Well, my wine didn’t arrive on the plane. I know, first world problems. But they are my first world problems. Ok so 1 box of wine arrived – the Shiraz for Mr Chardy. I decided that beggars can’t be choosers and cracked that little sucker open and enjoyed a glass of red. Wednesday nights have become my “tv night” – kids go to bed and I settle in with Wonderland. It was actually really good having the glass of red because it lasted longer and I didn’t have as much. So it was a a win win really. Although I remember now why I don’t drink red wine – the stain it leaves on my lips and teeth makes me look like I should be the main actor in Twilight, lets just say that it is not attractive.
Is anyone else slightly disturbed by Gogglebox. Now I can’t really comment too much because I haven’t actually watched an episode but – REALLY – a show about people watching tv…. what has the world come to? A bunch of bogans in their lounge rooms watching TV, is this what it is? Sorry bogans who may be starring in this Logie award winning show. Is it any good?
Has anyone else been watching Judith Lucy is all Woman on the ABC of a Wednesday night? I have switched over the past few weeks, after Wonderland, and I tell you what – that lady seriously cracks me up. All she has to do is speak and I am laughing. This week she was talking to Julie Bishop and Julie – you totally had me at pearls!!! She is one classy lady, oh so dignified. I think I could have listened to her speak all night. She even won Judith over too. I have never heard Julie speak before (well in a non political way) and I am not prone to watching Question Time, I am more of a Giggle and Hoot kind of girl. So it was really interesting. Don’t worry, I am not turning all political on you or anything!
Judith also had a crack at walking a few hours in a stay at home Mum’s shoes. This Mum has 5 children but only left 3 with Judith and a list with 3 jobs on it – fold washing, vacuum stairs and landing and unpack dishwasher. As all you Mum’s out there can imagine, with 3 young children at home Judith didn’t achieve much. It was great to see and so true. Judith came out with a whole new respect for stay at home Mums – it really is a tough gig isn’t it.
The show ended like this…
If you want to you could check it out on iView. Worth a look especially if you are in need of a laugh.
I have been continuing with my Domestic Goddess/Everyday Housewife duties – getting the clothes in the dryer first thing every morning has been such a game changer and I feel so lucky that I can do this (and realise it is just not practical for most town people with electricity bills and all). But I am beyond caring what anyone thinks of this drying method – it works for me and that is all that matters. I am loving myself sick having the clothes folded and away by 7:30am. Clothes dryer all the way for me guys! With all of this cleaning and tidy house business I am wondering if Mr Chardy might be slipping something into my wine…
And I could quite possibly be in the running for Mother of the Year too, I mean if they came to my house and saw the nutritious meals I served up for my 2 young boys every night they would be gobsmacked. The degree of difficulty that goes into boiling pasta and the end result with grated cheese dusted over the top is second to none people! Does anyone else have children that live on Weet-Bix, sandwiches and pasta? I have totally given up fighting with them and could boil that pasta with my eyes shut. Tom (Mr 10) is finally eating like a real human being but Harry – the 8 year old…..grrrrrrr, lets not go there.
Meanwhile Clancy (the 3 year old) is getting such a fabulous education from Sesame Street I am pretty sure I will have boarding schools calling me up and offering scholarships left right and centre when the time comes, well one can only hope anyway. He races in and say’s “Mum the word on the Street is &$*#(&(#&$#($&#()#_@&” I can’t ever actually make out the word, but I definitely make it my business to find out, because I am quite fond of the word of the day….. Octagon, Vibration, Pirouette, Metamorphosis, Palaeontologist (I had NO IDEA how to spell that one, thank god for spell check). Yes – I kid you not – words like METAMORPHOSIS….. “when something goes through a big change” (said with an American accent) – and then Mr 3 say’s “you know Mummy, like when a dog turns into a chopper” why yes, yes that would be a massive metamorphosis. Can you even see how gifted this child is???
Ok, so I really need to get out more don’t I. Guys, I think we an all tell when I have been on the station for too long. I wonder when I will get to town next. Between online shopping, thanks to the blog post by Style and Shenanigans, ABC 4 Kids and my wine “Situation” things are going downhill fast. It has been over a month since I have been to town. I look like a ten dollar hooker with my dark roots. Haven’t had a hair cut since the beginning of December and I think that was also the last time my eyebrows were waxed. I can feel a blog post coming up titled “Outback Make Over” because I don’t think I can hang out for the hairdresser and I am going to have to take matters into my own hands and dye it myself. I just can’t handle looking at those roots, it looks like a block of top deck chocolate. Not one bit attractive. So watch this space. Coming soon to a computer near you – Miss Chardy gets a make over! I know, it could be award winning. Would you like to meet my outback hairdresser? Here she is, isn’t she lovely!
What are you doing this weekend? I need to know because I am not doing anything and I need to live my life through you!
Can you believe it is the end of February already? I still feel like it is February 2014 – but we never ever want to go back to 2014 do we….and I was never to speak of it again was I.
Have a smashing weekend my little Chardy’s!!!!