win 1 of 5 movie passes to Big Hero 6


I love a giveaway  and with the school holidays here I know you love the movies just as much as we do. So I have 5 movie passes (admit 4) to Big Hero 6 which comes to australian cinemas on Boxing Day.   To win one you just need to tell me your all time favourite Disney movie and why? {image source } {Giveaway is open to Australian residents only, entries close 9pm Sunday 21st December, terms of my giveaways can be found here, movie … {Keep Reading...}

the easiest Christmas card you’ll ever make


Well it’s the 19th December and I still haven’t finished my Christmas cards. Making them or getting them in the post. I always have good intentions. Every year I tell myself to be more organised. I mean I have all of the supplies here, envelopes and stamps and tonight I’ll get moving and have them […]

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My top tips for an easy traditional Christmas lunch + a giveaway


brought to you by ALDI Not long to go until the big day of Christmas arrives and if you’re hosting a Christmas lunch or dinner then your thoughts are probably turning to the menu. What to eat? Maybe you’re like me and host Christmas every year. I love it and have been hosting since before I […]

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easy + fun rudolph biscuits for Christmas


With the school holidays here and all the little ones now finished preschool and school we have some time on our hands. We try to keep the tv watching to a minimum, try being the key word here but with everything that has been going on we definitely had the news and main stations off […]

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just sad


I don’t have much to write about as everything was just going along normally until I heard about the siege yesterday morning. And I followed it all day, and night, then woke up about 3ish to check my phone and woke up again so heavy hearted to watch the morning tv before any of the […]

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The most thoughtful gift you’ve received as a new mum + a giveaway


Brought to you by Virgin Money Well it’s been nearly 4 months since the latest addition to our family arrived. And I still can’t believe it! Babies really are the best. And today I’m asking you what is the most thoughtful gift you’ve received when you had a baby. Or perhaps that you’ve given! Yep […]

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go and see Paddington

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I often joke that I don’t get out much. And it’s true. But today the pest man was all booked in for 8am which meant that I needed to take everyone out for at least 4 hours. So movies it was. All of us. And a helper. The big kids are great at the movies but […]

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gluten free gingerbread biscuits


The Christmas baking has begun! And one of the first things that I wanted to make were some delicious gingerbread biscuits. And gluten free. Although we’re not strictly on the gluten free bandwagon we feel better when eating gluten free and try to. These are a crispy little gingerbread biscuit and so delicious and trust […]

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school holidays and Christmas gifts sorted with Groupon + a giveaway!


brought to you by Groupon Well it’s official! My big kids are on school holidays which means almost 2 months of having them home. And mums (and dads) everywhere rejoice when the kids go on holidays – a break from ironing uniforms, packing lunchboxes, doing homework and the school run.  You can stay in your jammies until […]

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mystery solved


I know it’s been quiet on the blog….it’s been a crazy week of making and bagging up rocky road, making and finishing 2 quilts as teachers gifts and presentation nights and concerts. Phew. Now that we’re on school holidays I’ve done a big grocery shop, started to clean the house and also started to feel […]

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my favourite Christmas photo


Remember your baby’s first or second  Christmas. Oh yes you do. All those presents for one little baby. All the excitement that you were a little family and you had to open everything for the baby and were so happy and excited, Meanwhile baby is happy to play with the wrapping and boxes. As the years […]

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small acts of kindness this Christmas

christmas house

Sometimes, not always, I really get to listen to a sermon at church and take it on board. I am always trying to listen but there are 6 little people to look after and sometimes my thoughts drift away or I can’t hear the priest properly or I’m sitting outside with someone or I’m giving the […]

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