My current definition of time poor…

Dad is at home full time at the moment, I am working three days a week, yet somehow there are still not enough waking hours to do all we would like to do and get done all we would like to get done.  Hardly our little girl’s fault…but where can we sheet home the blame??!!!

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The airline of middle earth gets my thumbs up, not to mention middle earth customs

Well our wee girl has had her first international flight, albeit Australia to New Zealand is hardly long haul. However you do need a passport and you have to go through customs.  When I was a child I travelled on my mum’s passport – just a line entry with my name and birth date; no…

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Two randoms make a right!

I just had to share this – I won $50 from the supermarket today – yippee! I completed a survey after the first time we shopped online with Coles which put me in the draw to win.  As I have mentioned previously the reason we have commenced using online grocery shopping is because of the…

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The best advice prior to bub’s arrival

If I can give one piece of advice to a mum/mom/dad to be it is get some meals prepared in advance and in the freezer. I think I read this in more than one place, and was certainly told this as well. It sounded like a sensible idea, without knowing what it was going to…

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Let your fingers do the walking ~ online shopping – convenience versus cost

Today I made my first online purchase of nappies, and a month ago my first online purchase of groceries. As someone who has long embraced online banking and purchasing, this is hardly a landmark change to my behaviour. I can remember when eft-pos commenced in NZ, and promptly bought a packet of tic tacs from…

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My current definition of cutting corners…

We make tea in the morning instead of coffee. We only have beans, and while it only takes probably less than a minute to grind, the thought of the extra effort required turns us to tea!

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Michelin stars here I come

Well missing in action for the last few days, so have not made my every other day promise to myself to blog. One might simply define that as parenthood. Time and plans not always as you imagine 🙂 Makes me realise that my ultimate goal of blogging every day is more than a little way…

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