~ Frugal Friday (GF Pasta), Failure Rescue, Lent and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!!!

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Frugal Friday, Failure Rescue, Lent and Samsung Galaxy Camera GIVEAWAY!!! Today’s Lenten Promise was a giftie for a special person of a Beanie Kid for Easter (so cute and the little person is a cutie patootie too!) Welcome to Frugal Friday that is all about rescuing what was considered a failure ~ and I’ve had […]

Happy (un) Birthday Roy Scully , Favourite Things Friday and Melbourne Day 1!

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Favourite Things Friday These are a few or my FAVOURITE Things! Coles Nut Bar Figs – Who knew?  BUT I also found out that DRIED figs contain sulfites which are also on my banned list……not having these foods combined with salicylates has made an enormous difference to how I feel.  I’ll tell you more another […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Spinach Artichoke Lasagne (and why I’m not even CLOSE to a professional Blogger!!)

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Mid Week Makeover ~ Spinach Artichoke Lasagne (and why I’m not even CLOSE to a professional Blogger!!) Why am I not close to a professional Blogger?  It’s at the bottom of the post Chelsea and I are absolutely obsessed with anything spinach and artichoke after we made THIS dip for the first time in 2012. […]

Road Test Tuesday ~ Gingerbread Folk House Kit and Noosa Adventures!!!

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Today started off with the most scrumptious breakfast at one of my favourite places in Noosa, Aromas, where you can sit in the front of the restaurant on perfect people watching territory of Hastings Street, as all the chairs face the direction of the street! The six foot teenager had Eggs Benedict (his standard), and […]

Tribute and Road Test Tuesday ~ Hard Rock Cafe Twisted Mac ‘n Cheese! {GIVEAWAY!!!}

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Tribute and Road Test Tuesday ~ Hard Rock Cafe Twisted Mac ‘n Cheese! And only 4 days left to enter the GIVEAWAY! Yes I am aware it is now WEDNESDAY and not Tuesday  But the last 3 days have been extremely busy at work and I am stretched for time so here it is, a […]

Stovetop Sunday ~ One Pot Stovetop Mac and Cheese! {and a Christmas GIVEAWAY!}

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Stovetop Sunday ~ One Pot Stovetop Mac and Cheese! {and a Christmas GIVEAWAY!} I am continuously searching for the ultimate gluten free Mac and Cheese recipe and stumbled across this version from White on Rice Couple. The ease of the one pot on the stovetop was certainly appealing and I wanted to Road Test the […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Oopsie Bread Crepes with Ricotta and Spinach

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This is the easiest meal you will ever make. When you make your Oopsie breads, make extras in crepe size in a springform pan. You can store them overnight in the fridge and this dish will come together in minutes! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving so this is a quick post so I can get busy on […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Knock your socks off Creamy Spaghetti {MEGA Giveaway!}

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As promised this recipe will knock the socks off of your family!!! I was keen to give it a whirl for the family for a number of reasons: • They love pasta • I love the slow cooker • I wanted a recipe to put the pasta in DRY and not have to boil first […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Delayed but still the {MEGA Giveaway!)

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Your recipe is going to be late this week……Slow Cooker Sunday recipe share has been replaced with “Help with Homework” instead I can tell you, however, that the dancing daughter said, “What did you DO to make this taste so good??”  and the six foot teenager sent me a text, ♥ So while the reviews […]

Road Test Tuesday & Mid Week Makeover Italian Style!

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I’ve been amazed at the virtual explosion of gluten free products available at Coles in the last few months and, with most of them, I have been very pleasantly surprised. Pasta sauce is one of those items that you kind find gluten free as a mainstream shopping option, as well as the beauty of making […]