Blog Posts - The Week That Was



The Week that Was 10th April 2016

I have lots of down time on my hands at the moment so I've been crocheting sets of coasters to add to the present box. I've used up scraps of cotton yarn leftover from other projects so they're virtually free gifts.Collected cold water from showers a...

The Weeks that Were 04/04/2016

Over the last few weeks I've:Caught the shower water and used it to water the pot plants.Cooked all our meals at home, using ingredients in the pantry, fridge and freezer.Ran the cooler only on the three days it was really necessary. The other days t...

The Week that Was 28/02/2016

I haven't spent any money - or rather any of my money - this week. I have had a shopping fix though - AJ wanted new clothes and of course I took Mum grocery shopping on Thursday. Looks like I'll end No Spend February with only 5 days of spending!Fini...

The Week that Was - 23/02/2016

I didn't post an update last week, it was a busy week, with the Adelaide workshop happening on top of  a lot of other things. Let's just say it was a very busy week and I'm glad it's over.This past week has been busy too, but usual busy.I've mad...

The Week That Was...18th-24th January 2016

I've been writing these posts for a long time now, but for 2016 I've given them a spring clean AND there' also now a link up for all off your diary/journal type posts!1. We went to cookery class and made a yummy cheese and apple loaf.2. I sound like...
by 3 Princesses and 1 Dude! on Jan 25, 2016

The Week That Was...11th-17th January 2016

I've been writing these posts for a long time now, but for 2016 I've given them a spring clean AND there' also now a link up for all off your diary/journal type posts!1. We started attending kids cooking class again this week we made pizzas.2. It was...
by 3 Princesses and 1 Dude! on Jan 18, 2016

The Week That Was...4th-10th January 2016

I've been writing these posts for a long time now, but for 2016 I've given them a spring clean AND there' also now a link up for all off your diary/journal type posts!1. The monsters went back to school, cue the return of coffee shop visits! 2.
by 3 Princesses and 1 Dude! on Jan 11, 2016

GIVEAWAY: The Week That Was… January 3rd – 9th, 2016.

Here in early 2016, it’s a different kind of hustle than the one we saw closing 2015 out. In that last stretch, there was no end to the work on my plate, keeping me hustling at all hours to keep my blog on point. I had a list of things I wanted...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Jan 10, 2016

The Week That Was… December 27th, 2015 – January 2nd, 2016.

Ladies and gentlemen, friends of all ages, sorry for the unexpected lull in activity lately — the site spent the last couple of days overcoming technical woes, which kept me well occupied until we got back to 100%. With that drama sorted, I’...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Jan 7, 2016

The Week That Was Linky

One of my most favourite posts to look back at are my weekly updates, because these are the posts the monsters will look back on, sort of an online diary with photos if you like. Then when my blogging bestie Beth (Twinderelmo) said they were her fave...
by 3 Princesses and 1 Dude! on Jan 4, 2016

The Week That Was...28th November - 4th December 2015

We are absolutely without a doubt in FULL on Christmas mode! We are taking part in Vlogmas over on Youtube as well as trying to blog every day AND do a Christmassy activity with the monsters every day so life is a little hectic around here!!1. T...
by 3 Princesses and 1 Dude! on Dec 5, 2015

The Week That Was… November 15th – 21st, 2015.

Writing these weekly wrap-ups do more than just help me remember the hijinks I get up to each week — they also keep me well aware of the time that’s trickling through my fingers, and how quickly 2015 will be a foggy memory instead of the cur...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Dec 1, 2015

The Week That Was… November 15th – 21st, 2015.

Writing these weekly wrap-ups do more than just help me remember the hijinks I get up to each week — they also keep me well aware of the time that’s trickling through my fingers, and how quickly 2015 will be a foggy memory instead of the cur...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Dec 1, 2015

The Week That Was...21st-27th November 2015

Brrrrr..I think it is most definitely safe to say winter is here. Hello! Dragon breathing on cold morning school runs, Hello! After school treats of hot chocolate and marshmallows. Hello! slow cooker tea times and Hello! to woolly hats and gloves...y...
by 3 Princesses and 1 Dude! on Nov 28, 2015

GIVEAWAY POST: The Week That Was… November 8th – 14th, 2015.

This is your house. This is your house after a 2-year-old’s birthday party. I suffered a little burn-out after Little Man’s party, on the tail end of pushing ourselves for months with a busy schedule of family events. After the party —...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Nov 25, 2015

GIVEAWAY POST: The Week That Was… November 8th – 14th, 2015.

This is your house. This is your house after a 2-year-old’s birthday party. I suffered a little burn-out after Little Man’s party, on the tail end of pushing ourselves for months with a busy schedule of family events. After the party —...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Nov 25, 2015

The Week That Was...14th-20th November 2015.

I know...I know...you thought I had given up with these posts! Its been a long time but I promise I'm going to try and stick with them this time!1. Our weekend was a pretty lazy one! PJ day on Saturday, chip shop lunch...you know that kind of weekend...
by 3 Princesses and 1 Dude! on Nov 21, 2015

The Week That Was… October 18th – 24th, 2015.

This week that was made for one of the busiest I’ve had in ages, leading up to my brother taking the next step in his adult journey — getting married to his girlfriend of five years in a party that reminded me I’m not quite as young as...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Oct 30, 2015

The Week That Was… October 18th – 24th, 2015.

This week that was made for one of the busiest I’ve had in ages, leading up to my brother taking the next step in his adult journey — getting married to his girlfriend of five years in a party that reminded me I’m not quite as young as...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Oct 30, 2015

The Week That Was… October 11th -17th, 2015

I struggled a lot with this week’s The Week That Was, trying to get in the right headspace to write on everything that happened. These seven days weren’t extraordinarily good nor bad — with how hectic my life usually is, you could ev...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Oct 20, 2015


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