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Family time in Fiji

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have noticed that recently my feed was filled with all things sunshine, palm trees and beaches. For our family fled the cold Canberra winter, and took a holiday to Fiji. Our first…
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Papa

It’s been a strange, and unexpected few weeks. While I just felt as if we were getting into a rhythm, we hit a few bumps and chaos has returned. Work is heating up, my Mum has been in hospital, the…
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Spicy peanut sauce

I’m not sure how I was introduced to spicy food. Growing up I didn’t eat a lot of spicy food, nor was my family that adventurous when it came time to eat out.  Sure we visited the local Chinese restaurant from…
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Rainbow cookies

Being a family that loves the outdoors, spending almost an entire week inside with 2 sick kids has been..well…interesting. We’ve had to avoid the frigid outdoor temperatures (which even resulted in a little snow on one day) searching instead for indoor activities…
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5 things Friday

Happy Friday lovely people! I’ve been meaning to post since Monday, but work has been rather hectic and then  some surprise guests arrived into town, so here I am 5 days later finally with a spare moment to hit the keyboard. It’s…
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Warm Chicken and Quinoa Salad

If I needed any reassurance that we are a long way from Summer, the fact it was minus 4 on my morning walk was proof enough. Crunchy white grass met me as I stepped outside, and the neighbourhood cars were…
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Life, Lately.

I feel that it is all too easy to get caught up in the day to day. Work is done, school is attended, chores are completed, dinner is cooked, TV is watched, and bed is fallen into. Wake, and repeat.…
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Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl

What a wet and wild weekend that just was! We stayed mostly in the warmth and comfort of home, with some baking and lots of games being the name of the weekend. We did, however, sneak out for a little…
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5 things Friday

I know, I know. Two posts in one week! That has to be some kinda record for me right?!  But I’m working on improving my blogging routine, so here goes! Perhaps the colder weather has got something to do with it? For…
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BBQ Pork Rainbow Salad

The slow cooker is well and truly ‘out’ on our kitchen bench at the moment, and a lot of curries and stews are appearing on our weekly menu. However, a review of my photo archives revealed a couple of salads…