Snickerdoodles …

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  Donuts are my weakness and I think that’s why I love these Snickerdoodles so much.  That smell of sugary cinnamon when these come out of the oven sends me weak at the knees.  These biscuits are like little pillows of fluffiness, mildly chewy and absolutely delicious.  Enjoy!     Snickerdoodles …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Recipe type: Biscuits/Cookies Ingredients ... 3 cups plain flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup … [Continue reading...]

How I Get the Best and Cheapest Accommodation when I Travel …

How I get the Best and Cheapest Price for Accommodation when I Travel

  I’m excited!  In 7 weeks and 4 days, I’m jumping on a plane and flying to London … but who’s counting!  My youngest daughter went to the UK for a Gap Year in late December so I’m heading over for three weeks to see my gorgeous girl and take in some sights at the same time.  You can read a little more about her adventure here:  Bon Voyage … My Sweet Girl …   We will be staying in London for 6 days, travelling to Paris for 6 days, heading up to Edinburgh for 4 days, flying to … [Continue reading...]

My Dental Experience in Thailand …

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    Please note, this is my personal story and an account of our experience when hubby and myself recently travelled to Thailand for dental work.  It is in no way a judgement of Australian dentists who, in my opinion, are qualified, well-trained, empathetic and ethical professionals.  It is also in no way a recommendation […]

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25 Delicious Fillings for Sandwiches, Wraps, Pitas and Bread Rolls …

25 Delicious Fillings for Sandwiches, Wraps, Pitas and Bread Rolls

  Very soon kids will be returning to school and parents everywhere will jump back into the routine of preparing lunchboxes.  Some kids crave the familiarity of having the same sandwich every day whereas there’ll be others who get bored and want variety.   Remember to check your school’s lunchbox policy to see if there […]

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Four Ingredient “Honey Joys” …

Four Ingredient Honey Joys

  Honey Joys are a sweet little snack that can be whipped up in next to no time.  It’s one of those “retro” recipes that’s been around forever but shows up every now and then.  They only need four common ingredients that will be found in most pantries and fridges and are perfect for a […]

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The Ultimate Laundry Guide for Anyone who Hates Ironing or Wants to Cut their Ironing Time Dramatically …

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  Keeping up with the ironing is a major challenge in most households.  No sooner do you finish one pile than another seems to magically appear … it’s a never-ending cycle … wash, dry, iron, repeat!  It’s repetitive, tedious and certainly not my idea of a good time.  I’ve spent years trying to simplify my […]

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Almond Tahini Bliss Balls …

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  These Almond Tahini Bliss Balls are a quick, easy, healthy snack for anyone on the go or perfect for Mum or Dad’s lunchboxes for work.  They do contain almonds so are probably best not sent to school due to potential allergies but are a great after school snack.  Tahini is a deliciously nutty and […]

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Bon Voyage … My Sweet Girl …

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  My house is feeling a lot emptier than usual … 5 days ago, I said farewell to Miss 18 as she embarked on a Gap Year to the UK.  I’ve known it was coming for such a long time but it still managed to creep up on me until suddenly it was no longer […]

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Steamed Christmas Pudding … Gluten-free & Alcohol-free …

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  Christmas is just around the corner and, if you’re anything like me, I love a beautiful piece of pudding on Christmas Day smothered in vanilla custard … yum … I can taste it already!   And although not everyone loves pudding, there are also many who would avoid it either due to gluten intolerance […]

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50 Gift Ideas for your Child’s Teachers …

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  It’s often said that “it takes a village to raise a child”.  In other words, parents aren’t the only ones who will influence their children and kids will encounter many people throughout their lives who will all have an impact on how they grow and develop.  The role of some people will be small, […]

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Decluttering (Part 9) … What to do with the Items you no Longer Need or Want …

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    If you’re just joining the “Mrs Organised” community … Welcome!  It’s nice to meet you!  Before you read today’s post, however, you might like to catch up on the first 8 parts of my series devoted to decluttering … simply click on the links below:   Part 1 … What is Clutter?   […]

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Halloween Poster … “Sorry but we have no more lollies” …

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  Although it’s largely an American tradition, we’ve celebrated Halloween with our kids for years, especially when they were younger.  They’d excitedly get dressed up, then “trick or treat” in neighbouring streets and it was always a lot of fun.  Although the kids are now older, we still continue to hand out chocolates to any […]

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