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The other day I woke up, a new day in a string of some really rather shitty days. I don’t know what the deal was, Mercury Retrograde was already over (thank fuck), I wasn’t hormonal (I don’t think?)… I dunno, maybe it was the full moon or something.…
Sometimes you just have to treat yourself like a toddler. Gretchen Rubin says so and she seems to know the right thing to do!
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So as you guys know, I’ve made friends with an elderly Italian man in my street. When I heard he loved to cook, especially spaghetti, but was super-lonely, I told him I’d love to come and have spaghetti with him one day. We actually tried to figure out…
So as you guys know, I’ve made friends with an elderly Italian man in my street. When I heard he loved to cook, especially spaghetti, but was super-lonely, I told him I’d love to come and have spaghetti with him one day. We actually tried to figure out what day worked best on that first visit, but our gigantic gulf...
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So I know I’ve been talking about these Turkish eggs on the blog for the last few months ad nauseam, but I haven’t been this obsessed with a dish in I don’t know how long. And the funny thing is I avoided making it for like, ever,  because the idea of it…
So I know I’ve been talking about these Turkish eggs on the blog for the last few months ad nauseam, but I haven’t been this obsessed with a dish in I don’t know how long. And the funny thing is I avoided making it for like, ever, because the idea of it just didn’t appeal to me. Eggs in a...
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Hi! Hey! Hello! A brief check in before school pickup. What’s been happening? What’s news? I feel like I’ve hardly done any of these posts in the last few weeks, as work and travel have kept me bizzay. But I like a bit of a look in with ma peeps,…
Hi! Hey! Hello! A brief check in before school pickup. What’s been happening? What’s news? I feel like I’ve hardly done any of these posts in the last few weeks, as work and travel have kept me bizzay. But I like a bit of a look in with ma peeps, especially when there’s wine tea involved. That picture up there...
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You know how you just get into a rut of behaviour because that’s how “you’ve always done it” and you just don’t think to do it any other way? For years I’ve been eating porridge for breakfast, but it’s only been in the last few that I’ve ever put anything…
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This post contains affiliate links. On a Monday! Because yesterday was Mother’s Day and I most definitely was not touching a laptop. Reads I cracked open “Art of Mindful Walking: Meditations on the Path“, with a nice hot cup of tea in bed yesterday, it…
This post contains affiliate links. On a Monday! Because yesterday was Mother’s Day and I most definitely was not touching a laptop. Reads I cracked open “Art of Mindful Walking: Meditations on the Path“, with a nice hot cup of tea in bed yesterday, it was one of the wonderful gifts my crew had given me for Mother’s Day. I...
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So a while ago I was listening to a podcast, which made me watch YouTube videos, then I fell down a vegan cooking YouTube rabbit hole (its easier than you think) and found myself watching rapper Wacka Flocka Flame and his mate Raury making vegan blueberry…
So a while ago I was listening to a podcast, which made me watch YouTube videos, then I fell down a vegan cooking YouTube rabbit hole (its easier than you think) and found myself watching rapper Wacka Flocka Flame and his mate Raury making vegan blueberry muffins. This is not usually how I get my Waka Flocka fix, normally it’s...
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Brought to you by Nuffnang and The Sound of Music. With songs I tried really hard not to sing along to in public but failed miserably. It’s actually super hard to not sing along to all the songs in the Sound of Music if you’ve watched the movie as many…
The Sound of Music has come to Melbourne's Regent Theatre and the hills are alive etc, etc. Solve all of Maria's problems and just go!
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On a Saturday morning after our first coffee at Carlo’s, Lunchbox, the girls and I were strolling down the street after going to look at an open house. Carlo was at his gate and looked delighted to see us, immediately opening the gate and ushering us in…
Carlo will tell you everything. He likesa da conversation, you know?
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Hi. I’ve spent most of this day (nay, most of this week) with a nit comb in my hand. Why won’t they die? WHY?!! Apart from that, the weekend has been awesome for resting and recovering after a full-on few weeks. I was out three nights last week as well as…
Hi. I’ve spent most of this day (nay, most of this week) with a nit comb in my hand. Why won’t they die? WHY?!! Apart from that, the weekend has been awesome for resting and recovering after a full-on few weeks. I was out three nights last week as well as working almost non-stop, so by the time Saturday morning...
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You see all kinds of people in my inner-city Melbourne street, but my favourite is the elderly Italian guy a few doors down who is always at his rose-filled front gate with a cheery wave and a “ciao, bella!” for me as I pass by. I’m usually in a hurry –…
You see all kinds of people in my inner-city Melbourne street, but my favourite is the elderly Italian guy a few doors down who is always at his rose-filled front gate with a cheery wave and a “ciao, bella!” for me as I pass by. I’m usually in a hurry – as are all of us. I’m headed to kinder...
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You know I’m not one for superlatives. I do thoroughly enjoy exaggeration for comedy’s sake, but I very rarely fluff about calling food anything other than what it is (and if it’s my food it’s usually pretty standard weeknight average, I’ll own that!) –…
You know I’m not one for superlatives. I do thoroughly enjoy exaggeration for comedy’s sake, but I very rarely fluff about calling food anything other than what it is (and if it’s my food it’s usually pretty standard weeknight average, I’ll own that!) – so when I say this is the best vegetarian lasagna I’ve ever made, you can rest...
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I love food and I don't think vegetarian food needs to be scary. Hell, I hate tofu too! Have a look at my Veggie Mama blog for recipes and if I can't help you make your broccoli taste good... well, then... your broccoli will still taste like shit.
 
