~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Potatoes and Ham and WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide!!!

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~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Potatoes and Ham and WIN a Slow Cooker/Sous Vide!!! Why do I end up exhausted on Sunday nights? Despite feeling very S-L-O-W yesterday and today (still not feeling tip top), I seem to still cram an awful lot into every day. Today the Dancing Daughter and I decided to […]

Road Test Tuesday ~ Tasmania and WINNER Cast Iron Skillet!

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Road Test Tuesday ~Tasmania!   Congrats to Belinda S who won the Classica Cast Iron Skillet.  Belinda’s favourite cooking utensil is her wine bottle A few months ago I said to my Step Mother, “Why don’t we do something for our Birthday’s?” (both in August). I proposed that she and my Dad come down from […]

~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Sausage Panade and WIN a Cast Iron Skillet!!!

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~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Sausage Panade and WIN a Cast Iron Skillet!!!   It’s Sunday again and, despite telling myself I wouldn’t make a “to-do” list that was unachievable……yep I did. I did however, manage to take a nap today after a 4am wake up so I guess I need to make allowances […]

~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Sloppy Second Ribs!

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~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Sloppy Second Ribs! So the Dancing Daughter is home safely from the music festival and had a wonderful time. She and her friend even made the Triple J Facebook page (bottom left with the black nail polish)! They were 2nd from the front in the mosh pit for hours and sheer […]

~Failsafe Friday ~Ricotta Chicken Fingers!!!

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~Failsafe Friday ~Ricotta Chicken Fingers!!!   Wahoo it’s Friday everyone! An amazing week and the weekend is supposed to be quiet My sweet baby girl has gone off with her friend to a music festival (scary for Mum but staying with my Dad so not as scary as it could be!) , dear sweet husband […]

~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice! YUM

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~ Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice!  YUM I’ve been absent without a permission slip, I’m sorry!  We’ve been really busy around the house and yesterday I made a few cakes for a birthday and dinner at some lovely friends last night.  We had such a great night but I’m certainly not […]

~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Ham and Cheese Puff!

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  ~ Mid Week Makeover ~ Ham and Cheese Puff! It’s cold. It’s been raining. The sky is dreary. Everyone is tired…..Mid Week Makeover becomes Mid Week Madness to get a dish on the table! This is super easy to make, can be adapted to whatever leftovers you have, is warm and comforting. Enjoy! * […]

~ Throwback Thursday (Mid Week Makeover) ~ Easy Chicken and Dumplings!

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  ~ Throwback Thursday (Mid Week Makeover) ~ Easy Chicken and Dumplings! Brrrrrrrrr it is C-O-L-D outside and winter warmers are on the menu for Mid Week Makeover (or Wednesday Winter Warmers) as well as Throwback Thursday! I told you before that I have tried to come as close as I can to my Mother’s […]

~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets!

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~ Mid Week Makeover and Throwback Thursday 4th of July Test ~ Pigs in Blankets! Remember how I told you I used to pour over the  school cafeteria menu to choose the rare days I ordered my lunch through the cafeteria line?  Pigs in Blankets was always one of my favourites!  When I discovered you […]

~ Slice of Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday + Masterchef Monday ~ The “Death Dish” (Quinoa) Risotto with Greens

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~ Slice of Saturday, Slow Cooker Sunday + Masterchef Monday ~ The “Death Dish” (Quinoa) Risotto with Greens This is a catch up post, sorry! I’ve been absent for a few days but have been thinking of you all ♥ Last night, Roy and I had a date that I had booked for a bit of […]