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Motherhood, Self Care Sundays

Give Yourself A Medal!

This is Part Seven of a weekly series called Self Care Sundays #selfcaresundays. Each week I will be posting a different way you can incorporate self care into your life as a mother or parent. Self care is an ESSENTIAL part of motherhood, though for so many of us, it is something that falls by the wayside behind the needs of those around us. Time for a change, ladies! You deserve love. You deserve time for yourself. It will make you the mum that you know you can be.    Give Yourself A  ...

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Vegan Vanilla Iced Latte

Vegan Vanilla Iced Latte       I started drinking coffee at a young age. Well, I started eating the froth off my parent’s cappuccinos from a young age! This is before babycinos had been invented. Even before the internet had been invented (I think…). The smell and taste of coffee is one of comfort and happy memories. Of delicious delis serving buttery bagels. Of first dates and never ending conversations. Of best friends and treasured secrets. As I have gotten older, coffee has  ...

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Chai Spiced Roasted Chickpeas – Allergy Friendly

Hands up if you love snacks! Hands up if you love delicious, healthy, super easy to make snacks! Me too!! I have always been a snacker. I think this is due to the fact that I can go from being lovely and chatty to being scary and hangry in the space of about 5 minutes. Hubby has learnt to always carry a muesli bar when he hang out. I tend to carry a bag of chips in my handbag, you know, just in case… But I have been trying to switch away from my pack a day chip habit and attempting to  ...

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Motherhood, Self Care Sundays

7 Semi Romantic Date Ideas For Sleep Deprived Parents

I married an extremely romantic man. He wrote me a fricking book when he proposed, as in, actually hand wrote a novella in a leather bound book. He also wooed me with meals, took me on weekends away, kissed me on crowded streets just like in the movies. And then we got married, had a baby, bought a business, bought a house and then had another baby. And most evidence of romantics seem to have vanished. However, as much as we as people have changed since having babies, so has our  ...

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Gluten Free Vegan Blueberry Muffins (also Nut Free!)

After dinner every night, my two little ones have frozen blueberries. I will ask “Is your tummy full?” to which I will get a big “yes!”, “is there room for anything else?”. One little voice shouts “boobays!!!!!!!”. I hope he doesn’t learn to say blueberry correctly for a while yet, toddler talk is just so heart warmingly gorgeous. He also calls anything baked in the oven “tuptates!”. So maybe you can call these gluten free  ...

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Meal Planning, Motherhood, Self Care Sundays

Start Meal Planning #selfcaresundays

Starting a meal plan each week used to sound like the most horrible of mundane, suburban, housewifey jobs. If someone had suggested I start a meal plan I would’ve smiled, nodded and pushed the thought out to the back paddock of my mind, along with the names of most of my teachers, any thing to do with chemistry and where I put my favourite bra. However, I must take back all negative talk about meal planning as for the past 3 years I can proudly call myself a convert. Starting to meal  ...

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Vegan Potato Salad

Homer Simpson once said, “You can’t make friends with salad!”. I beg to differ. You’ll make a lot of friends with this delicious Vegan Potato Salad. Not only is it delicious but it is vegan, gluten free and free from the top 8 allergens making it seriously fantastic for summer BBQ season. People with restricted diets with run forth to hug you with glee that there is something that they can eat! After I went egg free due to my daughter’s allergies, I really  ...

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