Long Service Leave

A few months ago, I was telling Kate that Marty had some long service leave that he could take this year, and she kindly pointed out that I had been in my current job (parenting) for over 11 years now, and was due for my own long service leave! I was so pleased she pointed…

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Snow Trip 2022! (Post 1 of 2)

Wow. Just wow. This trip was three months in the thinking/planning/making, and we were rewarded with an incredible experience that the kids will be talking about for years to come, I’m sure. Or at least until the next snow trip they are already planning… When Marian said to me, over Kris & Kate’s kitchen table…

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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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The Birthday rundown

So I suppose my birthday week has now officially come to an end, and what an amazing week it was. It began on Tuesday morning with a surpise breakfast in bed, pancakes with ice cream no less, and a coffee on the side. Amazing!! I was thoroughly spoiled with gifts including Lego Flowers! I didn’t…

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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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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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