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Lauren van Zyl
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I make cakes for all your special occasions.
I make cakes for all your special occasions.

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New books and storm flowers
The rain is falling intermittently as I am writing this post and it reminds me of God's grace in watering our lives with gifts that grow our soul. New books by good authors are on of these ways.New books by favourite authors is always something to get
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Welcome 2017!
I always feel a bit ambivalent about a New Year starting.
On one hand I look back at the year past and feel that I could have done so
much better, so much more. This past year has been a particularly difficult
year for our family. I have battled with health...

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A year of living dangerously
Danger
means many different things to different people. For some it is the adrenaline
rush you get from leaping out of a plane. Others get a rush from chemicals or alcohol
or even new relationship. For others it is their career. My dangerous looks a
little ...

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Yarn along and a good book
I have decided to join Ginny from Small Things over at her Yarn Along on Wednesdays. Why don't you join me. Although I am busy with my Granny Stripe blanke t at the moment, I tend to have more than one project going at any given time, so I will share what I...

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Yarn along with Natural Suburbia
I have decided to join Ginny from Small Things over at her Yarn Along on Wednesdays. Why don't you join me. Just press the button below and it will give you the details. Although I am busy with my Granny Stripe blanke t at the moment, I tend to have more th...

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 The ATC on the left was made for an ATC swap at Very Berry handmade  entitled Home. I got my inspiration from the picture of this beautiful door on the right ( I cannot remember where I found it, so if this is your photo please contact me so that I can ack...

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BIG SCHOOL
I am officially
the parent of a First grader. When I started this blog in 2011 my son was nearly three years old and my daughter 15 months old. This week, with a knot in my stomach and a lump
in my throat I sent my babies off to big school. They were both s...

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STOP and smell the roses
I have been reading quite a few blog posts on change and gratitude and the need to take breath. I normally lead a VERY busy life and have been burning the candle at both end ( and in the middle) for so long that I have forgotten how to stop. And breathe. An...

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Winter holidays
Our winter here has just felt a bit more drab and cold than usual. I do not know if it is because we are all tired and have been ill or if it really is colder than previous years. Load shedding has also not helped and impending surgery for my Achilles tendo...

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  It has been a busy month for my post box and has cost me far more money than my budget allowed,so I will be curbing my future swapping for a while.  My first three Pocket Letter are on their way. One was  for a private swap on Swapbot , the other two for ...
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