Monthly Archives: January 2015

January Reads – BRCS Book Club Review and Discussion

Back in Late December we announced Cheryl Strayed’s memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail to be our read for January. And boy was it a great read! Wild is Cheryl Strayed’s first-person memoir of her … Continue reading

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February Reads – BRCS Book Club

So its time for the February Book selection! This month we’re reading Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira. I spotted this book mid last year and haven’t got around to reading it yet. I thought it would be … Continue reading

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Holiday time! Where do you see yourself heading?

I’m off for 9 days of sun, sand, and surf in Northern Queensland. I’ve been so excited I started packing weeks ago! And I had my list of books to take away done before that! Given that I’ve done a … Continue reading

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How to stop spending money, a thrifty 15 update

So it’s nearing the end of month 2 of my spending fast and I bet you all want to know how its going! I will be completely honest with you, I have slipped up on occasion but overall (and considering … Continue reading

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Want to take more adventures this year? Worried about fitting it all in?

Is this something you think about? What haven’t we done before? Where haven’t we been? How will we fit it into our week with school, work, and family commitments? 52 Weeks of Adventure and Inspiration is about making more time in … Continue reading

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Now, what to do with all these memories?

As we pass through Christmas, New Years, and the summer holidays you no doubt have a collection of fantastic photos of your friends and family that you want to hang on to. Will you get them printed? Will you load … Continue reading

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Back to School Study Tips – how to be more productive in 2015

Nothing is quite like starting a new school year. While the kids might be worried or excited about new friends and new teachers, mums end up stuck with the tasks of keeping organised, and creating solid routines. Today I have … Continue reading

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100 Things challenge – could you live with it?

I go through stages of de-cluttering that range from must-keep-everything to get-rid-of-everything-now. So you can understand that the ‘100 Things Challenge’ caught my eye with a lot of interest. Can you imagine only having 100 things to your name?? I … Continue reading

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Tips for surviving a family day at the beach

Most of the year the beach is a serene and peaceful place. But when summer hits and its time to take the kids for a beach time holiday it becomes a full-blown, all day, Olympic event in stamina, patience, and … Continue reading

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