It’s the Easter weekend and everything and everyone is quiet. My Facebook feed isn’t exploding with posts of people doing things and being out and about and generally having a BIG life, when all I can afford is a very small one. Living frugally has meant that our life as a family has become smaller […]
This is a classic Australian (?) recipe, I learnt back in Year 9 or 10. I’ve made some adjustments, which I hope makes it a hit in your home.
I’ve already mentioned that I’ve been wondering about the economic fallout of the current pandemic, but to be honest haven’t given it much thought, because our financial situation has been dire for quite some time. I can’t imagine it getting any worse, except if one of my sons were to leave home and leave me […]
As an anxious person who always thinks ahead to the worst possible scenario, I am also constantly preparing for the worst possible scenario. I have solutions galore for when things go wrong and while I may initially panic and go into shut down, eventually my problem-solving self comes to the fore and I quickly move […]
I could make this short and sweet and simply write “plenty of alcohol and valium”. But that is neither sustainable nor healthy, so even though I have had a few more glasses of wine than usual and a tablet or two of valium at peak anxiety times, they are not my main coping strategies. What […]