Archive of ‘Wife’ category

spend $50k in one day

Chase the sun with $50k in one day

Dave and I have been ships in the night lately. I never thought it possible to be a ship in the night with someone you live with and see every day, but trust me, it is possible. Dave’s workload has been huge this year and I recently took on a second job, which leaves us […] Read more…

Beach bliss

As I stood facing the ocean watching the waves crash before me, I closed my eyes and tilted my head toward the sun. The sun kissed my skin, the waves lapped at my feet, and I allowed myself for the first time in a long while to open up my chest and breathe. For a […] Read more…

how not to relax

How not to relax

It turns out I don’t know how to relax. Like, at all. Or at least I appear to have forgotten how to relax. I took three days off work recently to take some time out for myself. I’d been waiting for an eternity (slight exaggeration) for Dave to stop working huge hours, so we could […] Read more…

Crazy in love

Got me looking so crazy right now, your love’s Got me looking so crazy right now (in love) Got me looking so crazy right now, your touch Got me looking so crazy right now (your touch) Got me hoping you’ll page me right now, your kiss Got me hoping you’ll save me right now Looking […] Read more…

The difference between mums and dads

As I hung up the phone from Dave last Saturday afternoon, I could have sworn he said he was cooking a barbecue for the kids in a wheelbarrow. Let me just repeat that for you. A barbecue … in a wheelbarrow. I was sidetracked at the time, so I replied with a simple ‘Ok, love. […] Read more…

Bangers or mash

I’m kind of embarrassed to admit this, but most nights I cook three (sometimes four) different meals for my family. It’s like a restaurant in here and I’m the only mug sweating it up behind the stove trying to keep my customers happy. The girls sit down to a kid-friendly meal between 5 – 6pm, […] Read more…

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