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Entries Tagged as 'Home Truths'

Cape Wild Fire on Elsies Peak Above Fish Hoek and Glencairn…

November 19th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Just an ordinary day… that began with everyone doing a bit of school and hanging the laundry while watching the ocean… And the power going out for maintenance, as it does. And a puff of clouds above house. But when the Cape Fire Helicopters arrived we knew there was a bigger problem… And it quickly […]

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And Just Like That Our Celebrity Chef is Ten…

October 6th, 2014 · 8 Comments

I said it was a week of birthdays… after a crazy month of birthdays… Hood #5, our Celebrity Chef, turned ten this week!!! To the boy who was exceptionally thrilled to reach double digits… ten is huge in the eyes of a ten year year old!!! To the boy who very rarely stands still… And […]

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And Just like that Se7en + 1 is Actually Five…

October 5th, 2014 · 10 Comments

Earlier this week… In a week that whirled past full of birthday parties and visitors… Hood #8 turned five… FIVE… FIVE!!! To the boy who is always observing… Who takes trips to the beach very seriously… And loves it there more than anything… Who believes ice-cream should be a way of life… And loves the […]

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Se7en + 1 Truths About Living With a Heap of Kids…

September 26th, 2014 · 27 Comments

It is birthday season and last weekend my birthday skidded past alongside life as we know it. We are only half way through the birthdays of this month… I usually blog something totally different to normal for my birthday and this year I thought I would bring you Se7en+1 opinionated opinions about living with a […]

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Happy Brilliant Birthday to Hood 1…

September 22nd, 2014 · 20 Comments

So we had a weekend of birthdays… Happy Brilliant Birthday to Hood #1 The chap who recreates the world of Tolkien every time we go to the beach… The guy with a wicked sense of humour… The Lego creator of note… From blocks he creates entire worlds… The teacher of all things fascinating to little […]

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There is a Huge LEGO Debate Going on Over Here…

July 22nd, 2014 · 4 Comments

I can categorically say that in our house, by far the most popular toy, across all ages, is LEGO. And in the last week with heaps of visitors stopping by, it was indeed the hot topic at our table. Everybody had something to say and everyone wanted to make sure they were heard. They were […]

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Tags: Blog Events · Caring and Sharing · Thoughtful Thursdays

It is Mandela Day and Just 67 Minutes Can Make a Difference…

July 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The 18th of July is Mandela Day, in South Africa we celebrate his birthday by giving 67 minutes of time to volunteering and community service. Do something, just one small thing to make a difference… The 18th of July is a good day to do the right thing and serve, serve, serve… So many projects […]

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