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Entries Tagged as 'Thoughtful Thursdays'

Se7en + 1 Meet David Melling, the Illustrator Behind the Adorable Hugless Douglas…

August 6th, 2015 · 13 Comments

This past Monday we were lucky enough to meet up with the friendly David Melling… And his very affable bear, Hugless Douglas… What could be better on a wintry day… than a friendly bookshop, With a delightful coffee and cocoa spread… Story time… A drawing lesson… And of course… Hugless Douglas… (note to self: this […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Reviews

A Poignant Post: Another Year….

June 8th, 2015 · 16 Comments

This is not one of our usual posts but over here we do blog about our “life and times” and sometimes life is sad. I really needed to write this post for two kinds of readers – those who have friends that Lose a Baby During Pregnancy and You Would Like to Help Them, and […]

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Tags: Our Events · Thoughtful Thursdays

How to Keep Your House Tidy With Se7en+1 Kids…

May 28th, 2015 · 13 Comments

Recently someone asked me how we keep our home tidy with se7en+1 kids… and the secret is where ten folk (and that’s all of us) are gathered together in a two bed roomed home then there is only one way to keep it tidy and that is to go on a very long vacation… which […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en · Thoughtful Thursdays

Se7en + 1 Things About My Mum…

May 10th, 2015 · 6 Comments

It’s mother’s day all over the world, some mums have been spoilt and some were ho hum, not. Some mums were thrilled with heaps of cards and lovely surprises and other mums were somewhat disappointed. Some mums are overjoyed by the sweet love of their babes and other mums are overwhelmed by the loss of […]

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Brilliant Books: Sweet, Sam Linsell’s New Cook Book…

April 16th, 2015 · 6 Comments

I have been a fan of Sam Linsell for the longest time… her photography is out of this world and she manages to add a twist or a tweak to a plate of food and suddenly it is a work of art… really. Her food photography so often leaves you with that “have you ever…” […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Monday Munchies · Reviews

A Touch of Gold… BronxWoman10th Birthday…

April 10th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Blogging brings so many things, and every now and then it brings extraordinary things like an invitation to the BronxWoman10th Birthday Celebrations. Because we blog about family news and views and life with a bunch of kids we don’t often cross over into the world of fashion. In fact most of you know that the […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Thoughtful Thursdays

Do Your Kids Wear Sunglasses? Hood 4 Tried Out a Pair of O-V Optics Sunnies…

March 31st, 2015 · 4 Comments

A couple of weeks back O-V Optics (100% UV Protective Eyewear for Children) contacted us and asked if we wanted to try out a pair of their sunglasses for kids, known as sunnies in this house. If I had asked my kids who would like to be the test model… all my kids would have […]

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