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Domestic Engineer: Advanced Level

Yesterday I achieved a higher level of achievement of  Domestic Engineer than I ever thought was possible. Domestic Engineer: The stay-at-home-parent who is mostly responsible for the household chores, kids, the school-run and feeding the family!

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'Our time to dance!' 

Yes, a shameless quote from the iconic movie – Footloose. #iloveKevinBacon as well as an extract from Ecclesiastes. Now I’m am not the most religious of people, I have my faith but I normally keep it to myself, and a lot of the time I rely on my own moral …

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Never Backwards … Always Forwards [What does that mean?]

Never backwards, always forwards. This is our little family “motto”, if you will. Basically it means that we should always keep moving forward, and not try to go back to where we have been before. My husband and I have been through so much together, and we constantly question whether …

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Hello Allergies! 

How stupid I was. How naive. There I was basking in the warm glow of Spring, forgetting the last 38 years of my life. Spring has sprung, and with it … my annual dose of debilitating hayfever thanks to allergies!! I’m not exaggerating … Just when I thought it was …

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Spring Has Sprung

Following on from my ‘Spring Hat’ post from yesterday. A Spring Hat … By Friday, I have to confess, Spring kind of took me by surprise this year. We’ve been living in central South Africa (the Free State, or as my husband likes to call it “the States”) for about 17 …