“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

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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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The frost is so beautiful 🥶 I love the days where it is frosty but super sunny. The sun was beaming into my office today. It made my heart happy. 

This weather is definitely snuggle & binge watch TV shows kind of weather. I’ve started watching Bloodlines on Netflix. I started it as I just loved “Judy” from Dead to Me and thought I’d give this a try. It’s quite gripping & I’ve not been too good at predicting the storyline so far. Which usually I can!

Do you have any Wintery snuggle shows that I need to add to my watch list?

#mummyphotoaday ~ heart

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APH making our holiday less stressful and more exciting

APH making our holiday less stressful and more exciting

It is no secret that booking our family holiday to Spain last month was very stressful. Would our flight get cancelled? Will we get to the airport on time? Will the prices suddenly jump up? The market seemed so unstable that I was a little more anxious that normal. We have used APH before and so I decided we had to use them again, it takes the stress out of "getting to the airport on time" and worry about the car left behind. The kids also thought it was very exciting! VIEW the POST

The 5 underrated beach purchases you need this Summer

The 5 underrated beach purchases you need this Summer

Bathing suits, sandals, a beach towel… Everyone knows the beach essentials you need to have a fantastic summer beach day. But what about some underrated cool gadgets to help make your next beach day extra special like inflatable sofas and blast-from-the-past instant cameras? Take a look atour list of the best underrated beach gear you need to make your next beach day a roaring success! Getting the right beach purchases is essential. VIEW the POST

Mississippi: The state of the Great River

Mississippi is a historic southern state that has many attractions and beautiful destinations for any visitor to discover. It is a place where there are other rivers and lakes inside and the eponymous river that flows through it. The state of Mississippi is made up of entire plains, with the highest point being Mount Woodol, in the small hills of the Cumberland Mountains, just 246 meters above sea level. The lowest point is the sea level on the shore of the Gulf. The average altitude in the state is 91 meters above sea level.

4 Essential questions you must ask if you want to live in another country

4 Essential questions you must ask if you want to live in another country

The idea of living in a different country sounds great on the face of it. You have an opportunity to explore a new place, get your bearings and experience a totally new type of culture. But as you might expect, it’s not something that you should rush into doing. It’s critical that you ask yourself the right questions before you make the move. This post is intended as an aid to anyone looking to relocate overseas. Here are some of the questions that you should be asking yourself. I love the idea of going to live in another country, but these tips help to stop you from making a rash decision. VIEW the POST

A Mum-friendly place to treat ourselves

A Mum-friendly place to treat ourselves

Being a mum is hands down the most beautiful thing in the world, but of course it can get a bit tough sometimes! Although their lovely faces and a mother’s love makes it all worth it, it does not take away the fact that it all can get very exhausting. According to Psychologist Dr. Nava R. Silton, taking a momcation or indulging in self-care is not just be good for your physical, psychological, and socio-emotional health, it will benefit your family members too. You will go back refreshed, a better wife, and a more patient mother. VIEW the POST

Tips for stress-free travel with kids

Even non-parents know that traveling with kids can be stressful. The last thing you want is for your little one to start having a tantrum mid-flight or to reach your destination and find that you’ve left your kid’s favorite toy at home. Traveling with young children is more involved than with adults, but there are dozens of ways to make family travel more enjoyable. Here are some tips for stress-free travel with kids.