Just below my ribcage extends a fleshy abdomen I’ve come to know as Killer. An amalgamation of my children’s names, it’s the part of my stomach that resembles a twelve week old pregnancy or a large bowl of penne that’s been permanently plastered to my stomach. I’ve spent hours exercising in order to reduce its […]
Someone switched the mood meter to foul this week and most fingers point squarely to a two-year-old overlord as the root of all causes. My kid can’t help wielding her ...
Social media fad or cellulite annihilator? I’m still not entirely sure, either way at $14.95 Frank body scrub can stick around despite the overload of box gaps on their Facebook ...
In a paper titled ‘Blogs Are Echo Chambers’ an empirical study drew on a sample of over 1,000 blog comments from 33 of the world’s top blogs and determined the ...
Was this year’s White Night Melbourne too crowded? You betcha. Attendance figures were estimated to be around 500,000 – around 200, 000 more than last year. It was a much more diverse crowd this year; plenty more families and prams and there may have been a couple of Sweet Home Alabama quotes flying around, “Look […]
This weekend my husband and I will celebrate our seventh wedding anniversary. Apparently the seven year itch was named after a contagious, bacterial skin infection that could last up to seven years *scratches self*. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the median duration of marriage to divorce in Australia is 12.2 years. Marriage to […]
I’m taking my cue from Meet Me at Mike’s Taking Stock post today and sharing what’s going on in my world. Making : Decisions – career, study, family, health. I’m rearranging my stove top again. Cooking : Dinners via a meal plan. A MEAL PLAN! Next week on the blog, a reward chart printable and […]
I live in an area densely populated with cyclists. I’m all for exercise and less cars on the road but I have been known to make a joke or two about lycra. On weekends, navigating your car along the “hell ride” (a popular bike race along the Port Phillip coastline) can be disconcerting. I quickly […]
I shared the following Sunday paper snippet on Twitter yesterday. It wasn’t difficult to determine the shoes in question were Saltwater sandals; shoes I bought on impulse and have worn a total of three times. The inferior cost per wear ratio has kept me from purchasing this season’s sandal – the Birkenstock. Yes, apparently they’re […]