Destination Awesome

Sitting back, relaxing and watching and listening to the amazing Billy Joel: Live at Shae Stadium.  Can’t begin to tell you how much I love this man.  Pure genius – makes my heart sing.  So far, he’s shared the stage with Tony Bennett and Garth Brooks.  Incredible stuff.

So, did a huge grocery shop today, based as I mentioned around my existing available food after the big clean out.  Tomorrow, I will be diving headlong into a HUGE declutter, starting with our home office… looking forward to a major energy shift.

Gotta love a full moon, and this one is extra special being a ‘blood moon’ (eclipse).  Have you shared your intentions with the moon tonight?  I’m off to do that right now. 🙂


I had it all organised – a post each day I said.  It’ll be easy.  Oh my goodness, how delusional was I?  Long story short, our little guy spent a night of observation in hospital for a nasty virus.  So, as you would expect, everything else got put on the back burner.  On the up-side, he’s fine, and slept 12 hours straight last night, so we all got to recover from the experience.  Isn’t it funny how we are ALWAYS juggling something.

Today was a slow day, while we all found our feet again, but I did manage to clean out the fridge and our pantry.  Which was awesome.  I threw out a lot of out of date stuff, and both are far organised tidy now.  Nothing quite like a good clean out.  And because of that clean out, I tried something new for dinner and topped our very nice steak with chopped avocado and tomato in lemon juice, and coupled it with a side of roasted garlic potato bites (with crunchy bits – yum!) and some greens.  Might not sound like a big deal, but I’m really proud that I used up what was in the fridge to create a really tasty, but still healthy meal.

There’s been some interesting lessons in the past couple of days.  A big one was that I tend to ignore what is in the fridge or pantry, probably because I have too much in there, and no real focus in terms of meal planning.  So, this week, I have resolved to not buy any ready made meals or snacks.  I know that everything I have in my pantry isn’t perfectly healthy, but I’m not going to just throw away food.  I will replace it with better choices once used.  This week, I will plan a week of meals around what I already have, and when I shop tomorrow, I will just buy food to complement what I already have.  Wish me luck!

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