Make A New Game: #31Newness No. 4

#31Newness No.4: Make A New Game

The kids have been in school holiday mode over the last week. However, the last few days, they’ve been occupied with play dates and vacation care. Today, they stayed home with me while I worked. At ages 9 3/4 (the boy) and 6 1/2 (the girl), it’s not as ‘challenging’ to have the kids at […]

Homemade Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe


Crunchy on the outside, chewy on the outside. That’s what these chocolate chip cookies are like! They are just so yummy-licious. When I first started baking during home economics class in highschool, one of my first projects included making cookies. And, even though I wasn’t quite as pleased with my efforts back then, some of […]

Home Sweet Home. Sorta.


We arrived back in Adelaide at a very empty airport. The holiday decorations were being taken down and there were hardly any passengers around. It was the first time I saw it quite empty like that. It was like the whole place conspired to rub it in our faces that our Big Trip was, indeed, […]

Christmas Decorating {Creativity Weekend}


Decorating for Christmas doesn’t usually happen in my household until at least the 1st of December. Today, however, became an exception. Since Spotlight had a sale on, we decided to do a quick shop for Christmas decorations. Of course, this put the kids (and the grown-ups?!) in to the holiday mood. So, even though we […]