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My Monthly Bucket List – October 2016

A faded photograph of a large pumpkin growing surrounded by leaves - with the title "My Monthly Bucket List - October 2016" - Mrs H's favourite things

October is one of my favourite months of the year. The skies are blue but the weather is cooler and there is an autumnal chill in the air. The leaves have started turning and falling in piles perfect for collecting and kicking. Yet, the woods behind our house are still dappled with green. My sandals have been packed away and the boots are out. It is too cold to go outside without a jacket but the winter coats, hats, gloves and scarfs…

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Books Reviews

Our Book Advent 2015: A Parragon Book Buddies review

Now Little Miss H is here we have started a new tradition at Advent. Little Miss H adores books and so I love to present her with a book a day during Advent. Some of these books are new. But most are Christmas books that I have bought in previous years. Or books that we haven't looked at over the years. I love brown paper packages tied up with string. I wrap the books up in plain craft paper and use some…

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Finding happiness

Happy Days #1

One of my main aims for this year is to spend more time being happy. I know that isn’t always possible. We all have bad days. But even when life isn’t perfect there are happy moments. I need to recognise these and be grateful for them. …

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Blogging & vlogging

Santa blog hop

I am lucky enough to have some amazing blogger friends. Katie, from Life on Vista Street, is one of these fantastic women. Towards the end of October she asked a number of us if we wanted to be involved in a Santa blog hop or 'not-so-secret' Santa. We had a pretty rough time in October and the idea of some festive fun and frivolity sounded perfect.…

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Finding happiness

A special Advent calendar – week 1

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  Little Miss H is now 18 months old and Mr H and I are very excited about involving her in the traditions of Christmas. We wanted to get Little Miss into the festive spirit as soon as December started and so we came up with the idea of a special Advent calendar filled with books and activities. You can read all about our plans here.  This is what we got up to last week:  …

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Finding happiness

A special Advent calendar

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  Little Miss H is now 18 months old and this year we want to fully immerse her in the Christmas spirit. A special Advent calendar of Yuletide activities seemed the perfect way to introduce her to some fabulous new festive traditions. Creating magical memories along the way.  Our daughter is also obsessed with books and we decided to give her a book a day for Advent. These include Christmas books that we gave her last…

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