Monthly Archives: October 2014

In the Media – Blue Sky Produce

We’ve been lucky enough over the past month to be featured on a couple of different platforms in the media.  It has been an exciting time, but also very nerve-wracking and a definite learning experience into the ‘behind the scenes’ of how things operate in the media world.

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Categories: About Us, Blue Sky Produce, Every Family Needs A Farmer | Tags: , , | 9 Comments

Big Mama – A Sunset Sail at Mission Beach


Remember a few weeks ago I posted the first of a few posts that were to come about our few days away at Mission Beach?  Well here is a quick post about an awesome afternoon sailing aboard ‘Big Mama’ a charter yacht, which my friend Mel hired to celebrate her last night as a single lady!  It was a magic afternoon and something I had been looking forward to for many months!  I was a little nervous about leaving Matt with baby Kipp and all the kids but told myself they could manage for a few hours surely without any major tears! Continue reading

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International Day of Rural Women


My eyes are hanging out of my head, we have one super tired baby, our house is a bomb site with dishes that need to be done, washing everywhere and housework tasks so far behind that I can’t even bear to think about it, but I have to tell you about the great day I had yesterday in celebration of International Day of Rural Women! October 15 has been designated by the UN as the International Day of Rural Women to recognize “the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.”

The inaugaral ‘Resourcing Women of the North – International Day of Rural Women’ Conference hosted by the local Northern Gulf Resource Management Group was held here in Mareeba yesterday and I got to go along.  Continue reading

Categories: Atherton Tablelands, Every Family Needs A Farmer, Tropical North Queensland | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Mission Beach

DSC_0321Hi Everyone!  I’ve got a bit ‘blog stumped’ recently – mainly because we have had heaps of bits and peices going on that I am hanging out to tell you about and I just don’t know where to start!!  So today – I wrote down all the blog post ideas that are running around in my head at the moment, cut them up into strips and dumped them in a hat and pulled one out!  This way I get started somewhere! Apologies if things are a bit all over the place on the blog for the next few days until I get some blog posts done and you are all up to date again!

Right then, let’s get going, I am going to tell you about our trip away to Mission Beach in the school holidays!  It was one of the best family trips away that we have ever had and that’s saying something, as our little family has had a number of awesome adventures!! Continue reading

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