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How to make Chocolate Icing – Back to Basics

I’m not sure if it’s just me (I’m really hoping it’s not!), but every time I make icing for a cake, I always muck it up.  Instead of following a recipe (which would be the smart thing to do) I just add ingredients into a bowl and end up with a mixture that is either too […]

Minestrone Soup with Greens and Beans

Minestrone Soup with Beans and Greens

This post is sponsored by BRITA  When building our house a few years ago, I had only two stipulations: 1. I wanted a big deep bath I could fill with bubbles to stretch out and relax in (clearly this was before we had children) and 2. I would be in charge of designing the kitchen. […]

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On my mind – Hello Spring

Why hello Spring!  It’s so lovely to see (and feel) you. I’ve spent the past few days staying at the gorgeous Gold Coast.  On Thursday afternoon I said goodbye to the boys and made the short drive to Surfers Paradise to prepare for my first ProBlogger conference.  It was an inspirational, educational, busy and happy […]

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Cornflake Cookies – Fabulous Foodie Fridays

Welcome!  Not only are we celebrating the end of another week, but it’s also the last weekend of Winter!  Don’t get me wrong, I do enjoy the cooler months.  I love indulging my cravings for slow cooked casseroles, puddings and roasts, but as the days are starting to get a warmer and a little longer, my […]

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Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

I only started making my own Cannelloni a few years ago.  I had a preconceived idea that it would take hours to create the filling and then stuff it into the little tubes.  When I finally did give in a give it a go (one lonely night whilst home alone) I was pleasantly surprised  at […]