Tri colour summer salad

Tri colour summer pasta salad

Salad season is here! When the weather gets warmer I like to make up a few big bowls of this summer salad to keep in the fridge. I always make a few batches at a time to make all the chopping worthwhile. Having a healthy eating option on hand also helps…

family memory jar

Capture the magic with a family memory jar

The thing that really took me by surprise after the birth of my third, let alone fourth baby was how quickly the days passed. There was no time left to really soak up those precious early weeks and months as my toddler and preschooler were also competing for my attention and there’s…

family Christmas traditions

Family Christmas Traditions

I’m one of those people who think that family Christmas traditions are important. Family life is a matter of moments, and traditions are a wonderful way of treasuring those moments in time. It builds your identity as a family and makes what you do unique, special and inclusive. Christmas traditions…

buying property

3D technology is making buying property easier

Have you ever been to an open house with kids? I have. With all four of them. Instead of taking the time to take in the layout, review the finishes, sneak a peak in the cupboards and calculate if our dining table would fit in, I spent all of my time trying…

Inspection Manager

Property investment peace of mind with Inspection Manager

My husband and I are lucky enough to (almost) own our home in Sydney. Holding significant equity in our own home has afforded us the opportunity to invest in additional property. Sydney’s explosive growth in house prices over recent years has been kind of a win / loss for us: A…

Nanna nap

Why you need a Nanna Nap now!

Sleeping has got to be my favourite past time. And how good is a Nanna nap? I hate to think how many hours sleep I have lost since having kids… I haven’t needed an alarm clock since my eldest was born almost 10 years ago, and I haven’t been able to…

Foodie tour of The Rocks

Foodie Fridays in The Rocks

I recently spent a fabulously indulgent day sampling the gourmet delights of The Rocks in Sydney. The HC team had been invited to take part in a ‘sampler’ foodie tour, but Kris was unable to make it so I invited my friend Lee to come along as my date. Its crazy how…