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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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christmas spirit

Something very very unexpected arrived in the post today.    It was a letter for Henry. From Santa.  Now I might be the last one in on this. Maybe everyone knows that if you write to Santa he writes back.  I sure didn't. Henry wrote a letter last week:   […]

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happiness is…

~ the entomologist ~ great trees (photo by Adam)   ~ books that after just the preface you suspect might change your life   ~ rolling over!   ~ a haircut   ~ MORE honey jumbles, (iced by little hands with sticky fingers)   ~ homemade chips and mayonnaise (YUM) […]

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babe in arms

My smallest smallie is a bit unwell. Not sure what happened but at 2pm today, just as we were going into Henry's speech therapy, she started crying, unconsolably, and has kinda cried and slept in fifteen minute increments since.  She let me put her down last time she dropped off […]

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happily hitched

Have you ever been to a wedding of a very good friend, who at various times you suspected would never settle down, only to find that he picked the most perfect, most excellent match in the world, and the world is a better place because they are together? Have you […]

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hey guess what?

Would you believe in blog-land there's such a thing as a blogiversary? And that I completely missed mine? I've been posting to Inner Pickle for over a year now! May 4th last year was my first post.  Never being one to turn down an opportunity for cake, here's to a […]

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highlights of a Friday

~ Hanging out with a decisive three year old: Me: Tilds, you can't just wear leggings, they're kinda for going underneath stuff. Tilly: I'm wearing these.  Me: Tilds, do you really need to bring your precious Wiggles bag of animals with you?  Tilly: Yes, yes I do. ~ Local library […]

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dog day

I LOVE dogs. Love love love them. Don't have one. Grew up with lots of them (a.k.a farm hounds or as Dad referred to them, co-workers.) Had a very big badly behaved Alaskan Malamute/Alsatian cross called Kiska a number of years ago who I still pine for.  Our friends with […]

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