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    10 Ways To Reuse Glass Jars
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    13 Things You Need To Know About Raising Teens
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    How we reduce  single-use plastic in our home
  • He is 17 and it is bittersweet

    He is 17 and it is bittersweet
  • Crusty Homemade Vegetable Pie

    Crusty Homemade Vegetable Pie
  • 10 Easy Ideas for Winter Holiday Fun at Home

    10 Easy Ideas for Winter Holiday Fun at Home

I love glass jars. No really I do. I have successfully replaced all our kitchen containers with various glass jars and I absolutely love it. Not only are glass jars pretty but there is so…

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13 Things You Need To Know About Raising Teens

13 Things You Need To Know About Raising …

There are entire sections of book stores and libraries dedicated to the raising of babies, toddlers and how to deal with tantrums and no sleep. There are groups both online and in real life you…

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How we reduce  single-use plastic in our home

How we reduce single-use plastic in our …

July is plastic free month and over the past few years we have focused on reducing single use plastic in our home and daily lives. It is not easy but as more and more retailers…

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He is 17 and it is bittersweet

He is 17 and it is bittersweet

Cameron, my oldest, turned 17 last week. I don’t usually get overly emotional about birthdays. One of my favourite parts of parenting is watching my children grow up and celebrating as their get older and…

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Reasons My Kids Have Thrown Tantrums

Reasons My Kids Have Thrown Tantrums

Maz, from Caffeine and Fairydust recently did a bit of a makeover on her blog and I was over there checking it out (go look, it’s so pretty) and stumbled across this post about 60…

Crusty Homemade Vegetable Pie

Crusty Homemade Vegetable Pie

Did you know the 4th of July is not only Independence Day in America but it is also Independence From Meat Day. Yeah I know it does sound like a bit of a cheesy day…

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10 Easy Ideas for Winter Holiday Fun at Home

10 Easy Ideas for Winter Holiday Fun at …

“Moooooooom, I’m boooooooored!” Bored: A five-letter curse word that no parent likes to hear, ever! Keeping your kids busy over the winter break can be particularly challenging since “go play outside with the hosepipe” isn’t…

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SASKO Rocky Road Bars

SASKO Rocky Road Bars

I have had a packet of scone mix in my cupboard for months now. We aren’t really scone fans so I didn’t want to just make it for the sake of making it. Then I…

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6 Things I Love About The Winter School Holidays

6 Things I Love About The Winter School …

I know parents don’t always look forward to the longer holidays but I have really enjoyed having the kids at home for the last few holidays. Instead of trying to full our days during the…

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Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon Buns

The other day on a Facebook group I am on someone asked what does everyone do to de-stress. It was an easy one to answer for me. I bake. I bake all the things. Except…

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Patience and homeschooling

Patience and homeschooling

One of the things everyone, who isn’t homeschooling, says to me when they find out we are is, “I wouldn’t have the patience”. A couple of years ago I said this exact same thing. People…

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