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Snoskred = 32, Female, lives in NSW with The Other Half and two kitties. Topics nclude life in the country, scams, scam baiting, music, movies, art, current events, and photography.
I Can’t Believe It.
2023-03-12 00:49
Wednesday morning the other half got a call from Mum. She'd fallen and she couldn't get up. He was already up and dressed so he jumped in his car and drove over, I got up and threw clothe… Read More
The Last Puzzle Piece
2022-10-17 03:46
Is now sitting in my kitchen area ready for us to take it over to Mum's new house and put it together tonight. It is a table for the outdoor area. It is just over 5 weeks since we pi… Read More
Less Limbo Like
2022-08-26 07:38
Photo by Ian Beckley on Sort of. We have a settlement date yay - 9th September which is two weeks from today. The old house has had an open last weekend and has another one tomo… Read More
The 6 P’s
2022-08-02 01:43
Proper Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance. Photo by Pixabay on Most of our preparation work for putting the house on the market is now done, and I find myself in a bit of… Read More
2022-07-27 00:14
Photo by zydeaosika on Just had a tooth pulled out because it was trying to escape my mouth. I'm pretty numb and feeling a bit high right now. :) This began with an abscess whic… Read More
Changing Names
2022-07-19 12:08
Why, Taubmans? Why would you change the name of your most excellent exterior paint from Taubmans Endure to Taubmans Allweather? When we built the chicken coop way back in 2011 we chose… Read More
The Exhaustion Is Real
2022-07-16 23:46
Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh on Sunday and Monday we did two full days of moving furniture downstairs, decluttering, measuring, packing and cleaning. On Monday we also had the out… Read More
2022-07-15 03:43
One of the hard parts of the next 40 or so days for me is going to be spending a lot of time at Dad's house. I should call it that because he really truly adored that place. But he love… Read More
Calm After The Storm
2022-07-10 11:21
Photo by Asad Photo Maldives on Sometimes things are simply not meant to be - because a better thing is waiting. Jerry: Ah, I'm kinda soured. George: You're soured… Read More
Adventures With Mother
2022-07-08 12:25
She's been my Mother for just over 47 years now which means I have to change my twitter bio from thirtysomething to fortysomething. And in this time I have got to know her reasonably we… Read More
The Terrible Fear
2022-05-21 07:35
The cheesecake is in the fridge, it is Election Night, and I sit here very very scared. I will not tempt the wrath of high upon the thing. Anything can happen. We could face more years of… Read More
Easter Part 2
2022-04-24 08:35
The kitties had a most wonderful time with everything being moved about and cleaned and therefore it is like they got a houseful of new sleeping places and things to play with. Over t… Read More
2022-04-18 22:43
All weekend this song has been in my head. continue reading Original article: Musical Interlude. This content was published by Snoskred o… Read More
Our Easter
2022-04-18 07:50
Let me start by saying we do not "Easter". We live in a tourist town which becomes impossible to navigate starting the Thursday before Easter, and remains pretty much that way till late T… Read More
Lobster Obsessed
2022-04-11 12:09
Photo by Roger Brown on I started watching Leon The Lobster not long after he was first brought home from the grocery store. I am obsessed. But the most recent video has me comp… Read More
It Is That Time, Again..
2022-04-05 06:18
I just got a call from the AEC about working at the not-yet-called election. They are expecting it to be mid-May. I had already been thinking about whether or not I wanted to work at th… Read More
What If I Forget?
2022-04-03 03:17
One reason I don't post so much at my blog as I once did - I simply don't have the time to write the well thought out posts that I once did. But I realised today I need to stop being so… Read More
Vale Papa
2021-12-31 14:12
Photo by Ian Turnell on My Dad peacefully passed away at home on Thursday the 9th of December 2021. Words will never explain my feelings towards my extraordinary Dad. As a yo… Read More
Posting & Click And Collect
2021-10-28 22:10
Andrew at High Riser wrote a post last Sunday which had something in it that I've been thinking about all week - thanks Andrew because it has been a very tough week here. We're going th… Read More
4WD Tales
2021-10-14 22:25
Photo by Sinitta Leunen on The Other Half has been wanting a 4wd to use as his camping car for a while. At first I was very anti this idea. An extra car rego to pay, tyres, ever… Read More
Snoskred Plans, Packages Laugh.
