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A letter to Lucy before her 2nd baby

Dear Lucy, Today we celebrated a little baby shower for you, because apparently you are going to have another baby. Real soon. I might even miss it which I am entirely NOT ok with. It was a small gathering with just a few friends at Mum's place on a cool autumnal day. The smell of … [Read a little more...]

Missed Moments

A sponsored post for Glaucoma Aware How seriously do you take the health of your eyes? I know for many people, it’s at the very bottom of the list of things we have to keep on top of. Our weight, exercise, skin, eating well, not drinking…being an adult is VERY grown up at times isn’t … [Read a little more...]

Real Quick

I have got a WHOLE lot of stuff to get done in the next few days. Washing. Packing. Organising. List making. Documents to explain the quirks of things in our house, what the kids like, where they need … [Read a little more...]

Being married for 12 years

This Sunday Rob and I would have been married for 12 years. Huh. While that wedding and life of doing whatever we wanted, whenever we wanted seems like a REALLY long time ago now and has been replaced … [Read a little more...]

Monday Meal ideas: Rainy weather food

Is it wet where you are? My goodness we have had some rain over the past week it's been extraordinary. Literally not stopping, ok from torrential to shower then back to torrential, everything feels … [Read a little more...]

Rainy weeks and goldfish brain

This morning I layed in bed and truly believed for about 20 minutes that today was Saturday. It was deeply disappointing when I realised it was 7.15am and that we had to run around for School. Anyone … [Read a little more...]

Little kid, big concert

I think I was in year one, so what? 6 or 7 years old when I went to my first ever "proper" concert. Mum's Uncle (who was married to Aunty June) had a connection with the Entertainment Centre so there … [Read a little more...]

The joy of setting a table

Ever since I was a little girl I loved to pop a flower in a vase and put it in my room. Perhaps on my bedside table, or in the bathroom, a little flower just showed that you cared, and I always loved … [Read a little more...]

Full & Thorough reporting: 2017 Show

Well friends, our local Show (The Robertson Show) is done and dusted for another year and seeing as it was perfect weather (and results) I thought I better share some of the highlights with you. This … [Read a little more...]

Monday meal ideas: Bread

Whoosh...there goes another weekend that whizzed by and somehow it's almost Monday afternoon? I had an interview on ABC Newcastle this morning about working at home with kids after that BBC video went … [Read a little more...]

At the Kitchen Bench with BabyMac – May 2017 ticket sales

Even though I had a anxiety dream the night before last where I had lots of people arrive for this event and all I had prepared was plain boiled spiral pasta (my kids would be happy with that) I am … [Read a little more...]

Me and my well worn {cranky} pants

Besides my cranky pants (which I never seem to take off) I thought I would share some of the pants that I wear day in, day out. My uniform if you will. You see, pretty much every day, all year around … [Read a little more...]

One thing: The dodgy gate

As you know there has been a recent run of #onethings around these parts. The list that stares down at us from the wall next to the calendar has been taunting us with jobs and it has been a pure … [Read a little more...]

Things I like {The 7th March 2017 edition}

Oh my, the sun shone briefly yesterday which meant that I got some washing done at last! Now if that won't put a pep in my Maintenance Monday step after a week of constant rain then NOTHING will. … [Read a little more...]