Crazy woman now resides here

And I’m so excited! Why am I crazy?  Well look what this mad woman went and bought. Why on earth have I added to my already wool purchase frenzy of the other day? Well I have managed to turn a purchase from the first batch into a finished product in a record minimum amount of…

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For once I’m going to pat my own back

I have been back at work, admittedly not full time, for three months now.  And I have managed to keep breastfeeding my daughter.  I express when I am at work and occasionally in the evening at home to make sure she has enough for the next day. Which isn’t to say there has been the…

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Free & Greedy – and I am not talking cake

As I wandered about my neighbourhood with the stroller the other day I was stopped in my tracks with palpable excitement.  Outside the fence of a picturesque two storey Victorian house was a large box with magazines being given away for free.  The sign said, “please take, I’m too busy working”. I thought ha – how wonderful…

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Living under an Etsy rock

We were extremely overdue in putting something on the walls of our daughter’s bedroom.  Very shamefacedly the only pictures on the wall for her to look at have been her parents’ degrees – not particularly eye catching and she may think we are putting pressure on her already – a tiger Mum & Dad we…

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Mum-onomics II: a change mat by any other name would smell as bad!

Before the arrival of the wee girl we had purchased two fluffy change mat covers, thinking that will be nice for her to lay on.  Clearly neither of us had either experienced or changed a nappy before!  In the hospital we encountered the disposable change mat, and were immediately taken by them.

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Mum-onomics I

So as my original first post says, in my wishful moments I am looking to replace my loved job with no job, but other sources of income. Economics of course comes into play. Being already four months into my maternity leave I had better get serious about these income streams… Now the partner to income…

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