One of the things we find most difficult about Nath being a student is our low income! We love the flexibility of life, we love the investment for the future and I know Nath loves learning but occasionally we just want a bit more dough in the bank (who doesn’t)! Don’t get me wrong, we are very independent financially and have lovely things, rarely miss out on things, eat great… View Post

Obviously a huge part of Christmas is the exchanging of gifts… some gifts are useful, some unexpected, some edible, some questionable, educational, wearable and then there are those that keep on giving, you know the ones, you use them often once the occasion has passed and each time is as mint as the first time you received it. I was blessed this Christmas that several of my gifts were things… View Post

I have had a carb overload this weekend; Dominos for date night (hubs choice), a jacket potato at Costco Saturday lunch, Pasta Bake for dinner on Saturday and Mexican buffet with the extended fam Sunday evening! I know all such delicious meals, but Monday I felt so bloated and heavy so just had an energy booster smoothie at lunch. I have done well not to really eat much sugar this… View Post

Ugh kids parties…where do I begin?! Next week Ethan turns 4 and regards his gifts/card its all been sorted for at least a month in anticipation that this part of the year, whether Poppy lived or died was going to be a rough spot! I wasn’t however as proactive with party planning & deliberately procrastinated the whole thing..why? Because deep down they do my head in for several reasons! So… View Post