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WIN The Ultimate Family Gold Coast Holiday

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This post was supported by Bookworld If you love books and the Gold Coast as much as I do you will want to enter this  great competition. Bookworld is offering the chance for one lucky family to win a five night Gold Coast holiday valued at $4,000. If you are the winner you will receive flights and five nights accommodation at Zagme's … [Read more...]

Easter: My Favourite Time of the Year {Part 2}

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Yesterday I shared the things that love about this time of the year. Today I wanted to share with you what Easter really means for me. It is my favourite time of the year for so many reasons and not all of them include food.Why do Christians make such a big deal about Jesus at Easter time. Isn't Easter all about a fluffy white bunny to delivers … [Read more...]

Easter: My Favourite Time of the Year {Part 1}

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I know most people would say Christmas is their favourite time of the the year, but I really, really love Easter. I don't think I realised just how much I loved it until this year. As the weather began to cool slightly, a flood of lovely memories began to surface in my mind. Many of them reminding me of special times with my children, and times … [Read more...]

12WBT Week 10: Powering to the Finish Line

I really like running but I also really love stopping running. My favourite thing to do at the end of my runs is to run as fast as I can. Not because I like running, it be because I want to use up all my energy and finish it as soon as I can. In some ways that is what I am doing with the Michelle Bridges 12WBT program. There are only three weeks to … [Read more...]

What I Loved Most About Being on a Cruise

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As many of you will already know, I went on a cruise with Carnival Cruiselines a couple of weeks ago. I wrote a little bit about it in the "I Almost Quit Blogging" Post but I really wanted to share with you today what my experiences of the actual cruise was like. I had never, ever been interested in going on a cruise. I think I had watched too many … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Make Studying with Children (& a Husband) Easier

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One of the questions that people often ask me is "How do you fit it all in?". They know that I have three small children, I am the minister's wife, I write this blog and I am studying (Clinical Psychology). My answer is often along the lines of "I love it all so I just make the time". Today I thought I would share with you how I do make it … [Read more...]

12WBT Week 9: Cuddles are as Good as a Workout

This is just going to be a very brief update today as I am trying to get into essay writing mode for uni. That, and I also don't have a lot to report this week. I had great plans of getting back into the exercise but on Monday morning, just after I warmed up while doing an exercise video, Miss 2 decided that she was wide awake and wanted … [Read more...]

A Different Bed-Time Routine

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Our children have been really good sleepers. Of course they would wake though the night as babies, but nothing compared to what other parents have had to endure. I would love to say that it is our wonderful parenting, but I am pretty sure that it is just the kids you happen to get given. If you are sleep deprived and feeling the need to slap me … [Read more...]

{Book Review} The Jesus Storybook Bible

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Recently a few of my friends who don't attend church have been asking me to recommend a Bible that they can read to their children. Their kids had started asking lots of questions about God and despite learning a little bit about God over the years, they felt unqualified to answer their kids questions. I have recently found a great kids Bible … [Read more...]

A Special Offer From Mox

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I know you are all aware of how much I love my Mox. I honestly didn't think I could love them anymore than I already do....until I heard about this! Starting today and continuing for the next three days, when you buy a pair of Mox 100% of the proceeds from the Sale will go towards supporting "The Salon Project" in India. "The Salon Project" … [Read more...]