2021-09-20 22:49
Photo by cottonbro on Last week I told you about taking back the reins - also known as the f**k Gladys plan. Painting was due to begin Monday so on Sunday night I thought I bett… Read More
Taking Back The Reins
2021-09-12 11:14
Photo by Arvind shakya on When we did the business tax in June, my accountant had said to me - well you did carpet in the studio, you did a new laptop and phone in 20/21 - I wan… Read More
With One Click
2021-09-04 23:00
In this room on my personal computer, I am always just one click away from being able to log into Facebook. I never ever have done it on this computer, and I never, ever will. This room… Read More
2021-08-29 00:48
It began with one limo driver who transported some flight crew to their hotel in mid June. He was not vaccinated nor was he required to wear a mask. This is an older article that details… Read More
Going Up
2021-08-19 23:00
Ground floor: perfumeryStationery and leather goodsWigs and haberdasheryKitchenware and foodPLUS A CUCKOO CATGoing up First floor: telephonesGents' ready-made suitsShirts, socks, ties… Read More
2021-08-13 00:11
Got the second Pfizer shot yesterday. Definitely feeling not the best today but I had planned ahead in case that happened. Can confirm I have a very sore arm. The Other Half had his first… Read More
I Know It Seems Wacky
2021-08-05 11:47
but here I sit with a headache and a cup of tea that has half a drop of Doterra fennel oil added to it. And I know within the next 20 minutes this headache will vanish, because this is no… Read More
Gone Casual
2021-07-21 11:41
JayJays have a great range of tie dye t-shirts with good length sleeves. I mostly buy the mens ones. I don't know about you, but in these COVID times it is rare for us to venture outside… Read More
Half A Job, Snoskred
2021-07-13 22:00
One of the problems with being accessible to other people is the constant interruptions they can provide. If I lived in a cave without a mobile phone or laptop and could focus in purely o… Read More
No Vaccine For You – Or You Or You..
2021-07-11 00:48
**I noticed some of my pics did not come through in the feed - while I try to fix this you might want to click over and read this on the blog as some of the pics are needed for this post*… Read More
Reclaim My Time
2021-07-09 12:17
In the blink of an eye, it is July. I sit here and type on my new lappertopper which does not have Facebook. It does not have email. There is nothing business related on this computer… Read More
What Does This Button Do?
2020-12-28 02:59
Orders yet another cat tower, I think. Two more arrived since the first one. They have a dedicated cat tower out in the Nirvana now, though we will probably rotate them around regularly. Th… Read More
I Wish I Had More Time.
2020-09-04 07:01
To blog, to do things that aren't work related, to read your blogs, to comment, to just sit and watch teevee. This photo is from my Hawaii trip in 2010 or 2011, I am not sure which one. Wou… Read More
A Month Later
2020-07-26 01:18
And a couple of days but who is counting? We've had to upgrade our storage system. I was using clothes racks with pants (trouser) hangers. Does anyone want a couple of hundred of those? I h… Read More
2020-06-22 23:41
getting somewhere.. and things will become less busy.. you find new and interesting ways to take up all your time space. ;) I want to take a lesson from the chickens - look only at what is… Read More
Still Running Forward
2020-06-02 11:14
I got my nails did yay. :) Those of you who commented recently will have received an email from me with a link to the website. So now you know what is keeping me so busy! It is an awesome… Read More
All Is Well
2020-05-31 12:25
And finally getting some time off. We did our Campbelltown delivery run this morning, and apart from sending one Paypal invoice and a very short 20 minutes of loading something important on… Read More
And Just Like That..
2020-05-20 12:46
TEN FREAKING DAYS VANISHED. And for the most part I cannot tell you what I did other than work and a delivery run to Campbelltown with a stop at IKEA to pick up Kallax shelving for the stud… Read More
I Ran Out..
