Menu Plan #16

School is out and the holidays have begun (well for the kids anyway), so the usual ‘routine’ goes out the window now for 6 weeks or so. The final week of school was a mad frenzy of activity as expected but the kids are looking forward to the break and all the holiday...

Menu Plan #15

The silly season is in full swing with break ups, school functions and parties going on everywhere.  Throw a few birthdays into the mix and it’s all a little crazy at the moment.   Some days it’s no mean feat to get a meal on the table for dinner, but I think it’s...

Menu Plan #14

Christmas has now officially arrived in our house with the Christmas tree going up yesterday.  All I had to do this year was put on the tinsel and lights, the kids did the rest.  It was great watching them add all their favourite ornaments, including ones they have...

Menu Plan #13

As predicted last week was a hot one – summer has definitely arrived early this year. Apparently this week is not going to be much better – which is not a lot of fun when you’re trying to bake and cook for Christmas! The menu last week went well with just a couple of...

Menu Plan #12

Well last week, in terms of my menu plan, was a bit of a disaster.  My freezer was ‘accidentally’ switched off when we were preparing for a storm (many things get unplugged to prevent damage, but not usually the freezer!).   Of course, this meant I ended up with quite...

Menu Plan #11

It’s now just less than 7 weeks until Christmas.  Eeek!  I have nothing, and I mean nothing organised yet.  No presents, no baking, no holidays, nothing.   I don’t even have a little stash of ‘small presents’ that usually accumulates during the year.  So, this week...

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