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Beef and Kale Stir-fry

For a while now, I’ve been waiting for the new ‘normal’ to kick in. At first I thought it would arrive when J’s schedule became a little more predictable.  Then I thought it would happen when we settled C into…
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Walk Canberra – Kambah Pool to Pine Island

Growing up, my family spent many weekends camping and exploring. My Dad would arrange various hikes and bushwalks, with every detail meticulously planned and mapped out. We’d often camp out overnight, carrying all the essentials for the few days on our back. I…
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Cherry & Seed ANZAC Slice

We kept things low-key this ANZAC day, opting for silent and personal reflections on the significance of the day – rather than heading out with the crowds for the Dawn Service or a game of two-up. There was, however, an…
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Roasted pumpkin, quinoa and feta salad

It’s safe to say, I’m a salad girl. Perhaps it was ingrained in me when I was young – when a big bowl of salad would make an appearance on the family dinner table every other night. Although, on reflection,…
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Chilli lime turkey salad bowl

Do you ever find yourself grabbing the same thing off the shelves when it comes to grocery shopping? I certainly tend to head to  ‘regular’ sections and throw staple items into the trolley without much thought. This is particularly so…
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Coco-banana muffins

My weekly routine inevitably changed when Miss C started pre-school and I increased my work hours, and I feel as if I’ve been trying to find the “new normal” ever since. The days are quite frantic, as I work out who needs to…
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Easter 2016

I feel as if Easter snuck up on us this year, even though the chocolate eggs have been on the  shelves since early January… But despite the surprise arrival of the 4-day weekend – we managed to fill the time quite easily. Actually,…