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Week Four – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

This budgeting business is definitely getting easier. It also helps to shop at the same store because I know more or less the cost of groceries at Food Lovers Market now so when I plan the meals I can balance out the cost of ingredients through the week. Here is my Meal Plan for Week… Continue reading Week Four – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

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Week Two Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

We're almost half way there! I am into the second week of the challenge and things are getting easier. Long term ingredients are being rolled over which is giving me more options to work with. I had fun with the cooking as usual but my favorite meal this week was definitely the Peanut Beef Stirfry… Continue reading Week Two Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

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My first experience with a Cyber Bully

I had my very first negative social media experience on Friday. It happened out of the blue and caught me quite unawares. Even though it hasn't upset me (that much), it has made me think a bit on how easy it is to bully somebody on social media. First some background I have been working… Continue reading My first experience with a Cyber Bully

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An open letter to my mum in anticipation of Mother’s Day

I am not an emotionally demonstrative person. For me personally, it is much easier to show someone how I feel through my actions as opposed to my words. However, if anyone deserves a public display of affection, it's my mum. So I will attempt to put into words what I know I could never articulate… Continue reading An open letter to my mum in anticipation of Mother’s Day

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Week One Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

I can't believe we are already at the end of Week 1 of this challenge. I thought I would have grumpy kids and an empty fridge by now but we are going strong without any complaints. In fact, I still have a few ingredients left over that I will be rolling into next week so… Continue reading Week One Recap of the #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

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Week One – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

I know I said that I would have this out on Sunday but since I havn't gone to bed yet (01:52), I'm going to say I met my deadline! Here is the Week One - Meal Plan As I mentioned in my previous post , there are no recipes, because the Meal Plan is supposed to… Continue reading Week One – The #OneGrandFamilyChallenge

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When Mother-Daughter Date Day gets Disneyfied!

I don't get to spend as much one on one time with my eldest as I used to. This is the trade off for having more than one child and I wouldn't change that for the world, but I do miss our time together so when I was invited to the mini #GirlMomsMeetUp (for mums… Continue reading When Mother-Daughter Date Day gets Disneyfied!

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A Day in the Life of a Mentally Ill Mum

I know that there will be some who will take offense to the title of this post. Before you do, you need to know that the title was decided on by the very brave woman who shared her day with us. If she is happy with it (and believe me, she put a lot of… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mentally Ill Mum

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My evolving relationship with a girl named Barbie

Every family has stories that snowball into epic proportions as the years go by. Those tales from childhood that get dusted off and brought out at birthdays, weddings and other major life events to remind kids that they are lucky to have such forgiving and patient parents. I have three such stories from my childhood,… Continue reading My evolving relationship with a girl named Barbie