Tag Archives: shopping

Jan 5th, 2008

No more mindless consumerism

Just before Christmas I was driving somewhere with the kids in the car and I began to talk to them about some thoughts I’d been having on the subject of stuff. The endless stuff we accumulate, buy, covet and horde. The stuff that takes over our home and gets in the way of living. The […]

Nov 26th, 2007

Random stuff

Tonight I hand fed the possum a slice of watermelon. A possum eating watermelon with great enthusiasm is a) noisy and b) so very cute. I spent $400 on groceries today, I’d been buying only what we needed to get through the next day or so for the last 3 weeks and we were running […]

Nov 15th, 2007

Beware, content free post ahead

Ok, I’m not claiming that makes this one different in any way. I just couldn’t think of a title 😛 Hey, it’s the 15th today! That means I’m half-way through NaBloPoMo. Have I bored you all to death yet? (Fishing for compliments? Never! Don’t know what you mean….) I took the kids shopping for shoes […]

Nov 14th, 2007

It’s too EARLY!!!!

My kids have taken to wandering around the house singing Christmas carols and when I got home last night Tom and Caitlin had dug out the animated music playing stuffed reindeer and Santa. I made them put them back in the cupboard till December because I’m mean like that. Besides, I have an unreasonable desire […]

Nov 13th, 2007

Weigh-in week 13

I managed a loss of 0.9kg this week which brings me back to 8.5kg lost. I’m going to stick with Core for a couple more weeks at least, I’m feeling much more relaxed about my eating so it seems to be working quite well for now. I was at the school for half the day […]

Nov 11th, 2007

Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest.

Adam got back from Amsterdam this morning so the day started early with the distribution of loot among the kids. The boys got mini remote control helicopters, no I don’t know what that has to do with Holland either, and Caitlin scored a very pretty Swarovski crystal pendant. I got tea from the British Museum […]