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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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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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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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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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On A Wednesday Wedding

Best day ever yesterday. We got married. It was fuss-free and low-key, but we finally did it. We got the piece of paper that matches the life we’ve been living for the last seven years. 2013 has been a biggie. … Continue reading

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On A Boy And Six Birthdays

It’s hard to express the mixed emotions that come, as a parent, when your child has another birthday. There’s nothing quite like that lump you get in your throat as everyone is gathered around the cake with its flaming candles, … Continue reading

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On @HappyMeSA and #TeamMotorBubble

There’s something new in Greenside, Jozi. Happy.me’s Bubble Tea. What’s bubble tea? Tea with little bubbles of goodness in it. There’s the fruity kind. Then there’s the Oreos and Cream indulgent kind. Seriously. How good do those look? I also … 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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This Winter Has Been Game-Of-Thrones Long. Over It.

Usually, I adore winter. I’m a fan of hot soup and thick coats and I LOVE snuggling on the couch with a blanket while watching movies. I love scarves and comfort food, frost on my windscreen in the morning. I … Continue reading

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