wow its only taken me 19months but i finally found a photo album i like for rue. I wanted a sticky page one so i can make collages rather than just random pics shoved in pockets. But the only ones available were black and super boring! 

The one that i got is this in blue:

Its large enough to take about 4-5 images per page but alot more pleasing on the eye then these:

It is something i can whip out in 10years and look at all of our memories. Will update when it arrives. For now im off to print off all my best photos of him!


New year new me?

i realised when i was on holiday that im pritty out of whack. Since becoming mum i dont do alot for me. Yesterday during nap time i turned off the tv, lit an oil burner and listened to some spa music and it was lovely! I fogot how relaxing not having the tv on is. So not only am i working on a super strict budget (more on that to come) but im budgeting pampering and me things. 

First up are some lavender and pepermint oils which i heard smell like a day spa together. Then booking in a pedicure during my lunch break and penciling in a few gym trips because my body is totally out of sync. There are bits bulging out everywhere. Also on the cards may be a haircut, a massage, maybe some new clothes. Just things i have been forgetting to set aside time to do.

What have you been forgetting? 

New year!


I have never really been one to make new year resolutions but there are several things i really need to do this year and a year is a nice time bracket for goals.

  1. I say this every year but i have to pay off my debt. I work it out each year and there is no reason that i cant do it i just like buying stuff with my spare cash. Which brings me to my next point.
  2. Not spend anything on my creditcard! I have been using it to buy extra things each fortnight and am living over my means. Not at all this year!
  3. Lose 20kg. This may seem like an ambitious goal until you realise that i need to actually lose double that to be at a normal weight. 20kg will have me in a healthier place so thats the least i need to do.
  4. Don’t go to the shop unless i actually HAVE to buy something. No more browsing which leads to buying
  5. Focus more on selling things on Etsy. I have dabbled in it for a while now but never sold anything so i need to find something viable.
  6. Work out my car. I currently spend $400 a fortnight which is way above my means on my car lease which is under contract for 2years. I have taken the first step in emailing the company and asking how to get out of this. I think it will be a matter of paying it out which is $15,000 (i would then sell the car and get that back) so i may not be able to do it.
  7. Although i would like to say i will have more savings $50 a fortnight is the most i can spare while im paying down my debt so there it will stay.

So that’s it. A modest list of HAVE to do this year. 366 days to go (its a leap year!).