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  • Hello 2021

    Hello everyone, and hello to 2021! Happy New Year and I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are safe and well. I’ve enjoyed my little break from the blog. 2020 was a lot…

    January 11, 2021
  • Xmas cat

    Shopping, Summer & Christmas spirit!

    Shopping Centres It’s nearly Christmas! How’s your Christmas shopping going? I don’t like shopping centres much anymore. Even before Covid I didn’t like them, but with Covid in our lives, more-so now. It’s the…

    December 10, 2020
  • xmas gift ideas for men

    Xmas gift ideas for the men in your life

      This is a sponsored post for RedBalloon I don’t know about you, but I find men so much more difficult to buy for than women.  There’s only so many shirts, socks, undies, alcohol,…

    November 30, 2020
  • Twenty-Eight

    Twenty-eight years ago today I was twenty-eight and gave birth to fraternal twin boys – Twin 1 and then 1 minute later Twin 2. Today my twin boys are twenty-eight, the age I was…

    November 19, 2020
  • November Feels

    Can you believe it’s November already?  Where has this year gone?  In a whir of a new reality of a Covid-19 world is where!  It’s certainly been a year like no other hasn’t it? …

    November 5, 2020
  • Checking In

    Hey there!  It’s nearly a month since my last post, so I thought I’d check in and let you know how I’m going.   I’m not feeling my usual self just yet but I understand…

    September 10, 2020
  • Off on a winter getaway!

    Hello there!  If you’re reading this on the day it is published, I’m not here.  I’m away on a winter getaway!  I typed this on Monday and scheduled it to post today (Thursday).  Before…

    July 16, 2020
  • A half day trip & another birthday!

    A half day trip & another birthday is what made last weekend a really nice weekend, so I thought I’d share a few photographs from it for #lovinlife this week. On Saturday afternoon (after…

    June 4, 2020
  • Same Kind Of Different As Me – Online Premiere!

    I was recently contacted by Heritage Films (a small independent film distribution company on the Sunshine Coast here in Queensland) to see if I’d be interested in giving a shout out for a film…

    May 25, 2020
  • Missing Mojo

    MISSING MOJO ALERT!  It happens to us all now and then and it’s my turn now.  Yes – my mojo is missing! What’s that mean? Well, I’m feeling a bit flat.  I’m overwhelmed with…

    March 12, 2020
  • Coronavirus: Anxiety Trigger Overload

    As a mother, a sister, a relative, a daughter, and a friend; and as a perimenopausal woman in her 50’s who is prone to anxiety; and as a human whose immune system is compromised…

    March 4, 2020