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On Succulents: This Week’s Favourites

This weekend I went to a succulent show. These happen twice a year, and it’s something I really look forward to. Why? Because it’s a chance to get my hands on succulents and cacti that are difficult to find at … Continue reading

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On Things That Have Changed, Since I Last Blogged

I love blogging. But lately, it’s been hard to find the words to blog, since I use up so many of my words on a daily basis to pay the bills. Doing what you love, for yourself, is hard when … Continue reading

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On Lessons Learned During #BackToSchool Week

With such a long holiday in December/January, most parents look forward to their kids going back to school in January. I am no different. It’s a long six weeks at home, with both kids, because as a freelance copywriter, I’m … Continue reading

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On Adult ADD: 5 Things I Want Non-ADD People To Know

People are always surprised when I tell them I take medication because I’ve been diagnosed with ADD. “But you’re an adult,” they say, “how can you possibly have ADD?”. Well. ADD is something that you have your whole life. Much … Continue reading

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On Doughing It Right: @Casalottis Pizza Club

You can taste my creation for yourself – this month only at Casalotti’s. While you’re at it, you’ll be helping me in my attempt to earn The Big Boy a home for life on this legendary pizza menu. Continue reading

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On The World’s Best Chocolate Cake. Mine

It always surprises people that I cannot bake. I can cook – really well, I like to think – but I can’t bake. I can’t be arsed to exact-measure and follow a recipe to the letter. My baking always flops. … Continue reading

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Never Say Never

Ten years ago Friday nights consisted of getting hammered with my friends while joking about how we would never be foolish enough to get married and have babies. Now I spend Friday nights liking photos of my friends’ kids on … 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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A Weekend, It Was

This weekend involved: A zombie disco with Jackson and Rebecca. The Kid had an absolute blast. Hard to believe that those two have been friends for nearly five years already (since before The Kid could walk!). I went into a … Continue reading

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Making It Home

Five months into our new house, we still haven’t unpacked all the boxes. There’s still loads to be done, home-improvement-wise – but that’s just it. It’s starting to feel like a home. It’s even starting to look like one, too. … Continue reading

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