All Is Revealed

I’d love to write to you today about how much I love my kids. And I do. The moment I saw my first-born my heart broke into shards, and I felt like it would never be put back together. I discovered this unfailing love where my heart ached and burst from loving. It hit me … Continue reading All Is Revealed

Christmas Soft Dolls For All The Kiddos…

For Christmas this year, I made these dolls for the five little kidlets of my nieces and nephews. They are quite sweet. Not perfect. But sweet none-the-less. Now down to details: I used this pattern from BlackApple (Etsy & Blog) UPDATE 2016: I no longer use this pattern as I have made up my own. Took … Continue reading Christmas Soft Dolls For All The Kiddos…

Everyone Who Travels Has A Story To Tell.

  Our family, well, we love a holiday! LOVE! Whether it be camping, or exploring little towns, or walking through a big city. Always learning, always walking, always photographing and always relaxing. So today on the blog is travel day. A time when I can recall where we’ve been, dream about where we want to … Continue reading Everyone Who Travels Has A Story To Tell.

And So With The Sunshine…

Today I was going to blog my recipe for a healthy  …well… an almost healthy Honey and Vanilla Cheesecake. The first time I made it (about two years ago), it was awesome! Pure awesome! Totes AMAZEBALLS (as my trying-to-be-cool-and-slightly-funny husband would say)! I wrote down the recipe as I was making it, and it was so delicious … Continue reading And So With The Sunshine…

The Week We’ve Had!!! (or Mother Guilt Honesty!)

Well! I had all awesome intentions of making sure I blogged every Tuesday starting last week… And look at me… Second week and I am already a week late! But I promise I have a good reason… This week has been rather hectic. It all started last Saturday night, when I ducked out of the … Continue reading The Week We’ve Had!!! (or Mother Guilt Honesty!)

My Fair Trade Journey (3 years on)

Today, I am honoured to say we have a guest blog by a woman I truly admire and respect. Joanna Hubbard is an Ordained Minister of Religion with the Churches of Christ in Australia and runs a small Not-For-Profit focusing on crisis intervention, community education and most importantly Asset Based Community Development.  They work hand in … Continue reading My Fair Trade Journey (3 years on)

Gingerbread Biscuits – Holiday Fun!

You know how you set your kids up at the table and they do play-dough for an hour and that gives you the freedom to clean the kitchen/pay the bills/sit down and play with your kids stress free? You know how it’s good to have some biscuits in a tin in case you get those spur of … Continue reading Gingerbread Biscuits – Holiday Fun!

Burnt Potato Chips and Monday Made It Madness

First of all, let me apologise for not putting up this blog yesterday. My husband had to use my computer last night and I completely forgot that I had half finished blog just sitting here. Over the weekend on facebook, I asked the Julilah followers if there was anything they always wanted to try to … Continue reading Burnt Potato Chips and Monday Made It Madness


How did you spend ANZAC Day? I spent the day with my family and feeling ever so humbled. I woke up to the sound of my two year old waking up his sister at the Ungodly hour of 5:30am, and with a sigh I got up, knowing that I would have no chance at all … Continue reading ANZAC Day

School Holidays!

Right now it is… and there has been lots of this…   and the weather hasnt been awesome (for those that are hayfever people), so there has been lots of this too… See you when holidays are done and life returns to relative normality!! Filed under: Personal Tagged: Family

Father’s Day: My Dad

I started (and almost finished) this really great post on making Father’s Day fantastically Daddy-esque… and I started trawling through my brother’s photography blog for cool photos of my Dad (who passed away earlier this year). I found SO many glorious, and classic, and handsome, and… well… photos that looked just how I imagined he … Continue reading Father’s Day: My Dad

Lil’s Room Makeover.

Lilli’s room is really very yellow! very… yellow… lovely… but… yellow…! This is what her room looked like when we were thinking about buying the house: This is what it looked like after we had moved in and set it up   This is what it looked like after Lil had a nap one afternoon: … Continue reading Lil’s Room Makeover.