Oh-oh, yes I’m the great procrastinator…

Think Queen, imagine Freddy Mercury, and start reading this post by singing the following out loud: Oh-oh, yes I’m the great procrastinator…and that sums up the state of my craft projects. I purchased an overlocker just days before my daughter was born.  Having always coveted one, and with maternity leave upon me, I pictured myself spending some time…

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A bit of banter is never a bad thing

I walked down the road to our neighbourhood supermarket today with little missy in her baby carrier at the front of me. A routine her father and I often employ when we think she needs a touch more sleep, but she has decided otherwise! We have geography on our side for this as we happen…

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The best advice prior to bub’s arrival

If I can give one piece of advice to a mum/mom/dad to be it is get some meals prepared in advance and in the freezer. I think I read this in more than one place, and was certainly told this as well. It sounded like a sensible idea, without knowing what it was going to…

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A dedicated follower of fashion…

…I have never been.  This is not to say that I do not take a pride in my appearance.  Quite the opposite, I am a big believer of style, which to me is not the same as fashion, though with a hearty dose of lazy occasionally thrown in. Sometimes life just calls for a pair…

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The joy of technology for family afar

It is rather wry that something I have for work, the increased use and value of, has come from not being at work. Three months and 1 day ago our bundle of joy was born. Three months ago was the first time she got on the Skype bandwagon.  

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The sixth sense, followed by retaliation!

I am convinced the wee girl knows when her dad is out of house. Currently Dad is working from home, and has been since she was born, which is a real luxury. She is accustomed to seeing both of us throughout the day. The other morning, not long after he had left the house doing…

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My current definition of cutting corners…

We make tea in the morning instead of coffee. We only have beans, and while it only takes probably less than a minute to grind, the thought of the extra effort required turns us to tea!

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