Bananas – recipes for your brood

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Got lots of bananas and want to turn them into something yummy for your brood before they over ripen?  Here are some wonderful ideas…… Banana Bread Recipes Helen recommends this recipe at Taste but recommends only 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon …

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Back to school – snack ideas & packaging

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Back to school is here already, so what are YOU doing to get organised?  Here are some ideas for YOU. Pre-package snaplock bags with the kids names on them and refrigerate if necessary.  You can either use pre-packaged snacks or …

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Preparing 1 months worth of food in 1 day for a BARGAIN price

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Jessica from Loving my Nest has so very much inspired me with her Freezer Crock Pot Cooking day idea. You need to read this article and get inspired because the idea of spending under $150 for more than 30 days …

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Ditch the addiction!

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OK, so it’s going to take more than 24 hours to ditch an addiction but we’ve all got to trial it and start somewhere, so tomorrow I’m ditching my Diet Coke addiction. NO DIET COKE for 24 hours (all day …

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NO Maccas for the month of August 2011

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It’s time to change!  I have just declared AUGUST 2011 ‘No Maccas Month’.  The children are aware and we’ve made a deal. THE DEAL NO McDonalds for the month of August, starting 12am August 1st and ending 12pm August 31st. …

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Sadie and Lance to the rescue, again!

I wanted to make a yummy easy slice within half an hour.  So it was, I recalled the wonderful recipe I found at Sadie and Lance back in 2008. It worked a treat!  But this time I added hundreds and thousands on top!  …

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Bribery is a beautiful thing

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Today was spent with the whole family in ‘domesticated bliss’.  I decided it was time to work as a family and clean the bedrooms TOGETHER as a family, and today was also declared a ‘NO Nintendo DS or computer technology day’. So it …

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Gotta love Hubby’s golden syrup dumplings

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Must admit Hubby Ian made an excellent dessert tonight – Golden Hubby’s Golden Syrup Dumplings  –  SERVES 8 SAUCE: 2 cups water 1 cup white sugar 2 tbs golden syrup 2 tbs butter DUMPLINGS: 2 cups SR flour 2 tbs butter 2 eggs lightly beaten milk  …

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