Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 in 100 Words (ish)

Things I did not get in 2013 Rich Skinny Healthier Smaller Feet Budgeting skills. Things I did get in 2013 a happy and healthy family the realisation that no matter how pretty and easy Pinterest makes things look , I just … Continue reading

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The Magical Boots

On a Saturday in 1985, I accompanied my grandparents shopping. As they were packing the bags at checkout, I wandered over to the small shoe shop that was inside the supermarket. There in the window they stood proudly, white cowboy … Continue reading

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The Films I Watch Every Christmas

Every year the same films show up on the Christmas television schedule. There are several that I watch every year. They don’t necessarily need to be Christmassy but their requisite is either to  make me feel nostalgic, make me cry … Continue reading

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Compromise – The Key To Staying Married Over The Festive Season

December the most magical time of the year.   Santa and carol singing and food and shopping and trying to avoid debt and failing and traditions……. Traditions. The nice part of Christmas. The part of Christmas that shouldn’t be stressful. … Continue reading

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