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Snow, a museum and a birthday…

As I write this I am sitting in front of a fire, watching Caleb and Grandpa pull Lachie around outside on his little sled. He has come off a few times, but is still going – so I assume loving … Continue reading

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# 1 Lesson from Canada

So today I learnt a simple lesson…never leave wipes in the car whilst in Canada! Why you ask? Today, it was -12, and that was at midday! I went to change Hamish’s nappy, whilst out at lunch. I took the … Continue reading

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Oh Canada…

Well, we have arrived! It is wonderful to finally be here…a long flight and 4 very tired people later, we made it! Things always seem worse in your head – and this journey was no exception (or maybe, subconciously we … Continue reading

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The sanctity of marriage…

Lately, Caleb has been hearing of some of his bible college friends who were married then, and have since divorced or┬áseparated. Not just one or two, but a good number. I know of a few here too, that have married … Continue reading

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Lachie turns 3….

It is hard to know what to do in terms of celebrating my little man’s birthday. Born on Christmas Eve, he was my most amazing Christmas present – a true miracle from God! Last year we celebrated his birthday on … Continue reading

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Farewells…

Almost a week ago (where has that week gone already!), we farewelled our friends Sarah and Gus back to London. They were here for a very short time after being overseas for almost 3 years (they originally said 1!). It … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

So..it’s been a while. I am terrible at keeping up to date at these things, and I get so caught up in whatever else is going on that I just forget to write things and put them up. Having said … Continue reading

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Treasured friends…

The other day Lachie looked at my gold bracelet and asked me about it. I told him that I was given it for my 21st birthday from my mum and dad -not that he really understood what I was talking … Continue reading

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Project #3

Each year the ladies from my craft group at church organise a ‘Quilt in a day’ project. We all get together and quilt for the whole day. We are given a pattern but use different materials – it is always … Continue reading

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Project #2

This next project I made for my sister for her birthday. The pattern is an Amy Butler design (I am a big fan of her designs and materials!), and I used materials I found on sale at Craft Depot when … Continue reading

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