Savoury ham cheese and corn muffins

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A lunchbox-friendly, healthy, filling recipe that you can freeze, savoury ham cheese and corn muffins are a winner for kids and for the whole family. Savoury ham cheese and corn muffins We have a grocery budget. It used to be that we had a ‘budget’ that we were meant to stick to but in reality,…

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9 tips to get kids to eat dinner

9 tips to get kids to eat dinner

Getting kids to eat dinner can be one of the biggest stressors for parents but I’m going to show 9 tips to get kids to eat dinner with just a few little changes. 9 Tips to get kids to eat dinner   A couple of weeks ago I was texting a friend (my nutritionist friend)…

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6 ideas to store tupperware

6 ideas to store tupperware

Tupperware is a must-have in every kitchen but it can be the most painful thing to store. Here are 6 ideas to store tupperware so you never have a mis-matching lid and container again. 6 ideas to store tupperware My husband actually refuses to put the tupperware away. He hates it. Firstly, he hates that…

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How to not have a breakdown

How to not have a breakdown

You know those times. When you think you have yourself all organised. Everything should go to plan, then one thing happens and it all goes to you-know-what and you just want to curl up in a ball and cry? Yep me too. But I’m going to share with you how to not have a breakdown.…

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10 Mothers Day Cake Ideas

10 Mothers day cake ideas

What better way to spoil mum on Mother’s Day than with cake? Here are 10 Mothers Day cake ideas that cover you from super sweet indulgent cakes to healthy wholefood (but still delicious) cake. All the recipes are pretty simple and guaranteed to make mum smile. I once got the date of Mother’s Day wrong.…

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7 Tips to save money on fresh produce

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I’m not one to really keep up with the latest ABS research (that’s the Australian Bureau of Statistics if you’re wondering) but I did hear that the price of fresh produce – fruit and vegetables – has risen considerably this year. So you’re not imagining it if you think everything is a little more expensive…

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8 healthy Anzac recipes

8 healthy anzac recipes

  I could have spent the last week in the kitchen experimenting and tasting and baking and testing and eating… all trying to come up with an incredible 8 healthy ANZAC recipes for you. Or… I could do all the searching for you and put all my findings in the one place so you don’t…

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Four rules for meal planning success

Four rules for meal planning success

There are a  lot of things that I feel badly about doing when I was little now that I’m a Mum. A great deal of them are food-related. I actually feel very badly for what I must have put my poor mother through with my fussy eating. For every night that I whinged when you…

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How to swap from packet mixes to homemade baking

The boys and I are totally famous. I might exaggerate slightly but we got a half-page spread in the paper on Sunday. The article was comparing the cost of packet mix baking versus homemade. The dollar value of the packet mix was less expensive than the homemade but the real price… well what you’re saving…

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Five step before bed routine for calmer mornings

five step before bed routine for calmer mornings

Five step before bed routine for calmer mornings (Don’t like reading? Scroll down to listen to the podcast episode of this post.) Unless you’re a superhuman and you get up very early and do a whole lot of stuff before the rest of the family wakes, I’m going to bet you usually spend most of…

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How to create a capsule pantry

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A capsule a capsule pantry is one that is full of staples that can all work together in different combinations to create different meals from Mexican burritos to Indian curries or spaghetti bolognese. Let me show you how to create a capsule pantry. How to create a capsule pantry This time last year it was…

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Gluten free carrot and pumpkin fritters

Gluten free carrot and pumpkin fritters via www.clairekcreations.com

I don’t know how I manage it but every few months, I seem to end up with a mega surplus some random item. Spoiler alert (if you just want to skip to the recipe) – I had a carrot surplus hence the gluten free carrot and pumpkin fritters. I remember just after my youngest was…

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