Back to Basics Update

The Back to Basics update is a little on the slim side due to Christmas 🙂 Garden News Nothing new planted this week. My husband rigged up some shade for the second veggie patch. As I grow different plants I’m learning what works, what needs to be tweaked and...

New Year Resolutions

This year I’m not going to make the goal of losing weight. I’m not going to set myself up to fail, I’m not going to beat myself up because I’m not thinner and prettier than an airbrushed model in a magazine ad. Nope, no more, zilt, end of...

Back to Basics Update

Sowing Seed or PlantingSowing: Beans, tomato, rockmelon, pumpkin, lettuce, capsicumPlanting: StrawberryTransplanting: Luffah and RosellaHarvesting: Tomatoes, zucchiniGeneral Garden News: Finished mulching. Liquid fertilised (Seaweed based stuff) and applied wetting...

Xmas gifts for the Teachers

This year my two school aged children have eight teacher/teachers aides between them. Thinking of a gift for each without breaking the bank was a challenge, however I came up with these a while ago and thought they could be adapted for teachers too. Basically they are...

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I have downloaded Picasa and oh boy, for something completely free, I’m am so impressed! Having said that, I never edit my photos (partly because I haven’t had the software), but that could soon change.Here is a picture of my baby girl 12 months ago. Ok...