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Christmas 2016


I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas, I know it was just last weekend but it already feels like it was ages ago. I still have my tree up, I don’t plan on taking it down anytime soon..  Previous years I have taken it down before Hubby’s Birthday on the 29th December but this year […]

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This time of the year can get very busy, one minute its October and before you know it, the Christmas tree is up and we’re in full Christmas Prep mode! One thing I have yet to do is finalise my Christmas shopping, but as many of you know I work better under pressure, so I’m […]

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Christmas 2015 – It’s a Wrap!

Can anyone else believe that Christmas is over?  Such a big lead up, so much busyness and now its all done and dusted.  Just like that! We had a few family celebrations over the weekend, the first being on Christmas Eve with my Dad’s family, morning tea with all the trimmings at my Aunty’s place. […]

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Last year while googling Christmas Light displays, I came across a post featuring the Hunter Valley Gardens, Christmas Lights Spectacular.  It was at that point I had a Verucca Salt moment and decided I HAD to go and see that light display and I had to see it RIGHT NOW (next year). So when an […]


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I can hardly believe there are only 88 sleeps until Christmas!  Is anyone else as excited as I am?  I LOVE that Christmas merchandise is starting to come out in the shops and that Christmas posts are starting to pop up in my Facebook newsfeed. I even started my Christmas shopping the other day too, […]


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Christmas is coming very quickly & If your struggling to think of the perfect present for your tween or teen boys this Christmas (perhaps even for your Husbands) never fear I have found the perfect gift!  I’ve had a few cool things arrive in the post lately, but this one really captured the boys attention, its […]


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When I told the kids we would be reviewing the Olaf Pillow Pet they were more than a little excited!  We have quite a few Frozen fans in our household and immediately there were arguments between Mr 3, Mr 9 and Miss 13 over whose bed Olaf would sleep on and who loves Frozen more. For […]

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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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Wow I can hardly believe there are less than 30 days until Christmas! And as excited I am about the actual day, I am also getting excited because this weekend  I can start decorating the house!  I have quite the tradition on December 1st.. It involves decorating the house, putting up the tree, listening to  some […]

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