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About myhousewifelifeblog

I am a nurse by trade, and a traditional "de facto" housewife by nature. Constantly seeking a more organised existence. I like to cook, sew and play my keyboard. I try to keep my house organised but I've not yet mastered this, and I am endeavouring to reach my image of ultimate organisation at home. I'm not sure if it's possible, but I'll give it a go.

Too Early for Christmas? Or Just In Time

I promise to do this every year, but this year I decided to get organised for Christmas early.  I know we all cringe about how early the decorations, gifts and food come out, but if they didn’t do this how … Continue reading

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How Can We “Do It All?”

In a world where it’s all about how busy we are, and how time poor we are, how are we meant to “do it all”? After talking with friends and family recently about how hard it is to “do it … Continue reading

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Why Are We Finding It So Hard to Switch Off? Don’t Let Your Phone Ruin Your Day!

I was talking to a patient yesterday about the changes in some workplaces, and the generation changes.  He said that a place he used to work at no longer takes employees over the age of 55, seemingly because of the … Continue reading

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Are We Experiencing Life Through a Lens – With No Evidence of our Existence?

After going away for a weekend to the Blue Mountains I realised how much of our lives are spent looking through the eye of a lens.  While I realise going to a tourist area there will be people taking a … Continue reading

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Our First Barefoot Date Night

So tonight we had our first barefoot date night.  We chose somewhere nice to go, although the book seems to imply a fancy place, I wanted to go somewhere closer to home, that’s still nice (turns out the food could … Continue reading

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Beginning our Barefoot Journey

I’ve just read the barefoot investor!  We have officially joined the cult.  I feel as though we were already doing some of it, maybe on a much smaller scale, and the rest we are planning to chip away at.  But, … Continue reading

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|MEAL PLANNING| Weekly Plans & Prep

We now have twin Thermomix’s.  This is something my husband and I feel some shame about, but at the end of the day, it’s our lifestyle that has brought us to this decision.  We are both shift workers, I work … Continue reading

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