Salami weekend

For the past few years, the June long weekend has been salami weekend with the hubby's family. Not only do we end up with a year's worth of salami and cured meats, but we eat ourselves stupid on pork ribs and pork steaks from the freshly butchered pig, as well as an assortment of picked …

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Cheese toasties

Yup, it's been one of those nights.  Late afternoon meeting resulting in late childcare pickup causing the evening routine to  explode into hyperdrive. Thank goodness my childcare centre serves up copious amounts of fruit and a good balanced lunch everyday.  Makes it a little easier to forgive myself when the best I can muster up …

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False starts and forgiveness

I did not get up early. I did not achieve what I wanted to today. I did not pass go or collect $200. Instead, I wandered aimlessly around the house wondering what my girls were doing on their first day in full time childcare. And I beat myself up over my inaction until lunch time. …

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