Strawberries, strawberries, strawberries. We are still picking strawberries and eating them by the bucket full! We’ve been sending little parcels of strawberries to school for special teacher treats, and Noah […]
I have learned from experience, if we leave the ripening strawberries too long, especially when it is wet, we will end up with loads of rotten, snail holed strawberries. So […]
Now that I have finally mastered the homemade muesli bar I make a batch every week, sometimes twice a week. My kids never seem to tire of them, but I […]
For a long time I never did anything adventurous in the kitchen. I followed the instructions on the back of the packet, that was it. Even when I made the […]
It was a warm weekend here on the Pickle Farm, and sunny weather in mid-October means it’s time to start planting seeds in the garden. So the kids and I […]
This post is sponsored by Nuffnang and Dairy Farmers Thick & Creamy Yoghurt. All four kids tumble into the house, plonk themselves down at the kitchen bench and look ravenously […]
It’s Sunday afternoon. The last day of the school holidays. The first day of daylight savings. The Father Figure is at work and I am faced with four, hungry, cranky, […]
When the end of the month falls in the middle of the school holidays there is only two options… You can drag all four kids to the supermarket, or you […]
I’d promised the kids an ‘at home movie night’ and I was determined to make it as good as going to the ‘real movies’… or better! We’d hired some DVDs, […]
Everything tastes better when it is on a stick… well it does if you are my kids. Marinated chicken in fried rice tastes disgusting, but if I thread it on […]
This post is sponsored by Nuffnang and IGA Winter has seemed particularly long this year. Perhaps it is because it has been a cold wet winter and the long dark […]
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Hi, I'm Kate.
Once I was a preschool teacher...
kids, an overgrown veggie
garden, a messy
kitchen, and an obsession with printables,
all on ten acres of weeds!
That's life on the Pickle Farm.
All week my small boy had been asking me for a ‘face-man’. After a lot of questioning and frustrated repetitions of his ‘face-man’ request I finally figured out out… he […]
It’s funny the things your youngest child seems to skip over in favour of other, more ‘grown up’ things. And then all of a sudden you realise that your three […]
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