Halloween Bark … A fun, spooky treat!


  If you’re searching for a simple, fun, no-bake recipe for Halloween, look no further, because Halloween Bark is as quick and simple as it gets.  Simply melt some chocolate either in a bowl over some boiling water, in a double boiler or in the microwave, spread it on some baking paper on a tray and then add some lollies or other sweet treats.  And that truly is the beauty of making something like this … you can add whatever you like! For my Halloween Bark I added orange, green and yellow M … [Continue reading...]

Let’s Get Stuff Done … My Daily “To Do” List …


    For most people, life is very busy and it seems that, no matter how many hours there are in every day, there’s never enough time to get everything done.  But one thing I do every day to help keep me on track is to start with a “To Do” List.   Having a list helps me remember everything I’d like to accomplish and gives me the opportunity to prioritise, plan and organise my day.  So here are some things I do or consider when creating my list:   I write my “To … [Continue reading...]

Don’t be Afraid to Fail …


  Image Credit:  http://timgrierson.blogspot.com.au   Like most people, I find myself scrolling through my newsfeed on Facebook at some stage during the day. I don’t stop to read everything but every now again, something will grab my attention and I’ll either click through to page to read more or watch a video. The other day, […]

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Slow Cooked Crispy Skinned Pork Belly …


  If the truth be known, nothing puts my taste buds on high alert quite like the promise of pork crackling … there’s nothing that comes close to the taste sensation when you sink your teeth into the salty, crunchy, crispy crackling … mmm … yum!  And if crackling leaves you salivating then the tender, […]

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Simple Tips for Cleaning a Toaster …


      Well, Spring is here and for many it’s a time to dust off the cobwebs and say goodbye to the chills of winter.  It’s also a time of year that many of us give our home a thorough Spring Clean … a time to pay attention to those tasks that don’t need […]

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One Bowl Orange Cake …


    Here is another of my favourite recipes for a One Bowl Orange Cake. It’s so quick and easy because all the ingredients simply get combined in a single bowl and mixed. It’s also deliciously moist and perfect for your next morning tea with family or friends. Enjoy!       One Bowl Orange Cake […]

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Ham, Pea and Mushroom Fettucini …


    This is a quick and easy dinner that is very popular in my household. This recipe does make a very generous serve that would easily feed 6 people or use the leftovers for lunch the next day. Enjoy!   Ham, Pea and Mushroom Fettucini …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Recipe type: Pasta […]

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Raspberry Banana Loaf …

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  This Raspberry Banana Loaf is one of my hubby’s favourites, so I bake it quite often. He loves it fresh out of the oven and will slice off a big chunk to eat while it’s still hot. Once it’s cooled though, I slice all the loaves quickly, pop each slice into a snack-size zip […]

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A Mothers Survival Guide to Shopping for a Formal Dress …

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  Around about this time each year, many girls begin the search for their formal dress.  It can be a fun time but it can also be incredibly stressful.  I’ve been through it twice now and I can happily report that I survived both times, so here are a few tips to help you if […]

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Apple Spice Loaf …

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  It’s no secret that I love any recipe that can be whipped up in a single bowl and this Apple Spice Loaf is one such recipe. Divinely simple and just as delicious, I guarantee this will become a firm favourite. This loaf is so moist and freezes beautifully, making it perfect to bake on […]

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10 Essential Tips for Renovating a Bathroom …

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  Bathrooms may be small but they’re also one of the most important rooms in your home. Hubby and I have just finished renovating our ensuite. We’re so thrilled with the end result and, I’m happy to report, it was a relatively smooth process, so much so we are now tackling the main bathroom.   […]

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Pumpkin and Vegetable Soup …

Pumpkin and Vegetable Soup

  It won’t be long before summer is a distant memory and we’ll be looking for delicious, comfort food to warm our tummies … and here it is … Pumpkin and Vegetable Soup. This is a great soup recipe to whip up at the end of the week when you open the vegetable crisper in […]

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