Firsts

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Tomorrow my baby girl starts primary school.  I am sad.  There is no other way of describing it.  A small part of me just wants to keep all my babies at home forever.  But I think the best thing for me is to do is to reflect on how amazing the past five years have … [Read more…]

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Wicked Cupcakes! by Luisa Zissman

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Wicked Cupcakes! is a very FUN recipe book, lots of bright photography and quite detailed methods for most of the recipes.  Many of the recipes have the same basic buttery sponge base, with maybe one or two ingredients added to give a little variation to each one.  All nice flavours, but not exactly “WOW!’ . … [Read more…]

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Top Tips For Breastfeeding In Public

So you’re a breastfeeding mummy to a beautiful new baby, and you think to yourself, I would love to go out for a wee shopping trip! Or meet up with a friend for coffee!  Or have a nice meal out!  But how could you possibly feed in public?! The thought of it makes your heart … [Read more…]

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Super Easy Banana Bread

This is a great recipe and a super one to make with children! I was given this recipe at a Parent and Toddler group a few years ago so I can’t claim it as my own, but its been a success every time I’ve baked it.  All the ingredients are items you probably have in … [Read more…]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

Ingredients 300g milk chocolate 350g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 225g butter 350g soft light brown sugar 175g rolled oats 70g chopped mixed nuts 1 egg, beaten 400g canned condensed milk 70g crunchy peanut butter Method Preheat the oven to 180°C Finely chop the chocolate. Sift the flour and baking powder into a large … [Read more…]

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Non-Alcoholic Christmas Cake

 Overall, I found this recipe very easy to follow, although next time I need to remember to turn the cake over before it is iced, as the top of it was quite bumpy, as you can probably see from the photos! Ingredients 325g (12oz) self-raising flour 125g (4oz) ground almonds 1 teaspoon ground mixed spice … [Read more…]

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The Power of A Good Friend

Have you ever looked at your life and thought WOW!!!! I have some amazing people around me!  I hope at some time you have experienced this, recently I had cause to say this when I thought about the amazing friends and family I have been blessed with.  Specifically I was thinking about my girl friends from … [Read more…]

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Thunder Dog

Blind since birth, the life story of Michael Hingson is truly amazing and enlightening.  He overcame many challenges in life, to become successful both professionally and personally.  The battles that face a blind person in a sighted world, are more than we can ever imagine, and many blind or visually impaired people rely on the … [Read more…]

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The Principle of the Path by A. Stanley

This is one of the most fantastic books I have ever reviewed. Without a doubt, there will be many of my friends and family who will be getting this book as a Christmas gift this year. Stanley uses very biblical principles and examples, to show us clearly how the ‘principle of the path’ works. The … [Read more…]

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Regret Free Parenting by Catherine Hickem

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Regret Free Parenting is a great read for mothers (or fathers) of all ages. Whether your children are babes in arms, or fully grown adults, there is something every parent can learn from this book.  Hickem writes from an obvious psychotherapist point of view, but in very easy to understand language.  The book is broken … [Read more…]

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