Keeping it local: Monty’s Strawberries | Murwillumbah {or where ever you can find him}


One of the hardest things of adjusting to our new life up here was finding all our new places to eat, visit and buy food from. I know it’s not a big deal, but life’s too short for bad food. It’s also an exciting thing about living in a new place, happening across new places…. 

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I quit today.


I totally quit today. I’m done with it. I’ve written this post seven times over and deleted it {because it’s filled with first world problems and I know someone will probably take offense to it}. I filled the page with words or rants at all the things I’m cranky at. I’m cranky because it’s school… 

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October Photo A Day 2014: Laura Blythman designs the list!


Well, I’m equal parts excited and nervous about revealing this October Photo A Day list to you today. Nervous because the prompts are something I’ve never tried before, but something I’ve wanted to do since launching photo a day so many moons ago. And excited because one of my VERY favourite artists has designed the… 

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Dinner idea: Cheesy greens filo pie recipe


Brought to you by Western Star Butter. If you’ve ever had to feed kids, you’ll know that it’s an exhausting ride every day that you know that you’re only going to have to get up and do again the next day. I am pretty lucky, I have good eaters but adding another child to the… 

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Fat Mum Slim Gift Exchange 2014: Join us!


Submissions for the gift exchange are now closed. Thanks for your time. Oh yes, it’s nearly Christmas. Well, by nearly I mean a fair while but from this point forward you should know it’s happening. You’ll start hearing carols as you shop, and seeing tinsel where you walk. It’s happening. Each year, since 2012 {I… 

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Letter to Luella: One year old


My dear, sweet Luella, I need to start by saying just how much I love you, because the love I have for you is immeasurable. It’s huge. Gaga {grandma} said to me the other day, “I think you’re enjoying Lulu more than you did with Lacey.” She whispered it actually, because it is kinda taboo,… 

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The story of our sea change


Just over two years ago we packed up a truck and moved from the city to a little suburb on a hill in the country. We lived in a two-storey apartment in Tamarama within walking distance to three beaches {heck, we could SEE the beach from our balcony and dining room – you did have… 

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