Kebab Layered Salad

Is it a salad? Is a kebab? It’s actually both! This Kebab Layered Salad is very impressive to look at. It’s like it took a lot of effort but actually it’s…

Sticky and Crispy Asian Pork Belly

If you’re like me who loves pork belly but picky about how it’s done, then you’ll be pleased to learn about this Sticky and Crispy Asian Pork Belly recipe. I really love…

Baked Sour Cream Chicken

Baked Sour Cream Chicken is a great option when you really don’t feel like cooking. It hardly takes any effort at all to throw together and chuck in the oven….

Chocolate and Coconut Slice

This Chocolate and Coconut Slice is such a delicious recipe. I love it paired with coffee or tea… Such a simple and handy thing to have in the freezer for when…

How to Make Tuna Mornay

If you’re looking for easy and quick recipe to cook for your family, then you should definitely try this Tuna Mornay recipe! Tuna Mornay is a tremendously frugal dinner and…

5 Ways With Summer Tomatoes For Kids

After running about outside all day in summer, it seems the only time I hear from my kids is when they’re hungry. Proper ‘hangry’, that mix between cranky and hungry…

6 Ways To Keep Spiders Away

 Unlike the rest of my family, I don’t hate spiders. You will often find me trying to coax them out of the front door, much to my kid’s amusement. I am…

Porcupine Mince Balls

Porcupine Mince Balls are like a bulked up Spaghetti Bolognaise recipe and a firm family favourite! Making Porcupine Mince Balls involves rolling meatballs in rice, and letting the rice cook in the…

Sizzler Cheese Bread Recipe

So if you know and love a certain restaurants famous parmesan bread on arrival then you have just hit home by trying this Sizzler Cheese Bread Recipe recipe! Let’s just…

The History of Sunscreen

In modern times it’s simply just been part of our standard day at the beach or park. We whip on out the sunscreen and proceed to wrestle the kids trying…

17 Tough Stains And How To Remove Them

Stains on clothing are a bugger for most of us, and when there are kids involved, there are always stains! Here’s some information on how to remove even the toughest stains!…

Homemade Mozzie Traps

Make your own Mozzie Traps! It’s super easy! Along with summer comes the unmistakable hum of mosquitoes. You can make your own Homemade Mozzie Traps just by using items from…

Lemon Curd Filled Pavlova

This Lemon Curd Filled Pavlova is absolutely hands down, bees knees the all time best of Pavlovas! Serve this at a party, BBQ, or your Australia Day celebrations and it…

12 Home Remedies for Sunburn

There are so many ways to protect your children and yourself from sunburns and damage from the sun. Wearing long sleeved clothing, slapping on sunscreen and ensuring you always pack…

20+ New Year’s Resolution Ideas

Even if we don’t openly admit it, somewhere deep down we all make New Years Resolutions. The first promise you can make to yourself is to set yourself some goals…

How To Braid Hair in 5 Easy Steps

I won’t lie – braiding hair is difficult to learn! But practise makes perfect and braiding not only looks great, it is a terrific deterrent for nits! Braiding looks so neat and…

Frugal Chocolate Mud Cake

It was soooo hard to find a recipe for a Frugal Chocolate Mud Cake without chocolate – why, you say? Because chocolate is expensive!!! I try very hard to keep the…

How to Roast a Leg of Lamb

How to Roast a Leg of Lamb Ever wanted to know exactly how to roast a leg of lamb?  It’s easier than you think!  Here’s how to make a roast…

Dairy Free Strawberry Ice Cream

 Dairy Free Strawberry Ice Cream Want a dairy free, egg free strawberry ice cream?  Well you can – and it tastes fantastic.  Very refreshing and super easy (especially if you have an…

Caramelised Onion Pinwheels

Caramelised Onion Pinwheels Caramelised Onion Pinwheels are so easy to do and taste sensational. They are best made just before eating (puff pastry is delicious but if you want it…

Christmas Couscous Salad

This Christmas Couscous Salad recipe is just the best! I like Couscous and now I love the Pearl couscous, it is so soft and tender and this recipe just sings Christmas….

San Choy Bow Rolls with Sauce

San Choy Bow Rolls with Sauce is a beautiful fresh summer dish that is light but very filling. We also have the traditional San Choy Bow recipe, but this is…

Smashed Maltesers Tiramisu

Smashed Maltesers Tiramisu is a rich, decadent, naughty dessert that is terrible on both the waistline and the sugar count.. ..but who doesn’t love to be a little naughty! This…

Salted Caramel Macadamia Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Macadamia Cheesecake is a real crowd pleaser, you will be sure to impress this long weekend whipping it up for dessert. I wanted to make a baked cheesecake…

How To Save On Christmas Shopping

It’s that time of year again, and parents all over are scrambling to get everything in order in time for that special day. They don’t want to disappoint their kids—their…

100+ Gift Ideas for Mum

Need some thoughtful gift ideas for Mum for all budgets? Whether it is for Mother’s Day, Christmas, Mum’s birthday or just to say ‘you’re special’, here are our suggestions for…

Quick and Easy Fish Coconut Curry

This Quick and Easy Fish Coconut Curry is a delicious and satisfying dish that’s perfect for a week night. This Quick and Easy Fish Coconut Curry is also an ideal dish for…

Easy Three-Ingredient Pineapple Cake

This Easy Three-Ingredient Pineapple Cake is a recipe you can literally throw together in one minute flat! It is delicious hot served with custard for a pudding, too! Definitely something that’s…

Questionable Things Girls Do for Summer

With a child free, marital weekend away looming, I recently found myself spread eagled on my beauty therapist’s bed. My darling little beautician asked if the junior therapist could get…

