Kids Can Cook – Homemade Ice Pops

Home-made ice pops! My kids came up with four fun flavours to make their own ice pops. Set your kids a challenge to see what flavours they can come up with!

This summer started off slow, then got decidedly cold and grumpy during the holidays and has only now come good with some decent warm weather! Instead of complaining about the not so summery summer holidays we are making the most of these late warm days and holding on to summer as much as we can. […]

Herb and Garlic Oil

Herb and garlic oil - a simple way to preserve home-grown garlic

Growing your own garlic takes some time, but it is so worth it! There is nothing better than fresh garlic, especially when you know it was grown in your own dirt, not sprayed with anything nasty, and not stored for months while it was shipped from overseas, and it’s really easy to grow. Mid-autumn you […]

Lazy Bread

Lazy Bread - easy 'no knead' bread dough that that last for a week in the fridge!

I’ve been in love with my bread machine for a while now. I don’t even use it to cook the bread, and I still love it. I love that I can just dump the ingredients in, turn it on and walk away. I love that it does all the hard work of kneading and rising […]

Chocolate Cereal Cookies

Chocolate Cereal Cookies

After a week and half of refusing to accept that the holidays were over and my kids were heading back to school, I have been forced to give in. Not only did I deposit my three big kids at school this morning, but I also dropped my baby off at kinder (preschool). Yep, my baby […]

Easy Cheesy Potato and Zucchini Bake

Easy cheesy potato and zucchini bake - a quick and easy, family-friendly, side dis

It’s zucchini season, and my goal this year is not to let any of the zucchinis grow into monsters. That means I am out every day picking one or two zucchinis and trying to figure out what to do with them! This cheesy potato and zucchini bake is a quick and easy way to use […]

Host a Christmas Decoration Party

Host a 'craft your own' decoration party and try some of these free printable Christmas decoration ideas!

This post is sponsored by ALDI Christmas is about getting together with family and friends, enjoying good food and good company. According to a survey by ALDI, Australians are celebrating at a number of events across the season and indulging in gourmet treats as well as traditional Christmas favourites. A fun way to combine a […]

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Fritters

Cinnamon Sugar Apple Fritters

I’ve never deep fried anything in my life… until yesterday. Yesterday afternoon, while it poured with rain outside, while the kids played with their new ratty babies and my husband worked on the new bathroom, when my house was a mess and I had no idea what I was going to make for dinner, inspired […]

Gingerbread Cupcakes

Gingerbread cupcakes recipe

Usually when I bake with my four year old I spend a lot of time reminding him not to stick his fingers in the mixture, not to lick the spoon while in the middle of mixing, and not to taste every ingredient as it goes in, but today was different. Today, in the spirit of […]