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Little Loves: February 2018

Considering that February is the shortest month as well as being my least favourite month of the year, we’ve certainly packed in plenty of lovely things over the last four weeks.  I normally find February difficult – partly because of the grey dreariness of the last dregs of winter but mainly because it’s the anniversary…

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Little Loves: January 2018

I always find January to be a bit of a contradictory month.  In some ways I feel sad that the joy of the Christmas festivities is over and yet another part of me can’t wait to get the decorations down, get back to normality (for a little while anyway) and embrace the slower pace.  Likewise,…

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2018: My Year Of…

We are halfway through January already and, as ever, I’m not really sure where the weeks have gone.  They seem to have passed by in a bit of a fog of flu (the husband, Ella and Lola this time – Mimi had it over Christmas and thoughtfully shared it with them.  I’m still germ-free thank…

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Lola: Eight

Last week, my littlest girl turned eight years old.  EIGHT!  I simply can’t wrap my head around it – I still think of her as the baby even though she’s in Year 3 at school now. She was so excited in the lead up to her special day: asking me every day how many sleeps…

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2017: My Year in Numbers

Back in December I read this post by Suzanne from Inside, Outside and Beyond and I loved the idea – something about it just piqued my curiosity and I started wondering about what my year would look like in numbers. I sat down to write and quickly realised that I was really going to have…

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The Happy Jar 2017

Our Happy Jar is quickly becoming my new favourite family tradition. Every year, on 1st January, we start with an empty jar.  It lives in our kitchen and I leave a little stack of coloured paper and a pen nearby.  Throughout the year we each write down the little things (and big things!) that we’ve…

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