Potato Bake Slow Cooker Style

The good old Potato Bake Slow Cooker Style recipe for dinner will never disappoint! It serves and satisfies a family of 4. Just throw it in the slow cooker and leave…

Nuts and Bolts Crunchy Snack Mix

Nuts and Bolts Crunchy Snack Mix makes for a deliciously different snack to chips. They are tasty, and you can’t stop at just a handful. Best of all, make up a batch…

Slime of Doom Halloween Punch

Time to make this Slime of Doom Halloween Punch!!! Halloween is just around the corner and everyone’s gearing up with ideas and costumes. The Slime of Doom Halloween Punch is…

100 Christmas Gifts Under $10

Can you smell Christmas in the air? Christmas isn’t far away you know — so  we have compiled a list of over 100 Christmas Gift Ideas under $10 for Mum,…

Lemon Lunch Box Slices

Lemon Lunch Box Slice I am always on the look out for snack ideas, so these Lemon Lunch Box Slices went down a treat in the kid’s school lunch boxes. …

How to Clean Your Bed Linen

With winter drawing to a close it’s nearly that favourite time of year again: Spring cleaning! One big job you may be wondering how to tackle is cleaning your doona’s,…

29 Christmas Tips From SAHM Fans

Christmas time can be super stressful emotionally, physically and financially. And now that Halloween is behind us, it’s time to get thinking about Christmas again! Last year, we asked our…

120 Biscuits for Less than $7

Looking for a delicious but frugal bulk biscuit recipe? This fantastic basic recipe is of terrific value, makes loads and has lots of room for variations:  BUT the best thing…

Managing Your Credit Cards

When it comes to saving money on your grocery budget, how you pay for your groceries is just as important as what you buy and how much you spend. Why?…

Cheesy Top Lasagne Cups

My boys love helping me in the kitchen and this recipe is great because they love to eat them, too. The boys love Lasagne but don’t always like it if…

Dairy and Egg Free Pancakes

Dairy and Egg Free Pancakes These Dairy and Egg Free Pancakes taste exactly the same as dairy and egg pancakes, the only difference is that everyone can eat the egg…

Mexican Cob Loaf Dip

I take this Mexican Cob Loaf Dip when I go to BBQ’s and it is always a smashing success! Well liked by the young and old – heck even my…

How to Stop Thumbsucking

Babies have a natural reflex to suck, and many find it comforting to suck their thumb or fingers – even before birth. It’s a common behaviour in babies and young…

The Pros and Cons of Eyebrow Threading

Eyebrow threading is one of the more elegant beauty treatments to watch, especially when compared to the messiness of wax or awkwardness of plucking. I’d first heard about eyebrow threading…

Cheese Straws

Cheese Straws are my Dad’s absolute favourite thing in the world. I make them for him every Christmas, but I can never make them like his Mum did!  Luckily I’m not…

How To Clean Your Washing Machine

To keep your washing machine clean and in top operating condition, it’s a good idea to clean it regularly. This will get rid of detergent residue and any other nasty…

3 Best Blackhead Treatments

I hate blackheads. You would think now that I’m in my 40s, it wouldn’t be a problem, but no. Blackheads are simply hair follicles that have become clogged with dirt…

How To Help Kids Deal with Death

Has someone close to you recently passed away? If so, then you are probably feeling a whirlwind of emotions. You may be having a hard time keeping it together and…

Ice Cream Sandwich

Today we are going to give you two versions of the humble Ice Cream Sandwich! These are really simple a to make and soooo delicious. If you don’t mind cleaning…

2 Ways To Breastfeed Twins

You CAN breastfeed twins. It is very do-able. How? Like all things twin-related, you just need to be organised. ‘Organised’ will fast become your new buzz word. New breastfeeding mothers…

Chocolate Witches Hats

These Chocolate Witches Hats will be a sure fire hit with the kiddies this Halloween. They’re delicious chocolatey goodness in just a bite!   Source

Rissoles or Meatloaf

Rissoles or Meatloaf?! Same mixture – two different meals! This is my Mum’s recipe. Her pride and joy! lol. I’ll be in trouble if she doesn’t see it up on…

How to Make Custard From Scratch

Many people do not know how to make custard from scratch, but it is so easy and you know that there won’t be any colouring or nasty additives. This is…

3 Homemade Ice Blocks Recipes

It’s starting to feel like summer now and our homemade ice blocks recipes will surely be in rotation for the next couple of months! With the hot weather here, I…

50 Simple Ways to Save Money

If saving money seems like too hard a task, it’s good to start slow. Here are 50 simple ways to save money – start today! 1. Track your expenditure. Use…

Vegetable and Ham Noodle Cups

Vegetable and Ham Noodle Cups are a fantastic way to get the kids to eat their vegetables. Everyone loves noodles and this makes easy to eat-on-the-run snacks or add a salad…

How to Make Homemade Irish Cream

This is a beautiful recipe for Homemade Irish Cream. (same thing as Baileys!) Nice with milk and ice, on its own, or splashed into a cup of coffee! This is…

What Is Love, As Told By Children

If you’re a parent, you know for a fact that kids can say the strangest things some time. Even if you aren’t a parent, there’s no doubt you’ve heard a…

Easy Corn Quiche

This Easy Corn Quiche is a fast and frugal dish perfect for week nights when time is limited. It’s super easy to make and delicious.  Best of all – it will feed…

Dairy-Free Chocolate Coconut Mud Cake

Dairy-Free Chocolate Coconut Mud Cake is a deliciously wicked cake. So good, you’d never know it was dairy free! And the best part is, this Dairy-Free Chocolate Coconut Mud Cake is just…

Clean That Fridge NOW!

Who has a scary fridge? One that you open the door on, grab what you can easily see and need, and shut the door? How about we tackle cleaning that…