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Karen Reekie
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Thirty something, mother of two, working part time, blogger. I love my kids, life and drink far too much coffee, and like the occasional rant!
Thirty something, mother of two, working part time, blogger. I love my kids, life and drink far too much coffee, and like the occasional rant!

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So during September we took a Supermarket Siesta for a week. You can read a bit more here   When I am meal planning for our family, meat and veg play a bit part of the shopping list. Normally I buy our staple meat, fruit and veg products from the…
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The blog post where I will admit to being prepared to face being arrested if a scary clown comes my way… ;) If you keep up with social media and the news you will know there has been an outbreak of people dressing as clowns recently, but not your average,…
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I am a bit of a play-dough fan and if you have read our blog before you will know I like to make our own dough, and expiremtn with textures and colors. I have tried “play-dough sand” before both the branded bought stuff and also the home made kind and…
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This is very raw and personal. I won’t give advice. I can’t tell you I’m an expert on anxiety. I can’t claim to know how to handle it perfectly because I’m still walking the long road to learning how to help myself.  Yesterday I had an panic attack. It’s…
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I pack a lot of lunches in my house. Every day, we have a lunch box for each child, one for the Husband, and I try to include myself as well, to make sure I get lunch, rather than buying.  We generally use tinfoil or clingwrap, to wrap sandwiches or other…
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So a month ago, I wrote about taking a break from supermarket shopping. It’s not exactly my favorite pastime, so when the lovely team at Supermarket Siesta said “see if you can manage without it”, I thought it might  be something I would like to try.  I…
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Welcome to our week in photos. Snaphots from our week. Cats, coffee, chaos and cake usually feature. You can keep up with us on Instagram or Facebook too!  The week where we do DIY haircuts (you can read why here) moving many heavy boxes, consuming a lot…
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I haven’t had a rant about Facebook for a while so here you go…This is of course, tongue in cheek ;) Dear Facebook. You want information about me. The more information I share with you, the more useful I am to you in terms of advertising revenue. You tell…
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It’s here, it’s here. The wonderful Message in A Bottle personalized children’s book we shared about earlier in the summer, has arrived! We were very excited. Me, because I have been honored to be part of the launch team helping to get the book out to the…
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