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Home from holidays – hints and what to pack…

  • Posted on July 21, 2011 at 10:14 AM

School holidays are over now…

Julia and her family recently enjoyed an interstate family holiday. Staying in a self-contained holiday rental house, here is a list of hints and essential items that Julia has compiled over many years of family holidays!

Rowena’s Profiterole Birthday Cake

  • Posted on March 28, 2011 at 2:02 PM

Rowena: “When the first season of Master Chef was on TV I was a big fan. I really wanted to try and make the infamous ‘croquembouche’. I was given the official cookbook for Christmas and once I saw the recipe I thought twice about making it…

Back to school…

  • Posted on January 28, 2011 at 7:27 AM

As the school year is about to start, it is definitely time to take stock and finish any outstanding jobs that need to be done before next week.

A camping dinner winner: Tuna Risotto

  • Posted on January 15, 2011 at 9:10 AM

The Sensible Sisters have recently returned from a week of R&R in a coastal national park. They enjoyed such activities as swimming, fishing and horse riding all while trying to stay dry in between as it did rain for a few of the days that they were camping. A favourite dinner was Julia’s Tuna Risotto which was served to the weary horse riders after a trail ride…

Homemade Christmas Bon-Bons

  • Posted on December 23, 2010 at 7:33 AM

Christmas Bon-Bons are very easy to make at home…

Sensible Sisters Christmas Menu

  • Posted on December 22, 2010 at 7:00 AM

The Sensible Sisters will be spending Christmas Day at Julia’s house this year. Here is a sneak peek at their menu…

City 2 Surf – Done!

  • Posted on August 10, 2010 at 8:02 PM

Rowena:- “I competed in the City 2 Surf fun run on Sunday 8 August…”

Mega Race Day Rice

  • Posted on August 5, 2010 at 6:49 AM

If you live in Sydney a big winter event is the City 2 Surf. This is a 14 kilometre fun run that has over 50,000 entrants. The course takes you from the Sydney CBD to beautiful Bondi Beach.

Sydney-siders love the City 2 Surf as it means winter is almost over.

Rowena is running in this year’s City 2 Surf!

Rowena’s Weekend Breakfast

  • Posted on July 29, 2010 at 2:41 PM

The weekend is a good time to do those things you may not normally get to do, like eating a relaxed cafe-style hot breakfast.

Here is Rowena’s version of a hot breakfast.  Super yummy, it is also sensible as it is a bit lighter than a traditional fry-up.

School Holiday Fun – 10 Suggestions

  • Posted on June 28, 2010 at 7:05 AM

School holidays are fast approaching, in NSW at least.

The Sensible Sisters thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of holiday suggestions. They live in Sydney so some of the activities are geared toward specific Sydney sights.

During July the weather can be quite wet so it is a good idea to have some specific indoor activities planned for those rainy days.

The Sensible Sisters have come up with a list of 10 suggestions for School Holiday Fun.

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