Category Archives: family things

The Toffee’s First Easter

This is a post inspired by Woolworths. Last week I received a gorgeous delivery, to draw attention to Woolies’ Easter amazingness. When it comes to special holidays, Woolies always does them extremely well – never failing to put on a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe We Made This

Every now and again it hits me that I have a six year old. That he’s only six. I’m so busy treating him like a mini-adult and regiment every aspect of his life, that I often forget he’s only a … Continue reading

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On Fudge. No Other Words Are Necessary.

Last night I made fudge. The end result looks nothing like the recipe I used, however. Could have had something to do with the fact that I used condensed milk, butter (not margarine), vanilla, brown sugar and maple syrup. (I … Continue reading

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It’s Happiness And It’s Found In Togetherness

We don’t often get a chance to get together like this. But when we do, it’s like we’ve barely been apart. Having been in our new house for almost a year now (can you believe it?) I thought it was … Continue reading

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We Went To Gold Reef City Today

And this picture pretty much sums up my entire experience. It also re-affirmed for me that I am, by no stretch of the imagination, a thrill-seeker. My Kid and husband are, however. I had a bit of a sob once … Continue reading

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Teething. Man, It’s Hard Work

The Toffee is getting his bugs bunny teeth – his two front, top ones – and is having an extremely hard time of it. It was only after an entire day of misery and squawking that I finally discovered what … Continue reading

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So Proud Of This Guy

The training wheels came off. In the same day he learned how to ride his electric scooter and his bicycle*. It took him another day or so before he could take off by himself without a boost and get his … Continue reading

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On Something We Never Did In Our Old House

We never got ’round to hanging many pictures on the walls. There never seemed to be enough time to get it done – life as new parents was stressful. Then, we simply stopped thinking about it and it didn’t happen. … Continue reading

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On The Toffee. All Seven Months of Him

I remember a life before our Toffee. It involved uninterrupted nights of sleep. It was free from nappies and spit cloths and I didn’t have to break my arms lugging around a car seat with a chubby baby in it. … Continue reading

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Hello, 2014

Two weeks of holiday have passed. It’s been a blissful blur of family, noise, cooking, food, kids, sunshine, laziness, garden, rain, movies, games, boys, love, laughter, happiness, swimming and togetherness. Two and a half weeks of holiday remain. Before it’s … Continue reading

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