do you subscribe to newsletters

I tried to subscribe to a news letter today... a local suitcase markets newsletter. I thought it would be nice to know when they were on and go visit them occasionally. I put in my email details and got an email asking me to confirm my subscription...mmm then when I clicked to do so I... Continue Reading →


new job???

Today I finished my first batch of coasters. I call them blue lace. My kids will get these ones for Christmas gifts at some time because they were the experiment. I am umming and ahhing on whether to keep making them and selling them on eBay or something.. I think I will keep making them... Continue Reading →

cheap holidays ?????

We have grand-kids in three different states. Every year we visit one group so we manage to see them once every two years. This year we thought we would see if we could visit two lots in a round trip. We started well... air fares were down by one flight. We were able to fly... Continue Reading →

People just don’t look

I have talked in the past about how I paint rocks and pop them around the neighbourhood for others to find and post on a Facebook page, then they are meant to re hide them for others to find. Of the 60 odd stones I have painted and distributed about 6 or 7 have been... Continue Reading →

I understand

Many years ago I was married with babies... my husband of the time did some terrible things and the police hid me in a refuge. He found us and I was on the run from then on, he always found us... I was taken from one strange environment to another trying to save my childrens... Continue Reading →

end of month

just an update Well we are fast approaching the end of our financial month. We have done pretty well with the grocery money savings this month. I took $50 less out of the bank last month and this month. I have just over $10 left for groceries this month and Hubby will grab some cheap... Continue Reading →

yes I do work

when we went to the accountant the other day she said "you dont work" "yes I do work I just do not earn an income like you" I replied. She raised her head from the paperwork and gave me an indulgent smile. I am proud of myself for my restraint ... Hubby and I looked... Continue Reading →

Earn your keep

In my home I expect things I buy to 'earn their keep'. I am not sure what others feel about this but if I am going to pay out hard earned money on something it has to earn its keep. Some years ago, close to ten to tell the truth, Hubby got me something I... Continue Reading →

Stealing or compliment

If someone copies you, your blog is it stealing or is it a compliment? I dont mean word for word of course but someone who does a blog update just like mine straight after I have posted mine (within a few days).. subject mater and style... At first I thought coincidence but its been every... Continue Reading →

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