Kristy’s Stonefruit Slice – Regular Recipe

I don’t purchase fruit for this recipe.  I either use fruit from the tree, in season, or tap into my preserved fruits after they have been thoroughly drained. Kristy’s Stonefruit Slice – Regular Recipe Votes: 3 Rating: 4.33 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe My grandmother has a recipe quite similar to this that she Read More …

How we included our bonus children in our marriage

It feels like this year has just slipped by and here I am about to tell you a bit about our first wedding anniversary which was already over 10 months ago.  (Bring on number two!) With a number of other bonus parents getting married this year and into the next, the question has been raised Read More …

Handing loaded guns to children

Join the conversation on this topic: 7:30pm, Tuesday 14th November 2017 in our Parenting Group – Positive, Passionate and Purposeful. I believe giving your child an online connected device without strict supervision is simply asking for something bad to happen. I know that this post may go against the grain for many of our readers. Read More …

Mum Moments 12 – Focus on #1 Priority

Life has it’s twists and turns and throughout all that Jeremy and I faced in the first year of marriage. We came out the other side still looking at each other in love. For a honeymoon year we faced some amazingly large challenges together and, even if you don’t know the half of what we Read More …

The Impossible Just Takes a Little Longer

I have had this book sitting on my shelf for a few months now. When I say sitting on my shelf I don’t mean filed away neatly on the bookcase. No, instead it has been laying across the top of a row of books. It has purposely been so because I wanted to convince myself Read More …

Fruit Muffins – Thermomix Recipe

This is my Thermomix conversion of my muffin recipe. This recipe has, for over a decade, been my serious go-to because almost everything can be substituted to cater for dietary needs or to clean out the fridge. Whether made i in the Thermomix or by the regular recipe, they turn out scrumptious every time! It’s Read More …

Fruit Muffins – Regular Recipe

This muffin recipe is my serious go-to because almost everything can be substituted to cater for dietary needs or to clean out the fridge. Either way, they turn out scrumptious every time! It’s awesome to have those recipes that are fail-safe for any circumstance. So, add this one to your collection. Fruit Muffins – Regular Read More …

Miss Joyful dons an apron

With her birthday party quickly approaching, Miss Joyful did not use her excitement as an excuse to stay up late and not get sleep. No, after dinner, she diligently set to work preparing sausage rolls before getting washed up and tucked into bed for a good night of sleep ready for the big day ahead. Read More …

Fostering Sisterhood (& Brotherhood)

I was raised with three sisters. I was the eldest and the age gaps were just enough that I did not really relate to or play with next sibling in line. Not often anyway. As the years marched on this created a divide into our teenage years where neither of us felt really supported and Read More …