The Perm

  I’m not one of those adventurous people when it comes to my hair.  It’s always been brown, it’s always been straight, and it’s always been practically the same style (apart from the mullet of ’89 – thanks a lot, mum). My cool older sister let me borrow her crimper once or twice in the… 

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These are a few of my favourite things…

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…about being a mum. The newborn squish… The mess… Being their favourite person in the whole wide world… Making fun birthday cakes… Walking around the shops with a chef wearing a cow bell around his neck with puppy dog face painting… The simple moments of joy… Passing on your passions… Doing fun things together… The… 

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Family Running

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It’s been a while since I last posted – my running has been pretty cruisy & uneventful – just the way I like it! First of all, parkrun results:  I’ve been trying to get back under 25 minutes for the first time since I was injured.  It’s felt like a pretty hard slog and while… 

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A Handmade Christmas

I love Christmas and the many opportunities it brings to make pretty things!  I just want to share with you a few handmade ideas that I’ve done this year.  People always love receiving handmade things and they don’t always take too much time or effort to do.  I’ve done some decorating around the home too,… 

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Play Dough

Warning – this is not a dinner recipe!!! This afternoon Miss Hope and I were after something to do – so we made play dough!  So easy and fun!  Perfect to use with the Tupperware kids’ cookie cutters, as pictured above.  Keeps in an airtight container or ziplock bag in the fridge for up to… 

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