Separating Fact from Folk: Dissecting Family Recounts to Discover the Truth (Genealogy#5)

My aunt is one of the only family members (aside from me of course) who has expressed any genuine interest in learning more about our family heritage. She has helped me discover so much more about our family, and sent me photos, keepsakes and documents to help explain how our family came to be. She …

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Dinner with the Dead (Journalwithme#19)

Ironic that all these questions surrounding death are appearing in the weeks leading up to Halloween. Halloween is one of my favourite holidays. I love the creepy, dark atmosphere that surrounds the tales of horror whilst balancing it with jack-o-lanterns and goofy ghosts for my daughter. This week's questions asks: "If you could have dinner …

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The BEST Kids Items to Buy Secondhand!

Like most families I've spoken to, our family is on a budget. New books, clothes, furniture and toys can be costly, and a few items can make a trip very expensive rather quickly! Our family buys many things second hand, and put the difference towards other expenses like groceries and electricity. Here are some items …

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Creative Outlets (Journalwithme#11)

This week's question is: "What creative outlet do you find yourself relating to the most? (Writing, music, theatre, visual arts, carpentry etc)" As a blogger, writing is my passion. I work full time, and I'm a mother, so I'm finding it more and more difficult to find time to sit and write WHILE balancing the …

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