Archive of ‘Half-Baked Food Thoughts’ category

Wonder woman

Ten tips for working mums

During my first pregnancy I was sure I would be a happy and content full-time stay at home mum. I prepared to put my career on hold and fill my days with peekaboo, play dough and baby giggles. So no one was more surprised than me when I discovered that even though I loved my […] Read more…

Little Spiderman

More than I can chew

Occasionally I’ve been known to bite off a little more than I can chew. Ok, a lot more. Sometimes my approach to life is to bite off way more than I can chew, and then just chew like crazy. Right now I am going through one of these phases. I’m halfway through a third pregnancy, […] Read more…

Choc Chip Biscuits

Fete Day

One of the great things about having kids is going to local fetes. I LOVE school fetes. I love the petting zoos, the sausage sizzles, the cellophane-wrapped bundles of sweets, the lucky dips, the jumble sales, the craft stalls, and the home made jams. This morning, our house was filled with excited anticipation of fete […] Read more…

Cherry tomato plant

Tomatoes from over the fence

I’ve spent a bit of time reading the beautiful blog at These bloggers wax lyrical about living sustainably from their land in their handbuilt straw-bale cottage. (They even have a rooster called John Howard, for his cranky face and bushy eyebrows). It’s a lifestyle that makes me green with envy, and one that I […] Read more…

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