Christmas Plans and Traditions

Season's Greetings Peeps! I've seen a lot of YouTubers and bloggers do this type of post and I know I've mentioned a few things (like the Christmas market) but this is basically how Christmas goes for us: We begin by making an advent calendar. At one time I intended to buy a reusable one,,,then we [...]

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Festive Round-Up

Howdy Festive Peeps! Christmas is a mere 5 weeks away!!! (Good excuse to watch Love Actually as that's the first date on screen....I digress.) In light of that rather exciting fact I thought I'd share a few festive ideas I've seen from other bloggers; some will be food and some won't so this isn't your [...]

Festive Food Planning and Budgeting

Afternoon Festive Peeps! Have you thought about your Christmas food yet? I know the supermarkets and local suppliers are advertising for orders. As part of my pre-Christmas spring clean I always clear out the pantry and defrost the freezer (no it doesn't do it itself, we bought that thing when we got married!) By doing [...]

Budgeting Revelation

How-do Peeps! I've been thinking about re-stocking the pantry for a while, but I like to do my research first. I was watching a YouTube grocery haul/meal planning video (or 5) and they bought a lot of stuff in bulk...like huge table sauces and such, so I thought it was worth investigating. I had a [...]

Feeding Visitors

Morning Peeps! School Holidays and visitors and rain...seems like a normal week 😉 Seriously though, I have 2 or 3 different guests coming this week, or different ages and tastes. So I've been thinking about what to feed them. I always like to do a 'self-service' table when we have visitors so people can choose [...]

Easter Holiday Treats

`How-do Peeps! Firstly, I hope you had a good Easter? Secondly, thank you all for the amazing response to yesterday's blog for Autism Awareness Day! You are all amazing for supporting the cause and sharing the info...massive thanks! ❤ Today we hit the reality of having the rest of the holidays to fill, so I thought [...]

Food Budget Trade-Off

How-do Peeps! If you've read any of my budgeting posts before, you'll know I have a very strict food budget. For that reason, I am a huge fan of buying the supermarket-own value/basic products. Recently though, we've been told several things to make us reconsider: The whole region is trying to go plastic-free where possible [...]