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52 Weeks to Simplify your Life – Week 1

I came across this challenge via another Aussie blog, A Juggling Mum, and am inspired to start the challenge myself.   The first week’s challenge is to make a list of things that went right in 2011, so here goes … Continue reading

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Menu Plan Monday – Week 2, 2012

Menu planning time again!  I am feeling just slightly more in control, with a plan for each dinner.  Even if we switch around or change plans, at least there is always a back-up.  And I felt the savings doing the … Continue reading

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A proud mamma….

for the last 2 evenings, our Miss Naomi, almost 5, has happily offered, and in fact insisted on helping with the dish-washing and kitchen / dining tidy after dinner.  She pulls over a step to stand on, thoroughly enjoys washing … Continue reading

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Day to day….

How are things going with you? We have been sooo hot here in Brisbane the last couple of days!  Quiet in the fabric shop, I think because it’s too hot to be bothered leaving your house, but busy online, so … Continue reading

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Menu Plan Monday: Week 1, 2012

Ohh boy, it’s been a while.  Both since I blogged, and since I menu-planned.  As we are again feeling particularly frugal around here, I have decided to get back into menu planning, as I know the many benefits, particularly now … Continue reading

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feeling frugal…

I have Scottish roots – my grandfather was born in Glasgow.  His father worked in the Govan shipyards.  The family came to Australia and my grandfather worked in the steel factories of Newcastle, during WWII.  My darling father passed on … Continue reading

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speed

On your mark…. Get set…. Go! Who won, Mum??? Erm, I don’t know – I was busy watering the pansies!  Must have been a tie…..  

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