How to bond with your sports mad son + a very cool giveaway!

Sponsored by Steggles One of my fondest childhood memories was going to the footy with my Nanna and my Pa. They were MAD Parramatta supporters and even moved to the suburb so they could walk to the matches. I was also a mad footy fan, but my team was the Western Sydney Magpies. I thought Terry Lamb was the ant’s pants and I wanted to be Tommy Redonikis when I grew up. My … [Read More...]

Like one time, at school camp…..

Jack was up as the sparrow farted this morning because he had a bus to catch. YES! The great Australian Traditional Year Six Class Excursion to Canberra and the … [Read More...]

Easy, Cheesy, Chicken Empanadas

Sponsored by Steggles Meet my Nanna Marion. Sitting on her lap is my cousin Thomas and my sister Lizzy is rocking the red pants. And sporting her awesome coke … [Read More...]

I am not across that just yet

Heights, snakes, clowns, letters that arrive with a plastic window on the front of them… these are all things that scare the bejesus out of me. That, and people with … [Read More...]

Of penis pink nails and hardware

Some people get their nails done to fill in a part of their day, where as other people, like me, treat a pedicure like a medical appointment. PICK A COLOUR For … [Read More...]

Never ask this question

I was out all day yesterday. When I left the cat was licking himself on the couch and the dog was asleep on the bed. When I came back six hours later, they were … [Read More...]

Accidentally Ingested but did not die

Adding another interesting string to my life's bow, my parents used to be country publicans. I know. They packed a lot into their lives. This was always one of my … [Read More...]

What is Nomophobia?

In a household FULL of iPhones (DO NOT GET YOUR KIDS A SMART PHONE REMEMBER) there is a daily hollering around the house of "Who has got the charger?" Now … [Read More...]

Is it just a Sydney thing?

The other day Mr. Woog and I were walking through a park when our paths crossed with an elderly gentleman. You know the kind, got the long pants on with shiny shoes. … [Read More...]

Just give me your phone

Dear zombies Dear Children, See that photo up there? That is how we used to communicate with our friends. We would consult something that looked like … [Read More...]

Cape Malay Chicken Curry

Sponsored by Steggles It is quite often said about motherhood, that the days are long but the years are short, and it isn’t until I flick though photo albums that … [Read More...]

Thoughts on Modern Media

For the sake of my mental health, I have had to stop watching the news. I have also had to dial back a LOT of my media consumption online. And I have to be feeling … [Read More...]

Talk to the animals

One of my special skills sets, much to the abhorrence of my children, is that I like to talk to the animals. And not just my own animals. Any animal whose path I … [Read More...]

Am I the only one who hates the modern day shopping experience?

I have a confession to make. It has been slowly creeping up on me but it is only recently that I have realised it. I hate shopping centres! This is a big deal … [Read More...]

I love food but sometimes it doesn’t love me back

Sponsored by Weight Watchers Out of all the weight loss businesses we have on offer, Weight Watches is the one that I believe is the best. Losing weight is hard. I … [Read More...]

Packing for Panwa

My personal mantra is that you always need something to look forward to. It doesn't have to be big! Like after I finish writing this post I am planning to make a … [Read More...]

How do you organise yourself?

I have a secret. I harbor an imperfection. Ok, let’s start again. I have MANY imperfections but there is one that presents itself almost every single day. I am … [Read More...]