Monday, 18 March 2013

Free Easter Printable

Here it is.... as promised here is your freebie Easter printable thanks to Be Design Solutions.
Available to download and print off to your little hearts content, are the super cute Party Spots that have oh so many uses!

Use these for:

  • Gift Tags
  • Mini Egg Tube Toppers
  • Cupcake Toppers
  • Stickers
  • Gift Box Labels for attaching to your homemade baked or sewn goods

And anything else you please!!
The file is available to download here through Media Fire.
During the week I will be sharing some photos of what I am doing with these - I had better get my Easter craft on with less than 2 weeks to go!!
As always, we'd love for you to share photographs of what you have done with your printables. Photographs or details can be emailed to or posted to my Facebook Page.
We really hope that you enjoy these and once again thank you Be Design Solutions!!!

Sunday, 17 March 2013

Easter Printable Sets and a Freebie too!

You might recall the the uber talented (and genereous) Karen from Be Design Solutions created some amazing Chocolate Bar Wrappers at Christmas time that we shared as a freebie for Utterly Organised readers.
Well the lovely Karen has done it again, and is allowing me to share with you all access to download and print off part of her gorgeous Easter printable set range for nothing - that's right for free!!!
Below are the two gorgeous Easter printable sets that are available to purchase through Be Design Solutions for only $20.00.
You are also able to purchase individual items - such as chocolate bar wrappers only - if you only need part of the set. For further information, or to purchase please contact Be Design Solutions.
These printable sets really make Easter gifting an absolute breeze if you want to give something handmade this Easter, but don't have the time (patience) or the creativity to do it! You can also involve your kids in the gifting process, which they will absolutely love too - win, win!!
Because you have access to print off as many items, as many times as you please, it is also very purse friendly too! That means that you can make as many Chocolate Bar Wrappers, party spots or bag toppers as you please. Cater for all of the teachers, friends, next door neighbours and classmates that you wish - without costing you a fortune!
And tomorrow on the blog I will be providing part of the set, right here for download for free!
See you all then!!

Thursday, 14 March 2013

The Easter Bunnies Favourite Carrot Cake Recipe

So we all know that the Easter Bunny loves carrots right?! Well I have it on good authority that he naturally also loves nothing more than a moist slice of carrot cake. It turns out that I have just the recipe that will guarantee the Easter Bunny will stop past your place this Easter!
Of course carrot cake doesn't have to be eaten just at Easter, you can whip up this delicious cake anytime you please!
  • 2-3 Carrots Grated (around 300g)
  • 1 Cup Self Raising Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Plain Flour
  • 1Tsp Bicarb of Soda
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Vegetable Oil (or other of your choice)
  •  1/2 Cup Golden Syrup
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Essence or Extract
  1. Pre-heat oven at 170 degrees
  2. Grease and line pan, I used a 20cm round tin
  3. Peel carrots and set aside
  4. Sift the flours, bicarb of soda and cinnamon together in to a large bowl
  5. In a separate bowl, combine sugar, oil, golden syrup, eggs and vanilla. Use a whisk to combine ingredients
  6. Pour wet mixture in to dry ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon.
  7. Stir in grated carrot
  8. Place mix in pan and bake for 50 - 60 minutes
  9. Once cool, ice if desired
  • This recipe was taken from
  • Whilst icing is optional, cream cheese frosting does go down a treat! Try this or this version, both super delish!!
  • I have topped my cake with mini Easter Eggs for a touch of easter, these would be super cute made in to cupcakes all topped with individual milk chocolate eggs at Easter time
  • Make sure you leave a slice for the Easter bunny, in return I am sure he will be extra generous with your Easter Eggs this year!!
Does your family have a favourite recipe that you like to make at Easter time?
If you are yet to do so, please don't forget to pop your entries in for the chance to win one super cute Easter Bunny thanks to Teddy Treasures. To enter, simply follow the link here.