2020-05-10 13:40
of time. :( Will update properly tomorrow! We're all good just very busy. :) continue reading Original article: I ran out... This content was published by Snoskred on her blog - Snoskre… Read More
Quick Bite
2020-05-06 10:16
Well. I had got into the habit of writing down the days events each day so this post was all ready to post on Wednesday or Sunday. But holy cow, have I had a few days of insanity. We make a… Read More
Sunday The Delivery Day
2020-05-05 00:09
The plan for today was a photo every hour - big thanks to An Exacting Life inspiring me to do this. Some hours I forgot, sorry! ;) 8:30AM We kick off the day with morning coffee in my well… Read More
Giggling Like A Pig
2020-05-03 08:19
Well played Uniqlo.. sending me this email on a day that reached a maximum of 13.5C. I AM FREEZING - this time I did put in an order. $19.90 for heat tech leggings is a far better deal than… Read More
Holy Cheezus
2020-04-29 08:53
I got an email titled "Work from home essentials from Uniqlo" - this was the first item in it. SURE JAN I AM TOTALLY SITTING HERE WRAPPED IN CASHMERE! Monday - Had to take my high risk fri… Read More
Finally Home
2020-04-26 08:00
From our outing on Wednesday - bushfire regrowth. Thursday - I had to run to the actual post office - for some reason you can't send a registered letter online from your business account, o… Read More
Stocking Up This Week
2020-04-22 12:26
These arrived on Monday. With all the extra handwashing hand cream is a thing I'm using a lot of at the moment and a friend was having a virtual Le Reve party on Zoom. The mango lime is my… Read More
Egyptian Statue Cat
2020-04-19 11:38
I just walked down the hallway and looked into one of the rooms and there was Cuckoo Cat, like a statue on the shelf. An impressive yet tiny statue. Thursday - I got back to walking today… Read More
What I Find Fascinatory
2020-04-16 20:00
Is the bizarre statements some people I know are making. Let me give you one example. I will not name names, I will make up names to be on the safe side, though I do not think they are read… Read More
Mid-Week Update
2020-04-15 11:57
It really has only been two days since I posted but we've got a schedule so I will stick to it! Tuesday - early morning run to the Post Office to post off 8 packages. That is the most I eve… Read More
2020-04-13 08:38
Is it just me, or are the days going by so fast now? So much happening with the business, very little time for myself. Where did I leave you last? Thursday - Many customers to the studio i… Read More
Very Quick Sunday Update
2020-04-12 11:54
We're all good here, but I ran out of time today. Will update tomorrow! continue reading Original article: Very Quick Sunday Update. This content was published by Snoskred on her blog … Read More
It Begins..
2020-04-10 09:40
in the morning before I even get out of bed, usually somewhere between 7-7:30am. I check my phone and there will always be several messages - Can I have this product, can I have that produc… Read More
Trying To Keep Up
2020-04-08 10:33
I would love to say I've put myself on a no-news diet but the truth is, I simply don't have the time for watching any news at the moment. I'm only managing a maximum of an hour and a half… Read More
Smart Thinking
2020-04-05 10:36
I'm so excited about this Empanada box. Even Mitchell could make these. :) I ordered two as soon as I saw it because I like the traditional beef but it has olives in there, The Other Half w… Read More
Exponential Growth
2020-04-01 10:02
Seems Scomo can't go a day without saying something quite stupid but in this case he really put my cat among the chickens.. what I sell are not puzzles but they are pretty dang close. This… Read More
Life Is Somewhat Different Now.
2020-03-29 11:30
This week I focused on the pantry, fridge and freezer. First we did a stocktake of these places on Tuesday.. Tuesday night Scomo (our useless-in-my-opinion Prime Minister) announced that na… Read More
Whoops It Is Friday, I Forgot..
2020-03-27 12:17
I'll do a more complete update on Sunday and link to the other bloggers who are regularly updating (if that is you leave a link in the comments if you didn't do it on the last post of mine)… Read More
The Staying In Chronicles Part 1
2020-03-24 06:16
Who knows how many parts this will have in the end? :) If you are going to join in and blog during this time of self isolation, comment below and I will link to your blog in future installm… Read More
What To Say.. Now.
