My daughters are the best, seriously they are, they are beautiful, strong, intelligent women, mums and wives.  They are both as different as night and day but they are mine and they are awesome!


This is my youngest daughter with her sick baby. This is my poor daughter who is battling with Crohns disease only to have this precious little baby pick up a bug somewhere along the way and has been terribly sick as well. The last thing my daughter wants or needs is to look after a sick baby, she doesn’t have the strength, she doesn’t have the stomach for it, she doesn’t have the energy for it,  but she does it, she does it because she’s a mum first, Crohns has to wait when her kids need her, Crohns will be there once the baby is better but for now, it’s a mission she needs to complete.  She is beyond tough, her doctors say it’s a problem because they can see how sick she is but she doesn’t complain. She was meant to start her remecaide infusions tomorrow but has had to re-schedule so she can look after her baby, these treatments are crucially important, but her kids come first.  Her husband quite capably looks after their autistic 4 year old son, we have her 5 year old daughter and she has the baby, it’s a musical chairs of kids but it’s the only way we can try and give her some relief.  Her strength is amazing and I am so proud to be her mum!

20394765_1406893059359247_962209391_o  This is the foot of my eldest daughter who decided to do this to herself this morning so she could get some attention too hahahaahha!  What a way to get a break from the kids LOL!  I seriously thought one of the kids had died when I got the SOS call this morning for help. I nearly had a massive heart attack and then another one when she told me she’d axed her TOE hahahahaha! Her hubby came home from work, took her to hospital where the doctor wanted to stitch the toe because she has done a good job splitting it open but when she saw the needle she started to cry and wouldn’t let him do it hahahahaa!  Good Lord!!  So he bandaged it up and sent her home to rest. Yeah that was never going to happen with 4 kids under 9 in toe lol!  She is the kindest, most loving girl, she is always there for her sister whenever she needs her, nothing is ever a bother for her, I’ve seen her give up her own food so others in the family could have it, her spirit is beautiful and sincere and I am so blessed God chose me to be her mumma!

I am so blessed with both my girls, I would be lost without them, I don’t have friends because I have daughters (and a tonne of grandkids lol), and they make me proud to be their mum!

courtney and zac

Here’s a better pic of her with her eldest son, he is autistic, and the most loving beautiful child. She is a great mum that’s for sure!

Mid Week Run…

So hubby has been home from work the last few days getting tests done on his heart and brain.  He has been having pretty full on heart palpatations and at 53 that’s probably a sign to get things checked.  The brain scan was done to see if the correct amount of blood is pumping around in there but really it was to check if he even had a brain hahaahha, or as my daughter said, “well with 5 out of 7 grandkids with autism they are checking to see where that gene has come from and since the rest of us haven’t had any brain scans it must be from you” hahahahaahaha, bloody kids are cheeky as!

SO, while he has had time off we decided to go for a drive out of town, back to where we both grew up and just get some country air into our lungs.  I love feeling the crisp, fresh air of the country, the smells of the country, it’s so much different to the smells in town, and just the peaceful atmosphere which I love. Our goal is to buy a property out there again and retire in the peace and quiet but internet is a huge issue in these rural areas.  Bad enough in regional areas where we live ugh!  In the meantime this is what we came across and I never get tired of them.  They are being hunted out now, which I don’t like but I guess there has to be a balance for everything. I don’t mind so much if people hunt for food but I CANNOT stand trophy hunting and will NEVER think that’s ok, but that’s a whole nother issue lol!


Just as we left this mob of 11 not 100 metres up the road 2 young buck jumped out in front of the car but I wasn’t quick enough to get pics, they were off lol!  I try and scare them now so it makes it harder for the hunters lol.  They are so bloody quiet, they just stand there so they are easy prey, so I figure if I make it look like humans are scary they will run away, not sure if my theory would work tho! Oh well a girls gotta try lol!

Sunset On The Mountain…

So we decided to head up the mountain so I could get some good sunset shots with my camera. The kids bought me this amazing camera and I don’t use it nearly enough plus I also needed to get out of town and breathe in some fresh clean air. It’s so cool and crisp on the mountain and I just love that environment, it kinda gives you a rejuvenation.

We made it just in time to capture this beautiful sunset.  I was amazed at how quickly it changed form, and I could literally see the sun disappearing right before my eyes!  I have actually called this series of photos “The many faces of a mountain sunset”  I quite like that lol!