Christmas Wrap

My view on Christmas morning at 6:01am. I mean, Chance was ready to give me my gifts at 5:00am so I can’t really complain! I had the privelege of hosting my extended family on Christmas day and boy was it a cracker! (Pun intended. Always.) I put my hand up to have it at our…

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Darby is 7!!

Yes that’s right folks. Our little Darby-scooby-doo-the-poopser-nicompoop turned 7 on the 7th of December. There is so much I can say about Darby. This year has been a really significant one for him, as it was confirmed that he has ADHD and since that diagnosis, things have changed quite a lot. All I really ever…

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Chance is 11

On this day in 2010 at 10:01pm I became a mum. What an incredible journey I have been on ever since. No matter where we moved, I found my village, starting with my beautiful mums group in Wangaratta, and currently with my Nashvillagers in Brighton, as well as so many mums and dads and friends…

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41 in ’21

I’ve just spent half an hour with online tech support to get my blog all updated and working again! So let’s talk all things birthday week! After working on assessments for nearly two full days, (and submitting everything!) I was really ready to have a drink or two with my wonderful crew of school mums…

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Punch, Dip & Cake

No this isn’t some awesome new boxing combination, although I would be all over it if it was! I’m talking about the perfect trifecta for a party. Growing up, we were always having parties at our place. Every birthday was celebrated, as well as New Years Eve parties and Christmases. And the three things that…

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Fair Enough

Fairness is a funny thing. It seems like a good idea to be fair, but fair doesn’t necessarily mean equal, and things won’t always be even, but might seem fair. I think. Maybe. It’s confusing! I was trying to find some quotes around fairness, but none of them really resonated with me. This one got…

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Mums Go Wild

There is something very sacred and special about going away with a group of mums. Add some Prosecco, good food, a blow up prop named Derek and a creek nearby, and wow what a recipe for a good time! Some school mums and I made the time (no one has time, you have to make…

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Happy Birthday Gran

If you are a close relative or friend of my family, you would know that we don’t have birthdays, we have birthday weeks. My Mum, aka Gran has been celebrating for a few days now, even though her actual birthday was today. We had dinner and cake last night (above), then lunch and cake today….

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