All about the simple things in life

All about the simple things in life


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Oh No! I forgot the yeast!

Oh No! I forgot the yeast!

Today has certainly been one of those days. The brain was foggy and I did silly little things like forgetting to take the cling wrap off the lasagna when I put it in the oven to reheat. Thank goodness I got to it before it […]

Labels don’t Define who you are

Labels don’t Define who you are

Last night I saw an inspirational story of four men who rode quad bikes across outback Australia. That alone is a feat in its self. But what was more amazing was not one of these men could walk. Each of them had sustained a spinal […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! I just love the first day of a new year. Even though in reality it is just another day, to me it always represents a new beginning, a fresh start, a new chapter in my life, our family's life. After the challenges […]

Christmas Shortbreads

Christmas Shortbreads

Almost 11 years ago I met my wonderful husband. So for Christmas that year I baked him shortbreads – one of his favourite biscuits and a must at Christmas time. At the time I was boarding with a wonderful family and they had a great recipe […]

When your world is turned upside down!

When your world is turned upside down!

What do you do when your life is suddenly turned completely upside down? Do you run and hide, stress out about everything, panic about how you are going to manage, worry about all things unknown then race about trying to have everything perfectly organised so you feel […]

Chloe Sunhat – Pattern give away.

Chloe Sunhat – Pattern give away.

I am very excited as I have finished my first official crochet pattern for a hat I designed. But before I finalize everything I want to have people test the pattern out to make sure it works, it fits and that the pattern is easy […]

My Bendy Body – book review

My Bendy Body – book review

A few weeks ago we (very excitedly) received our copy of "My Bendy Body"  written by Michelle O'Sullivan. Michelle is an Australian occupational therapist that specialises in the Hypermobility Syndromes. My Bendy Body is a picture book that talks about how living with joint hypermobility syndrome (or […]

A more discipled life – habit training

A more discipled life – habit training

The habits of the child produces the character of the man. ~ by Charlotte Mason Even though I haven't been on here for the last few days, I haven't forgot about the 21 day challenge to a more discipline life. Between visitors, dance rehersals and […]

Granny Square Crochet Square – Centre Flower Square

Granny Square Crochet Square – Centre Flower Square

This spring I had the opportunity to be involved in a granny square Crochet swap. Each person made 37 x 6 inch squares. We could pick any colour or pattern as long as it represented spring for us. We then sent it into the coordinator who is […]

Kids being seen but not heard.

Kids being seen but not heard.

When I was out doing the yesterday something really caught my attention. Every time I walked passed a pram where toddlers and preschoolers were sitting, or passed cafes where they were having morning tea the kids were sitting very still and quiet. And I mean really […]