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My New Garden Edge

June 23rd, 2015|Tags: , |

It's been a while since I talked about gardening But to be completely honest, I've not spent much time out there lately. My children seem to be tag teaming various winter colds which has not been much fun. Until I was watching Gardening Australia and found this great idea for a new garden edge. It

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It all started with Quinoa

June 16th, 2015|Tags: , , |

There’s no doubt that Quinoa may be the funniest food name ever… But it’s pretty darn good for you! Today, rather than blab on about ALL the health benefits of this new ‘super food’, I thought I’d share my Quinoa discovery story with you. And it starts with my son... He’s 4. I love him

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Recipe: Dehydrated Yoghurt Drops

April 22nd, 2015|Tags: , |

Great for fussy eaters My oldest for the longest of times survived on porridge and Weet-bix, but for some reason he loved those freeze dried yoghurt drops you can get at the supermarket, unluckily for me they cost a fortune. I found a recipe on the Sinchies webpage for a version of this, and after

Recipe: Choc-Jelly Lollies

March 28th, 2015|

So good - it'll have the kids fooled Tomorrow my son turns four! What an amazing four years we have had! In the last 12 months we have had a massive overhaul of the food we consume, having a huge reduction in the amount of processed foods and foods with “hidden” sugar. I’ve never been

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Recipe: Tiny Stars

March 15th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Today I made a lot of teeny tiny stars. The recipe that I modified was originally for Teeny Teddies, from Road to loving my Thermomix. But here is my modified recipe thermomix free. Ingredients: 60g butter 140g honey 1.5 tsp vanilla extract (you could also use vanilla bean paste or vanilla powder, use about half

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When buying the cheaper alternative fails

February 23rd, 2015|Tags: , , |

There is so much in the media at the moment about internationally grown berries being contaminated with Hepatitis A. My question is, why do we even have this issue? There are so many local growers that would happily supply us with their fantastic variety of different berries. But as consumers we continue to purchase the

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Recipe: Healthy Snack Balls

February 14th, 2015|Tags: , , |

High Fibre School Friendly Snack Balls Believe me, these are made from nothing naughty, but taste 100% naughty your kids will be begging for more! I have recently been playing around with different recipes to make some school friendly bliss balls with no added sweeteners, unless from a wholefood. I've made them in the past

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Now this is exciting

February 12th, 2015|Tags: , |

Don't know what to do with your left over nappies? You might have already seen this, but it still makes me excited. I have a heap of left over newborn nappies that I was given when my little one was born and I and no idea what to do with them...until now. I'll keep you

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Check out what I found!

January 27th, 2015|Tags: , |

I bought this bucket/tub/random plastic water collecting bowl thing from Bunnings the other day (for $5!!!).It has become my new best friend. My new BFF lives in my kitchen sink and collects all my water that would otherwise be heading down the drain. I didn’t realise how much water I was wasting until I started

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