I just died of garlic

This is Day Two of the Dr Joshi See How Hungry You Will Feel After A Day Without A Cheese Sandwich Detox and I’m...

Injury time

(I just wrote a whole post about how our bag went missing on our return flight to Canberra from the Gold Coast but it...

Life lessons

The other day I popped out of the house for about five minutes to visit the neighbours, leaving Madeleine home alone.  I don’t know...

staples

When I was cleaning out my pantry this week I realised that there are some things I was hanging onto just in case I...

Purge

Yesterday I threw a bit of a tantrum. I feel like we are out-growing this house that we are living in and sometimes I...

Basics

This is one way to roast a chicken.  We have a roast chicken once a week; I buy one at the Farmers’ Markets from...

Gobsmacked

I just had the most extraordinary conversation.  I still can’t quite believe it happened. I’ll try to tell you it without giving away the...

Basics

The girls are 10 and 13 now and according to reality television cooking shows they ought to be making things like Pork Belly with...

she says it better

Yesterday I had to have an ultrasound scan of my uterus.  I know, I know, you probably don’t really care to hear this, and...

Rant

Someone I follow on Twitter linked to this article in today’s Sydney Morning Herald, then linked to her own opinion piece published sometime in 2010.  If you can’t...

sweet revenge

Ella has to make a model of an Australian icon for her class this week.  About a year ago I read a book called...

Gingerbread biscuit

I made a triple-quantity of these for a morning tea at school on the first day of term.  They only take 12 minutes to...

Rant

Every now and then I’m going to get completely outraged by something and I’m going to use my blog, my personal space that you...