Three Free Cardboard Box Storage Ideas

  Cardboard boxes are so easy to acquire for free. Apart from boxes we’ve collected from buying products packaged in them, we’ve also gotten them from local supermarkets, hardware stores and bottle shops. Sometimes these places have an area where they leave boxes for anyone to take. Other times I’ve just asked at the customer service […]

Chickpea Oat Cookies

  These chickpea oat cookies are a satisfying snack, filled with goodies. Good for lunch boxes or for warding off those afternoon cravings!

Kids Craft ~ DIY Christmas Story Book

  This advent the kids and I have been having fun getting creative preparing for Christmas. One of the ways we have done this is by making our very own Christmas Story Book. I have taken the inspiration from our Advent Activity Calendar, made by Emily Shaw. If your kids love colouring in then this […]

The Subtlety Of Sin

  One of the conversations happening around me at present is about the preparing of our children to be sent out into the secular world when they finish high school. We are blessed to be able to send our children to an independent school where they will be taught, alongside theology and philosophy, apologetics. In […]

Book Review: The Time Before You Die

Title: The Time Before You Die Author: Lucy Beckett Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Ignatius Press Format: Paperback and Electronic Pages: 352 Lucy Beckett’s novel, The Time Before You Die, is a poignant portrait of one of the most tumultuous periods in history. Beckett has woven an intricate tapestry of a time where religion and politics […]

In Search Of An Authentic Voice

  Everyday after I check my email I read through a few blogs of interest. To me, this has replaced the more traditional habit of reading the newspaper. And I admit, it does make me somewhat more insulated. I read only the blogs that appeal to me and my interests or beliefs, whose bias is […]

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  • Three Free Cardboard Box Storage Ideas

    Three Free Cardboard Box Storage Ideas

      Cardboard boxes are so easy to acquire for free. Apart from boxes we’ve collected from buying products packaged in them, we’ve also gotten them from local supermarkets, hardware stores and bottle shops. Sometimes these places have an area where they leave boxes for anyone to take. Other times I’ve just asked at the customer service […]

  • Beneath Those Pots and Pans…

    Beneath Those Pots and Pans…

      As I was vigorously scrubbing one of my pots this morning, that quote form Saint Theresa of Avila came floating through my mind. “God is in the pots and pans.” I started thinking about this and realized that if I don’t find God in those one hundred, unnoticed tasks of each day, I am […]

  • 9 Handy Housekeeping Hacks

    9 Handy Housekeeping Hacks

      1) Make Use of That Wet Wipe When you use a wet wipe, wipe down another surface before throwing it out if it isn’t too dirty. For example, if you have wiped your toddler’s hands, fold it in half again and wipe that nasty black spot on the floor before tossing it out. 2) […]

  • SUGAR! I Love It, Do You?

    SUGAR! I Love It, Do You?

      I have a huge sweet tooth and have always loved my sweets! Dessert is my favourite part of the meal. So why am I writing this article? Definitely not to put you off sweets or convince you to cut it out of your life in any way, but more to make you aware of […]

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  • The Subtlety Of Sin

    The Subtlety Of Sin

      One of the conversations happening around me at present is about the preparing of our children to be sent out into the secular world when they finish high school. We are blessed to be able to send our children to an independent school where they will be taught, alongside theology and philosophy, apologetics. In […]

  • In Search Of An Authentic Voice

    In Search Of An Authentic Voice

      Everyday after I check my email I read through a few blogs of interest. To me, this has replaced the more traditional habit of reading the newspaper. And I admit, it does make me somewhat more insulated. I read only the blogs that appeal to me and my interests or beliefs, whose bias is […]

  • Gospel Reflections ~ Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (2016)

    Gospel Reflections ~ Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (2016)

      AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~  Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (2016) Recorded Homily, Sunday 20th November 2016: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW      

  • Gospel Reflections ~ 33rd Sunday In Ordinary Time

    Gospel Reflections ~ 33rd Sunday In Ordinary Time

      AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~  33rd Sunday In Ordinary Time (2016) Recorded Homily, Sunday 13th November 2016: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW    

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  • In Search Of An Authentic Voice

    In Search Of An Authentic Voice

      Everyday after I check my email I read through a few blogs of interest. To me, this has replaced the more traditional habit of reading the newspaper. And I admit, it does make me somewhat more insulated. I read only the blogs that appeal to me and my interests or beliefs, whose bias is […]

  • The Mum I Want To Be

    The Mum I Want To Be

      Sigmund Freud was wrong about a lot of things pertaining to human nature but there was one thing he got right; our relationship with our mother has a huge effect on the person we become. For some, being told ‘you’re just like your mother’ is a compliment, to others it’s an insult. And for […]

  • Rescuing Christmas

    Rescuing Christmas

      Is your extended family a bit like mine? They spend the lead up to Christmas jockeying for position and influence. Arguments abound; to Kris Kringle or no, to host out our place or no, full cooked Christmas meal or simple backyard bbq. And the arguments are only resolved when the strongest personality lays down […]

  • Beneath Those Pots and Pans…

    Beneath Those Pots and Pans…

      As I was vigorously scrubbing one of my pots this morning, that quote form Saint Theresa of Avila came floating through my mind. “God is in the pots and pans.” I started thinking about this and realized that if I don’t find God in those one hundred, unnoticed tasks of each day, I am […]

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