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The secret to packing for a vacation (Packing Cubes)

One of the worst things for parents when travelling with kids is not just packing, but finding clothes you’ve packed once you reach your destination.  Actually, t’s not just a problem when you have kids, it’s also a problem when you don’t have kids!  It’s an ‘everybody’ problem!  I love being organised and knowing where… Continue reading The secret to packing for a vacation (Packing Cubes)

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That prickly problem of heat rash – Products that work for me!

Sun Allergy, Prickly Heat, Heat Rash and Miliaria, are all basically the same thing to me.  They are that incredibly annoying, itchy, sometimes painful or sore, red rash made up of tiny spots.  I’ve suffered from them for as long as I can remember.    They come up when I’m hot, or sweaty or when the… Continue reading That prickly problem of heat rash – Products that work for me!

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A nifty trick for organising scarves and shawls

Pashminas, square scarves, long scarves and shawls.  I have scores of them.  Not quite hundreds, but enough to create some major chaos in my room.  I’ve tried folding them neatly into drawers, rolling them in shoe boxes and even laying them flat in under bed storage boxes.  Yet no matter where I put them, within… Continue reading A nifty trick for organising scarves and shawls