Be silly be honest be kind

I’ve been writing and rewriting this post for a couple of weeks now. I know what I’m trying to say but can’t seem to say it as eloquently as it sounds in my thoughts. Anyway, I’ve given up trying to make it perfect. I’m not a writer (shocking I know) but I had something I want to say and to hear your thoughts on it, so here it goes.

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Simple banana bread recipe

Banana Bread - Donna Hay cookbook

I’ve just popped this household fave into the oven, ready for when my dear friend comes to visit us for morning tea.

This Donna Hay recipe is from herย awesome book called “No Time To Cook”, which pretty much sums up my feelings on the topic! It’s delicious, takes only minutes to put together and is devoured way too quickly. The boys LOVE it!

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My next DIY attempts


If you told me a couple of years ago I’d start doing DIY projects, and actually enjoy it, I would have laughed hysterically and possibly insinuated that you were a little cuckoo.

Then I did something I NEVER thought I would. I bought an old timber dining setting, spent a bajillion hours sanding it, then I painted it, and I LOVED it! I wrote about it here.

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