It’s nice to look back and reflect…
My fave recipe book: Save with Jamie (and fave recipe inside is chicken stew with dumplings).
My fave dessert: Donna Hay’s Chocolate Meringue Cake (DH Issue 74 APR/MAY 2014).
My fave savoury dish: Donna Hay’s Asian Meatballs (DH Issue 74 APR/MAY 2014) – yes, this edition is amazing. Followed closely by her Lamb and Sumac Sausage Rolls (DH Issue 77 OCT/NOV 2014).
My fave read: The girl with the all the gifts – Mike Carey.
My fave TV shows: Wentworth, House of Cards.
My fave movie: The Grand Budapest Hotel.
My fave tea: Tlicious, black tea with cinnamon.
My fave blog: Monkeys and Mooncakes.
My fave garden success: Black Tuscan Kale.
My fave DIY project: re-painting a second-hand plant stand.
My fave baby product: Fisher Price Rainforest Jumperoo (so I could shower in peace).
My fave toddler product: Tupperware’s ‘Sandwich Keeper Plus’ Lunchbox.
My fave shop: Invite Me on Anderson St, Yarraville.
My fave cafe: Butcher 128 (Robert St, Yarraville).
My fave entertaining-for-the-kiddies cafe: Jellybread (Barkly St, Footscray).
My fave take-away: Hard choice between Grill’d and Fish & Chips on Geelong Rd near Yarraville.
My fave place for a drink: Lady Moustache (Seddon).
My fave clothes shop: Pash, in Pt. Fairy
My fave useful purchase: 2nd hand chest freezer (I love being able to make big batches of things and have spares in the freezer, especially for the kiddies). Thankyou IWBSS!
My fave pretty, but unnecessary, purchase: 6 vintage teacups with saucers. Thankyou IWBSS!
My fave parenting moment: Having two children finally sleep through the night. Ahhh….
What are your faves for the year?