It all started when I came home from a weekend of work and family gatherings to see Cyclone Toy or the Toypocalypse as I like to call it had hit our house hard. Exhibit A: Exhibit B: Exhibit C: And as much as I love that the kids have obviously had a fun weekend of… Continue reading The Great Purge
This morning one of our chickens was not looking her usual perky self, sitting alone in the corner, not eating and looking very unwell. We had an incident yesterday where two of the hens were shut out of the coop (and away from the water and nesting box), and I suspected she was egg bound.… Continue reading Unhappy camper
I am so over this school term. We’ve been constantly sick – colds, gastro, colds again. It got to the point last week, when I trapped inside with one or the other sick child with mountains of vomity washing, that I even started researching home schooling – hey if they’re at home anyway, at least… Continue reading Spring School Holiday plans
We’ve had a busy week with a visit from my in laws and some Valentine’s Day celebrations. Since the start of February we’ve been doing this idea I saw on Pinterest – writing love notes to my family heart shaped pieces of paper and sticking them on either on the bedroom door or above our bed.… Continue reading Recipes and stitches
Another job we got done at the end of last year was a bit of work on our patio area. When we moved in there were two kidney-shaped garden beds at either end of the patio – while the greenery was a nice addition it did reduce the actual usable area on our patio by… Continue reading And here’s something we prepared earlier..
After an exhausting 2016, this year I’m determined to slow down a bit and make our week less scheduled with more time for the kids to play and just be. As well as saying ‘no’ more and limiting our extracurricular activities, I’m also limiting screen time during the school week. Today is our first Friday… Continue reading Slowing down
Sometimes I make things harder for my future self, other times I put in the hard yards ahead of time and make my life easier. I’ve really appreciated having put together my 28 day meal plan. We’re on our last week of our first month and so far I’m calling it a success – so… Continue reading 28 Day Meal Plan