Spring Feet!

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I don’t know about you, but I neglect my feet pretty badly throughout the cooler months. There’s no exfoliation. No buffing. No polishing. Nothing! But honestly, why would you when those tootsies are tucked up and warm in wooden socks and cute boots? Alas, now that the weather is starting to warm, I’ve had no choice but to face reality … Read More

My world, my life

My everything

It’s been a strange couple of days, a dark cloud has been hanging over me. You see, last week, a girl, actually now a woman, who I went to school with, was tragically killed. She was a mother of two young children. Two children of similar age to mine. Her death was something that made headlines. Her beautiful face popping … Read More

The BEST Ragu with Rigatoni

Delicious!

This is my go-to recipe when I’m in need of a comfort meal. It’s delicious and so easy! I find the rigatoni is a great size for kids as they can pick up the individual pieces to snack on. Plus this is chock full of veggies but they’re hidden which is a bonus! I hope you enjoy it as much … Read More

My beautiful little terror

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This is Billy. My beautiful third child. He is sweet and so affectionate. He loves giving kisses and dancing to music. He sounds delightful doesn’t he? He is, totally delightful. But he is also an absolute terror. Billy, has no fear. None. You know that saying “well they’ll only do that once”? Yeah. No. That doesn’t apply to him. He … Read More

Keeping it real…let’s do this!

Keeping it real!

Earlier this week I posted an image of a failed attempt at dinner for the kids. It was a picture of burnt chicken meatballs. Burnt chicken meatballs that I had made (and it took a bloody long time to prep these things) as a kind of peace offering or tonic for what had been a horrible day. I’d felt like … Read More

Our Winter of discontent

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When the smell of Spring began to enter the air, I felt my body start to unclench. My shoulders began to relax. My breath began to slow. My patience began to grow. It was one bitch of a Winter. We had sickness, upon sickness, upon sickness. Something no one ever told me about having multiple kids (maybe because its common … Read More

Must have TEES for SPRING!

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With the weather FINALLY warming up, it’s time to wheel out the spring wardrobe. I don’t know about you, but the one thing I find doesn’t really hold up, year to year is the humble t-shirt. It’s partly the kid’s fault. Most of my tops get splattered with god knows what during the day. It’s partly mine…I don’t always (read … Read More

Rock what you’ve got!

Let's make peace with ourselves xx

This post is not about flaunting my body, or being loud and proud. This post is about acceptance and love. This body of mine, is mine. It’s not perfect. It’s not flawless, and taut and toned. It’s not free of cellulite. It’s not tanned. It’s freckled, and mottled, and dimpled and soft. It’s strong, and powerful and nourishing. It’s carried … Read More

Hidden Veggie Cupcakes!

Scrumptious carrot cupcakes!

My children are a lot like yours…they don’t love veggies. So when I stumbled across these cupcakes that not only taste delicious but are healthy too, I had to share them with you! When I bake, I like to make standard size cupcakes as well as mini muffin sized cupcakes, as quite often my boys don’t feel like an entire … Read More

Hitting pause for a day

Kids+Mud=Fun!

A few weeks ago we decided to call in sick for the day. We weren’t really sick apart from the usual snotty noses that come with kids and Winter but we were in need of a day of nothing. So that’s what we did. We wagged kindergarten and I shoved the baskets of washing in need of folding, out of … Read More