What To Do When You’re Feeling Blue

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This week’s confession is all about what you do when you’re feeling blue. Sadly, this is is something I’ve had a bit of experience with lately.  Due to endometriosis, I’m in  fairly constant pain as well as had some fairly horrific PMS over the last year, so I’ve had more than my fair share of the blues […]

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Win Stuff: Oz Comic-Con Giveaway!

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Oz Comic Con is almost upon us and I’ve got the goods! Thanks to the lovely people at Oz Comic-Con, one lucky family will win themselves a pass to the best show in town! img src: Oz Comic Con Coming down under are Karl Urban (from like everything), Keisha Castle-Hughes and Daniel Portman from Game of […]

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5 Things I Believe In (Told By Galavant)

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Writing this post was sort of difficult. We all believe in things that we don’t want to share with others because we’re scared it might be deemed ridiculous.  I couldn’t quite get to 10 without sounding more than a little cray-cray, but I did manage to find 5 things I believe in that shouldn’t make you […]

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Mums Night Out: Bad Moms

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Oh man have I been looking forward to this movie. From the first trailer, I was hooked by the premise, and add in Kristen Bell (who is totally my spirit animal) and I could not freakin wait.  My mother’s group and I organised a rare night out to hang out with the Bad Moms.   […]

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Building A Nightly Routine That Works

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We’ve touched on my habit of procrastination before, and as part of my effort to get past it, I’ve spent a lot of time working on my nightly routine.  Building an effective nightly routine is key to a good nights sleep and a less stressful morning. It also sounds way more difficult than it actually is. […]

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The One Where I Lost My Blogging Mojo

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I had a very different post planned this week, but I just couldn’t get inspired about anything. Every blogger has those weeks where the block is intense, and you lose your blogging mojo. I’ve started blogging before and I always give up when I get blocked. It happened again. All of a sudden I couldn’t […]

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July Love List: 7 Things I Loved This Month

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July is our windy, rainy, cold winter in Queensland. It’s hot chocolate and apple crumble weather.  Excellent for Netflixing and reading, but not so much for getting out and about until August brings the sunshine back.  Let’s all snuggle up, grab some hot tea and see what made the July Love List.   Every Heart A Doorway […]

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The Every Day Achievement Awards

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I’m a big believer in the small things in life. I try to show gratitude for the tiniest things, like someone letting me in in traffic or a truly amazing cup of coffee. As a culture though, we don’t celebrate the little things and I think that sucks. Every day wins are wins nonetheless and should […]

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Seanan Maguire – Every Heart A Doorway

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I’ve always had a fascination with portals to magical worlds. There’s a proliferation of children’s stories with children getting whisked away to fairy tale locales – Narnia, The Far-away Tree, Wonderland, Oz, Never-Never Land. In Every Heart A Doorway, Seanan Maguire asks the question – what happens to the children who come back?   Eleanor West’s Home for […]

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