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52 Ancestors #16 - Storms - Percy Clyde Statton (1890-1959)

This week’s challenge ‘Storms’ will certainly help me to continue in the same vein as last week’s blog.  I am focusing on Australia’s Anzac Day, commemorated on 25 April, to honour those who served Australia during conflicts.   1,324 more words

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52 Ancestors #15 – Tax - Charles Nevin WRIGHT (1897 – 1917)

Like a number of others writing blogs, I am running slightly behind in my posts. I found this week’s challenge “Tax” very difficult and the topic I felt did not really follow any of my research. 1,294 more words

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Baby Girl Has A Name

If there’s one thing that can definitely be said about Stephen & I as parents, it’s that we’re very intentional namers. As you can read in… 1,398 more words

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Gallery Wall for Our Stairway

When we moved into our home a few months ago, initially I was sad because we do not have much wall space (hello open floor plan!) to hang pictures. 129 more words

Decorating On A Dime

52 Ancestors #14 - Maiden Aunt

Technically, “ancestors” are those we descend from, but we need to consider other “family” members in our family tree.  Siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins can influence us in our development, endeavours and behaviours.   895 more words

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For some reason it took me longer to feel settled on a name this time around. I think part of it had to do with my {still} indecisive nature, and the other part had to do with rather or not we wanted to choose a name that started with a D to continue our trend or just choose any name we liked instead. 444 more words


A+B = C

Deciding a child’s name feels like a momentous decision! I mean there are all these pieces of advice out there: pick a unique name, a family name, a common name, a name with meaning. 786 more words

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