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Seasonal Families

Seasonal Families

My friend recently confessed to me that she was not looking forward to Christmas. This year she was spending it with her mother’s family and that meant her vile Uncle was going to be there. He was always negative and mean and everyone worked hard at playing happy families, but they knew they couldn’t stand…

Crazy Shopping

Crazy Shopping

In the lead up to Christmas the shops are crazy. Every checkout has long queues, there are people everywhere and everything you need to buy is never on sale! The place that is worse, however, is the car park. People are rarely happy in the car park at Christmas. You can spend what feels like hours driving…

Christmas Lunch

Christmas Lunch

What do you eat on Christmas day? Growing up with an English mother, every year we have turkey with ham and all the roast vegies, stuffings and sauces to go with it. I just assumed that’s what everyone ate at Christmas. But meeting my husband and his Aussie family, I was amazed to hear they…

Meaningful Names

Meaningful Names

Do you know what your name means? The name Caleb means “faithful” The name Mona means “noble” And my name, Linda, means “most stunning being on earth”… Ok, I may have made that one up! There is a name we sing a lot when it comes to Christmas Carols and it is attributed to Jesus….

Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree

Have you put your Christmas tree up yet? When my husband and I were first married we were so lazy when it came to decorating our house at Christmas that we just had a blow-up Christmas tree! Now we have children we make much more of an effort with tinsel and baubles and lights. My…

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