Why do they need 4 sharpeners?

Purchasing supplies, text books and stationery for the upcoming school year can be very daunting.  Whether purchasing for a small of large family; the whole process can be a long and stressful one.  Not only does it hit the pocket HARD, it also takes up a great deal of time and lots of running around. This…

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“Are they all yours”?

Shopping with children can be hard work.  Parents of two or three children might think it bad, but have you tried shopping with seven? If possible, I try to avoid doing grocery shopping with the seven kids in tow, not becuase they are naughty or climbing the store shelves; it is because they like to help (they…

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Shopping with Children

Shopping with children can be a big effort and not something I enjoy doing.  However, if I do happen to take my 7 children I always make sure they are in my sight.  My little ones are strapped in a pram or their hand is being held by myself, hubby or an older child.   …

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Shopping at Costco

So I went to the Melbourne Costco today (with a friend).  This was a stock up of the things I can’t buy at aldi or Woolworths / Coles.  The last time I went was about 4 months ago.   My ‘cart’ before putting in the car.  (Not called Trolley’s at Costco) This was pretty empty…

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Pantry Organisation

Perhaps some of you would like to know what the inside of my pantry looks like. Pantry organisation and storage is very important, especially when you shop on a 3 monthly basis.  See my shopping lists here. Fortunately I do have the room to do this and the best way to organise a pantry (whether big or…

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