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 lock bag and then get them into the freezer pronto so that I have morning teas ready to go for the week ahead. I always use my favourite small loaf tins, which measure 18 cm x 8 cm. This recipe will make 3 small loaves … [Continue reading...]

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 you’re about to hit the shops:   Lay some ground rules ... remind your daughter that your opinions may vary.  Ask her to respect yours but remember you must do the same in return.   Set a budget ... … [Continue reading...]

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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Mixed Berry Muffins …

Mixed Berry Muffins

  This recipe for Mixed Berry Muffins is quick and easy. Perfect for morning tea, these are a welcome addition to my kid’s lunchboxes. They not only look good but taste great and freeze beautifully. Enjoy!   Mixed Berry Muffins …   Print Author: Mrs Organised Serves: 18 Ingredients … 1 ¼ cups milk 1 […]

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Easy Peasy Cheesy Cauliflower in White Sauce …

Easy Peasy Cheesy Cauliflower in White Sauce

    For me, winter is a time for comfort food … warm, hearty homemade dishes that make me feel good and often remind me of Mum’s cooking.  And this Easy Cheesy Cauliflower in White Sauce is one such recipe.  It’s the perfect side dish, especially if you’re cooking a roast and it’s also really […]

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Malteser Muffins …

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  What do you get when you combine your favourite chocolate muffin recipe with yummy crushed Maltesers … Malteser Muffins, of course!  But be warned, if you don’t get these into the freezer quickly once they’re out of the oven and cooled, they could just disappear before your very eyes!  Enjoy!   Malteser Muffins … […]

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Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding … it’s Wickedly Good!

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

  I have to admit, I’m not a huge dessert eater. I mean don’t get me wrong, I loooove dessert but unfortunately my hips don’t, if you know what I mean … so I do try to avoid it. But if I am feeling like something sweet, a dessert like this Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding usually […]

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Slow Cooked Beef Cheeks …

Slow Cooked Beef Cheeks

  I only discovered Beef Cheeks a year or so ago but they now appear on my Meal Plan fairly regularly. Beef Cheeks are exactly what they’re called, the cheek muscle of cows. It is a cheaper cut of meat, which means it’s kind to the family budget. I usually buy mine from Woolworths and […]

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Date and Orange Loaf …

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  This Date and Orange Loaf is a delightful combination of flavours. Once again I’ve used my two favourite smaller loaf tins for this recipe. They are just the perfect size and I find I get a more consistent texture through each of the loaves. I bought them from Daiso and use them a lot […]

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Lemon Cupcakes …

Lemon Cupcakes

  Talk about a blast from the past! I was organising my cookbooks on the weekend and I stumbled across some recipes from my Home Economics class from my school days. There were some golden oldies amongst the pages like Rock Cakes, Anzac Biscuits, Scones, Chocolate Brownies and many more but also this recipe for […]

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