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Moving House with Kids….

We move house in three days and there is so much to be done, the list is endless! Well, my list is anyway. The kids are oblivious and Mr Point Five has to work right up until the pre-pack day. Explaining the lingo – prepack is the day the movers come to the house and pack up all our stuff for us. Uplift is the day after when they come with the van and take it away (hubby doesn’t always get this day as a RDO)and Unpack is the day after when they arrive at our new house at...
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Too young for Bowls?

Hubby is going down to the Club (local Bowls, we live in a very small country town and it is the ONLY place to get a meal that you don’t have to cook yourself) tonight for a few drinks with a few mates. He should be home by 9pm as he is on a promise. Or home after 9pm, no promise, AND he gets up with the kids in the morning.  Chances are he will rock in past midnight, try the promise on for size, be sorely disappointed and then sleep in the spare room so he cant hear the kids...
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How I met my husband – shh, its a secret.

Mr Point Five will fall through the floor when he reads this post – all of his friends and family think we met at a “karaoke” night which is essentially the truth if you go definitively by the word “met”. So he tells people this when we are asked and I wink and motion to a select few that I will tell my version of this truth when he is out of earshot. He gets so embarrassed by the words ONLINE DATING so shhhhh – mums the word OK? I had just moved back to Perth from living with my now...
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Piffle to Trifle

I was watching an episode (or two) of “Everybody Loves Raymond” on New Years Eve (by myself with a bottle of wine as you do with two kidlets and a working hubby) – you know the one where Deborah tries to recreate Ray’s favourite dish that Marie makes, her famous MEATBALLS. If you havent seen this episode I wont give away the ending but let me just use the word “sabotage” and remind the cooking hopefuls that tarragon is NOT a classic meatball ingredient, no matter what the label says.  Anyway, I digress. My gorgeous mother-in-law is nothing like...
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Photo A Day Challenge for January

Day 1 – Me So this is me 4 years ago the day I married Mr Point Five, 7 months pregnant and happy as  a pig in muck ♥ Day 2 – Breakfast No excuses, I am disgusting I know. I have a couple of pieces of toast at about 9am but I  need at least 2-3 cups of this first, usually with a few pieces of chocolate to kick start the  day Day 3 – Something I adore The Magic of Christmas Day 4 – Letterbox Sadly, I get more email, most of which is spammy advertising from companies...
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