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fresh blog layout for spring
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My favourite posts of 2016

My favourite posts These are some of my favourite posts from 2016 – click the images to read the posts! Toddler Curiosity and Embracing Simple Things One of the best…

making time for us
Wellbeing

Carving out time for him and me

Jim and I had ten years together as a couple before Rosalie came along, so it’s fair to say that the arrival of our little bundle did mean adjustments had to…

fresh blog layout for spring
Blogging

A fresh blog layout for spring

Isn’t spring great for fresh starts and new beginnings? The arrival of spring always makes me feel uplifted and encourages me to take a fresh look at things, whether that…

DIY sand and water table
Our home

A DIY Sand and Water Table

When the weather started warming up I was setting out a bowl of water in the garden for Rosalie to play with each day. She seemed to really enjoy splashing…

Watching the sea
Life

Blog silence…

It’s been two and a half weeks since I wrote a blog post. Not that I want to make excuses, but here’s why: Last week we were on holiday in…

upcycled cabinet
Our home

An up-cycled cabinet for our kitchen

We’ve been in this house for almost three years now, but we’re still working on getting each room just the way we want. I like taking my time, seeing how…

50 things that make me happy
Wellbeing

50 things that make me happy

Thank you so much to the lovely Sammy from From Mamma With Love and Katy from What Katy Said for asking me to join in with this little happiness post,…

Blogging

Reminding myself why I blog

This week has been rather challenging. Both Rosalie and I have had bad colds, and on Monday morning all I really felt like doing was burying my head in my…

life is what thoughts make it
Wellbeing

Our life is what our thoughts make it

You wouldn’t think that a book written in 1953 would still have so much relevance today; but that is exactly true for Dale Carnegie’s ‘How to stop worrying and start…