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73 / 365 New TV (well new to us!)

We’re loving the bigger screen 🙂 Only downside is that we can’t get the TiVo remote to work the TV like it used to with our other TV so we have to have two remotes on hand. I know it’s only a trivial matter which I’ll get used to eventually! It’s worth it to have the…

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Pairs in Pears by Bananagrams

We received a PAIRSinPEARS game from Bananagrams the other day and I have to say, we LOVE it! The first time we played, KayCee (6) was helped by Grandad and I was ‘helped’ by Ella (4)! To play, you each have a certain number of letter tiles (the number depends on how many players there are) and you have…

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72 / 365 Red ribboned Ella

Ella had to have the red ribbon in her hair today. I didn’t expect to see it again after she left for school but when she came home, it was still in! This was actually really impressive for Ella because she usually loses everything we put in her hair!

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Bounding into Spring

See what I did there? Bounding into Spring….good eh?! 🙂 Anyway, back on topic! On Saturday we spent a lovely, if a little chilly, day out in the garden. We started by getting the fairy princess tent put back together then emptied out all the pots that had should have been emptied before Christmas when the…

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71 / 365 Red ribboned KayCee

KayCee had on a black dress, black tights and black shoes today with a red cardi. She complained that she didn’t look right because she only had one red item and the rest were black so I suggested we put a red ribbon in her hair. While I was trying to take a photo to show…

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70 / 365 KayCee’s had enough!

“Mum, do you take breaks when you’re gardening?” KayCee had clearly had enough of gardening by this time! We cleared away and went inside for pizza and garlic bread 🙂

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Saturday is caption day 10th Mar #satcap

  Seriously, where did the week go? I can’t believe it’s caption time again!

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69 / 365 Blueberry bush

If you’ve read any of my gardening posts, you can probably imagine how excited I was when I saw that the blueberry bush I bought a few weeks ago is flowering. I love those tiny flowers, they’re so pretty 🙂 I’m hoping to get a big planter this weekend and get my little plant in…

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Fruity Friday – Week 7 Orchard Spread

Welcome to week seven of my Day Zero Challenge to cook my through a cook book. You can find the details on the original post, Fruity Friday. All recipes are taken from Readers Digest Fresh Fruit and Dessert book. Our seventh  recipe is: Orchard Spread Makes 1kg 500g (1lb 2oz) cooking apples, peeled, cored and…

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68 / 365 Welcome Grandma Lucy

We would like to welcome Grandma Lucy to our family (Ella picked her name:). She arrived yesterday and both Granny and the girls are looking forward to playing together and going on trips to lots of different places. She’s been introduced to Baby Annabel, Baby Chou Chou and old Ted (who between you and me, is even…

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