Bucket list

First time here? This list started in Feb 2013, and has been a work in progress since – adding items as often as completing items. This was updated in Jan 2014, to include more details ūüôā I periodically update this, most recently late March 2016! Feb 2017, where I’d done 26 from 65 listed… though …
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Glaring Grocery discovery

The past week or two, I’ve felt the pinch of my savings goals, and finding it harder to ‘do everything’ with my pay cheque. It also came to my attention that I had another month’s batch of grocery receipts to process (I started tracking in December 2012), so I got onto that today. I’ve stated …
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Completed Bucket List items

Adventure – Hot air balloon (Dubai 2012) – Hang glide (fixed – Tasmania, freely – Wollongong 2011?) – Sky dive (Wollongong 2010?) – Helicopter ride (New York City 2011) – Bungee jumping (really a canyon swing, but similar and less impact on the body 2005) – Go gliding¬†June¬†2016 –¬†Go zorbing (all the blue things are …
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12 in 2 list

Extra Organised is a blog I used to read, lost and have refound… ¬†As is often the case, other people’s posts inspire my own, and so without further ado, I shall too make a list of 12 goals to achieve in 2 years. ¬†I have linked above to her specific post. ¬†Sadly for me I …
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Zero waste home (or the truth about my garbage)

Inspired by one of my favourite bloggers, I thought I’d speak a little more on my aim to be ‘zero waste‘. Firstly, when I moved into my own place, I bought a Bokashi bucket. ¬†Interestingly, both my local friends also ‘bokashi’ their food scraps. ¬†Alas, both of those couples have gardens. ¬†I do not. ¬†So …
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Attention to detail

I still have my Grade 2 report card. ¬†They were on thick yellow card, and came with pretty line drawings of different skills. ¬†There was of course place for some comments. ¬†Naturally a report card is as much about reporting progress to parents, as it is finding room to grow and improve. ¬†Like life really …
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In sickness…

And to improving health! ¬†I’ve been off work most of the week with a cold, as I’m a big believer that rest is the cure to almost all things. ¬†And as per my mother’s strict childhood guidelines, I spent at least the first half of the day in bed. ¬†I was so thankful to have …
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Goals Update – January

Today is my Birthday! yay… ¬†Well, it’s just another day, but I did start late as I needed to meet a tradesperson at home (working on something on my house project¬†list). ¬†Now my bath is smoother, and I’ve been advised to clean it with washing up liquid. ¬†As to the colour appearing yellow – might …
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Things I’d like to be…

I’d like to be (inspired by you Dar) – a zero waste (landfill) home. ¬†But I eat large single serve cookies from the vending machine when I’m hungry. ¬†And buy the half cabbage wrapped in cling wrap (cause a whole cabbage is a whole lot of cabbage for one little lady!) – sugar free. Ever …
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Make a list of house projects – January Cure @ Apartment Therapy

Apartment Therapy dropped off my radar (probably the n’th time Chrome lost all my bookmarks to be honest) but now that I have re-found it, I’m oh so delighted for their January theme! ¬†Day 1 was Make a list of projects Well you don’t need to tell this girl twice! ¬†But I thought I might …
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