Blogs

Dear Toyota…

Hey Toyota Australia (aka legends) I umm’d and ahhh’d about whether you’d want to hear from me. But in the end I ...
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When camping is awesome

I bought a tent. It goes on the top of my car. I am channelling my inner simplified self. Stuff-free ...
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Goodbye shame, hello vultures

It's been a year to the day since I packed up the kids and their furry friends and moved to ...
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5 things nobody warned me about running

I took up running towards the end of last year. Actually, truth be told, I just wanted a free trip ...
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On death and going into the sky

Miss E has been thinking about death since her great Nan died, early this year, at nearly 90 years old ...
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5 tips for flying with 4 kids, a dog and live horse semen

Last week I flew my children and dog from a small country town to the coast where the sun shines ...
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Mr Skippy 1, Tarago…none

Driving the road to Canberra the other day. Minding my own business. Kids in back. Extra child - one of ...
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Lessons of a roadside birth

A few people have mentioned to me that they fear their birth will look similar to my latest -- roadside ...
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A mother’s instinct pays off

We'd joked about it for weeks - months, even. Giving birth on the side of the road. How funny would ...
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What does your mum do?

Miss E talks about placenta like it's a normal part of everyday life. I guess for us, it is. 'I ...
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Super crafty mum

I try and be all into arts and crafts with the girls. I save all our toilet rolls (the ones ...
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The silent frog

We found a frog outside the other day, just hanging around. He was wanting to be captured by sticky little ...
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cry me a river

This morning I woke up feeling pretty good. By 'pretty good' I mean I didn't get kicked in the back ...
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When bad things happen to good puppies

Well it happened. I guess it was just a matter of time. Miss Suzie-Bell was hit on the road last ...
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cars with character

My car wouldn't start the other day. It made a noise like it was trying to start but then conked ...
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Three in the bed and the little one said…

I've been a foster carer for 5 years or so. Before that I worked in residential care - a youth ...
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Suzie-Bell

Little Miss E has a dog called Suzie. I call her Suzie-Bell, she calls her Emma. We did actually agree ...
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Gone fishing…

I'm not a fishing person. I admit that. I really dislike it. Putting bait on...waiting...waiting...being quiet.... Then if you actually ...
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First Little Silk Wings encapsulation package

A mum's placenta was picked up from hospital over the weekend. She had experienced a lengthy (multiple day) labour that ...
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Delivery of bottles and boxes

Bottles and boxes

I was MOST excited to see my packaging stuff had arrived early on Monday! As is the way, I had ...
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Stickers and cards arrived

Branding…under pressure

Encapsulating has been a hobby of mine for some time, a hobby I recently decided to turn into a professional ...
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