A Cuppa With Clare – Life Update

Grab a cuppa and enjoy a bit of a life update. Doing: working, visiting, road tripping, eating, cooking, tidying. Our staff had two weeks off at this time of the year and we like to use it to catch up on non-program related work. That’s involved putting a lot of important documents into storage, andContinue reading “A Cuppa With Clare – Life Update”

Why We Stopped Meal Planning

I’ve raved about meal planning, I love it. I really do. I love the organising, I love the planning and I love knowing what I need to buy. But recently I have found that it wasn’t working for us. We’ve started buying our meat from a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) monthly membership, and because of thisContinue reading “Why We Stopped Meal Planning”

Life Lately – Taking Stock

MAKING: I’m loving sewing these little essential oil bags to send to anyone who signs up to my DoTERRA team. COOKING: simple food. Meat and vegetables mostly, not a lot of sugar, and eggs, lots of eggs. DRINKING: hot strong milky tea READING: Sarah Wilson’s First, we make the beast beautiful*. I don’t consider myself to have anxiety, norContinue reading “Life Lately – Taking Stock”

5th Wedding Anniversary at INGI

A little over a month ago now Jay and I celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary. It’s the one excuse we can think of each year to try the current ‘in’ restaurant in our area. Over the last few years we have dined at some gorgeous places. They’re always way out of our budget but it’sContinue reading “5th Wedding Anniversary at INGI”

Continental and Ripe Near Me

This post is written in partnership with Continental and Ripe Near Me* Around 18 months ago I was walking down the street, probably pushing the pram up the giant hill we live on, when I passed a neighbourhood centre. A sign in the window caught my attention. It was a small, A4 poster advertising aContinue reading “Continental and Ripe Near Me”

Jay’s Away So We’ll Play

Jay’s away this fortnight and I wasn’t going to do a meal plan, but groceries need to be done and it gives me a good idea of what to cook on some of those super long days. As you probably know from this post, we don’t need to buy too much fresh produce these summerContinue reading “Jay’s Away So We’ll Play”