My name is Denise and our blog is all about the joys we share as a family, including all those experiences we have with friends who are like family. The ups and the downs, getting creative and feeding our souls, travelling and exploring, dancing in the rain and taking time to remember what matters most. Please join me on my journey as I gather some family treasures and share them with you!

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Billions of people do this job everyday – would you apply?

Mullen, an advertising agency in Boston, posted a fake “Director of Operations” job listing online and in newspapers. The ad got 2.7 million impressions from paid ad placement, but only 24 people responded, according to Ad Week. The company? Rehtom Inc. (read that in reverse!) When the applicants found out just who holds the title…

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25 Rules for Mothers of Daughters

A friend shared this with me and I am not sure where this originated from or who wrote it but it is too beautiful not to share! (If you do know, please share it in the comments below) Paint her nails. Then let her scratch it off and dirty them up. Teach her to care…

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Stop the Mommy Wars!

Connecticut Working Moms has posted a series of empowering photos, encouraging women to stop judging one another, and asking moms everywhere to end to the mommy wars! Michelle says: Personally I think the mommy wars were created by the media as a way to pit women against each other and gain ratings and I just don’t…

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Eliminating unimportant Decisions

On Friday we shared a quote on Facebook which said “Being organised leaves more room for spontaneity” by Kimberley Pappas. I have also share several articles on being organised: Are you creating complicated systems? Getting creative with cleaning Decluttering So, why the focus on being organised? Can it really leave room for spontaneity? That sounds odd! I…

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What is BB Cream?

It seems to be the new “it” word in the Beauty World but what exactly is BB Cream? BB creams often contain: Anti-aging components, including peptides and antioxidants such as vitamins A, E, and C Moisturizing workhorses like hyaluronic acid and glycerin Ingredients such as licorice and arbutin that help even out skin tone Light-reflecting mica…

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‘Excuse This House’ Printable

I am sure you have heard of this poem before. It always says anonymous so I am not sure who originally wrote it. Click the image to open up a printable file which you can print and pop into a frame for yourself or for a gift.

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Do you really know your Mom?

Inspired by Mother’s Day (12 May 2013), here are some results from the recent ‘From me to You’ research: Did you know… 40% of us don’t know how our mother met our father? 48% of us don’t know when they met? Capture this information before it is lost forever! Visit www.reflectionsinmotion.co.za to order this wonderful gift…

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Keeping warm this Winter?

I can’t tell you how many times, during a cold winter, that my mom friends have sat together and said how lucky their babies are to have their “onesies” or babygrows. Shortly followed by the joke that they should make them in adult sizes… Well, it’s no joke to Woolworths! They have brought in Adult…

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