Floorboards!

Took a while but here you go: The crib was gifted to us by the won­derful Vicki and Andrew and is cur­rently just filled with cush­ions. We need to buy a new mat­tress (it’s one of the things the SIDS people say you’re not allowed to have second-hand)...

Protected: Stinky

I am some­what annoyed. I was all “yay, we can be at home! and I’ll do lots of marking and then I’ll take Friday off and stay home and do lots of marking!” but when I got home, the house was all stinky from the epoxy the tradie used to fix the window....

Protected: We have wooden floorboards!

Yay! The floor­boards are in! No pics yet, because Doug is still moving all the fur­niture back into place and nailing the skirting board back to the walls, but it’s all beau­tiful. We even slept at home last night because Doug made a super­human effort to get...

Protected: Domesticity

I would like to form­ally thank my Mum for lending me the moolah and my partner for doing the hard work: we have wooden blinds! They’re up in the lounge room, the spare room (soon to be Harper’s room) and the bed­room. The ones for the kit­chen are not, because we...

Protected: Couples and romance

I think we’ve turned into one of those couples who do couple things and I want to apo­lo­gise to all my friends I haven’t seen or spoken to in ages except briefly at parties. Doug gets extra points for Valentine’s Day where he cooked me dinner (red pep­pers...