February 27, 2019

It has been a while since i have written a blog post on here, i have been busy living a busy life and adding two more beautiful girls to our now family of five. So i guess i now have more material to want to put up and share.

I actually am more wanting to ask you all for your input this time round rather than me sharing my view. As we all know everyone's circumstances, goals, financials, location and outlook on life are very different and may vary.

What i am very interested in is how mothers are feeling:

So check out the below and please please leave your comments

1. What i am doing really well/not so well at in day to day life?

2. Wh...

December 22, 2016

Christmas has a different meaning to so many people, some who celebrate it and some that don't. Some who believe in Santa and some that don't. People who spend it alone and people who join a large number of family members on the day. Some that are happy and some that are sad.So many variations on the meaning Christmas. There is no right or wrong, but i read the words " Its not whats under your Christmas Tree, but who is around it".

This made me remember a story told by my Nana at her 60th Wedding Anniversary. Nana and Pop were farmers who did it tough to support their family, and one year when money was tight the two daughters rec...

August 28, 2016

Whilst hosting our Market Stall on the weekend, there were lots of positives to take away from the day.I was happy with the rain staying away, there was no wind, we had a good location and there were lots of great people out and about. So what am I writing about then you ask?

To be honest, I like doing markets regardless of the conditions, there is just something invigorating about being outside with people that create that community vibe and there is never a shortage of interesting people to talk to.

On Saturday however,I had two very special customers which I don't think I will ever forget.

The first one was a...

August 15, 2016

I was listening to Tony Robins who was a guest on Tim Ferriss' Podcast yesterday. This man is so addictive to listen to. So stripped back and raw, he talks about the simple processes on how we find the keys to life fulfilment.

The best part about what he was speaking about applies to all of us, Tony is a very wealthy famous man who has worked with many household names as a Life Coach. Everything he spoke however, was totally applicable to anyone, no matter what their situation.

He suggests that you need to ask yourselves the right questions - what it is that is stopping you from being happy? The power of happiness could be lif...

August 5, 2016

I have been trying to write a blog now for weeks and i have counted 20 deleted drafts, i'm not sure if its because i'm not happy with the content or my lack of english/writing skills and they just don't have the delivery i am after. So with that in mind i have decided that i might put out there for my readers to decide what i might write my next blog on. Topics, questions, opinions, anything you please. 

Hopefully this will either relieve my bloggers block, give me so ideas or confidence in myself and i can get back to writing.

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July 16, 2016

A simple video on how the economy works and the cycles we go thru.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHe0bXAIuk0

It is 30mins but i found it very refreshing and made me remember the importance of shopping local. And all about how the bank and interest rates work.. Its very fitting for our current situation in Australia right now. So please take the time to have a look and hopefully we can all help to make a difference.

July 7, 2016

I often hear people who say we shouldn't let our young children watch to much TV and use the computer/ipad. I let my daughter watch tv and use the ipad for maybe maximum 45mins total a day. I also agree that extensive use isn't good for their social skills, but like everything else in moderation i find it very educational. So for the past 3 months since i have been watching these children's programs, it has re jogged my memory from when i was a girl and why i loved certain shows. These are the old faithfuls that have stood the test of time. For all the adults that don't have to have these shows on, i will let you know that its pl...

July 4, 2016

I find it sad when people feel they have to dress a certain way, eat specific food, in some bad cases an individual can feel they need to drink alcohol or take drugs just to fit in. Being all these things which isn't really a true personal trait for them. Why do people judge us on all those things just mentioned????

I had times where i felt i needed to do things to "fit in" but over time i found that the people i was trying to fit in with weren't really the people i wanted to hang around anymore. I wanted someone that liked me for me, even if i do wear joggers with jeans sometimes. It shouldn't matter.

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June 16, 2016

Filter all your conversations,data,and information you receive on a day to day  basis. Ending up with only what you need to be the best version of yourself. Being grateful for the small things and positive about your life  journey to date. You can't change the uncontrollables so there is no point in worrying about them. 

June 1, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you saw an add in the paper today for someone seeking a "Pen Pal" would you think oh yes I would love to write to them or OMG this looks Dodgy???

 

Well Back in the 1960's this wasn't the case, schools from other countries would put ads in the paper looking for Australian students to write to them so they could further their English.
 

Today I have a lovely story a FRIENDSHIP which all started with one of these ads in the paper.

 

Two young primary school girls, one from Sweden and one from a small farming town in Western Australia. Like most things when they are new we tend to play or use them a lot at first, but then the no...

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