Barbara O'Reilly, AKA Babs, AKA Patchwork Cactus is a blogger, a writer, a trash TV watcher and an Instagram addicted shutterbug. Although a journalist by trade, the three week old baby stowed away under her graduation gown steered her away from the world of reporting and right into the blogosphere.
Babs, her almost-hubby and their two kids are attempting to live the slow life in a beach side suburb on the east coast of Australia, they have the rickety house, the pet chickens and the barefoot kids but are yet to find the 'slow'.
PS - She wrote this bio with a nude two year old sitting on her shoulder like an actual parrot. True story.
If you have ever thought about keeping pet chickens then you probably have a few questions. What do they eat, how much space do they need, are they hard to care for, do they stink? Now I’m no chicken expert but we are rounding out our third year of keeping them as pets and as […]
Okay ladies, who wants to bathe in chocolate? I thought as much. I would love a good chocolate bath myself but it’s not really that realistic. I mean, that’s a lot of chocolate to melt and who has the kid-free time to really commit to such a thing? Nobody, that’s who. So I have the perfect […]
As a Montessori teacher I get that parenting is different but you’ll be amazed at what your kid can do.
A special grab and go box of fun that will keep the kids amused when you’re out and about.