I am SO damn frustrated and cranky today!!! There are a few things that have ‘led’ me here – but I guess the main one is fear and concern for my Family…. My sister, nephew, his wife and their two kids live in the BVI, and hurricane Irma has just… Continue reading »
What a wonderful way to start my ‘me-time Monday’..!
. On reflection – the other day, I was shown a perfect example of how I know I’ve changed over the last couple of years. I had to go into town to do some shopping and plus a Physio appointment, but I was also going to the house in town… Continue reading »
. I came across the photo at the end of this post today – and it really resonated with me. Not because I needed someone to listen to me – but because I needed to listen to someone….
. I feel so incredibly lucky, and grateful today. I’m having a day at home on the Farm – which has so far consisted of doing the dishes, making bread dough, pruning the tree that has started encroaching on the driveway and
Its been a damp drizzly cold morning, so I decided to drag out the sewing machine and knock up a few things with some “leftovers”. First up was a pair of old cotton curtains that have seen better days, and are not longer of use in keeping the heat/cold out… Continue reading »
. Most of my life has been spent trying to shrink myself. Trying to become smaller. Quieter. Less sensitive. Less opinionated. Less needy.
. Today I thought I’d post a couple of easy changes you can make, to simplify your life. So – without further ado, here are 30 Simple Life House Spouse simple life hints!
. I pretty much try to single-task these days, just so that I can be more present with whatever it is that I am doing. I know as a species we’re often quite impressed with ourselves, when we can do a myriad of chores at once, and we convince ourselves… Continue reading »
. I’ve been a bit remiss with writing, I know, but I’ve needed some ‘me’ time, and some healing time… The rehoming of Digby hit me – HARD – and still does some days, but its thankfully getting less intense with each day – and I can now at least
. This week my heart shattered into a million tiny pieces…
. This week I took myself well and truly out of my comfort zone….! On one of the online groups that I am a member of, a woman was looking for some
. This week is the first time I’ve realllly felt like I’m getting better. I’ve known that I was improving as the weeks have gone on, but this week I’ve felt more…. I don’t know… capable, I guess… Im still only doing two half days a week at work, but… Continue reading »
. Back before we actually owned our Farm we started to plan our
. Who gives a crap?
. One of the things that I have been becoming increasing aware of, is the ridiculous amount of
. Today is the day that I go back to the house in town for a few days. It’s always definitely on the list of my least favourite
. It’s around 5pm and it won’t be long until sunset. The cool evening
. I love it when I can make a meal stretch out to feed us a few times. Not only does it help save food in the end, but
. This morning, while I’m having some up-and-about time, I’m doing some seed-planting, ready to get some autumn/winter crops into the big vegie gardens. Will hopefully have a decent strike rate, although I can’t quite remember how old these seeds are, and they haven’t been kept in the most favourable… Continue reading »