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Berry Good Lemonade

Berry Good Lemonade

I always wanted to set up a lemonade stand when I was a kid. But Frankston in the early 80s wasn't the place for entrepreneurial kids and their cute hand drawn signs. We had a few crazy neighbours, like the woman who took her budgie for a walk in its cage,...

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Facing the Facts. I AM One of Those Mums

Facing the Facts. I AM One of Those Mums

I have a joke with a friend of mine, how we are 'that mum'. The naughty mum, the one who forgets (or in my case is totally in the dark) about special days at school, early finishing times or when school starts (just made the phone call today, it is...

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Ol' Blighty Cheese and Pickle Scrolls

Ol' Blighty Cheese and Pickle Scrolls

As you know our lives have been fairly CRAZY over the last few forevers, but finally we are back home and life is starting to slip back in to that familiar groove. It is so comforting when the alarm chimes at it's usual time and you get up to do...

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Always Make Time to Stop and See the Prettiness Around You

Always Make Time to Stop and See the Prettiness Around You

I know, I know. I haven't put a recipe on here for ages! And I promise there is one right around the corner. Life has been quite hectic lately and I just haven't had the time to put my recipes to paper. But I HAVE had time for the occasional...

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The Story Behind the Story

The Story Behind the Story

It is so nice to be home. Back to the chilly Central Highlands and out of the heat of Central Australia. It is such a beautiful thing to come home, it is the best thing about a trip away, I think. To feel safe, loved and comfortable. I have thought...

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Where the Bloody Hell Are You?

Where the Bloody Hell Are You?

Some of you may or may not know that last Tuesday I left on a bit of a crazy, healing adventure of a lifetime. I packed my 1966 Holden HD station wagon 'Crystal' and headed for Uluru with my two girls and my dear friend Peta Mazey. This is just...

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Pear Did the Sun Go Cake

Pear Did the Sun Go Cake

In my last post I wrote about how inspired I was by the sun and how exciting it was to be outside. No such luck this week. Earlier this week I started rushing around getting ready to do my next blog post, I got halfway through the recipe and realised...

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Nettle Pesto is the Besto

Nettle Pesto is the Besto

Today was magical. It was the first day in months that wasn't windy, icy cold, raining, snowing or just plain grey. Winter is always a season you're excited about in the beginning, red wine, open fires and crackly records playing, but by the last weeks of August the blues have...

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Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Nana Lynne Mini Cakes

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Nana Lynne Mini Cakes

We have a glut of lemons in our house at the moment (thanks to nana lynne and her amazingly over productive garden). I had been planning to create jars of lemon curd, but I know if I do, I will devour them, secretly, in the laundry or in the car...

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