reviewing my budget

I have worked very hard over the last six months to reduce our out going . I have reduced our medical health fund fees, the rent, the utilities, the grocery bills, the gift expenses and our holiday costs. We are doing pretty well. Initially the house move shook our bank account up, helping out a... Continue Reading →


Yesterday I spent the afternoon cooking, well the slow cookers did lol. I have a three in one cooker( I saved up and purchased it out of my own pocket money not the household budget) and an old single one I use. I now have one apple cake, we ate the rice last night. Balsamic... Continue Reading →

For fun

Its Saturday a day to enjoy so what have I done? lol I have painted rocks. I will drop them around the neighbourhood when I go for my walks. In my area kids and adults if they find them are meant to take a photo of where they are found and stash them for someone... Continue Reading →

Recycle, reuse, repurpose

While getting things out of my cupboard to start a day of cooking I realised how much I have that is reused repurposed and recycled. I’d like to share a few and please not it really is just a few things. I didn’t have the time to pull everything out and didn’t think you would... Continue Reading →


A box of books full of our past... out comes an algebra book I have had for too many years to remember... do I get rid of it as expected ? No I dont I am going to use it to keep my brain active. I loved algebra and I cant think of a better... Continue Reading →

The hypocrisy of it

Recently we have had a few terrorist attacks that have killed a few Australians.. tragic and heart wrenching for everyone concerned. At a footy game they had a minutes would have thought for the four most recent victims but no it was for only two of them...forgotten two being a young girl blown up... Continue Reading →

Gift giving

We live in a different state to a lot of our family. this year we are visiting two families in a whirlwind trip to two states over ten days.  Of those ten days three will be spent on aeroplanes. Now because we are visiting them we will take their birthday and Christmas gifts with us..why... Continue Reading →

my day

Its a slow day today. I have walked to the mail parcel office...7 km there and back..... to pick up 14 books.. I have Grand-kids who need Xmas and birthday gifts. The box they came in will be used to carry and protect the girls Xmas gifts, inside the suitcase on the plane. I am... Continue Reading →

Woolworth Marvel Hero discs

Now because we shop at Woolworth we have collected a few of these discs. Actually we have quite a few of them. This is not an issue as we have numerous grand-kids to give them to. Today we popped a few into an envelope and I realised we were getting our Grand-kids into gambling at... Continue Reading →

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