Category Archives: Such is life

My birthday present has arrived

Tonight the largest truck I think this street has ever seen, stopped outside our house to drop off my birthday present. He came all the way from Melbourne with it and was extremely chirpy that I was his last job. … Continue reading

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When things go Kaplooee

There are no pretty pics in this post. No bad ones either. And for that you will thank me if you continue to read to see what this post is about. I had just posted those two posts last night,¬†getting … Continue reading

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Visions, real and imagined

It may currently look like this on the inside. But I have such a clear picture of what I want for each space in this cute little house. There are moments though when I can’t see or FEEL my vision … Continue reading

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Unpacking update

Yeah. I have none. There has been very little progress¬†since we moved in almost a week ago. The first four days in the house, I spent back in the unit, wrapping that up, cleaning and all the whatnots. So even … Continue reading

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Wish us luck

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Cork it – Part 2

So the last on the cork situation was that Saturday evening I poured mineral turps in eight holes that I carved out of the cork. Then I left that to soak overnight. Came back Sunday morning, PRAYING that I’d be … Continue reading

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Sittin’ pretty

Look what momma got for her birthday this year!   This chair is older than me, ya’ll! But not a scratch or a wrinkle. On the chair. You knew that. Maybe I should start using leather conditioner? I am such … Continue reading

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So we bought a house

It’s been a long time coming and we chose to hit the house market just as everyone else did too so it was a … thrilling, let’s go with thrilling, ride. Houses that were within our budget six months ago, … Continue reading

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Romance is in the air

No, literally. Romance WAS in the air today. It had nothing to do with us, but cute it was nevertheless. This was the goings on above our house today. (And the only reason I saw it was because I was … Continue reading

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You know you’re a new mum when…

… there’s breastmilk on your iPhone.

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