backstory breakthrough

backstory breakthrough

  o0o   Back in June last year I’d been hammering on for probably 2 years about leaving work, but still couldn’t see a finish line particularly due to the fact that I had $13 less than $14,000 in credit card debt. 😐 However, back in June last year –… Continue reading »

RECIPE: Butter Chicken

RECIPE: BUTTER CHICKEN

  I’ve always been a bit careful of cooking with herbs and spices. Truth be told, I’m a bit scared of them – as I don’t know how they fit together and how each herb and/or spice reacts with and compliments others or how the tasty flavours are made. But… Continue reading »

mega update

Mega Update

  o0o So here I am – officially over 3 months unemployed!! Its time for a bit more of an in-depth run-down of what Life has been like for me for the last three months – so I’m going to break it down into sections to help me arrange my… Continue reading »

huuuge changes

huuuge changes

  o0o Its six weeks since I last posted. Six weeks since the event that changed my dear friends Life forever – in ways that I can barely begin to imagine. Its also 6 weeks in which my Life has changed – because of the hideous heartbreak my friend has… Continue reading »

groovy gadgets

groovy gadgets

  o0o Hows this for a groovy gadget?!?? Today a friend posted a picture of something his wife had made at a Simple Living class that she had attended, and I thought it was soooo awesome that I’m wanting to make one too!! Now I just need to carve out… Continue reading »

the murky depths [2]

.   In Part 2 we’re ready to talk more about those other things on the list in my previous post, namely: clothing, takeaways (food/coffee), cigarettes/alcohol, car expenses, meals, hairdresser / hair products / mani-pedis, social events and growing-your-own. So – lets get into it!!

the murky depths of debt [1]

. Are you someone who is in debt? the chances are that you’ve answered yes – most of us are – to some extent or other. Whether its a $750,000 mortgage, or the $750 outstanding on your bankcard at the end of the month, an overdue power bill, or even… Continue reading »

reflection

. 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 »

fruit & veg bags

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 »

30 simple life hints

.   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!

single-tasking

. 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 »