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first day of the rest of the days

In an attempt to counter the previously mentioned meh, I’ve decided I’ll use April as an opportunity to reboot a whole lot of stuff. The weather will be cooler, daylight savings will have ended, hopefully I’ll be sleeping better! The … Continue reading

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2018 xmas goalz: reckoning

It’s well into the new year already and somewhat late to revist those Xmas break goals, but I’m ploughing ahead in the name of accountability. Being laggardly has stopped me posting quite a bit in the last year: “oh, so … Continue reading

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2019 intentions

It appears that I didn’t complete a list of projects or intentions for 2018. Who knows what I was thinking? Possibly I thought focussing on the 60before60 list was sufficient? In retrospect I can’t say I care much for that … Continue reading

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recent discoveries (or, exposing my ignorance)

Me: “hey, what do you think loofahs are made of?” Don: “some sort of sea creature?” Me: “hah! that’s exactly what I thought! But no! They’re a plant – like a cucumber!” I learned this from Zero Waste Home. She … Continue reading

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working on a series …

Earlier this week I installed a challenging new art piece by an exciting emerging artist in the babies bathroom. On Xmas Eve, I shoved a 16 litre bucket under their dripping showerhead and it was completely full in around 14 … Continue reading

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best. ever.

After years of having to refer to the blog^^ for the date – we finally independently remembered the date of our wedding anniversary! And Holy!Goodness! we’ve now been married for TEN YEARS! TEN! awww – so sweet TEN! Like us, … Continue reading

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future state

Xmas day was relatively sedate in ThePalace(OfLove). It was just Don and I and the kitties – the offspring being in various exotic locales**. I started the morning off with a short run around the block, then … xxx breakfasted … Continue reading

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a lot of eye cream in my future

I regularly use a couple of L’Occitane products and when I make a new purchase I’m forever being given free toiletries bags containing sample sized contents. Which … yay! free stuff! But then I end up with loads of wee … Continue reading

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perhaps employ a sherpa

Yesterday afternoon we were out and about: a quick lunch followed by tackling the grocery shopping for the holidays. As ever when leaving ThePalace(OfLove), I brought along my everyday handbag.** After a while my right upper arm started to become … Continue reading

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holiday holiday holiday holiday holiday

ELEVEN DAYS! This is where I resolve not to spend a single minute thinking about SML, not waste too much time on the InformationSuperhighway and Action those Action Items. I’ve been troubleshooting wireless issues for a good deal of the … Continue reading

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