Miss V was recently fortunate enough to be given some Mamia food pouches to try out. It was such great timing as Continue reading
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We started our trial run of The Goodness Box recently. I have been wanting to try out subscription goody boxes for a looong time. I think they are Continue reading
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My favourite kind of flat lay: our food haul at the Indonesian Fair 2015. This is why
Here’s my updated skincare routine now that I am in the “Mum of Two” (ie. even LESS me-time) category.
Our little man is a foodie. He loves his food, there are not many things that he doesn’t like. We are not sure whether it is all in the genes (we’re really into our food), or it was because we started him on “adult food” pretty young. We also gave him the opportunity to choose what he would like to have as often as possible. Most of the times, he chooses good healthy food, though obviously, just like any other 2 year olds, he’d ask for pizzas and “chippies” for breakfast too 🙂
One of his favourite fun times is choosing his cereal at the grocery shop. His favourite of all cereals is the Uncle Toby’s Plus cereal “with blueberries!!!”. We have been getting these for a couple of months now, until I realised that we go through the box within a week or so (with Mr E’s help). At $4 a pop, weekly, it certainly does add up. We’re madly saving up for upcoming house renovations and holidays at the moment, so I am trying my best to get the best bang for our buck, without affecting our lifestyle too much 🙂
So here’s what I did recently:
I made my own “Uncle Toby’s Plus Cereal” as what they really are, are just pre-mixed bits of cereal and dried fruit. Super easy and does not take all that much time for me to do 🙂 I already had the dried fruit in the pantry, so our current “box” of cereal only cost us AUD1. If I had to buy the fruit, it would be about AUD2 max with lots and lots of fruit leftover. If I want to be even more cost-savvy, I could also buy Homebrand “Corn Flakes” and Homebrand dried fruit. However, I prefer Sunbeam dried fruit as they’re still nice and plump and juicy (and Australian grown too) 🙂 There are some things I’d rather “splurge” on but the options are there.
Mr E said that it isn’t the same as the Uncle Toby’s cereal, but still yummy nevertheless. We are already half-way through my premix, so I think the boys really do like it 🙂
What do you guys do to save up that is easy to do? Please share, I want new a bathroom pronto!
I would be lying if I say I wasn’t nervous about my exam next week.
To make sure that I don’t think about it too much, and stressing my little brain out, I do what I do best: look at bags online 😛
As I go through my usual webpages, I saw the ad for personalising my own Le Pliage. I love Le Pliage bags, they’re so handy and hardy but so very light. Easy to store too as they can be folded into pretty much nothing.
Here are my top six colour combo with Miss V’s initials. Because, you know, all my bags purchases from now on are “for her to wear later” 😉 I do surprise myself sometimes, as I love the green colour combo even though I don’t “do green” normally. Knowing myself, I would probably end up with either the blue or pink with the yellow stripe. Or maybe even the red.
I do wish they do the personalisation for the backpacks though.
If you have a spare hour or so, go to the Longchamp website and go nuts! It is quite fun! 😉
FYI: only the Collins St, Melbourne shop does the personalisation in Australia.