We love cricket

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Summer is well and truly here at our place. I know this because we’ve all gone cricket mad. Actually I think we’re loving cricket this year more than we love footy (did I just say that!?). My husband is coaching the under 13s team this year and he’s loving it! I think he’s reliving his […]

Home is a feeling…

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I found this little saying on Instagram the other night and I shared it over there. Lots of you loved it too. Mostly, I’d rather be at home than anywhere else in the world. I am a Cancerian, so I am very much a homebody. My husband and I both still get homesick all the time. Anyone […]

My big boy had “the talk” at school

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I don’t know about your house, but in ours we’re a bunch of prudes. Yep, we don’t talk about “rude parts” too often and there is no swearing or silly talk. I know! That’s why I say we’re a bunch of prudes! I think I’ve wanted my house to run this way for all these […]

Boys bedroom mini makeover

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My biggest boy (he’s 12 and a half) got a makeover in his bedroom this week. Here’s a video with me pulling it together (hospital corners please)! And here’s the final result (for now!). I am always changing and fiddling with things… We’re doing very simple walls in this room. He doesn’t want too much […]

Out and about with my boys in the bush

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At the top of our street is a hill and some bush with great walking tracks through them. Every few days (when it’s not hot because I HATE snakes!), we take a quick wander through. This week we’ve been a couple of times and I took my camera along… Bear is busting to get going! […]

A new addition to our family

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This little fluff ball entered our house this week! Oh boy, he is adorable. We’ve named him Bear. He’s a Spoodle (cocker spaniel/poodle). He’s 8 weeks old and only about 10cm high – the photos make him look bigger, but really he’s just so tiny. Today we took a few photos and my boys have […]

My little people in action

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This is how I spend every single weekend. Saturday and Sunday. They play Rugby League (preferred sport by me!) and AFL. Plus the eldest has rep thrown in there. I never ever miss a game (unless I am away!). I love it more than them I think. Footy is very social too. Some of my […]

Nobody mentioned it…

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This parenting gig isn’t easy is it? Nobody warned me that you’d be riding their highs and lows like they are your own. Nobody mentioned that you start a new personal journey when they start to grow up. I am living in the moment and I’m living in their emotions. When they do something good, […]