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Quick school holiday meals are a must during the long summer Christmas break. During the school term I'm relatively organised.  I know what we're having for dinner in the morning, the meat's usually defrosted by the end of the day and the meal usually contains some form...

Twenty-five years ago, eight year old Pete and his six year old brother Mick Ireland sailed onto the Capricorn coast with their mum, dad, four brothers and sisters on the way to Lizard Island. This week they revisited the journey on their own boat Balamara...

I've just made it through my first two months at work and probably my first desk job in about five years. Going back to work is a real eye opener for you and for the family.  There's stress, and tears, smiles and pizza on a Tuesday, BBQ...

  [caption id="attachment_2221" align="alignright" width="225"] Piss off a pantry moth with a Pantry Moth Trap[/caption] Out of the corner of my eye I see it.  The flutter of tiny wings. I freeze.  My heart starts racing. Bloody pantry moths, they're back. Kitchen's, cooking and cleaning drive me batty...

Today I decided to paint the toilet during Hugo's nap time.  That lead to...

How to get to Upper Stony Creek Ruben, Max and 5 1/2 month old Hugo are off on an adventure to Upper Stony Creek.  After packing the sandwiches, treats, fruit, bottles, formula, baby food and coffee from Lure Living we are finally [caption id="attachment_2197" align="alignright" width="300"] Upper...

Eating a path from Newcastle to Wollongong Not long ago the parentals came to stay and I went to play on a child-free mini break with MM to Newcastle and Wollongong. Whoo Hoo who doesn’t love those! Newcastle, is shaken but not stirred by the odd earthquake....

How to clean soap scum from your shower screen and stop if from coming back again [caption id="attachment_2176" align="alignright" width="185"] clean soap scum from the shower screen[/caption] Do you get scummy shower screens from soap scum?  How do you clean yours? Not long ago a really useful thread...