Fleeting glance

It was only a fleeting glance but I’m clinging to the promise of blue skies! Is the sun shining on you today? It’s Wordless Wednesday with My Little Drummer Boys Née Advertisements

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The holiday is over

Today, after 5 weeks off, I went back to work. Back to the coal face. Put my nose to the grindstone. Working for the man. And all that jazz… I know I should be feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and motivated to get back to it. But I’m not. I’m rather ambivalent about it all really. Perhaps […]

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Puppies, Puddles & Poppins

Puppies We had double trouble this weekend when our puppy’s brother came to stay for a sleepover with my parents. Such cuteness! Oh, and you will be pleased to know our puppy (on the left) has finally been bestowed a permanent name. His new moniker is Carter, after the All Blacks rugby player, of course. […]

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What have we done??

Yesterday we went out to buy some of these… source   but somehow we came home with this instead… Do you make irrational decisions when it comes to cute fluffy things? PS. Any name suggestions would be appreciated!! Linking up with My Little Drummer Boys for Wordless Wednesday

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End of the age of innocence

Tomorrow is the beginning of the end of my son’s innocence. He is starting school. I know that all sounds a bit dramatic but it’s truly how I feel. Even though the Wilful One has been at preschool 3 days a week for the last two years, his social network has been quite cloistered. At […]

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10+ reasons not to marry a bricklayer

The Man is back at work. It was so nice having him home over Christmas. Primarily because The Man who works is different from The Man on holidays. He is a bricklayer.  Yes, when I was very young and VERY naive, I got sucked in by the whole tradie thing. The Man was unlike any […]

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Car-Goes

Yesterday I was very sad to say goodbye to a dear and faithful friend. But as one car door closes, another much shinier one opens!! Showing off my new wheels for Wordless Wednesday with My Little Drummer Boys Née xx

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Happiness is…

New Shoes It colours me all shades of happy every time I look at them because they were a gift from a very special person who knows me so well 🙂 What’s making you smile today? Linking up with My Little Drummer Boys Née xx

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Stop stressing me out!

This is one of those posts that I didn’t intend to write. I had something else drafted for today but feel the need to ventilate… ahh the beauty of the blog. I’m feeling deeply frustrated by the dawning realisation that much of the stress in my life is brought about by other people. I’ve written […]

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Toilet training trials and tribulations

Toilet training has to be one of the most trying periods for parents of small children (in excellent company with sleep deprivation, breast feeding and teething, just to name a few). Bam Bam is currently 32 months old. We have been toilet training for months and we have reached a stalemate. He knows what to […]

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