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    Journalism and Politics, 2007 - 2010
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Sensational Summer Slow-Cooker Recipes | MyRecipes.com
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Dr. Oz's Cold and Flu Tips - Oprah.com
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Here's everything you need to fight both a cold and the flu—plus, immunity-boosting tips to help keep you sniffle-free all winter long.

Home spa tricks that you’ll surely love! |
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While it is a truly different experience being pampered at your favourite spa, setting up a home spa could be rewarding too! Good thing is,

Getting 'Pinned': Quick Tips for Pinterest Fame :: PR News
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Data on Pinterest users' re-pinning tendencies showed that caption length and diction matter.

Printable Autumn Leaf Puppets and a Song -
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Some autumn leaf printable puppets to go with the five golden autumn leaves song, and a video to help you learn it!

A Dozen Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Better | Crazy Sexy Life
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Do your kids like kale? Mine neither. They do, however, like a lot of other great vegetables including beets, asparagus, brussel sprouts, ar

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I've shared my favourite sustainable living blogs and pinterest boards...

A Parenting Recipe for Raising Healthy Eaters – Guest Post From Sarina B...
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Nope, that's not one of my kids - but she is cute! Today's guest post is something very special to me. It is by my amazing wife, Sarina

Tips for Planning a Trip with Kids
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If you think pulling together a complex trip is the kind of organizational nightmare that’ll make you feel like you’re in a bad remake of a

Get rid of mould with clove oil
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Why clove oil for mould? The City Council inspector that visited my cousin's inundated house after the 2011 Brisbane flood, gave some advice

Meatless Monday Recipe of the Week Subscription Page : The Humane Societ...
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Meat-free recipe of the week from The Humane Society of the United States

Morning TV’s Tabloid Turn
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As CBS goes serious for sunrise, stars at rival networks grumble about the fluffy fare.

Vive La France! A Buttery Brioche Recipe | Stocks and Miscellaneous
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Get fancy: Make your own organic brioche! This classic French breakfast bread makes amazing French toast and is delicious spread with jam.

Bloggers Domain: Everything You Need For Your Blog
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The A to Z of blogging tools & resources. Everything you need for your blog!

How to build your child's self-esteem
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Simply praising your child can actually do more harm than good. Here's a comprehensive guide to building self-esteem in children

Skipping supermarkets, shopping malls and super chains - Little eco foot...
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The Little Eco Footprints household will be avoiding supermarkets, shopping malls and super chains for the whole of 2012. Our dependency upo

Veggie Mama: Had a traumatic birth and facing a second? This might help.
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Recently I posted about my having to face up to the fact I will be giving birth again so soon after my first. Which was really, terribly tra

Veggie Mama: Easy red curry
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I still feel that way to a degree, but in the interest of me being lazy, I figured I could make it at home instead of having to get dressed

Veggie Mama: Free crochet pattern - Pretty Dolly baby girl hat
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I love this hat pattern the most - the wool ply and the hook size work really well together to make a hat that sits just right. Once I start

Veggie Mama: Refried beans
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This one time, I had proper refried beans in a burrito in California. With a handmade tortilla. I think I cried from sheer joy, I don't