15 Things- #3 & 4

Just a quickie but here are two more things that make me very happy. #3 Crawling into bed on a night where I don’t have to wake up at any particular time the next morning. I don’t have to set my alarm and knowing I get to sleep as long …

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15 Things #2

Saying goodbye to my niece and nephew was one of the hardest things I had to do when I decided to move to Australia. I’m fortunate that I get to see them a few times a year and was over the moon when they visited Sydney in March. Today I …

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Challenge Accepted- 15 Things, #1

My friend Jen recently wrote a blog how she’s been going through a bit of a rough patch lately. Sometimes life throws stuff at us that we just have to deal with, accept and learn from.  Right now- that’s what she’s doing. Not only is she keeping her chin up, …

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Gnocchi Mac & Cheese

Give me the choice… cheese or chocolate… I’ll choose cheese any day of the week. In fact, there are an alarmingly high number of cheese based recipes floating around on my “Yum” Pinterest board. So many so that many moons ago I decided I just had to try one (I …

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The Perks of Moving to Australia

My sister and her kids visited Australia for the first time this past week. We had 7 people staying in our tiny apartment but it was wonderful to have them here and to have the opportunity to show them around my home and my life. Of course I was devastated …

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Silver Linings – March 7 2013

It’s been awhile since I’ve written a silver linings blog. If you aren’t familiar with these click here. I probably haven’t spent as much time thinking about good things lately as I should be and so tonight I’m forcing myself to sit down and write. 1. To start off my silver …

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