Our Instant Pot Christmas

Our Instant Pot Christmas! By know you’ll know how much I absolutely love my Instant Pot. I’ve cooked and baked in it multiple times – remember the Heritage Day meal ? To get us into the Festive Spirit, we decided to put together an Instant Pot Christmas feast – to test our usual family favourites –…

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MSL T20 is bringing the fun for families!

What an absolute blast we had on Friday evening – it’s the very first time both Soph and I have joined the boys at Imperial Wanderers Stadium – and the first time us girls had seen anyone, besides the Grade 1’s, play cricket live. Oli started playing cricket this year at school, so honestly, up…

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Oli’s diagnosis

I thought it much easier to write this all down here than DM everyone, or send any more lengthy voice notes! You may already know by now that Oli has been feeling a lot of anxiety at school – but we’ve uncovered why he’s been feeling this anxiety now. At the end of last year…

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{WIN A HAMPER FROM ME4KIDZ} My clumsy child!

Soph, as you will all know by now, is a little bit clumsy. Mostly, I figure it’s because she runs around full tilt and is absolutely fearless. She’s brave, and after falling and dusting herself off, will barely stop to glance at the latest in the collection of her ‘owies’ and then she’s off again….

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My WAHM life

I’ve officially been working from home now, for what, six months! Is it what I thought it would be like? Yes, and no. Has it been worth the move and adjustment, ten million times YES! Working from home has it’s pro’s and con’s. The biggest ‘con’ if I can call it that, for me personally,…

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What we’ve been reading this month – our October favourites!

Sophie was in her element when two of the latest releases from Penguin arrived on our doorstep – this child LOVES books, and Peppa. Match made in heaven! Right, so let’s start with Peppa Pig – Up and Down (an opposites lift-the-flap-book). Firstly, Soph is still totally enamored by lift-the-flap books and loves the surprise…

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A party with ZERO stress!

A party with zero stress, does that even exist? Yip, it does! As a party planner I really toyed with the idea of still giving Oli a big elaborate party (it’s a way for me to build a portfolio, far more hoopla than he would choose), but, we had decided we’d go away to the…

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I’m sorry, to the baby I never mourned.

I never thought I’d write this post or ever tell this story. But here, my beautiful daughter holding this rainbow, is our rainbow baby. Five people knew about it, one being me, one being the doctor and almost no one else. I’ve racked my brain so many times as to why I didn’t want to…

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Delish Chocolate M&M’s Cookies

When M&M’s launched their brand new limited edition salted caramel variety I knew two things – I had to get my hands on some, and needed to bake something with the world’s most shareable snack. With the kids on holiday, I left the decision up to them – they chose to bake a chocolate cookie…

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