Monthly Archives: July 2012

Apples, trees (and shoes!)

This morning I was gathering up the pieces of Bubba’s outfit, while she stood in her cot and we had our morning chat. Spencer, long-sleeved t-shirt, dark grey sweater with ROCK written across the front in red, French blue a-line … Continue reading

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Here comes the summer sunshine

I’m dreaming I know, but I am so very keen for winter to be over, that I’m just going to repeat that mantra over and over until it is finally true. Don’t get me wrong, I’m happy to have any … Continue reading

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Winter shadows

After our many sleepless nights, on Saturday grandma took Bubba to the park so that mumma could try to have an afternoon nap (aka a nanna nap).┬áIn pre-Bubba times, these were called a Disco Nap so that she had more … Continue reading

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Bubbles

In an attempt to side track Bubba from the fact that she’s been coughing for days, has had very little sleep and feels awful, I got out the bubbles. It worked for a little while. And Beary seemed to like … Continue reading

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Apple risotto

No, I haven’t come over all Masterchef and decided to turn your main meal into dessert. But it has definitely got me thinking about a new slant on the old rice pudding! Apple risotto is what a friend referred to … Continue reading

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The things you do for family

Today I’m going to go a little off leash – deviating from my usual subject of Bubba to talk about a subject which is globally topical right now: responsible dog ownership. Or in my world: caring for my other two … Continue reading

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Wash day

I’ve mentioned Bubba’s penchant for helping me with the washing. I kid you not. I walked into the kitchen the other day, and this is what I saw. This is one habit I hope she doesn’t grow out of. I … Continue reading

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