So I wrote $400 into my savings book.
Normally I post something on a savings subject. But I was away all weekend and that is just not going to happen so I will tell you about my weekend!
Chloe moved into a farm house. It is on her Grandparents farm. She has always been more of a farm girl... The girls had the best of the beach and town life and farm life growing up which was wonderful.
We took Andy's van so we could move her BBQ and a few things for her that were still here in Adelaide. And we headed off Saturday morning.
I had seen the house before she moved into it. It is a good house. Big with great views!
She has been painting, pulled up miles of carpet, polished floorboards.... a mirror image of my year really!
As we drove up the drive way the first impression was the view and the amount of water. Since our storms we have continued to have a lot of rain. Everything is green and water is everywhere.
The other thing was the scent of eucalyptus and wattle. It really was beautiful!
This is Wattle. It is everywhere and the landscape is yellow! The Australian ladies will know this already!
Chloe was waiting for us and had baked biscuits!
The setting is just lovely and I thought to show it as it is so Australian and it is green from all the rain.
There are so many birds and the Cockatoos in the trees are noisy. In the evening there were flocks of them and it was quite deafening!
Chloe took this photo the other morning as she looked out the window...
Andy took his tools and did handyman jobs that needed doing. We went for a walk and saw the fig tree and various other fruit trees that are very old and flowering but we don't know what they are yet!
Having learned new things in the last couple of years I noticed I now have a source of stinging nettles and an endless supply of Dandelions! Mel C makes oils and healing salve from these plus I see all kinds of uses for them.
Plus I have a new place to collect gum nuts and who knows what I will find!
In the evening we sat outside and the frogs were croaking. All night there was a chorus of frogs!
Chloe has put solar fairly lights in all the trees around her. It was beautiful!
These lights lasted all night!
Chloe hasn't been there long and she has started a pantry. Some of this will sound familiar! She has white and neutral and natural woodwork in the house. But inside her pantry she painted it blue...
It is a good start and one of the best things you can do for family or friends is encourage them and help them to build their pantry.
I will finish with a photo Chloe took in the morning when the fog is over the water and paddocks.
It is beautiful. We had such a nice time. Mum came over to see us on Saturday then Dad visited on Sunday.
So now back home to a new week.
Plans have changed. Allie is helping me next week. So this week I will make all the Christmas cakes and do some ahead cooking.
How did you save and get ahead last week?
I hope you had a good weekend! xxx