Now I have just read an article on whether to wash your dishes before loading it into the dishwasher, it also gave some tips on how to care for the dishwasher... I hate dishwashers as I have never found one that actually does the job it says it will. I can clean it, rinse the... Continue Reading →

This week

Its been a quiet week. I have been shopping, done some cooking and visited my son. I have been online grocery shopping but thought I'd see how I go shopping each week. I have to say I am missing the spending of money, the hunt for a deal and stretching our money as far as... Continue Reading →


Yesterday we got to a box of books in the garage of decluttering, well we get to a lot of boxes of books but this one is mine. Its my cook books. they are now on the shelf that was waiting for them. I have tried a new recipe today.... Meat balls with egg=lemon sauce..I... Continue Reading →

read this on facebook today

• 10 deg C - Melbournians turn on the heat. People in Canberra plant gardens. • 4 deg C - Sydney residents shiver uncontrollably. People in Canberra sunbathe. • 2 deg C - Italian cars won't start. People in Canberra drive with the windows down. • 0 deg C - Distilled water freezes. Canberra water... Continue Reading →

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 →

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