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A Movie Night All on My Own

As my husband was leaving for the night shift yesterday evening, my little girl was already showing signs of being tired and possibly falling asleep ahead of our routine bedtime.

If she goes to bed early, you can put on a movie for yourself,’ – he said.

Now, I am not the person with endless ‘to do’ list, overworked and exhausted. I kinda love myself and treat myself often to little pleasures of life. And yet, it has been a time since I sat down, put everything aside and watched a movie all on my own. Continue reading


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10-Minute Princess and Other Post-Halloween Reflections

Welcome to November. The trick-or-treaters have left. November has dawned fresh and sunny here (perfect for a driving lesson and then a stroll to the shops with the little one, taking in the beautiful autumn colours).

There’s candy left after Halloween. Something we do not normally have in our house. All kinds of sweet and desserts, but not candy. And it is proving to be irresistible to the smallest inhabitant. A big blue magnetic box of candy 🙂 Continue reading