Author Archives: houseofnom

About houseofnom

nommer of great self-merit. (yes, I make myself merit badges for nomming)

The kitchen is closed.

I’ve closed my kitchen for a while. Tonight will be a fair well meal. As is evident in my total lack of posting anything, I can finally put a finger on why. I hate cleaning. Advertisements

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When inspiration is low

Much of the time, I’m time poor or inspiration deficient. This was one of those nights.

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Why buy it when you can make it?

Self sufficiency, on a small kitchen scale at least, has been an interest of mine since watching the River Cottage series. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall captured my imagination as he bandied about trying live as self sufficient as he could, down to … Continue reading

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Distraction is not my friend.

Broadly speaking, I am a terribly disorganised person with little interest in time managment (I don’t think it’s really possible & think ‘time’ is more of an experience than a thing that can be managed). That is probably why blogging … Continue reading

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Bad parenting – when the sun goes down. (updated)

Every time I guilt trip Sparrow about his sleep, I know it’s wrong. From a stern chat, to an all out mum-tantrum complete with tears, I lay it on thick about how I just can’t take it any more & … Continue reading

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MamaBake Kalgoorlie Kick Off!

I have been lusting over MamaBake for almost two long years.  Finally, and with minimal preparation or notice, it has begun! “MamaBake is a revolutionary, grass-roots movement of progressive thinking Mama’s who take a collaborative approach to Motherhood through group, … Continue reading

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Oh look at that…

I used to blog once, didn’t I? <cue music: “I Will Survive”; Lyric line: “So now you’re back…”> Rushed update #2 *My son has been a barrel of energy & laughs.  He still doesn’t sleep at night.  We get minute … Continue reading

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