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The little things… like chocolate mice

Not all the things that make life feel alive are the big things. Often they are the in between bits, the extras that rarely star in our life-tales, but I think can be the pixie dust that sparks the flights that do. There are the little things that … Continue reading

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The dixie cup reigns queen of the picnic

There is just sort of something wonderfully nostalgic about a picnic. “Picnic” embodies lazy afternoons where pretty girls in swooping hats sit on checked blankets in the sun drinking fresh squeezed lemonade delicately through striped paper straws giggling about the movie playing at the drive-in. At the edge … Continue reading

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Things my Dad says… ‘chocolate cake please’

Yesterday, I wanted to send a Valentine love-text to Ben, but not of the roses are red variety. I was in the mood for something a little more Ben, like skulls and cross-bones, but with love. So, I went to where people … Continue reading

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