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Interview with Tai Anderson from Third Day!!!

Third Day

Last week I was given the opportunity to interview a member of one of my favourite bands. If you have ever been in Christian circles you certainly would have heard of Third Day, but if you have no clue who they are then keep reading because they are awesome.  I was able to interview Tai Anderson, who is the Bass player with the band.  Because I … [Read more...]

Too Exhausted to Cook? Try

This post was written in collaboration with I really enjoy cooking, but some days the idea of cooking a meal is just all too much. My hubby likes to cook, so on those days he often happily cooks the dinner while I stare into space like a zombie after a day of chaos with the kids. On the days where we are both just too wiped out to … [Read more...]

Are You Ready to Give Triathlon a Go? {+ Special Offer}

Left: Leah on her first mountain bike race; Right:  Leah & Jo after a triathlon.

Today I have a guest post from a reader in our Mummy's Undeserved Blessings community. It has been lovely getting to know Leah via the blog. I am excited to be able to share her passion, and this great program she and her partner have developed. If you have ever thought..."I couldn't do a Triathlon" then you must read on!  If there is one thing … [Read more...]

Truth, Lies & the Serial Podcast

Serial podcast

I have been pondering truth a lot lately, and how often people bend the truth (or deliberately lie). I know people have their reasons for telling lies, but as fairly honest person I sometimes find it hard to understand.  Don't get me wrong, I am not completely innocent in this area. While I almost never tell a complete lie, but I do bend the truth … [Read more...]

The Christmas Tree Truck

The Christmas Tree Truck

Ever since I was a child, we have always had a real Christmas tree. While I can see the benefits of a plastic tree, it just isn't Christmas (for me) without a real tree. It really is all about the smell of a real Christmas tree for me. It immediately brings back hundreds of wonderful memories of Christmas with my family. In the past we had … [Read more...]

Easy Christmas Craft & Cooking

Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments

On Sunday we  put up our Christmas tree (which was came from The Christmas Tree Truck --tell you more later in the week) and as I started to go through the decorations I found all the cool Christmas craft we had done in the past couple of years. I must admit that even I was surprised at the cool things that were in there. I had forgotten that made … [Read more...]

Pitchi : An Awesome New Way to Buy & Sell

This post was written in collaboration with Pitchi The internet is the best, and it just keeps getting more awesome. I have recently discovered a very cool new service called Pitchi that allows you to buy and sell items over video. Even cooler still it is an Australian site, and is allowing innovative Australians to show off their new products. … [Read more...]

Never Say Never!

Never say never

It started off as a bit of a joke that every time I said I was never going to do something, it seemed to happen. However as I think about my life, especially my life since I have become a Christian (when I was 18) it is very clear that saying I will never do something....and even thinking I will never do something, is a personal challenge to God. … [Read more...]

Why I am So Quiet at the Moment….

Our house

It's been weeks since I last wrote a blog post. It has been super quiet here on the blog, but life certainly isn't quiet and I wanted to share with you what's been going on. The slightly boring part was that I got really busy with Uni. For those who don't know, I am studying Clinical Psychology....part-time and super slowly. I love it but when … [Read more...]

Baked Pumpkin Risotto {Recipe}

Baked Pumpkin Risotto

This baked pumpkin risotto recipe is a family favourite at our place. It is one of those meals that the kids actually like, and is really easy to make. It also has the added bonus of getting the kids to eat vegetables, and leaves very little washing up. I also like it as it means I can pretend I didn't forget to get meat out of the freezer -sorry … [Read more...]