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The commemoration of ANZAC day is close to the heart of many Australians and New Zealanders. We remember those brave men and women who served and are serving our great country, many of them who gave the ultimate sacrifice of their lives. Remembering our ANZACS is marked annually on the anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, …
Are you still finding it difficult to buy toilet paper? I know I am. For the first time in about six weeks I finally got hold of 9 rolls during my shop yesterday. While we keep being told that there is plenty in production seeing it appearing on our supermarket shelves is another thing. The …
Are you worried about your mortgage repayments?  You’re not alone. We know that many in our community are being affected financially by the current crisis.  Jobs lost or ‘put on hold’, hours reduced and uncertainty in so many sectors of our economy are worrying many. With no end in sight we needed an expert to …
You’ve got to admit, as soon as the temperature drops, cooking is back on your mind. There’s nothing better than the smell of belly-warming goodness coming from the kitchen and soup is the perfect place to start. We love cooking soup at our house. It’s something the whole family can do together. So next on …
I think every parent can appreciate finding activities for the whole family to enjoy can certainly be challenging. I’ve had my fair share of lego towers and racing car tracks to last a lifetime and let’s face it, they’re more for the kids than us. Gardening is an activity your entire family can enjoy. Have …
Whilst the world is feeling like a very different place at the moment, here at Lake Mac family Life we will do our best to deliver valuable resources to take your mind off the craziness. Check out some of the things musical artists and authors around the world are delivering to keep all the family …
You have to love and embrace the Mediterranean diet. Mostly plant-based, rich in fruit and vegetables, grains, nuts and legumes. Packed full of flavour with olive oil, herbs and spices and bursting with colour. This roasted capsicum, eggplant and red onion salad, is one of the many delicious salads you’ll often find on our table. …
We know we’re in a drought. We hear it whenever we click on our TV, read a newspaper or check our Facebook feed. There’re many places that have already run out of water in Australia. Hunter Water has advised us that our dams are less than 55% full and this will only get worse until …
Can you bring a salad? I’m guessing if you’re like me you’ve heard this many times before. I love enjoying the food and company of friends and family but how often can you turn up with your ‘special’ dish before it gets boring? Here’s three amazing summer salad to share recipes that the whole family …
When your partner asks if you’ve chosen the paint you want for your interior, don’t just say white. You’ll be sure to get a response of, “which white?” It won’t be until you see the sheer volume of choices available in white that will have you scrambling for a white paint guide.    How do …