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Keeping It Cool for Back-to-School (Too cheesey? Sorry)

Counting the days till school starts? Dreading the lunch making and uniform washing? Living for the return of routine and early nights? Whatever your own personal back-to-school mindset may be, know that I am a few steps ahead of you and here to help. Over here school started back on the insanely early date of… Continue reading Keeping It Cool for Back-to-School (Too cheesey? Sorry)

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Get Your Wardrobe Autumn Ready Before The First Chilly Day

I won’t lie. I’m looking forward to Autumn. Not only do I enjoy the chill in the air and the crunch of leaves underfoot on a bright, dry day, I cannot bear the oppressive heat of the German summer. It makes cranky. Ok, not just cranky. It actually makes me aggressive. I slam things, I… Continue reading Get Your Wardrobe Autumn Ready Before The First Chilly Day

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Greener Living through Small Changes

A couple of weeks back I posted about the small steps we have been taking to move away from plastic in a bid to go green. The reaction I got to that post was so enthusiastic, I’ve decided to follow up with further tips on small changes that can make your family life more environmentally… Continue reading Greener Living through Small Changes

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Our Slow & Gradual Move Away from Plastic

Around Easter we ran out of clingfilm. Soon afterwards we ran out of tinfoil. I don’t think anyone has noticed except me. Both seemed to be in constant use but my conscience was getting to me about all the waste we create, so  when they ran out I didn’t buy any more. So far we… Continue reading Our Slow & Gradual Move Away from Plastic

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Realisation, Fruition and Other Such Words

At times it seems to me that this blog of mine is one big to do list. A letter of intent to myself, if you like. In various post on various topics I have vowed, hoped and planned. Less rushing, more chilling, some redecorating,  more documenting life. I’ve gone on record with goals, aims and… Continue reading Realisation, Fruition and Other Such Words

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Our Huttopia Experience – Camping in Alsace, France

Last Tuesday I did something I  wouldn’t normally do. In a moment of boredom, scrolling through Instagram, I clicked on a sponsored ad and ended up booking a holiday. Three factors played a role – location, price and the photos on the website – but to be honest the main attraction was the photos. I… Continue reading Our Huttopia Experience – Camping in Alsace, France