Archive of ‘Me’ category

The premature menopause mind fuck

I’d like to preface this post with an apology to my mother and mother-in-law for using the f-word, but honestly it seems like the most appropriate title for this post. Premature menopause is a complete and utter head wrecker. When I was first diagnosed with premature menopause two years ago, I was rocked to the […] Read more…

Great Ocean Road

When you can’t help but feel a little crazy

I reached a new level of crazy last week. Like an old Eminem song, my palms were sweaty, my knees were weak, my arms were heavy. I was just NOT myself. And there was no reason not to be myself because I’d just come back from a girls weekend away to Melbourne. My cup was […] Read more…

Lake Tekapo

Our amazing family holiday in New Zealand

We’ve just arrived home from a glorious two-week family holiday in New Zealand. Two whole weeks in the beautiful South Island, my husband Dave’s birthplace and old stomping ground. Dave has been mad keen for a long time for the girls to experience winter in New Zealand. We prayed there would be enough snow for […] Read more…

This is 40

Time to ring in a new decade, peeps. This old girl is 40 today! Can I hear a ‘hell yeah!’? (Don’t mind me if I don’t look overly pumped in this photo. It was taken yesterday when I was battling a throat and sinus infection. Ick!) Part of me can’t freaking believe that I’m FORTY […] Read more…

The thin scowl line

I have a line on my forehead right between my eyebrows. This line and I … this crease … this wrinkle, are not friends. I’m no stranger to lines on my face. I’m almost forty, so sure, there are a few. I like those little lines around my eyes. They show that I’ve smiled a […] Read more…

Archie and the Bear

An interview with Zanni Louise: Archie and the Bear

I’m thrilled to share with you today an interview with children’s author and dear friend, Zanni Louise, about her new children’s book, Archie and the Bear. Zanni was one of the first bloggers I started following. I so easily became lost in her words about life and motherhood. She has a knack for captivating her […] Read more…

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