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Monthly Archives: December 2010

bestest

This small person is Matilda's best friend Emily.  We love her dearly.  And personally, one of my favourite things about Em is her mother, my friend Lucy. (Don't you love it when your kids pick friends with excellent and funny parents? Go Tilds!) Anyway, Luce and Em recently won tickets […]

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imagine!

Imagine eating your first ever piece of chocolate cake. Or baked cheesecake. Imagine biting into your first crunchy juicy sweet apple.  Imagine your first ever sip of summer strawberry smoothie, rich with creamy yoghurt and bursting with fruit. It's on for young and old here. The final small member of our […]

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Over here we are…

.. lying low .. raising tadpoles   .. hosting visiting friends and family   .. happy to have finished at least some of the Christmas sewing on time!   .. and we're talking about Santa's visit and eating leftovers! We had a lovely Christmas lunch here yesterday for extended family. There […]

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boss man

Children, I should say my children, don't have a whole lot of power, you know?  They're told when and what to eat. When to shower. What to wear. How to speak politely. There's so many rules when you're a kid. We were talking about bosses the other day and Henry […]

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The Happy List

Have you found Kate at Fox's Lane yet? Such a gorgeous blog. She's also incredibly positive in the face of pretty dire agricultural conditions right now. Kate and her partner run an organic farm in Daylesford and the rain has just about washed them out. And now the locusts seem […]

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muddle

  I come from a family of organised women.  'Cept I'm not. My Mum has the tidiest pantry you ever saw. And she never runs out of anything. Her system for storing plastic containers and lids should be patented. 'Cept I can't seem to follow it.  My sister Naomi in […]

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following the breadcrumbs

  There's something a little bit magic about a gingerbread house. The longevity of the gingerbread, mostly. It's crazy – it lasts and lasts and still tastes great.  Gingerbread is a business I wish I was in.  And the house building at Christmas time. Essential Christmas revelry.    (Everything is […]

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