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What I have achieved so far in 2018…

Years ago I would have bemoaned the fact that I hadn't actually achieved much in the five months since the calendar changed. But not now. You see, I can't get upset because I haven't actually make any effort to achieve grandeur, so I have no … [Read More...]

Where Have All The Blue Pens Gone?

I bet you're thinking I must have better things to do, after a week of being sick, than to be writing about something as trivial as pens. And you'd … [Read More...]

The Travesty That Is Recycling and DUST!

I know I should be writing about the travesty that is occurring in Australia right now in regards to recycling. If you haven't heard, neither the … [Read More...]

The Look That Every Parent Dreads

This is a sponsored post for Blackmores  Sometimes being an over-sharer can really endear you to people. Other times it can make them wince and wish they'd never met you. At a park playdate last week I was talking to the parent of my child's … [Read More...]

When You Suck At Moderation

Hello my name is Emily and I suck at moderation. Come to think of it I have always been terrible at taking things in small doses, well except for that horrific cherry-flavoured antibiotic I had to consume for ear infections as a kid. For … [Read More...]

Let the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games begin! (tomorrow)

So tomorrow is the start of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games - did you know? Or care? I've been helping to build up hype with a few articles here and there - the city really is throwing everything it has at this event. Lots of locals have … [Read More...]

Fact: Not everyone is going to like you

After this mornings obligatory 40-year-old boob squish, I took myself off to the shops because next week my first baby turns 10! Yes I've been failing fabulously at this parenting caper for nearly a decade. I can't believe it. As it happened I … [Read More...]

I have to get this off my chest or I’ll explode

I flipped my lid at breakfast this morning as I ferreted through the pantry and fridge looking for school lunch food that wouldn't make a return trip. EVERY DAY my trio come home with uneaten grapes, broccoli, yoghurt and all manner of slightly … [Read More...]

Isn’t It ironic – Don’t You Think

Back in 2012 I would have been ridiculously excited at the offers I currently get to work with brands and affiliates. Except they didn't come every week back then like they do now. Which is ironic as I hardly blog anymore and only have 3 readers, … [Read More...]

When Mrs Woog Tells You Write, You Write!

I haven't written a personal post in ages, but when blogging legend Mrs Woog tells you to 'ramp it up again' well, you do just that! And I'm starting with a bit of a tirade............. … [Read More...]

Do child actually eat sandwiches at school anymore?

Our Christmas tree came down yesterday. I know right, I'm at least one month ahead of schedule. I'm also stocked up on 24 pairs of white socks, 35 annoying reusable BPA-free containers and enough pencils, highlighters and glue sticks to sink an … [Read More...]

11 Batman, DC Comics, Justice League & Superhero Xmas Gift Ideas

Remember balking at the price of licensed products? And instead of getting them you used to buy a cheaper but not-so-cool alternative? Well things have changed and these days you can score DC Comics superheroes or the Justice League licensed … [Read More...]

I Don’t Know Where To Start…

Anyone else have so many things to do they don't know where to start? So instead of starting I'm sitting at the computer and hope it will help me gather my thoughts. Before that I was walking from room-to-room aimlessly, not quite sure which task … [Read More...]