Vegemite. On anything.Good thing I had a chance to wipe the messy faces before Oma came to visit!Hope everyone's week is going great! x
Last Sunday was a beautiful day. The best kind you can ever hope for living in Wellington. Sunny, calm, and spent with the cousins at the Botanical Gardens to have our own special "Dutch" day. Some of the amazing flowers. Loved the orange poppies!Hello frog! and many more wandering adventures.Hanging with Uncle Paul, drinking tea and… Continue reading Our sunny Dutch Sunday
The last few weeks have been a bit crazy.Crazy running and jumping boys.Me with food poisoning. Bad enough to send me to the doctor finally...J working multiple weekend nights in a row.We all need a break.On top of trying to stay on top of life, I've been trying new recipes here and there... One still… Continue reading Persimmon Bundt Cake (and an almost Beetroot Gnocchi.)
Trouble. On the move.As of late, those sweet little boys of ours have slowly become little monsters. Climbing, clingy, fighting, crying, whining, dropping that morning nap, teething... Ugh. By 2pm they are HOPEFULLY down for an afternoon nap. A loooooong afternoon nap. I take about 15 minutes to sit down, have lunch, breath, and plan… Continue reading My Monday Caffeine Hit – Sweet Tea
I'm a bit of a fan of snackie, salty, crackers and chips. I blame my darling mother for my addiction to chippies. All too easily a bag will disappear in a sitting. Crumbs poured into my mouth and everything. It's my Homer Simpson moment. Also, the boys love crackers, and having control over the ingredients… Continue reading Wheat and, even better, Rye Thins!
Far out! Seriously easy!I love pikelets! You can add pretty much anything to them. Corn, bacon, apples, bananas, savoury, sweet, topped with honey, jam, or just plain!Here's all you need...Ingredients : 1 cup wholemeal or plain self-raising flour1 egg, lightly beaten3/4 cup milkbutter to fry and spreadMethod :In a bowl, whisk together flour, egg and… Continue reading Pikelets and Tea Parties..
This week has been a bit chilly here in old Welly. A brutal reminder of the upcoming winter. We've had to bust out a bit of the winter gear and merino pyjamas. Cold southerlies, rain, chapped lips, and heaters on... Time to start baking.A couple of weeks ago, I came across a very simple, easy… Continue reading Apricot & Orange Muffins! It’s almost baking season..