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Hanging onto the Weekend..


How I have loved the school holidays!!! I could do 100 more of these weeks and never tire of having my 2 gorgeous boys at home with me 24/7.  Yes some days get a little weary, between the bickering and the ‘I’m boreds’  but seriously it’s a small price to pay for not having to […]

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We are just recuperating from a massive early Christmas weekend  I am truly exhausted and probably need until the real Christmas to fully recover!  Here are a few random photos of putting up the tree on Saturday.       Linking up with Trish at My Little Drummer Boys, Wordless Wednesday!       


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This morning I woke up feeling like it was the calm after the storm.. Like a Christmas whirlwind had torn through my house over the weekend and had dumped me on the wrong side of December 25th.  I almost had to remind myself several times today that it is only the 2nd of December and that […]

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Super short but sweet.. this past weekend we have celebrated Miss 13’s first official Teenage Birthday (although she’s had the attitude down pat for years! LOL) Her actual birthday isn’t until Thursday but due to weekend commitments & Mr 14 being home we ended up holding her slumber party over the weekend.  I can hardly […]


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Yes I know it’s only August..


A happy snap from Dec 1 last year Yes, I am well aware it’s only August, nevertheless Christmas is already on my mind. Some might call it madness, but to me its like forward planning for my favourite day of the year! Christmas tends to pop into my thoughts from July onwards..But late August/September is […]

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There’s a Time & A Place.. #IBOT

Miss 12 started High School this year & apprehensive as we were, we allowed her to start catching the train to & from. It was something she was going to be doing at her Mother’s place, every other term and she seemed to handle it relatively maturely in Term 1 so we decided to continue […]


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A Break from the Drama..

It’s been a little over a week since my Stepchildren returned to their Mother’s place for the second half of the school holidays. And I feel guilty admitting this, but I already feel much less stressed! It’s not that they’re excessively naughty kids or anything, don’t get me wrong, it’s just the combination of the […]

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