Creamy peanut stir fry!

IMG_9099

You know those recipes you picked up somewhere but can’t quite remember where? Yeah this is one of them, and I know it has been chopped and changed so many times, but the basics are there and it doesn’t ever disappoint. It’s also so quick and easy which are the two basic requirements I have when it comes to prepping … Read More

Wardrobe freshen up for $50!

image

So this morning I made a mad dash to Kmart with the kids for some essentials. Another night light (see previous post) some cushions oh and four new tops to update my wardrobe! I hadn’t planned to buy for myself, but when I spotted these beauties I couldn’t resist! Plus I had to share with you, my fellow mums, who … Read More

The sleep rollercoaster takes another dip…

Don't let this fool you! They were awake again by 10.30pm!!

If you type the word “sleep” into this website, you will be delivered 17 pages of results. That’s 171 blog posts and articles on The Mums Group alone, about the most talked about topic of parenthood. And even though I have contributed to, or written the bulk of those posts, I still shockingly don’t have all of the answers. At … Read More

Fun things to do….at WERRIBEE ZOO!

IMG_9135

We recently ventured out to the fabulous Werribee Zoo which is only a short drive out of Melbourne’s CBD. As soon as we got there the kids were in heaven. It’s an excellent place to explore as a family, beyond the animals there are so many different things to do and see. THE HIPPO WATER PLAY AND SAND PIT We … Read More

When the milk bar closes…

IMG_2513

A few days ago, my little Billy, shut up shop on the breastfeeding front. I’d had a pretty strong vibe it was coming. We had dropped down to one breast feed, his terms not mine, and even that was becoming more of a snack than a meal. For a few days in a row, Billy latched on, sucked for about … Read More

Choc-nana muffins!

image

I love to bake! I also love to add my own creative flair to tried and tested recipes. So when I came across a banana muffin recipe which was already delicious, I knew I could add some extras to make it even more so! Plus my kids have a habit of taking one bite of fruit then leaving it on … Read More

Thank you for being my friend

IMG_4621

“Some people go to priests, others to poetry, I to my friends.” – Virginia Woolf There has never been a truer word spoken for the relationship I have with my friends, and the one they have with me. Last week on my birthday, I was reminded just how lucky I am to have such magnificent women to call my friends. … Read More

Easy peasy quiches!

Easy quiche!

I literally had nothing in the fridge today for lunch. Just a handful of things that could possibly make something if I had enough energy for imagination! Luckily I remembered an old recipe I used to make all of the time, I even though I didn’t have everything I needed, I had a few little extras I could substitute. And … Read More

The 4.5 year old

My 4.5 year old

Things have, all in all, been pretty smooth sailing this year when it comes to Gus. The first part of the year saw him settle tremendously after an horrific terrible twos and even more traumatic threenager phase. He’s been excelling at kinder and kicking goals left right and centre. He’s been polite, and well mannered, for the most part. Boisterous, … Read More

The BEST brekkie bowl!

Delicious brekkie bowl!

I don’t know about you, but my favourite meal of the day is breakfast. The only problem with that is that by the time I’ve finished feeding the kids, I can’t be stuffed doing anything elaborate for myself. This is where this amazing little bowl of goodness comes in. It’s chock full of all of the good stuff, and it … Read More