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About momsmeanderings

Wife ... mom ... granny .. in a nutshell ! Never a dull moment !

New beginnings ..

My new blog under a new name … http://www.musingswithcoffee.com/ Please come with me to my new blog which has been painstakingly set up by my daughter Jeanette.    I know I will have a few hiccups along the way even though she … Continue reading

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Here she is … baby Emma Rose

Our little ‘ Moose ‘ decided to make her entrance into this world at 2.10am on Sunday 13th August weighing 3.37kg.   Elaine had natural birth after nearly 24 hours of labour, and half-epidural (she could feel her feet and legs) about 4 hours before … Continue reading

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Lily looking rather regal

Lily loves grandpa’s chair and sits with him while he reads.  This morning she had obviously had had enough boisterous play with Hardy and James and hopped on his chair … hoping for a moment or two of grandpa’s company … Continue reading

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Waiting for Baby Moose

Any day now Elaine and Bryan’s baby girl – or Moose as she is known 🙂 – will make her appearance  .. There are bets as to when she will arrive.  Hubby’s day has passed and my day is today !   At … Continue reading

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A walk-about in my garden

Let’s see if I can squeeze in a post before my space runs out on this site. But oh my goodness .. I have carpel tunnel syndrome in both hands and it’s getting worse.  It’s come and gone over the … Continue reading

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A new bird in our garden : Puffback – Dryoscopus cubla

I am running out of space on my ‘momsmeanderings’  blog and am going to have to start a new domain otherwise I will have to pay to continue on this site.  Payment in dollars is way too complicated for me.  … Continue reading

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The old brown suitcase

The tales it would tell !! I’ve had it for many years .. ever since Elaine was a little girl in fact.  My Mum and Dad brought it from Zimbabwe filled with stuff for me, as they did often when they … Continue reading

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