Family Beats - The Rhythm of Family Life - Zanni Louise

Family Beat | “Kindness is very important to me”

This week's family beat is the gentle hum of Zanni Louise, children's author, traveller and mum to two girls. Zanni is currently living here and there in Europe (lucky duck), but home in Australia is in the NSW Byron hinterland. I’m… Zanni. Full name Suzannah, but I'm never called that anymore. ...

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No-bake honey and oat bars - lunch box and health happy and so yummy to eat

No-Bake Honey and Oat Bars

I made chicken teriyaki in the oven last Sunday and I got a little too enthusiastic adding the marinade to the pan. It bubbled all over the oven in big, sticky, burnt-smelling gloops. When will I learn to line the oven with aluminum foil? Not before ...

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Em Hawker - Best Tips for a Happy Family Life - Family Beats

Emily Hawker | My best tips for a happy family life

We've been talking to Emily Hawker from emhawkerblog for Family Beats. Here Em shares her three best tips for every aspect of a happy family life: family activities, meals and more. Click here to read Emily's full Family Beats story. 3 favourite ...

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Katsudon - A yummy Japanese staple

Katsudon (A yummy Japanese favourite)

I blogged our absolute favourite dinner recipe ideas earlier in the week. Last night we enjoyed Katsudon - a recipe that has a few different steps, but is so worth it for the authentic Japanese flavours. This dish is pretty much the only fried dish I ...

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25 GO-TO FAMILY DINNER IDEAS - food EVERYONE likes

25 go-to family dinner ideas

I'm a meal planner (quite new to it, but never going back) and I've just realised that over the past 6 months we've had 25 different family dinners, on high rotation. There are a few exceptions to this, of course - the time I attempted a vegetarian ...

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Nicole Avery's best tips for a happy family life

Nicole Avery | My best tips for a happy family life

We've been talking to Nicole Avery from Planning with Kids for Family Beats. Here Nicole shares her three best tips for every aspect of a happy family life: family activities, meals and more. Click here to read Nicole's full Family Beats story. The ...

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