Monthly Archives: February 2011

All You Need Is Love! – Giveaway now CLOSED

Well a belated Valentine’s Day to this side of the world.  Happy Valentine’s Day to you all who are currently still on the 14th of February.  I had high hopes of completing my little Valentines lovely yesterday, but I attended … Continue reading

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An Industrious Weekend

We have had a very busy weekend.  Greg worked on our new decking, which is almost finished.  I spent the weekend painting the spare room which will soon become Tenneille’s bedroom.  The original paint colour in the house is quite … Continue reading

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This Moment

An idea via Soulemama {this moment} – A Friday ritual.  A single photo (well today I couldn’t choose between the 2!) – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to … Continue reading

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Pinky McKay Giveaway! – Giveaway now CLOSED

I am offering my first ever giveaway! Yay!  If you haven’t been introduced to the delightful Pinky McKay, you can check out her website to find out more.  I attended a book launch today for her newly released book, Parenting … Continue reading

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Help Is Never Far Away

It’s been a typically busy day with a couple of fun extras thrown in.  I went to make our bed this afternoon (yes, it took me most of the day to get to that) to discover toothpaste smeared across the … Continue reading

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Woof, Woof!

I was at the supermarket with Jairah the other day.  It was much later in the day then I would normally go (well in truth I try to avoid the supermarket at all costs, not really sure what’s so ‘super’ … Continue reading

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What a Weekend

Well to say it rained is an understatement.   We had about 140mm of rain over Friday night and Saturday with monsoon type weather descending on these parts.  We had to go down the mountain to a birthday party yesterday … Continue reading

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This Moment

An idea via Soulemama {this moment} – A Friday ritual.  A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. Feel free to leave … Continue reading

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Sleeping babes, A Good Book and A Beautiful Sunset

I had one of those rare afternoons, where I found myself with a book in hand, well to be precise, a kindle book on my phone, in hand and two sleeping children.  An hour to myself, such a precious and … Continue reading

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Back to School

Today was Scarlett’s first day back at school for 2011.  She is in grade 2 this year.  She attends a lovely Steiner/Waldorf school.  She was quite excited to be starting back.  My dad briefly dropped in to see her off … Continue reading

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