It's almost been a week since I decided to embark upon my shopping diet and I have to admit, it's been a bit challenging to rewire my brain into new habits. However, I haven't bought any clothes or cosmetics for myself. As I said at the start of this challenge, I can't impose a complete… Continue reading Shopping Diet Update – 1 week in
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There’s no such thing as free money. Why Discount Codes and Store Cash and Point Schemes are a Money Making Marketing Trap.
There's no such thing as free money.
Chronicling my month combatting binge shopping. Day 1
It's been a minute since I've posted, but life got busy. I went back to work from mat leave, there was a pandemic, I started teaching online, I got a puppy, I went back to work in person, then we added a little baby boy to our family and I find myself on leave again.… Continue reading Chronicling my month combatting binge shopping. Day 1
The un-sparking of joy. KonMari update 6 months on.
Ok, I am calling BS on the Marie Kondo method. After my joy filled rose tinted post several months ago about organizing my entire life I need to come clean about my fall from the organizational wagon. When the impossibly well presented Marie Kondo popped up onto my Netflix watch list in February I looked… Continue reading The un-sparking of joy. KonMari update 6 months on.
Hello…it’s me again.
Hey friends, I know, I know it's been a long time. I started off this blog guns blazing and I desperately wanted to create something that people would flock to amidst the saturated blog market. It started off swimmingly, I was featured in Scary Mommy and I felt unstoppable. The response to the article was widely… Continue reading Hello…it’s me again.
My farmhouse style guestroom makeover on a budget.
I thought I was so grown up when my husband and I went into the brick and purchased our very first bedroom set. It was a glorious cherry wood sleigh bed, chest and bedside table combo and I thought it was the best thing since sliced bread. It would be the PERFECT addition to our… Continue reading My farmhouse style guestroom makeover on a budget.
The accidental farm wife
"Don't end up falling in love with an Australian and moving across the world!" These were my Mother's pearls of wisdom before I set out on my three month adventure to Australia and New Zealand in 2008. Well, I took her advice...kinda. Ten years ago after failing to secure a place on a graduate placement… Continue reading The accidental farm wife