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Keep Calm and Cook on!

February 21, 2022I don’t know about you but if you’re anything like me, dinner meals are always indecisive. I know some friends who have a routine set in place when it comes to their weekly dinners. You know, spaghetti bolognese on Monday night, taco Tuesday night and so on. However, I’ve never really done that. I like...
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Labour of Love

February 1, 2022What is your number? Mine is 10. 10 hours of labour with my firstborn. I will never forget it. The anxiety, the excitement, the fear, the unknown. It didn’t matter how much research and planning when into it, I had no real idea what I was getting myself into. I remember thinking with each contraction...
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And that’s a wrap

December 14, 2021As we turn the last pages of 2021 we look back on what a year it was. Again, we were faced with personal challenges- mentally, financially and emotionally. So much has happened and continues to happen in the world and in our lives. There are days when it feels like a big test, deciding what...
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Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree…..

December 6, 2021There are so many different thoughts and traditions behind when is the right time to put up your Christmas tree. Most department stores and shopping centres are filled with Christmas bling from October. Tradition states that the tree should go up at the beginning of the Advent calendar which is four Sundays before Christmas Day....
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Me Time

November 22, 2021What pampering do you enjoy? Most people like to spoil themselves with a little something to make them feel better. There are so many options these days. Is it getting your nails done? Going to the hair salon? Lash extensions? Chemical peels? Botox? Brows? Facials? Massages? Gym? Yoga? Pilates? Or the long-time favourite, retail therapy....
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Back to Nature

November 10, 2021Have you ever taken the kids camping? So much fun to be had if you enjoy the great outdoors. Tent, caravan or cabin, we’ve tried them all. Tents are a fun way to experience true camping. The kids will love it and parents will too even though at first think it may not be your...
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Not just binge eating…….

September 29, 2021Thank goodness for Netflix Lockdown has had its ups and downs. Probably more downs than ups. But what’s getting you through? Netflix has definitely been a saviour in our household. A lot of binge-worthy shows that have left me wanting more. Many a late night has been had when I tell myself, just one more...
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Back to Basics

September 14, 2021Since these lockdowns, getting back to basics has been a way to keep my mind and spirit and the morale of our household in check. Sure, the changes in our lives have not come easy but like the saying goes, ‘when the going gets tough, the tough get going’. With that in mind, enjoying the...
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Podcasts or Music?

August 31, 2021Podcasts or Music? Which do you prefer? Are you a podcast person or a music person? Or both? Podcasts have become a popular way to listen in on people and their lives, current affairs, motivational topics and much more. Some podcasts I love listening to are about people telling stories and speaking candidly about their...
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The past, the present and the future.

June 16, 2021Have you ever wondered about the generations. What are they? Which generation am I? How do they differ over the years? There are the baby boomers, generation X, generation Y and generation Z. The baby boomers were born 1946-1964. They were born after World War II when there was a spike in births hence the...
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