my revolving door of homeschoolers…..

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So much has been happening here and I've been so busy in real life that the blog has been neglected. End of the school year always kills me and this year has been no exception. I've been getting assessments, reviews, getting reports written, going to end of year events and trying to have everything done before the start of a new school year. We've had such a good year and I did start this term thinking I'd still have 2 homeschoolers next year but things have changed. About the start of … {Keep Reading...}

our review of the HandiTheatre Home Outdoor Cinema

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We love movies at our house and especially on weekends. Going to the cinemas though does cost us an arm and a leg since there are so many of us and even with the cheapest tickets I expect to pay close to $100 with a popcorn thrown in there. And then the popcorn ends up […]

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lunchbox scrolls

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These are super popular in our house at the moment. They don’t take too long to make and we just bag them up and keep them in the freezer until the morning they are needed for lunchboxes. If you don’t have a thermomix just use any pizza dough recipe. You can add a variety of […]

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win an iPad mini!

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Brought to you by Westpac, who is proud to offer Mathspace Essentials free to all Australians Congratulations to Rebecca Lee-Metcalfe who was chosen as the winner of the giveaway. Thank you to everyone who entered. Next year is going to be a big year in our house. My eldest starts high school (I still don’t believe it) […]

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homeschooling and maths

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Brought to you by Westpac who is proud to offer Mathspace Essentials free for all Australians The funny thing about being a homeschooler is that people have a lot of questions and/or misconceptions. When someone asks where your children go to school and you say the name of the school they  might say ‘oh I’ve […]

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first holy communion day

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I’m still recovering from Sunday…..usually celebrations and birthday parties take me about a week to recover from. But this time I’m recovering from the fact that 2 of our little ones were so sick and the day did not go to plan. I’d spent the week making sure everyone’s clothes were out, that they had […]

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Sprinkle Cookies in the Thermomix

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Over on Instagram I’ve been sharing some fun ideas of how we play inspired by our favourite TV shows. At the moment Shimmer & Shine is super popular and so I created this sprinkle cookies that are so easy and fun to make and very delicious. Perfect for a special treat or birthday party. I […]

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9 baby items I can’t live without + a giveaway

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This post is sponsored by Little One’s  CONGRATULATIONS TO TRACY MCKENZIE WHO WAS CHOSEN AS THE WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED, ANOTHER GIVEAWAY COMING SHORTLY… It’s hard to believe that we’ve had 7 babies in 11 years. And that means we’ve also had a lot of baby stuff in that time. In […]

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lottie’s baptism

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Tomorrow our little lottie will be 3 months old! Time flies when you’re getting no sleep and looking after a teeny little baby. I don’t know where it’s gone. I do know that we had a beautiful day for her Baptism a few weeks ago. It was a bit of a funny day too. Trying […]

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