My Ramblings

Filling and Fuelling Lunch Box Ideas

Filling and Fuelling Lunch Box Ideas

In this blog post I have compiled a list of some of my favourite lunch box ideas. Perfect for the kids going back to school. Okay so let's start of with more of MY favourite recipes. Pineapple and Carrot Muffins with Cream Cheese Icing This recipe is perfect for the...

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10 Best Zucchini Recipes for you to Make

10 Best Zucchini Recipes for you to Make

What to make when your zucchini plants start to over produce. The humble zucchini, also known as courgettes, are one of the most robust vegetable plants to grow from seed, and one you'll get amazing produce results from. There is never a shortage of ideas and recipes...

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Top Ten Christmas Baking Ideas for a Special Gift

Top Ten Christmas Baking Ideas for a Special Gift

My love language is to give!Here are some ideas to gift this Christmas x At Christmas I love to gift homemade baking to say thank you to our friends, neighbours, the school bus driver, the children's teachers, their dance and sports instructors, and to the residents...

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The Best Homemade Playdough Recipe

The Best Homemade Playdough Recipe

I remember my mum making this recipe for me when I was a little girl. In fact it was a recipe submitted to the Otepopo School Cookbook fundraiser. Mums name proudly sitting under the recipe as a contributor. It's quite nostalgic making it for my girls. Another...

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Otematata Wool by Philippa Cameron

Otematata Wool by Philippa Cameron

From the high country of the Waitaki Valley we bring you our flock of fine black merinos. The creators of the 'Out-Cast' knitting yarn. Our small flock of black merinos have been the creators of this 100% natural coloured wool, which when blended with our premium...

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Essential Items for a Kiwi Station/Farm Kitchen

Essential Items for a Kiwi Station/Farm Kitchen

A well equiped kitchen is vital, especially if you live remotely. It's just not easy to whip down to the shop for milk and a bag of bread when you run out. You have to think ahead and stock the freezer and shelves up when you can. These are some of the items I find...

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