As a parent I feel my job is be a bit of a bouncer. I deal with the serious stuff of adult life and keep home feeling like a safe place for the kids. This doesn’t just mean paying the bills or minimising virus germs but it applies even to my kids fears and perceptions. As… Continue reading Helping our kids stay strong during global stress.
This recipe which my daughter whipped up has a deluxe flavour and enough star quality for a dinner party. It is possibly the most delicious Nicecream recipe I have tried. It is also a boost to your health with anti-inflammatory turmeric, coconut fat, and lots of fabulous spices and good fruits. No dairy. No gluten.… Continue reading Golden Summer Nicecream
If there is one thing I really DON’T like it’s stress. It just drains me. Due to this I try to avoid it where I can. I have found to my happiness, that there are endless little hacks for avoiding stress and helping life run smoothly. One can have a crazy horrid day or a… Continue reading Ten little hacks to reduce stress.
In my family we make a jug of smoothie most days and we are hardly ever sick. This is despite the fact that my husband and I work at two separate schools and my daughter is at a third one. We are exposed to a lot of germs, but I think the way we eat… Continue reading Boost your immune system with a Smoothie.
Right now my family is going through a time of crisis. A hospital centred crisis. Which is why I haven’t blogged for so long. My Dad Joe has been pretty sick and we had to take him to hospital. On that day my husband and I were at the beach and I got some texts… Continue reading Surviving in times of crisis.
Today I have been doing normal stuff. Cleaning and tidying @ home sweet home. There is a lot to do. Sometimes I feel pretty overwhelmed. It is way harder than all that doll house play as a kid,. However I do like taking care of my home. Today I have washed the cushion covers off… Continue reading Running a home is a real job.
On the first day of every year I wake up with a big urge to de-clutter. I want to go through every cupboard and shelf. I don’t want to take any stuff we don’t use into the new year. It’s a great time to assess, chuck some stuff, and tidy. Like a fresh start. I… Continue reading Why I love to declutter in January.
Christmas can be sweet and relaxing. Or it can be tiring and costly. It depends on how you do it and your approach. How is your Christmas feeling so far? If you would like to simplify Christmas a little here are some good ideas! Just for you. Today. Don’t aim for perfect. Seriously, no one… Continue reading Christmas can be simple and sweet!
Being REAL is a free-ing thing! Even if you think you’ll stand out like a black sheep I promise you that just being yourself is more relaxing than trying to be something you are not. You can let the weight of ‘shoulds’ fall off your shoulders. Then skip like a child. Just be happy to be… Continue reading Simplify life by being REAL.
What if you were to go on strike and do nothing for a whole day. I mean absolutely nothing! I had a day like this today. I’m not sick but I am tired. Like really tired. It has been extremely hot all week, day after day of draining 40 degrees heat. It’s also the end… Continue reading Doing nothing today!