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Ideas to create a lovely Valentine’s Day for all the Family

Every year on 14th February people celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends. Couples send Valentine's Day cards,  flowers or chocolates and spend special time together to honour their love for each other. While Valentine's Day does hold a special place for lovers, it's meant for everyone.… Continue reading Ideas to create a lovely Valentine’s Day for all the Family

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Six Fun Christmas Traditions

With Christmas just round the corner I thought I would share some December traditions that go on in our home and new traditions we are creating with the girls. 1. 1st December is officially CHRISTMAS MUG DAY!! It is strictly forbidden to drink from a Christmas mug before December. Then when the 1st rolls around… Continue reading Six Fun Christmas Traditions

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Happiness Day

Thursday 10th October is World Mental Health and Happiness Day. I thought there was no better time to talk about my own mental health and what makes me happy. I would definiely say that becoming a mother has changed me and not just in the sense that I have two children to raise and look… Continue reading Happiness Day

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Five things I love about Autumn

Autumn could definitely be the top contender for my favourite season and I've listed some points below that hopefully a lot of you agree with.. 1. When September rolls around I feel like it’s a new beginning. Nearly like the start of the year again and I think September is an easier time to set… Continue reading Five things I love about Autumn

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Villa on the French Riviera

Two weeks ago we travelled to the South of France to celebrate my mother in laws special birthday. The number will remain anonymous of course...but ask anyone in Villefranche Sur Mer and they will tell you as Olivia did happen to mention to everyone and their dog (literally) what age Granny was on that faithful… Continue reading Villa on the French Riviera

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Venice City Break

After a very early start on Friday morning and a quick flight of only 2.5 hours we arrived into Marco Polo airport just outside Venice in the sunshine. We caught the airport bus to Mestre where we where staying for €8 return fare which took about 15 minutes. Mestre is the industrial centre just on… Continue reading Venice City Break

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You knows its Christmas when…

Happy Christmas Everyone!! I have been thinking a lot recently about how you know its Christmas or Christmas traditions that we have in our household/family so here is a brief list The Christmas mugs make their annual appearance. The rule is that you can only drink from these cups in December any other time of… Continue reading You knows its Christmas when…

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Santa Letter from the Lapland Mailroom

Its November so it's perfectly reasonable to mention the 'C' word that being Christmas of course! Only 41 days but who is counting?! My four-year old that is who 🙂 As the years roll on each Christmas becomes more magically simply through understanding the time of year.  Whilst our biggest concern this year is how… Continue reading Santa Letter from the Lapland Mailroom

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September Round Up

September always seems to be the busy month for us and usually runs parallel to December where we have Zannas birthday, all the Christmas festivities, all the activities etc at School with Olivia then of course the big day itself. I thought I would pop together some of the things that we have been up… Continue reading September Round Up