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Do you have “that” age that sticks out in your mind? Mine is 15, I don’t know why, but that’s the age that always sticks out to me.I loved 15, life was easy, school, working at Macca’s part-time so I had a bit of cash. Madly in love with the hot athlete boyfriend, we used to meet before school just for a sneaky kiss. I felt amazing like I could do anything.Now at 50, I’ll admit it, I loved turning heads when I was younger. These days it only happens when I go out with my daughters, but recently I thought,...

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Dear future Grandchildren,Your Grandma tried to win an Australia post business competition in 2019 but sadly she didn’t win. She really wanted to let you know how you can achieve your dreams, start a successful business from scratch and go on to win business awards but sadly that’s not the case. Oh well, looks like she’s going to have to tell you about that one time on the Fairstar 🛳 The Fun ship 1985 when she won the wet-shirt competition. 😂And now we have Libby from Sydney, woohoo!Oh well, no one can say I didn’t try. XPS. Thank you to...

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I am always drawn to houses with shingles on them. I think it’s because I grew up in a home that had them. They take me back to my childhood, to a simpler time, a happy time.   We lived in a cul-de-sac or as we called it in those days, a dead end.   We knew all our neighbours, I remember when Mr Tyce would come home, I would jump in his car and we would do laps up and down the street, me in charge of the steering. I loved it!   Imagine doing that now, everyone’s minds...

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Shop local, shop small business. Last week Miss Billie announced at 8 am she needed quick drying clay for school. Great, thanks for the notice. I was going to teach her a lesson that Mummy needed more than 5 minutes notice for these things but "mummy guilt" kicked in and I said "okay we'll whizz past Humphreys on the way to school and get some" as I had remembered seeing some there, lucky! Much to my horror when she returned to the car I looked at the receipt and realized the payment was declined? I said, "oh honey, this didn't go through,...

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   So hubby enthusiastically suggested "Dry July?" every other year I have said "No thanks, I've had 5 kids, I've done my Dry July 5 x 9 months over, but you go for it"   Well that was my excuse and I was sticking to it but for some reason, this year I tentatively said "Yes" and now I'm locked in, I think I may have been drunk??   I will admit it, I use wine as a crutch, as an excuse. I've had a crap day, I need a wine. I've had a great day, I need a wine....

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