Christmas in Australia

I’d like to start by saying that I think there is NO typical Christmas in Australia. Sure it’s hot, and many Australian families have that in common at this time of year, but even the weather isn’t certain, depending on where you live. Continue reading

Adelaide – Australia, Our Home Town

Adelaide South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia

We call Adelaide in South Australia home. It is only the fifth-largest city in Australia with a population of 1.23 million. So, as far as cities go, it’s not huge even by Australian standards, but that is both a blessing and a curse for the people who live here.

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Turning Dreams into Action

The decision to make some major changes in our lives happened quite quickly, but the feelings that lead to that decision had been bubbling around for quite a while, let me explain…

As mentioned in previous posts, I did own a Custom Cupcake and Cake Bakery. It was a lovely little business, and I’m really proud of what we achieved. But, I also discovered that all of the stress that comes with owning a small business is not for me. Luckily for us, the business sold very quickly, within just 3 months.

Selling the business was the important first step in turning our dreams into action. Continue reading

Gina’s Light Bulb Moment – Part 1

How did we get here?

Baby Lucy, conceived in London, born in Adelaide 2002.

Baby Lucy, conceived in London, born in Adelaide 2002.

I don’t mean our physical location, that part is easy… We’d been living and travelling overseas, a baby was on the way, and it was time to go ‘home’ and grow up. Fear was setting in, “We can’t have a baby on the other side of the world!” “I can’t have a baby in THIS hospital, this is not what Australian’s are used too!” 8 weeks later and 7 months pregnant, we boarded the plane heading home to Adelaide in Australia. We found jobs, built a house, bought another house, had another baby, started a business, and BOOM! 11 years later… How did we get here? Continue reading