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Removing that Pesky Candle Wax…

Written by Dawn. Have you ever wondered how to get candle wax out of glass votives or candle holders? Or is that just my problem? I suspect others have that same issue.  Previously, I have tried hot water to remove the wax…but that always ended up being a lot of work…plus raising our water bill […]

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Ten Things Tuesday: Ten Australian Children’s books your kid’s library needs

Written By Rebecca (Keep reading for your chance to enter another OCRO contest!)  This is what I get for having a Godmother who was a librarian.  At least one book every birthday and every Christmas, which wasn’t “too cool” back then, but an absolute delight now, looking back on all the books I received from […]

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When a shower, was just a shower.

Written By Rebecca – Adapted more carefully, from my personal blog. It’s time to reminisce, to a time before I was someone’s parent.  Sometimes, I feel like I’ve been catapulted head first into this pool called “Parenting” and left to drown, flailing my arms and limbs about in a thrashing fashion in this “pool” as […]

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Welcome Steffen!

As many of you might already know, Cilla gave birth to a beautiful baby boy on Sunday morning at 12:32 a.m. He weighs 5 lbs. and 15 oz., is 19.5 inches long, and is incredibly adorable. Mom, dad, and baby are all doing wonderfully. Cilla, being the wonderful photographer that she is, could not very […]

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10 Things Tuesday: My 10 “most favoritest” children’s books.

Written by Rebecca. These are books I read when I was a little one, running around my home on Trent Street in Brisbane, Australia.  I love these books.  My darling mother kept all my original 1980 copies and gave some to me as well as bought new ones for Joseph and now, Sam.  No Dr. […]

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