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Boomer or Marley? You Decide!

A few weeks ago, hubby and son brought home 55 pounds of trouble named Boomer.  Boomer, who is six months old, is a Labrador/hound dog mix. 260 more words


Jay Fesperman, Cofounder of CTCI, on Facing Troubles at Home

It is important that we realize the significance of a family “living in one house.” A family is meant to bring people together in close fellowship in order to cause friction among its members. 161 more words


If I Had a Do Over

If I Had a Do Over. This post spoke to me as a mom of a 4 and 7 year old – love it – a must-read for moms of young ones!

Family Life

Wonderful world

We watched the first episode of the BBC’s new wild life series ‘Life Story‘ last night, and very good it was too, in the best tradition of the corporation’s natural history programmes. 124 more words

The Wider World

The Cookie Cure

I am a lover of cookies.  They offer all of the delicious decadence of cake or pie, without need of plate or napkin.  They travel well, store easily, and look great just sitting on your kitchen counter.  694 more words


How not to pack, but be happy

On Tuesday I abandoned all pretence at capsule wardrobe packing. I hefted the massive suitcase and the slightly smaller massive suitcase out from under the bed, took the ‘carry on Samsonite’ (not a lesser-known episode of the Carry On oeuvre, but our trusty in-cabin everything bag for any flights) out for good measure, and got laundering and cramming. 215 more words


You'll look sweet...

…upon the seat of a bicycle made for two.

Been a bit quiet on the blogging front recently with several posts languishing unfinished in the drafts folder as we alternate between working our way through the dictionary of common family ailments (coughs, colds, teething, tummy bugs, swollen nettle sting, roseola virus) and therefore not getting much done, and then being really busy with various bits and pieces including our church centenary this weekend (Rosa: will we sing happy birthday to the church when it’s 100? 150 more words