Mushroom and Bacon Pasta

Kid-friendly Ten Minute Mushroom Pasta

Yesterday Nanna Lunchalot came home with a huge box of mushrooms. Far more than we can get through in one meal. Sometimes she makes it very easy for me to understand where my excessive food tendencies come from. She told the kids that when she opened the lid of a box a fairy flew out, […] Read more…

Mojito

Bubba mumma minty mocktail

In each of my pregnancies I make a point to experiment with interesting, nonalcoholic drinks. There’s nothing worse than being at a summer get-together and watching everyone drink up when you’re stuck with the same old mineral water that you’ve been drinking for the months on end. My first pregnancy was the Claytons pregnancy, in […] 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 pearlandelspeth.blogspot.com.au. 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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