Sunday, January 31, 2021

Product review

I’ve been on camping sites lots lately 
Dreaming of the day we finally pick up our new van and go away 
We do a bit of free camping out in the wilderness and getting a decent cup of coffee is hard work 

I don’t do instant. So bitter especially now I don’t take any sugar 
I love my coffee pod machine but if you don’t have power it’s a no go. And it’s way too 
Big anyway 

I do have a Italian coffee percolator but if all you have is a fire. That’s no good 
So when I saw many saying this little gadget was great, and one came up at Aldi for 
$50 I grabbed it. 

Firstly it isn’t compatible with their pods. But it is compatible with the Nespresso 
That’s not a problem as there is usually a coles around and easily obtainable 

This morning I gave it a go 
Makes nice coffee. But if your like me and want a decent cup to get you moving your going to need a few pods!

For roughing it. I’d say it’s ok
I do have coffee in bags, like tea bags and they are just as good 
So. I say save the money and just buy the coffee bags
But if you like gadgets, like my hubby,  then at least you will have fun pumping 
Away for your morning brew 

Do you have one of these? 
Let me know what you think 
Stay  safe and well 
See ya xx

Saturday, January 30, 2021

A glitch

There definitely has been a glitch in the matrix as the weather here has definitely 
Not been very summer like 
The last few days have been rain, rain, and more rain 
Don’t get me wrong. I like the rain saves me having to go 
Out and water, but seriously I’d love some sun now and again 
Considering we are in mid summer! 

I’m sure soon enough it will start to get hot, very hot, 
And then I’ll complain about the heat 
But at least that would be normal and understandable 
As it really is the middle of summer! 

Oh well 
It’s nice to be able to sit and listen to the rain I guess 
Enjoy your weekend 
Stay safe and well 
See ya xx

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Australia Day 2021

Happy Australia Day 
Even though the day is a bit political 
I’m just very happy to be living in the lucky country 

Enjoy the day 
See ya xx

Monday, January 25, 2021

Still stitching

Today I wanted to use up even more of my bits and bobs 
So onto you tube I ventured 

Wasn’t long till I found something to interest me 

Baby booties. 
Not knitted 
Not crochet 
But sewn 

I think they’re cute. All they need is some press studs where I have the pins holding them together 

This is the you tube I followed 
In the description box is the link to the pattern 

I sent that to hubby on his email and he printed them out for me in his office 

I’ve been doing that all lockdown lol 
They are not hard. Just a bit fiddly as they are for little people 

If you have a scrap bag give it a go 
They really don’t take long at all 

Stay safe and well 
See ya xx

Saturday, January 23, 2021


When my kids were small I made them their pjs and tracksuit pants for home and camping 
I have been trying to use up my stash so I decided to you tube simple dress patterns 

So I made the girls a new dress each 

I used this you tube. 
I hope the link works for you

They’re very simple 
I don’t have the girls measurements so I kinda just guessed 
As well as worked within the confines of what I had 

I’ve sent pics to my daughter and she likes them 
I’ll see how they fit and I might make some more
Grandma is now pooped 
So a nice cuppa and a sit I think 

Enjoy your weekend 
Stay safe and well 
See ya xxx

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

My girls

Today I spent some time with my girls at the pool 
We had fun splashing around 
Practicing swimming 
And just enjoying ourselves 

It was fantastic just seeing them 
We appreciate it even more after all the lockdowns last year 
Going out 
Enjoying life 

Definitely the simple things are the best 

Stay safe and well 
See ya xx

Sunday, January 17, 2021


The sun is shining today 
But it hasn’t been for quite a few days. So I got back to playing with yarn 

I’m currently working on this circular baby blanket.

A fellow blogger showed what she was currently working on so I thought it would 
Be fun to see what was on your hook today 

Play along and put a link to your blog in the comments so we can all see 

Stay safe and well 
See ya 

Sunday, January 10, 2021


We have had rain for quite a few days so it’s been ages since I got out into the garden 
To check on its progress 

Bad move. Very bad move 
We had so many yellow squash and zucchini 
And they were ginormous! 

This is what I kept. But I cut up the rest and fed it to our cow 

He was very happy to receive it. 
Loves fresh veggies 

We pulled out one of the zucchini plants and I found som radishes  had sewn 
They were too big to eat 
So they were added to the veggie breakfast 

He looked up long enough for me to take the picture and then his nose was firmly back 
Into his breakfast 

It doesn’t really worry us having vegetables getting too big for us to eat 
As long as they get used by someone 

In days gone by I would purposely leave them to grow so I could feed the chickens 

We have started the process to have chickens again 
So I’ll be able to entertain you all with chicken posts again 

It’s going to be warm today 
So I’ll finish off outside and then I’ll go inside to rest and relax in the cool 

Stay safe and well 
See ya xxx

Friday, January 8, 2021

Keeping busy

It’s eight days into the new year and it’s a busy one already 
Hubby is supposed to be on holidays but he has been going over to the workshop everyday 
And doing a few hours of paper work or finishing off big jobs 

We had to get a new ducted heating and cooling system 
The old one was faithful for 21 years but was making the death rattle 

That went in on the 6th 
Swimming is back to normal and so are my Ouchie massages and my body is 
Really feeling the benefits 

I’ve been playing in my craft room and made lots of things to be put away for gifts 
I’ve got Easter pretty much sorted and now working on Christmas 

I’ve made these Santa bottle covers today 
I think they’re really cute and will add a personal touch to a bottle of 
What ever you are gifting 

I’m going to make a few more. If I don’t use them on bottles I’ll 
Just hang them somewhere as decorations 

So the year so far is progressing nicely 
We have had a few covid cases but nothing really worrying. 
We all jumped on it and it looks like a spread has been avoided 

Hope your all keeping safe and well 
See ya xx

Friday, January 1, 2021

A new beginning

May the coming year one of manny blessings for all 
I look forward to seeing your posts and glimpsing life in 
Far away places. 
Thank you for visiting me here on my blog 

Stay safe and well 
See ya xxx