The Wobbles

If anyone happens to have read my angsty little grumble the other day about how much I have ahead of me to do, and was a bit worried or was thinking it unfair that I had so much to do ‘by myself’ – well DONT!! We all have days now and then when we feel … Read more…

A lil overwhelmed..

Over the last couple of weeks I have been slowly decluttering, selling off stuff, cleaning out things, donating stuff and throwing away stuff; all in an effort to try and make this business of ‘downsizing’ a bit easier bit. It’s all a bit overwhelming sometimes, and I don’t think the enormity of the job at … Read more…

Sign on the Line!

Today is THE day. Its CONTRACT day!!! Finalllllly, after what feels like months of waiting, the Contract for our Farm has now been signed by all parties. Wheeeheeeee!!!! As of 9am, the sellers have signed, and we are on our merry way to getting this unconditional, and settled. (or as our American friends would say: … Read more…

A Slow Crawl.

As you’ve read, it started back in about April, when we went and had a proper look at the block, did a whole lot of talking and working-out stuff, and some more talking – and then finally made an offer. We were nervous about making an offer, as we pretty much had no savings left … Read more…

And so it began!

Welcome to the inception of Strigidae Farm. Firstly, a little bit of background. We are Suzey & Sarah – married, Mummas of 7, working outside the home as a Sales Executive and a Nurse/Manager, we’re Grand-Mummas to 3 and we are in our 50s! When we first moved up to the Tablelands, we wanted to … Read more…

Counting the beat….

What a busy few months it has been. We had three of the kids living with us since September, but they’ve finally rented their own 3brm place together, all have jobs, and are back to making their way in the world independently once again. Another son has come home to stay since then (we had … Read more…

How to get rid of unwanted ‘friends’….

We spent a lot of time discussing just this question, tonight. And it’s (unfortunately) not the first time we’ve had this discussion, about this particular couple – but it can be a difficult one! Difficult because, while one party is trying to sever the ‘friendship’, the other is trying to forge on with it. We … Read more…

Top 50!!!

Well, a lot has gone on of late – and yes – we’ve been poor with blogging, but hopefully we’ll catch up at some point… BUT – to get back to the point – TOP 50!!! What this top 50 business we hear you ask??!!??? Wellllll…. In the “Top 50” is the ranking for a … Read more…