Saturday, 9 March 2013

Teddy Treasures Easter Bunny Giveaway

What better way to kick off the Easter Feature than with an old fashioned giveaway? None you say? Well I would have to agree.
Thank you to my very lovely sponsor Teddy Treasures for providing the goodies for such a wonderful Easter giveaway.
One very lucky winner will have the choice between the Charasmatic Conelia Bunny (valued at $57.95) or the Andre Bunny (valued at $55.95) to add to their Easter collection or pass on to a little one coutesy of the Easter bunny himself.

The Andre Bunny

Cornelia Bunny

These gorgoes little bunnies are 40 - 43 cm in height, so make the perfect sleeping toy for your little one too.
I have my eye on the Andre Bunny personally and I know a certain little boy who would love love him! If you are yet to check out the Easter collection at Teddy Treasures you must, so many divine plush toys and gifts that make a much more lasting (and healthier) gift than gool old chocolate alone!
Entry is via Rafflecopter and please note the terms and conditions below.
Good luck everyone!!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

- The giveaway will be hosted by Rafflecopter and is open to Australian residents only
- The announcement of the lucky winner will be made right here on the Utterly Organised blog
- The lucky winner will have 5 days to contact Utterly Organised and claim their prize
- Failure to claim prize within designated period will result in another winner being drawn
- Entrants must like the Utterly Organised and Teddy Treasures Facebook Pages
- Any questions on the competition can be directed to

Friday, 8 March 2013

Utterly Organised Easter Feature

Easter is almost here - can't you just smell the hot cross buns in the air?!!

I don't know about you, but I just love this time of year. It might have a little something to do with the feeling that with Easter brings a sense of guilt free chocolate eating in the name of getting in the 'festive' spirit of course! Judging by my consumption so far, I am taking the Easter festive spirit to a whole new level this year!!
To celebrate this beautiful little season I am going to be doing a little Easter feature in the lead up to the Easter period.

As part of this feature there will be a giveaway on a very cute Easter bunny friend thanks to Teddy Treasures, some freebie Easter printables from Be Design Solutions, a look at a few of the things I am doing at home to be a little bit festive and there will be an Easter recipe or two thrown in for good measure.
I hope that you will enjoy this little feature on the blog and if you'd like to share what you do to decorate or celebrate Easter, I would love to hear all about it or see your Easter decorating ideas and pictures.

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Organising my Fruit & Vegetables for the Week...

One of the best habits that I have gotten in to since having Mr B is cutting up my fruit of a Sunday night, ready for the first part of the week (around 3 days or so). I find that if the fruit is cut up and ready to go, that we are 100 times more likely to eat it for a snack and with our lunch and breakfast too.
Because this little routine has been saved me so much time, I got to thinking what if I could do this with my vegetables too? Wouldn't that be the most amazing time saver to have vegetables cut up and stored in containers ready to go for meals each night?! This has become my mission, so I have been trying to work out the best method of storing everything to stay fresh.
At the moment I have been using the Sistema containers that you buy at the local Supermarket pictured above (very often found priced at 50% off). These have served me okay, but only keep the fruit fresh for a few days at a time, don't have a ventilation system and ideally I would love to get at least 5 or so days out of the food in the containers to see me through to the weekend.
So I have been doing a bit of research - and thank you for your thoughts on my Facebook Page - and have decided to make the investment in to the Tupperware FridgeSmart set.
I have ordered 10 of these products - 2 in the Small Size for our Blueberries and Strawberries - 4 in the long Medium for Carrots and Zucchinis etc and 4 in the Medium for Watermelon and Mushrooms etc. Now quite honestly I could go to town and purchase these for every single vegetable that we use frequently (corn, broccoli, beans, capsicum), but I am going to start off with 10 (not sure my fridge can fit many more in!) and see how this this system pans out for me first.
I will be definitely reporting back on how this is working for me soon and share my Fridge Organisation with the new products. Above is a photo of my fridge at the moment.
Do you implement a similar system at your home? Do you use the Tupperware FridgeSmart system too? I would love to hear what works at your place!
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