Spring book reviews

Spring Book Reviews

12 / 11 / 2018 / 0 comments

Nine Perfect Strangers – Liane Moriarty I’m not going to lie. I loved this book. Even the ill-advised section in the middle which detailed the drug-induced hallucinations of some of the characters. I just really, really like the way Liane…

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Tips for getting organized for Christmas

Tips for getting organised for Christmas.

5 / 11 / 2018 / 0 comments

November is officially the time for me to start thinking about Christmas. It’s always hard, especially with kids, work, study, family. My cure for the stress and worry is the simple checklist. Keep a list of things you need to…

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8 ways to quickly relax

8 Quick Ways to Relax

29 / 10 / 2018 / 0 comments

My daughter has her yearly exams coming up. She’s not doing her HSC yet (not by a long shot) but she still feels the nerves. So we came up with a list of quick ways to calm down so we…

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The best things about turning 40

The best things about turning 40

15 / 10 / 2018 / 0 comments

This post is for my friends who have just, or are just about to, turn 40. For various reasons I was the first of a certain group of friends to hit this decade, which I did last year. One of…

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Daylight Savings Ideas

7 things to do with your sunny evenings

10 / 10 / 2018 / 0 comments

I’m very excited about the longer days and the onset of Daylight Saving in NSW, which has just started. Often after dinner in the warmer months we walk to the local park where the kids play or kick around a…

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Tidying up tips

Spring Cleaning Tidy Up Tips

1 / 10 / 2018 / 0 comments

This is the time of year that we traditionally go through our homes and vacuum in places we haven’t vacuumed since last year, clean windows we can’t reach and organise a council clean-up for the stuff we don’t need anymore….

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How to help someone with food

How to help someone in a crisis – with food

24 / 09 / 2018 / 0 comments

When my beloved uncle died last week I was heartened to see that one lovely tradition is still quite strong. People brought food to my aunt and cousins. The day after it happened, my aunt’s daughter-in-law came over armed with…

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What's new in coffee trends

What’s new in coffee trends?

17 / 09 / 2018 / 0 comments

Last week my husband announced that he’d had a beetroot coffee. This was largely to annoy our daughter who hates beetroot so much she doesn’t even like to hear the word. But I was intrigued. Beetroot coffee? Why? And what…

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