In NJ, while growing up, my mother did our laundry at the laundromat. I couldn’t wait to have a washer and dryer. When I was older and I had money, I bought her a washing machine and she would line dry the clothes. When MJ and I married, we lived in a small apartment for […]
I had my son earlier than expected – actually 4 weeks earlier! We’re doing fine – just getting to know each other at the moment! I have to run to go feed him now but I wanted to write a quick post to let you know how AMAZING the midwives and lactation consultants are here. […]
You get free money! (Sort of). Since we bought our first house in Australia, we got $14,000 from the government for the deposit (after June 2009, it goes back down to $7,000) and about another $5,000 savings from our closing (settlement in Australia) fees from the government and bank! The only catch is that you […]
I’m a total carb person. I really love bread. I think if had to pick one food that I could eat everyday, anywhere, I would choose bread (cheese is a close runner up but only cheese that I can find in the US). However, in the States, we ate whatever bread I could find in […]
I have decided to try coming up with at least one thing a week about what I like about Australia to balance out all the many negatives. The first thing I must say I like is that taxes (or as the locals say, GST) is already included in the price of things so the guesswork […]
This Foster’s video reminds me of MJ’s comedic relationship with his very Australian dad…
AUSTRALIA is the third most desirable country to live in, according to an annual United Nations report that looks at wealth, life expectancy and educational levels. Australia came in behind top-ranking Iceland and Norway in second spot. The top three nations have not changed since last year’s report, when Australia was again third but Norway […]
See another reason why I might be lost in Australia…
Ok this is a very strange inspiration but damn, what am I getting myself into?? For mature audiences only (LEGAL AGE IN YOUR COUNTRY)!
The Umbilical Brothers (Australian Comedians) and yes, you’ve seen them before. They’re Shane and David from the Upside Down Show on the Noggin channel.