2020-03-20 10:34
May you live in interesting times, they said. It'll be fun, they said.. I'm not sure if the hunt for toilet paper is interesting but fortunately for me, we're good in that area. We don't us… Read More
What To Say
2020-02-11 10:54
Hey Zazzy I am posting this especially for you, please forgive the disjointed state of this post. It has been pretty full on here. I've been writing this post for a week - there is a before… Read More
We Are Ok.. For Now.
2020-01-01 12:00
But who knows, it could all change on any upcoming day. I do not remember the last time I took a breath and did not smell smoke. For now, I do not remember the last time the sun was a norma… Read More
Not Quite Over
2019-12-03 03:00
I thought I had finished my Black Friday rant but turns out I am still ranty about it. I received the above in an email on Sunday. Friday cannot be on a Sunday, Kmart. That is not how days… Read More
Life In Snoskredland At The Moment
2019-11-28 19:00
Hey everyone it is finally BLACK FRIDAY though you could be forgiven for thinking it was last Friday or any given day between now and then. Retailers, Black Friday is not a thing in Austral… Read More
The Cuckoo Kitten
2019-11-02 23:27
Her Royal Highness descended upon our humble abode with a freshly shaved belly and small shaved spot on her front leg from her desexing operation. What an impression she has made here alrea… Read More
The Grumpyless Life
2019-10-23 23:30
Losing a much loved pet is always hard on everyone in the house. On the one hand life must go on, we've had markets we'd committed to attending, we've had to keep the business going, The Ot… Read More
Vale Grumpy
2019-10-09 08:00
Our Grumpy cat - formerly known on the blog as The Little Kitty, before she got so Grumpy - has joined her many friends waiting at Rainbow Bridge this morning. She very nearly went there 6… Read More
2019-09-11 19:00
You would have thought after my post last week that Friday would have been a huge day of parcel arrivals here in Snoskredland. Rather sadly it was not. I can't remember if anything did arri… Read More
Dropping It Off
2019-09-05 19:00
Have you seen this Pakman letterbox out and about in your travels? Probably not because unlike me, you are probably not walking the local streets doing a letterbox drop. It is quite a marve… Read More
The New Setup Part 2
2019-09-03 19:00
Following on from the previous post - Above you see the Kitty Nirvana which has some of their toys and their kitty litter enclosure. I can use this mobile screen above to block this area o… Read More
The New Setup Part 1
2019-09-01 19:00
- Our new entryway - When we were creating our home business where people would be coming into the house regularly, we thought carefully about how we could separate our private areas from th… Read More
Every Waking Moment
2019-08-30 19:00
My current work in progress. I did not know it would be radioactive! :) I had absolutely no idea how much my new venture would take over my life. This is crazy time, folks, but I am loving… Read More
Feeding Stations
2019-08-22 19:00
We created these for two reasons - one far more important than the other. First the less important one - 1. Cosmetic reasons. It isn't beautiful to have the place cats eat on display all t… Read More
How Do I Tell You
2019-08-19 19:00
7 weeks ago, I resigned from that job I really loved. It is a long story how that came to be, best summed up as follows - The owner turned out to be a depressed psycho with whom I rarely ha… Read More
Kitties Get A New Thing
2019-08-14 00:00
Life for the kitties goes on much the same as it ever does - morning tuna - run around like a crazy thing for a few minutes after the tuna then find a nice spot to sleep the daytime hours a… Read More
Podcast Guru
2019-08-04 19:00
In case you didn't know, podcasting is The New Black. Snoskred is always very late to the trends, I know Sephyroth was trying to get me to listen to podcasts years ago and I really wasn't i… Read More
2019-07-31 02:00
Today I'm asking YOU to leave a comment. Where are you from? How long have you been reading? How did you find my blog? Do you have a blog I can read? Make sure to let me know where to… Read More
This Makes No Sense
2019-07-25 19:00
Kitty Litter is A Thing in our house. With two cats and a much larger than the usual litter tray - formerly an under bed storage container which seems to solve fighting over the litter tray… Read More
2019-06-23 19:00
Last week we took a train trip up to Sydney. While The Other half has been going to uni on the train, he never gets to make the full trip so this time we went right into Central together. W… Read More
Just A Guess..
