2021 Week 31 Time to Play!

Opportunities to have fun of all sorts is important to me.I enjoy being with my kids very much and they are always doing the most interesting things. Thomas and I had a great time together this week and even managed to take some pictures. It helps that he loves taking pictures of everything that is…

2021 week 30 Dashing for Dashi

My daughter really wanted me to make some Oyakodon, which is a Japanese comfort dish. The name translates to Parent and Child and describes that it contains both chicken and eggs. It’s delicious and really simple to make. I had one problem, and that was a lack of Dashi stock powder. Luckily I was headed…

2021 Week 29 Boots

I love boots! I pretty much wear boots all of the time except in summer when it’s really hot. Summer see’s me wearing no shoes at home ever. I don’t wear shoes at home, no matter what the weather is doing. I like wearing socks around house, or these hybrid sock/slipper things called Slumbies, that…

2021 Week 28 Picture Post

I lost time somehow again. Living in the moment 🙂 It’s the middle of winter and it’s been raining a lot. My dryer decided to die. We’ve had it for years and already repaired it once, so I knew it was close to the end. So I went dryer shopping. If I’d had a larger…

2021 Week 27 Relax…

Today I’m having a reflexology massage on my feet. If you enjoy massage then this is heavenly! xo

2021 Week 26 More?

This week our hot water system has decided to stop working. Currently trying to get it fixed. My car needed two new tyres, which it now has and I’m still waiting to hear about the replacement cooktop from the insurance company. Also, with many other parts of Australia we are in full lockdown again. Hopefully,…

2021 Week 25 Accidents happen.

So many changes this week! Mr Notebook has a new job which is great. I’m realigning our budget to suit his new pay cycle. Luckily we are a little ahead in our mortgage payments so it was as simple as making a phone call to change the debit date. As I don’t want to lose…

2021 Week 24 Sick

Not much to say. Feeling very ordinary. Somehow I have acquired a bad chest infection. Started with a very sore throat, which seemed to disappear the morning after the night it arrived. I’m writing this a week late but that’s okay. I’m on a five day course of antibiotics and know I will get better….

2021 Week 23 Things to do.

Some things I’m doing :)The first one is, learning to crochet. I even got a sparkly crochet hook in the hope it will make my efforts easier. I’m not great at craft type things, but I have the desire to try. I’m also starting this novel I got for twenty cents. I found out, upon…

2021 Week 22 Sources of Hope

Hope can be found. Sometimes in surprising places. Hope can be nurtured 🙂 Sources of inspiration for me in the last little while include books, websites and music. Not long ago I, finished reading The Midnight Library by Matt Haig and it left me brimming with hope and possibilities. I was having positive epiphanies all…