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Perfectly Imperfect

Why I’m Embracing Being Perfectly Imperfect

We all can be our own worst enemies at times. You know, getting in our own way when we really want to move forward or up or sideways or diagonally…

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Eating Our Way Around Singapore (Part 1)

My musician hubby had a month long job in Singapore recently which gave Mr 7 and I the chance to hop on over for the middle part of his contract.…

Nutty Seedy Cookies

Nutty, Seedy Cookies

I’m always on the hunt for baking recipes that pack a punch of goodness. I like to adjust, substitute and add things to increase the ‘value’, particularly for Mr 7.…

Listen to Your Heart

Listen To Your Heart

Listen to your heart… No, not the Roxette song from the late 80s and I’m not talking in the romantic sense either. Listen to your heart… Open your heart… The…

Confessions of a Dishonest Mama

Yes, I lie to my child. Not just about the Tooth Fairy, Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny either. Sometimes I lie to my child about what I’m feeding him.…

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Upcycled Travel-Themed Storage Boxes

In an effort to help my study/spare room feel more loved peaceful and inviting, I was on the lookout for ways to better store and disguise some of the ‘stuff’…

Crio and candle

Learning to fill my cup

I’ve been feeling fairly blah again lately and out of any sense of rhythm or routine. Sigh… Some of it has been rooted in the everyday – returning from Singapore,…

Filling a hole in our household

There has been something missing from my life for some time. Just over three and a half years in fact. There has been grief, longing but a level of acceptance…

Snowdrops

Got 15 Seconds For Some Self Love?

Self care. Self love. I’ve been trying to work on this for a while. Sometimes it seems too hard. Too many other things I ‘should’ be doing. Too tired. Not…

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From the Muck…

Some years ago I read an analogy about lotus flowers emerging from the dirty mud. I was going through some tough times and it struck a chord. Beauty from the…