drops are an old favourite in my house! I first remember learning to cook these during Home Economics in High School so here is my version that I’ve been cooking for years. It’s a simple recipe using basic ingredients but it turns out perfectly every time! Jam Drops …   Print […]

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Bath Towel Buying Guide & Country Road Towels Product Review …

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  Recently I decluttered and organised our main bathroom … wow, what a difference! I can’t believe how much “stuff” I was able to get rid of! Bathroom cupboards and drawers can accumulate so many things like out-of-date cosmetics and skincare, old hair straighteners and hair dryers, half empty bottles of moisturisers, broken hair bands […]

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