Mother’s Day 2022

Aaaaah Mother’s Day. It has been a bit of a mixed bag for me over the past decade, but the last two have really come through with the goods, and all from very simple pleasures. Last year was really amazing and special and ended up being very healing for me. This year, we had a…

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This is reality

A little while back, after a night away from my kids, my free time was coming to an end and I’m not going to lie, I was not exactly looking forward to coming home. I commented to my friend, and most likely audibly sighed, as I’m apt to do, “I guess it’s back to reality”….

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Pizzey’s 2022

Do you know what today is? Today is washing day. After a fantastic five days away at Pizzey’s, we are home, with the kids relaxing with friends, and me being happy it’s a good drying day. It’s the little things, right? And look at me blogging about our holiday straight away! Winning all round! I…

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Melbourne Magic

My heart is overflowing with love and gratitude and all the good things a trip to Melbourne brings. We arrived home last night to a very excited Juilus and a very happy, albeit exhausted Gran & Grumpy. A HUGE shout-out to Mum and Dad for having Jules for four nights while we were away and…

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With thanks

Gosh I just cannot stop smiling. I submitted my final exam for my course yesterday, and my lecturer kindly marked it asap and I got my results back today…. and I have officially passed the whole course!! This was my workstation yesterday! The kids in iso have been a mixture of absolutely amazing (see above)…

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Standthorpe Trip

Okay so I’ve been a little slack with keeping my blog up-to-date with our adventures. But it’s Saturday night, the kids are (mostly) occupied, and I have enough motivation and creative energy to get this thing done. I hope… 🙂 As many of you know, we tried to get away to Stanthorpe last year, only…

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First Days

After the Never Ending summer holidays of 2021/2022, the kids headed back to school today. There were mixed emotions in the household over the last few days; excitement (Julius), nervousness (Quinn), annoyance (Chance), ambivalence (Darby), anticipation (Mama). But we got there in the end!! For one year only, my four fire crackers will be at…

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Happy Birthday Quinny

And so ends this household’s birthday season, with Quinnderella turning nine years old. Quinn, you are firey and fierce and when you put your powers to good use, your determination serves you, and others around you, well. You are loved and adored and you are surrounded by wonderful friends who think you are funny and…

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