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Are these the last days of summer? 

It certainly feels like it in South Africa anyway. The days are getting shorter. The nights are getting cooler. I feel like I'm running out of time, time for what I don't know but I am not a fan of winter, maybe that's what is making me feel a little anxious.  The girls have one… Continue reading Are these the last days of summer? 

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#WhereDoYouBlog?

I'm a busy mom, believe it or not. My kids may be in school for around 5 hours a day, but that doesn't mean I have 25 free hours a week. I have errands to run, household management, laundry, cleaning, meal planning & preparation, and of course ... blogging. Most afternoons are spent running around with… Continue reading #WhereDoYouBlog?

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I Am More Than Just A Mom

We've all heard the ranting that goes on when someone dares refer to any of us as 'just a mom' most of which has been said by ourselves. This is not that post. My eldest had a playdate yesterday with her bff and my youngest was devastated that she couldn't go with too. Instead I… Continue reading I Am More Than Just A Mom

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Signs I’m Getting Old(er)

Lately I have been feeling older. I guess 35 isn't old, but it isn't young - is it middle age? I'm not sure, but here are a few signs that I am getting older:  I caught myself tutting and rolling my eyes when I saw a local high school girl's (field) hockey team doing their practice… Continue reading Signs I’m Getting Old(er)

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Linky Etiquette

Many bloggers participate in weekly linkys, in conjunction with their twitter handles. This helps us all to showcase our own blogs, and to find new blogs we love and can connect with. Each linky has its own unique rules and niche, but there are a number of common rules that they all have, and in order… Continue reading Linky Etiquette

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Weekend Photos – Vaal River

As mentioned on Friday, we went away for a  weekend break with some friends. It's now Sunday afternoon and we have just got back from an awesome weekend at the Vaal River. Here are a few of my favourite photos.   Yesterday we went for a booze cruise (when you pack a few sneaky drinks in… Continue reading Weekend Photos – Vaal River

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Let It Go

What a profound statement this one is. It basically covers all potentially stressful situations in my life!  I really have nothing more to say.  Let that sh*t go! 

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Galentine’s Day 20 Years Ago

Today is Galentine's day. The day before Valentine's day when you are supposed to celebrate the day with all your Gal-Pals. Today there is a photo circulating on my facebook profile. It's a photo of my five friends and I, in our school uniforms, each holding a red rose. I remember that day like it… Continue reading Galentine’s Day 20 Years Ago

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Blogger Recognition Award

I am humbled to find out that I have been nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award. Thank you very much to Kudos and Kiddos for taking the time to read my ramblings and deem my blog worthy of this award. To pay it forward, Here are the rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award

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I’m sorry mom!

My mom had two girls, myself and my younger sister. I now have two girls, and as a mother there are certain things you have to put up with and it's not until you are a mother yourself that you understand just how much your mother did for you, things that she could only possibly… Continue reading I’m sorry mom!