charm square giveaway time


My lovely friend and helper Lisa is getting me up to date with my giveaway winners today so why not start a new one.....especially as two of these fabric ranges just arrived this week. I've got 5 charm square packs for one lucky person and I'm imagining some lovely things with these pretty florals. To enter just tell me what you'd make or who you'd give them to and we'll pick a winner next Friday. You can enter wherever you live in the world and I know it's great timing for some … {Keep Reading...}

the baptism


Well where do I start. Baptisms and celebrating special milestones never gets old. Whether it’s your first or your 6th. In the car on the way to the church keira said to me, mum you really love this stuff don’t you……. and you take your food very seriously………she had me laughing. But it’s more than […]

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large family logistics- the book


Whenever I’d put ‘large family’ into the search bar on Pinterest it would always bring up this book, Large Family Logistics. It had lots of reviews but was sadly out of print and very expensive to track down a copy. One weekend I found a copy on amazon for a reasonable price and grabbed it. Am I […]

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busy, busy


I know I’ve been really quiet on here but there has been so much going on. I’ve been making some fabulous lists before the baptism on Sunday. I love lists and ticking things off. I also love time plans, oh I love to do a time plan for the night before and big day and […]

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Share your funniest pest story to win!


Brought to you by Rentokil If you’ve ever bought or sold a home then you know what’s involved and right now it’s the busiest time of year for buying and selling. You have to get your house looking nice and clean, maybe a fresh coat of paint, get the clutter out to make your home look […]

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against all grain meals made simple

against all

Long time no book review but there have been a few new books arriving on my doorstep thanks to feeding a baby on the couch and ordering from the comfort of the couch. If only I could do everything while feeding. But I’d been hanging out for this book to be released because I love […]

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making skirts and going to parties


Once upon a time you couldn’t keep me away from my sewing machine and my sewing room. I was a regular down at Spotlight and I made time for doing something I loved. More little people have come along and finding that sewing time is hard and it’s been easier to knit on the couch. […]

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trick or treat and win a $250 Spotlight voucher


Brought to you by the Allen’s team Halloween, love it or hate it, is coming soon. I grew up only knowing about Halloween from american movies and no one ever trick or treated in our street. But over the years as my little ones have grown bigger (and begged to go out) we’ve taken part and […]

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things to do while breastfeeding


Well my little guy is 2 months old and I’m still breastfeeding which is a bit different to the last few babies and I’m enjoying it. I think that taking things a bit easier on the home front has played a part. So what to do while breastfeeding or bottle feeding your little baby………and obviously it’s a […]

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Is the new Thermomix TM5 worth it?


Well I’ve had my new Thermomix TM5 for a week now and thought I’d let you all know what I think. Here is the last time I wrote up a review on my Thermomix – Is a Thermomix worth it. I’ve been a thermomix owner for over 3 years and had wanted one since I was […]

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