Westward bound

Finally, we're heading west! After a extended stay back home in Mildura and killing time in Melbourne whilst our van was in getting some things repaired, it is finally time to really start our trip and head west, to places that we've not been before! We left rainy Melbourne/Ocean Grove and made our way through …

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Spring time BBQ 

Tonight we celebrated the 40th of a friend of ours. A stunningly beautiful day and mild evening made us remember why we love where we live so much.  The outdoor living here is second to none and soon we'll be having meals and spending all out time outside.  This time of year is still magic …

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The coolest chicks I know

I'm very fortunate to have some pretty awesome chicks in my life. Today, I had to drive home from where we were staying for our holiday to attend a senior management meeting. Given I was coming home, I scheduled in a catch up with two fabulous girlfriends for dinner and a few drinks.  We talk …

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Happy birthday Mum

Dear Mum Did you know that I find your birthday the most hardest of all the days to deal with?  Not the anniversary of your death, or the many annual holiday dates that have passed since then.  Not Mother's Day, although since becoming a mother I have found it is much more bittersweet. Not even my own …

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The packing of all the stuff

I love a weekend away, but I'm not at all a fan of the rigmorale associated with going.  Today we're off to celebrate the 50th birthday of one of my hubby's cousins so I'm in the process of pulling together ALL THE STUFF required of carting an infant and a toddler on an out-of-town trip. We're …

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Supermum

As most parents know, late nights and kid-free shenanigans mean nothing come the light of day as your children clamber into your bed for their morning snuggles and family cartoon time.  Thankfully, after anticipating a big night with potentially dire consequences last night, it was only the lack of sleep that caused any grief today after heading to bed at …

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