2019-06-21 08:00
I'm just going to throw this out there, I don't know if it is possible.. There is a tiny chance that I might be right, and that presently.. EB Games is having a sale? Or do you think I sh… Read More
The Resolved Unravels
2019-06-16 19:00
I rarely drink but when I do, I like to have a salted caramel martini in front of a roaring fire. ;) It has been a big couple of weeks here in Snoskredland - with The Other Half leaving his… Read More
Sausage Roll Monday
2019-06-10 09:00
It was a public holiday Monday which living in a Tourist Town means you could go somewhere as long as you pick the right direction but getting back would be Not Fun. So we spent our day cle… Read More
Another World
2019-06-07 00:00
Surely someone somewhere is cataloging all the worlds? I found this one near Daiso in Sydney. This is a world I could spend some serious time in when it is summer. But it is decidedly NOT s… Read More
2019-06-02 19:00
Since February, twice a week The Other Half has been catching the train to University. While completely not envying the crack of dawn wakeup call he has been doing to achieve this, I have b… Read More
2019-05-23 23:44
[embed][/embed] How I loved this song once I knew the story behind it. They did a great Australian Story episode on it a couple of weeks ago and I… Read More
A Little Bit Of Housekeeping
2019-05-16 07:54
Exciting happenings in Snoskredland - I'm working this next election as second in charge as a surprise. It seems a lot of people have pulled out at the last minute, so I got the call and sa… Read More
The Long Weekend
2019-04-22 19:00
Our Easter long weekend was mostly a lot of lazing around. This year so far has been go go go for both of us, a lot of family outings, quite a bit of work for me, work and uni for the other… Read More
I Have Been Waiting For You
2019-04-14 19:00
my new dark salted caramel friends. Yes, years I have waited. Why nobody made a dark salted caramel chocolate that I could buy on supermarket shelves, I am still baffled by. But here it is… Read More
I Don’t Work There Anymore.
2019-04-03 07:00
You may recall last week my post Pondering small and large frustrations. I wrote that on the Sunday. On Thursday of that same week I resigned from my job because I had found a new one! If… Read More
2019-03-28 19:00
I'm known to be one of the worlds most organised people - if I think I am going to need something I bring it with me. I tote bag a lot. At one point in her 2018 New Zealand tour, the Duches… Read More
Pondering Small And Large Frustrations
2019-03-24 04:00
Yesterday I worked at the state election. If you have never worked at an election I highly recommend it and there will be a federal election coming up this year - you can check out the empl… Read More
Fitness February Wrap Up
2019-02-28 12:00
This is the last section of path to be completed in Vincentia, it is one of my favourite parts - this used to be asphalt and poorly laid asphalt at that. They have added a carpark here, too… Read More
Fitness February Check In – Almost Done
2019-02-25 02:00
I don't have a lot of activity to share with you this week. I managed to injure myself on Monday which put me on the sidelines for the next few days. We did the bush track and while walki… Read More
Carter Hangs Out
2019-02-15 00:00
Carter used to like sitting in the recliner but he decided it would be cooler to hang out with all my favourite knick knacks.. I don't think this would be a comfortable place for your regul… Read More
Fitness February Check In
2019-02-11 02:00
Monday - I had an appointment in Nowra on Monday 4th February so I did a 5km wander around town while I was there. I figure take the chance to get my walk in wherever I can! Though I did ge… Read More
February Goals
2019-02-04 02:00
This year I am getting back on the focused exercise train. Too much work, allowing some undesirable foods to creep back into the diet and not enough walking or running have seen a small wei… Read More
Quick Catch Up
2019-01-30 13:00
Callala Bay on a 34 degree day, where my cousin's wife and I chose to do a 7km walk because we could. It was actually lovely, a nice breeze blowing for much of the time. But this is one of… Read More
So Much Happening
2019-01-04 07:00
Half of it I can't talk about here, and the other half I haven't had the time or energy to talk about here. So let us go back in time to Christmas Day. After just one year of hosting Christ… Read More
2018-12-24 09:43
That about sums up how I am feeling today, less than 5 hours after I completed what I have secretly nicknamed "The Santa Obstacle Course 2018". When I realised I had finished it, a huge we… Read More

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