My Top 3 Ways to Chill Out on the Cheap

Everyone is trying to save money and still have a good time, right?

Some holiday reads

Easy reads about motherhood, relationships and a woman’s sense of identity as she ages and experiences life in the twenty-first century in Australia.


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Drive-in Movies with Kids

Not for the first time, my husband announced a plan that I thought was dubious.  It was an evening at a drive-in cinema, with children in tow.  To watch “The Lego Movie,” no less. I was emotionally blackmailed into attending by my child and also by the prospect of french fries.

Happy Lunar New Year!

The Lion Dance is always my favourite part of Chinese New Year festivities. May the Year of the Horse bring you and your loved ones joy and prosperity.

Happy Holidays!

I hope everyone has a wonderful time over the Christmas break and best wishes for 2014. x