Category Archives: Lifestyle

Smile File – Finding the silver lining

I went away last weekend with my gorgeous book club friends. We rented a house at the beach, bought foods we all enjoyed and essentially sat around eating, drinking wine and talking books. In the course of our many and … Continue reading

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Smile File – The Little Book of Lykke

This year (and the end of last year) hasn’t been the most positive for me but despite some set backs I have managed to look on the brighter side of life more recently. I’ve become a little bit fascinated with … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

Yet again it’s been a quiet six months on the blog – though with a few odd days where my stats went through the roof (relatively speaking consider this little blog is no high traffic site) for no apparent reason. … Continue reading

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#FoodIsFree – a local initiative

Some time late last week I came home to find a flyer from a neighbour in my letterbox.  She was inviting the residents of the street to participate in a local movement called #FoodIsFree.  The idea is to leave any … Continue reading

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Losing myself at home

Over the last five and a bit years, since having my first baby, I’ve switched between being at home full time and working part time, usually in one year stints.  After my first year at home I was keen to … Continue reading

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A Screen Free Week….. almost

Last Sunday I wrote about a rut the girls and I had gotten into involving way too much screen time and my realisation that this needed to change.  We’ve had just over a week without screens almost entirely.  The exceptions … Continue reading

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A Sunday Adventure

I find it so easy to fall into ruts, food ruts, parenting ruts, life-in-general ruts, give me a rut and I’ll happily fall into it.  I’ve been in just about all of them lately, but slowly, slowly I’m finding a … Continue reading

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