Well, what a lovely holiday we're having here at the Homestead. First, we have a massive lice outbreak, featuring largely in the head of our 7 year old. I removed at least 40, yes FORTY live adults from his scone in one sitting after he wouldn't go to sleep the first night of our holidays… Continue reading Ahhh, the holidays…
If you'd wandered into my home a 1/2 an hour ago, you would have witnessed a five foot five mixed breed former country chick apoplectic with rage. Those of you who knew me in my younger years may not quite be quaking with shock at this revelation. These days, however, I have mostly overcome my… Continue reading Angry Bird
While I am unable to go into specifics, I have recently witnessed, yet again, fear of change in our community. It's not something I really understand, given that change is what makes a life. Why fear it? Why not embrace it, or at the very least, give it a go and see what happens? Nay… Continue reading Change is a GOOD THING!
I organised a clothes swap at my home today, inviting along some friends who are not adverse to hand-me-downs and maybe had some things that they no longer wish to wear for whatever reasons. Given I have recently had a baby and my body is all kinds of different to the way it was prior to… Continue reading New clothes for zero cost – who knew?!
So the boys are back to school & kinder, and as I return to my now deathly quiet house (save the bleating of our pet sheep on the back yard), I am embracing this new normal that I have been begging for, for many a year. I look around and see that I have already… Continue reading New Normal
Okay, so now I am going to have a wee rant about one of those topics that, well, makes me rant. One has a baby. One has it drummed in that breast milk is the best thing you can do for said baby, and one goes through untold nipple horror (grazed nipples ring a bell, folks?)… Continue reading For goodness sake, be a child properly
So I'm wondering, would the fact that rats have set up their family dwelling in your BBQ be a sign that you have been neglecting your social duties? It has been over a year since we last cracked open the heat beads and gas bottle...so I'm thinking yes. I checked with the Groom that it… Continue reading Social