“February is the border between Winter and Spring” Terri Guillemets.

I saw this quote recently, on someone’s insta square, and for the life of me I cannot remember where I saw it. But I love it.

It’s such a transformative month and I get all excited seeing the new buds sprouting above the surface. New beginnings.

With each new Spring comes new beginnings. New blooms in the garden, new colours and new weather.

I’m looking forward to many more walks in the Wintery Sun & filling my lungs with fresh air.

What do you love about February?

#mummyphotoaday ~ new beginnings

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Today marks a month since we lost our little Rambo. We’re still trying to heal but, as all the advice said, it is getting a little lighter to carry the grief each day.

Isla still isn’t sleeping very well and when it gets towards the end of the evening, we’re all a little out of sorts. Simply, we miss him so much.

I’m going to brave it and write a blog dedication to my little best bud, I haven’t felt brave enough yet. He was such a lovely dog, also a bit weird & funny, it will be nice to share his stories.

I love this photo of the 3 of them snuggling. This was just before Christmas. This is quite often what view I would have behind my desk… my little snugglers!

Do you take loads of photos of your pets snuggled in different ways? 

#mummyphotoaday ~ heal

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The Winter Sun has been so beautiful over the last few days.  I think today we’re going to see a change to cloudy skies.

I love this photo. The low sun and the kids having a little adventure. I spend a lot of my time watching them interact. I guess that’s a big part of parenthood. Learning and growing.

Have you been making the most of the weather?

#mummyphotoaday ~ parenthood 

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A little corner of my office… I spend most of my week here so it’s nice to pretty it up sometimes. I even managed to blur out the water marks on the windows (they need a good clean).

My tax return has been submitted and my assignment has too! Quite a day for submissions and I’m relieved. I’m in the last year of uni and I’m so grateful for the support I’ve had to complete it. I am focussed on finishing, which is giving me the mindset to get it done.

What did you do today that your relieved about? 

#mummyphotoaday ~ corner

Items from @frompaperchase are part of a previous collab 

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Daddy = “Kids please don’t try and walk on the ice”….
Kids = ☝🏻

They kept edging towards the pond, “I just want to break the ice”. They did make me laugh. And yes, they ignored the instructions. But they did only tap the ice with their toes.

It made for a little adventure this afternoon. I love this Winter sun!

Do your kids love standing on frozen puddles?

#mummyphotoaday ~ adventure

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Tag Archives culture

What not to do when adapting to life in a new culture

What not to do when adapting to life in a new culture

If you’ve moved to a new country, one of the biggest challenges you’re no doubt facing is adapting to the new culture and your place within it. We all come from particular cultural backgrounds, and adjusting to completely new and unfamiliar ones can, therefore, be pretty tough. We’re going to talk today about some of the things you should not do if you’re looking to adapt to a new life in a new culture. VIEW the POST

How to learn to cook and take on a cultural  journey

How to learn to cook and take on a cultural journey

We live in a culinary fascinating reality, full of developments and changes. The talents of tomorrow need more than ever appropriate professional training and a toolbox as wide as possible that will allow them to find, develop and refine an independent culinary identity. Confectioneries and bakeries are becoming centers of pilgrimage and culinary reality shows are mesmerizing to almost every home in the world. This visibility has a great impact on the development of the industry, and it flows into a quality and motivated workforce. Restaurants have been popular for years...the truth is, we love food! So why should you consider learning to cook (if you can’t already)?  And as you know I am not blessed with culinary skills, so I definitely need to learn to cook. VIEW the POST

Relaxing on the road – it is possible!

Relaxing on the road – it is possible!

Any experienced traveller will tell you that travelling requires a certain level of stamina, especially when out on the road. Whether you’re recovering from jetlag, feeling the impact of all those late nights, all the activities, the heat, the stress and trying not to miss your connecting flights to new destinations it’s not always easy to catch your breath! VIEW the POST

Enjoying a little culture while in Rome

Enjoying a little culture while in Rome

One of the best things about travel is that it gives you the chance to experience something new. This is possible almost regardless of where you travel to. But, large cities like Rome definitely offer you more opportunities, as you will see when you read my suggestions for a cultural break in Rome. We love Italy and would love to go to Rome. VIEW the POST

A new culture: Turkey

As part of the #newthings challenge from Boundless Things to do it was great when I saw the topic of experiencing a new culture. We were in Turkey, what better way to experience a new culture. Although we were staying on a resort with First Choice, we walked out of the resort a few times and ventured into the village of Serigerme to experience a little bit of culture.