Why don’t you do something good?

The other day I was at the local shopping centre, and it wasn’t very busy. I had a trolley full of groceries and was headed for the escalators down to the carpark. At the same time there was a woman coming up the escalator, and a man walking past us. Just the three of us…. 

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Little Moments App: What’s happened

Hello! I wanted to give a bit of an update on all things App today. I’ll share a little bit about Little Moments and how the iOS8 update affected the App. I’ll be writing a post about where I’m at with making a decision on the Android version later today, so please leave all comments… 

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Keeping it local: Monty’s Strawberries

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

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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Grandma’s yummy no-bake chocolate slice

My grandma was a great baker. She made the most delicious peanut butter cookies and pumpkin scones. I’d love to say that this recipe is hers, but I don’t even know which grandma owns this one. My neighbour emailed it to me with the title ‘Grandma’s no-bake slice’ so I’m not sure which grandma made… 

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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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On a side note: Beans with lemon and fresh

Oh gooooooood, I’m so tired with thinking of things to cook for dinner. I go through spurts of excitement over preparing meals for my family, and there are other times that I just want to serve up a bowl of weetbix and call it a day. We’ve got my Ma living with us at the… 

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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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Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe

Brought to you by Western Star. I’ve learned {from sleepovers and visiting friends} that you’re either a butter family, or a margarine family. We’re in the butter family category. My Grandad was a big butter lover, he’d slather thick slabs of butter on his toast in the morning and I’d watch on in amazement. I’m… 

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So, I went to Melbourne and this

Brought to you by Olympus. My heart just feels so full right now. This week I flew down to Melbourne for the last of three lunches with readers {I’d love to do more, but at this stage we don’t have any planned}. When we first talked about having reader lunches, I can’t tell you how… 

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