Thanks to ecostore for sending us a big bottle of their fabulous bubble bath. It’s got no nasty chemicals, it smells divine and it makes lots of bubbles! I’m playing Wordless Wednesday over at My Little Drummer Boys today. You can also find me posting at Childhood101 about how to beat the ‘making dinner bedlam’! […]
When I was pregnant it was called ‘Placenta Brain’…. now that the baby is on the outside we happily refer to my lack of thinking skills as ‘Nappy Brain’, and I have it bad right now. Yesterday I found a hair brush in the fridge. I tried to blame it on one of the children, […]
My friend at Yay for Home knows a lot…. I, on the other hand, only know a few things, like…. – If your kids do four year old kinder twice be prepared to gush over the same kid made christmas presents two years in a row. – If there is a two year old learning […]
Does anyone need cheering up? This always works for me! I play Wordless Wednesday at Five Minutes for Mom. Find more wordless wednesday at Technorati.
Just tying up a few loose ends and answering a few recurrent questions… Firstly, since so many of you have asked… Our new vacuum is a Dyson. It’s this one… the smallest barrel vac and the cheapest. It has no fancy bells and whistles but since we don’t have any carpet, we didn’t think we […]
It’s that time of year again… Ultimate Blog Party time! Hello to all the party goers who might be popping in to party with the Picklebums for the first time. Welcome to the madness! If you are new to my blog and wondering what on earth a ‘Picklebum’ is.. perhaps a quick run down is […]
It seems somewhat frivolous to blog about general ‘stuff” when the death toll from the fires here just keeps getting worse and worse. 173 people dead the last time I heard the news and more than 5000 people without homes… incomprehensible in so many ways. The girls and I collected up some of their toys […]
I have a friend, a wonderful, caring, lovely, woman who is once again raising money for the orphans of Chibobo, Zambia. She’s done this for the past year or two after being involved with the orphanage via the school she attended and now teaches at. Her younger sister, along with other students from the school, […]