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The benefits of self-denial

The Benefits of Giving Up

19 / 02 / 2018 / 0 comments

So after the excesses of January, many people are involved in FebFast – they give up something special (sugar, alcohol) for the month of February to cleanse and also raise money for special causes. And we’ve also just started the…

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Which podcast should I listen to next

Which podcast should I listen to next?

12 / 02 / 2018 / 0 comments

If you want a good story … S-Town – this is such an amazing story of twists and turns and real people living extraordinary lives. There is also a lot of debate about the ethics of it. In the end,…

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Shop online and support worthy causes at the same time

5 / 02 / 2018 / 0 comments

If you’re looking for a perfect gift for someone, you might consider doubling the gift and shopping via a charity website. Here are some options for giving a gift twice-over. Brotherhood of St Laurence Online Book Shop – it’s an…

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Five Lunch Box ideas plus an easy, nut-free muesli slice

29 / 01 / 2018 / 0 comments

Every year I start with lots of great ideas and fantasies of giving my daughters delicious, nutritious, nut-free, ‘nude-food’, creative lunch boxes and every year that lasts for about a week. Then I go back to packaged muesli bars, uncut…

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Ideas for your family board game night

22 / 01 / 2018 / 0 comments

These holidays my girls have brought out the Scattergories after dinner and insisting we play. And funnily enough, we’ve actually enjoyed it. It’s true: eventually your kids get to a magical age where you can enjoy family outings, play board…

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Being kind to yourself

15 / 01 / 2018 / 0 comments

Last year I went on a diet because I was disgusted that I weighed around 5 kilos more than I should have. I lost the weight and felt proud and self-satisfied, and skinny. Then over Christmas I put it all…

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Happy holidays!

20 / 12 / 2017 / 0 comments

Wishing you all a merry Christmas, happy holiday and a happy new year. We’ll be back in 2018 with more ideas, tips, reviews and blogs.

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