How to eat without a kitchen pt 2, Kitchen FAIL, Lent and WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat!

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How to eat without a kitchen pt 2, Kitchen FAIL, Lent and WIN a Cake Boss Silicone Baking Mat! The kitchen is coming along nicely with the appliances to be installed, the bench to be oiled tomorrow and then we need to decide about the splashback. I wanted the kitchen in first to decide because […]

To All the Pancakes I’ve Loved Before, Lent Update and WIN a $30 Gift Card

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To All the Pancakes I’ve Loved Before, Lent Update and WIN a $30 Gift  Card Lenten Update ~  like previous years, I am undertaking a Random Act of Kindness (RAoK) or expression of Gratitude each day of Lent rather than give up something.  Today I wrote a Friendship/Thank You Card and posted it (yes a […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Harvest Chicken Apple Stew!

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Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Harvest Chicken Apple Stew This weekend was JAM PACKED full of cooking, cleaning and general stuff that took up every spare second! We did have a lovely dinner last night for the dancing daughter’s belated birthday dinner with her girlfriends where I overindulged in an enormous plate of Mexican (that I […]

Meatless Monday ~ Ricotta Stuffed Mini Butternut Pumpkin {WIN an iPad and iPrep Stand!}

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Meatless Monday ~ Ricotta Stuffed Mini Butternut Pumpkin {WIN an iPad and iPrep Stand!} Last year I shared with you my love of Potkins and I ended up stuffing them in so many ways including my favourite apple stuffing and even baking a quiche into them! I have since discovered the easy Donna Hay Way […]

Faux Foodie Friday ~ Easy Apple Turnovers with Coles Simply Gluten Free!!! {Win an iPad and iPrep!!}

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Faux Foodie Friday ~ Easy Apple Turnovers with Coles Simply Gluten Free!!! {Win an iPad and iPrep!!} Apple Turnovers have to be one of the supreme goodies that my darling husband cannot walk past in a cake shop! Granted, they are usually wide open and stuffed with apple and cream but I was looking for […]

Glazed Gingerbread and Apple Muffins {WIN an iPad!}

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Muffin Monday is BACK baby!!!!  I’ve been on a bit of a loaf kick so muffins have received the cold shoulder but, continuing on from my gingerbread obsession (courtesy of an amazing work colleague who is a self-confessed ginger freak), these were amazingly moist, delicious, and because they are made with Natvia AND fruit, can […]

Our Christmas Day in Sunny Noosa ~ And Apple Wedges!

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Christmas Day in Noosa was one of the lowest key we have ever had and BOY was it enjoyable!!! I started the day with a sunrise walk with the dancing daughter while the boys slept (we are both still on Daylight savings while these weirdo Queenslanders don’t participate )  and we came back to the […]

Happy Thanksgiving! A non-traditional Thanksgiving Lunch

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Happy Thanksgiving!!! It is always really hard for me around Thanksgiving as it is a tough four weeks until Christmas when I’m missing my family so much Thanksgiving certainly has fond memories for me as I loved all the side dishes (bleck for turkey), and of course my Great Grandmother’s pies mmmmmmm. But as there […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Apple Cider Chicken and other words starting with “S”

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Today’s post is brought to you by the makers of pain reliever for without them, I wouldn’t be posting today Apple Cider Chicken and other words starting with “S” Sick ~ Last night I had a date night with my sweetie but I have been sick as a dog all day today because of the […]

Melbourne Cup Ladies Who Lunch ~ Skinny Chicken Waldorf Salad

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More deliciousness from the Melbourne Cup Luncheon! I was asked specifically to do a Waldorf Chicken Salad and, of course, wanted a lighter option. The bad news is that the photos are not spectacular. The good news is that there was not a scrap of this left and so it was remade TODAY for a […]