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On Shopping: I Love It Online

I hate malls. I hate shopping. Unless it’s by myself and the mall is pretty empty, and I’m not in a rush to get anywhere else. This scenario is rare. Which is why I’ve taken to doing some things on … Continue reading

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On Fathering: You’re Better Than You Think

Yesterday was Father’s Day. Despite the Hallmark commercial nature of the occasion, it was an opportunity for me to reflect. To appreciate and recognise you as my partner in parenting. To acknowledge your contribution and take time to make the … Continue reading

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On Bouncing Your Brains Out

Last Thursday we got to attend the launch of something exciting. Something really exciting. The likes of which we’ve only seen on TV, and never dreamed that we’d have in South Africa. What am I talking about? BOUNCEInc. Located next … 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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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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It’s A Post About A Toffee

This blue cardigan was worn by his father 30-ish years ago. It was worn by his brother, 5 years ago. It’s not a hand-me-down, it’s an heirloom. The Toffee is getting cuter by the day. Five months and a day … Continue reading

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