100+ Ideas for Elf on the Shelf Names …

100+ Ideas for Elf on the Shelf Names

  If you’ve decided to adopt an Elf and participate in the “Elf on the Shelf” tradition, one of your first tasks will be to name your little guy (or gal).   Get the kids involved to come up with a name that you all like, but just in case you get stuck, I’ve created a […]

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


  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 …


  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 …


    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” …


  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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Simple Tips to Help you Tackle your Never-ending “To Do” List …


  Recently I shared a fabulous “To Do” list that you can download ABSOLUTELY FREE.  It’s the one I use every day to help keep me organised and on track.  I’ve created 2 different versions so you can choose the one you prefer:             Having a list is a great […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Almond Oat Health Muffins …


My hubby loves to keep fit and exercises most days. If he’s not kayaking or running, you’ll find him in the gym.  In keeping with his healthy lifestyle, he watches fairly carefully what he eats, so these healthy muffins are perfect for him to take to work for morning tea.  Mind you, I find them […]

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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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