Monthly Archives: March 2012
Well we’ve got through the week trying to live on the one grocery shop, how did we do? Probably not a raging success. I was attempting the $120 Food Challenge. Saturday Pantry clean out. Inventory of supplies. Plan the menu. Do the shop. Go over budget by $50 by adding in way too much expensive… Read more »
Once upon a time my children and I lived a completely intertwined life. I worked from home and they saw first hand exactly what “mummy’s job” involved. As they grew older and went off to school we still kept close, I was at the school doing maths groups and reading time. Our lives were glued… Read more »
The Hastings River winds it way into the centre of Port Macquarie. Westport Park and the Town Green are open spaces where locals and tourists gather to enjoy the waterway.
Decision making is a constant feature of parenting. From conception onwards you are asked to make decisions that could impact on child. Sad to say that doesn’t taper off as they become older. Up until three weeks ago I had never heard of The Hunger Games then a friend lent Hippie Child a copy of… Read more »
Malorie provides the decoy. Performing a series of acrobatic manoeuvres to attract the tourists. While Max undertakes a stealth mission. To the picnics of the said tourists. Yum. My work here is done. Mission accomplished.
An expedition into my pantry this weekend turned into a Hitchcock thriller. Attack of the Moths. We seem to be harbouring a colony of flying creatures. I know that is bad. I know it makes a statement about my housekeeping skills – but hey I’ve never put my hand up for Homemaker of the Year…. Read more »
A new commenting procedure introduced by WordPress.com has created some issues for people who have Gravatar/WP ID’s. If you have a Gravatar you have a WP ID they are the same company. After writing your comment please copy it (highlight and Alt C) as the new system tends to lose people’s comments. If you have… Read more »
News Flash. Through the long grass Max/Malorie the Monitor (yes my brother has named them) surveys Shelly Beach awaiting a quiet moment to forage through people’s picnic supplies. Full story at Shambolic Living tomorrow.
During a week of high frustration over a situation I can’t control (see the commenting post) there have been some good things happen. Over in the forum world I’ve discovered some new blogs this morning I visited Magsx2 and she had this very cute video in one of her posts. It made me smile.