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Month: September 2020

Thinking of the generations that could play with the toys you buy

Thinking of the generations that could play with the toys you buy

Hot on the heels of my last post about bedding, I was all ready to hit you with a post about the conundrum of whether I should buy some new winter pyjamas. And then something happened that, for now, dampened my purchasing thoughts again. (nearly) 30 year old Duplo For the last 10 years, my mother in law has been threatening to hand over some of my husband’s childhood stuff and this week some of it finally arrived. I was…

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A whole post about bedding, apparently

A whole post about bedding, apparently

I know even before writing this that it will be dull to many people. But I also expect those people won’t be clicking on this post. And so, I hope the 5 of you that do read, get something from it. So this post is all about bedding. Seriously. I have so many thoughts about it, that I can fill a blog post. Wanting new, but not wanting new This is how it starts; the flicker of an idea in…

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Goodbye mortgage free dream. Hello dream home!

Goodbye mortgage free dream. Hello dream home!

After 5 years of aggressive mortgage payoff followed by a windfall that allowed us to payoff our mortgage on our first little home, we’ve had a blissful 4 years of mortgage freedom. It was never going to last. Our plan was always to move, and that was always going to mean another mortgage. In fact, when we bought our first home, we expected we’d be moving in 4 to 5 years. But time often has a habit of rolling by…

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Cramming your diet with veg (/the long covid treatment plan?)

Cramming your diet with veg (/the long covid treatment plan?)

I’ve tweeted a couple of times about how seriously shifting our diet how been helping my husband in his recovery from long covid, and I mentioned it in my last post. Each time, someone’s asked for more information so I’ve shared tweet-sized snippets of what we’ve been doing. But this is possibly the one article I could write that could really, really help a lot of people. I hope it does. The caveats I have no medical background, have undertaken…

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