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Stepmom Sunday: Tween Girl Gift Basket Ideas

I’m quite excited to write and share this post with you. I’m quite birthday obsessed as you may have read in Giraffe House First Birthday Party  and The Birthday Party That Wasn’t. So I when my step daughter’s birthday came around earlier this month I had to celebrate it in some way. She is living… Continue reading Stepmom Sunday: Tween Girl Gift Basket Ideas

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No, I Don’t Want To Give Any More of His Things Away

Spring cleaning has brought many emotions that I didn’t think I had. It also made me realise that we have way too many possessions and some of them have ‘power’ in the form of memories. I’ve thrown out and donated so many items over the past few weeks, thus severing those ties. I haven’t been… Continue reading No, I Don’t Want To Give Any More of His Things Away

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Lindsay’s Life Update: Spring Cleaning

Image from Pinterest I’ve taken a bit of a sabatical from blogging as I’ve been Spring cleaning my house. I know it’s technically not Spring yet, but trust me I need the headstart. This must be my first major Spring clean in two years and I can’t believe how much junk we’ve accumulated. Image from… Continue reading Lindsay’s Life Update: Spring Cleaning

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Mindfulness and Gratitude during Mundane Mommy Tasks

My dear friend Miriam has inspired me to be mindful during May. See the post that started my mindful journey – Combining Mindfulness with Kindness. Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without… Continue reading Mindfulness and Gratitude during Mundane Mommy Tasks