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Planning a Christmas lunch

This post is sponsored by Coles We usually catch up with both sides of our families on Christmas day coordinating lunch with hubbies family and dinner with my family.  This year we sadly won’t see my brother in law and his partner so we planned an early Christmas celebration lunch recently.  We tried to make it […]

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  • Casey Mayne

    Comp entered! Thanks for such a wonderful comp and delicious lunch menu. The ham glaze sounds delicious. I think we will give that one a go this year. Yum!!ReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Ooh it was Casey and just smelt so good during the morning I was cooking it!ReplyCancel

  • Bec

    You are amazing, I just love your Christmas time posts! This one made me feel like I really want to do Christmas lunch with your family! Ha ha your attention to detail is incredible, you have great ideas and similar taste to me with your decorating. I just love it all xxx Merry Christmas from my family to yours xReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Thank you Bec I love this time of year, and feel so lucky we got to have Christmas lunch early with one family and get to do it all over again on Christmas day. Those Christmas decorations are gorgeous I really do love the santa sitting on the table!ReplyCancel

  • amy

    What an amazing lunch! Looks divine.
    We usually juggle Christmas day too. We live in the Hunter valley and my family in Sydney and it pains me to not be able to see everyone. So we are usually to and fro on the day. One year we didn’t and I was an absolute mess. Hope you have a lovely Christmas. I plan on throwing the lunch next year and will definitely be referring to your recipes!ReplyCancel

Organised Christmas 2014 – Day 30

13 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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Organised Christmas 2014 – Day 29

14 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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Organised Christmas 2014 – Day 28

15 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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  • Those smoked salmon pikelets look divine! They remind me of blinis and whenever I see them at a cocktail party I dive straight for them! :PReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Lorraine, i agree!.:) They are very popular in our house, just so yummy.:)ReplyCancel

  • Claire

    Good morning Kat!
    I just wanted to drop you a line and thankyou for inspiring me everyday!
    Your daily emails remind me to be a better mother, my house is cleaner than ever & some of your recipes have become family favourites!!!
    From my family to yours we wish you a Merry Christmas!
    Adding this recipe to my Christmas menu. xReplyCancel

FREE 2015 Monthly Calendar Pages with To-Do list

Finally the 2015 Monthly Calendar Pages with To-Do list are ready for you to download.

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Organised Christmas 2014 – Day 27

16 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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  • Thank you so much Kat. It is lovely to be hanging out at your exceptional, amazing and always inspiring space. I love the guest basket! We often have guests as our family and childhood friends are all interstate, the guest basket is perfect!!! I love the ice cream gift basket too but I don’t think my kids would let it leave the house. I hope you have a beautiful, joy filled Christmas. Bianca. xxReplyCancel

Organised Christmas 2014 – Day 26

17 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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  • Louise Thomsen

    That ice cream cake looks and sounds AMAZING!! Thank you for sharing the pinecone centrepiece too! xxReplyCancel

Kahlua Hazelnut Ice-Cream cake

I have lost count now how many years I have made this Kahulua Hazelnut Ice-Cream cake, so many times. When I host Christmas Day lunch or dinner at my home THIS IS OUR CHRISTMAS DESSERT.  It’s really refreshing after a big Christmas feast.  As it has kahlua in it it is of course not suitable […]

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  • This looks soon good.
    I love Kahulua, although I rarely have it in the house as I tend to end up drinking it as a digestif!!!??!! Oops.
    I am not hosting Christmas this year, but my parents arrive for an extended stay in January so I will definitely have it on the list for whilst they are here. Pinning this to my Pinterest food boards.
    Yum xReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Claire, It is soooo yummy!.:) We love having it every Christmas. I hope your family enjoys it as much as we do.:)ReplyCancel

  • Megan

    I bet this would be good with frangelico!ReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Ooh yes that does sound nice, Megan!ReplyCancel

Task 44 – Declutter 52 things in 52 weeks challenge

View previous Decluttering Challenge Tasks here My definition of purge – sell, donate, repurpose or throw away items as you see fit Pantry Food It’s that time of year that our pantry starts to fill up with extra nibbles, sweets, packets of chips and more.  I usually like to sort through my pantry on the […]

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  • MS Barb

    Oh wow! I enjoyed watching the pantry organizing video! Great ideas & storage ideas/suggestions! I have one suggestion (because I’m shorter than Leanne!) I would label those top storage bins, so I could read what was in them, before I got the step stool!
    THANKS for the great video lessons!ReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      Good idea Ms Barb, glad you liked the video, sometimes it’s easier to show an overall makeover using the video!ReplyCancel

Organised Christmas 2014 – Day 25

20 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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2015 Daily Planner

A few weeks ago I released the 2015 Weekly Planner, however I have received so many requests for the Daily planner version that I have taken some time out and created the 2015 Daily Planner for you too! 2015 Daily Planner – now available! The 2015 Daily Planner will help you to keep track of all your […]

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  • Kylee

    I have been waiting for this thank you Kat, I really appreciate you making it, I loved using the planner last year, kept me really organising, especially with planning even just the little things like medication for the dog.ReplyCancel

    • Katrina - The Organised Housewife

      That is wonderful, Kylee! So lovely to hear.:)ReplyCancel

Organised Christmas 2014 – Day 24

21 days till Christmas Day This series will help you prepare for Christmas.  Each weekday I will share with you Christmas organising tasks, gift ideas, recipes, crafts and fun elf antic ideas. Use ‘The Organised Housewife Christmas Planner’ to help organise tasks throughout the series.  This planner will keep all your checklists, planners, budget, travel information and […]

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